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Ashley E Hill- BA, DVM, MPVM, PhD
Associate Professor of Clinical
Medicine & Epidemiology


Research Focus

Diagnostic testing for infectious diseases of livestock; epidemiology of equine musculoskeletal injuries

Specialty Focus



1990 BA English, Haverford College,
1998 DVM , University of California, Davis,
1999 MPVM , University of California, Davis,
2003 PhD Epidemiology, University of California, Davis,

Honors and Awards

2009 Award for excellence in online facilitation in Postgraduate Coursework 2009 awarded for excellence in online course facilitation by the University of Sydney.
2003 Mark Gearhart Award for best graduate student manuscript submitted to the Association of Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine
2001 James M. Wilson Award For outstanding equine research publication authored by a graduate academic student or resident in the School of Veterinary Medicine at University of California, Davis
1998 Mrs. G Honorary Scholarship: Academic merit, mixed-animal emphasis
1998 Kim Gilbert Pauli Memorial Scholarship: Academic and clinical merit in equine medicine
1998 Phi Zeta: Veterinary Academic Honor Society
1997 Mrs. G Honorary Scholarship: Academic merit, mixed-animal emphasis
1996 Dairy Technologies Scholarship: Academic merit, bovine emphasis


California Veterinary License #13983

Active Research Grants

Co-Principal Investigator, Rapid Sensing for Bovine Interferon Gamma, Dr. Alexander Revzin (Principal Investigator), California Dairy Research Foundation

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • Link Icon 2012 Assarasakorn S, Veir JK, Hawley JR, Brewer MM, Morris AK, Hill AE, Lappin MR Prevalence of Bartonella species, hemoplasmas, and Rickettsia felis DNA in blood and fleas of cats in Bangkok, Thailand Res Vet Sci,
  • Link Icon 2012 Malberg JA, Pape WJ, Lezotte D, Hill AE Use of A Public Telephone Hotline to Detect Urban Plague Cases Zoonoses and Public Health,
  • Link Icon 2012 Smith EI, Reif JS, Hill AE, Slota KE, Miller RS, Bjork KE, Pabilonia KL Epidemiological characterization of Colorado backyard bird flocks Avian Diseases,
  • Link Icon 2011 Steneroden KK, Hill AE, Salman MD Zoonotic disease awareness in animal shelter workers and volunteers and the effect of training Zoonoses and Public Health,
  • Link Icon 2011 Premashthira S, Salman MD, Hill AE, Reich RM, Wagner BA Epidemiological simulation modeling and spatial analysis for foot-and-mouth disease control strategies: a comprehensive review Animal Health Research Reviews,
  • Link Icon 2011 Reeves A, Salman MA, Hill AE Approaches for evaluating veterinary epidermiological models: verification, validation and limitations Rev Sci Tech,
  • Link Icon 2011 da Silva EG, Powell CC, Gionfriddo JR, Ehrhart EJ, Hill AE Histologic evaluation of the immediate effects of diamond burr debridement in experimental superficial corneal wounds in dogs. Vet Ophthalmol,
  • Link Icon 2011 da Silva EG, Gionfriddo JR, Hudachek SF, Gustafson DL, Olea-Popelka FJ, Scofield VL, Powell CC, Hill AE Evaluation of the ocular penetration of topical alpha-luminol (Galavit(®) /GVT(®) ) Vet Ophthalmol,
  • Link Icon 2011 Steneroden KK, Hill AE, Salman MD Environmental Sampling for Salmonella spp. in Colorado Animal Shelters Zoonoses Public Health,
  • Link Icon 2011 Slota KE, Hill AE, Keefe TJ, Bowen RA, Pabilonia KL Biosecurity and bird movement practices in upland game bird facilities in the United States Avian Dis,

Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

2006 Hill AE, Duarte PC, Morley PS: Epidemiology of equine infectious disease, Sellon DC, Long MT, (ed), Infectious Diseases of the Horse, 1st ed. .