Population Health & Reproduction


We are an interdisciplinary department whose common focus is on the population as the unit of scientific interest.

About PHR

The Department of Population Health and Reproduction is an interdisciplinary department, comprised of faculty with expertise in a variety of academic and clinical fields whose common focus is on the population as the unit of scientific interest. The Department’s focus is on teaching and research programs dedicated to improving a safe and economical food supply from animal origins; the gathering and dissemination of information that can lead to enhanced animal and human health and enhanced animal production; and the management of natural resources for animal and public good. The faculty promote the development of scientists who are sensitive to the interactions of individuals with populations and of populations with their environment. Basic instruction and research will occur in the sciences of microbial populations, reproductive biology, analytical epidemiology, pathobiology, and domestic animal genetics. In addition, the faculty also provide applied research and instruction in these areas, and in the areas of production animal health/medicine, clinical veterinary epidemiology, veterinary reproductive health, veterinary public health and food safety, and information science for veterinarians.


Emeritus Faculty



Allison Prather

Allison Clabaugh

Research and Financial Administration
(530) 754-0174
4217 Vet Med 3A

Dyana Greene

Dyana Greene

Chief Administrative Officer
(530) 752-9351
4225 Vet Med 3A

Heidi Edgington

Heidi Phillips

Academic and Staff Personnel Specialist
(530) 752-2015
4221 Vet Med 3A

Jason Queen

Jason Queen

Financial Assistant
(530) 752-1358
4206 Vet Med 3A

Sarah Quiratman

Sarah Quiratman

Research and Financial Administration
(530) 752-4234
4219 Vet Med 3A