Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Pathologists
Foreign Animal Diagnostician, US Department of Agriculture
2004, PhD, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
1997, DVM, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA
1993, MS, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA
1990, BS, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA
Active Research Grants
Co-Principal Investigator, Correlation of canine distemper virus morphology, pathogenesis and tissue tropism, Arturo Oliver (Principal Investigator), Karen C. Drayer Wildlife Health Center
Honors and Awards
2016 Dean's Team Award for Excellence, UC Davis, School of Medicine.
2019 Mentor of the Year, American College of Veterinary Pathology.
Most Recent Five Book Chapters
2018 Church M, Terio KA, Keel MK: Chapter 12: Procyonidae, Viverridae, Hyenidae, Herpestidae, Eupleridae and Prionodontidae, McAloose D, Terio KA, St. Leger J, (ed), Pathology of Wildlife and Zoo Animals, . .
2018 Keel MK, McAloose D, Terio KA: Chapter 9. Canidae, Ursidae and Ailuridae, McAloose D, Terio KA, St. Leger J, (ed), Pathology of Wildlife and Zoo Animals, . .
2016 Songer JG, Harmon AE, Keel MK: Toxins of Clostridium difficile, Uzal F, Songer A, Prescott JG, Popoff JF, Michel R, (ed), Clostridial Diseases of Animals, Ames, Iowa. .
Emerging infectious diseases of wildlife promoted by anthropogenic factors. Specific issues currently investigated include: pathogenesis of white-nose syndrome and techniques to reduce mortality among bats; emerging diseases of white-tailed deer; and emerging infectious diseases of wild carnivores (morbilliviruses and parvoviruses).
Anatomic Pathology and Infectious Disease