Mark C Thurmond

Mark C Thurmond

Professor Emeritus

Medicine & Epidemiology

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1970, BS, University of California, Davis,
1972, DVM, University of California, Davis,
1975, MPVM, University of California, Davis,
1982, PhD, University of Florida, Gainesville,
Active Research Grants
Co-Investigator, Modeling the spatial transmission of foot-and-mouth disease, T Carpenter (Principal Investigator), NIMA
Co-Investigator, An evaluation of strategies to eradicate foot-and-mouth disease, T Carpenter (Principal Investigator), USDA Resubmission of renewal 2003 02376 (original 2001-35204-10173
Co-Investigator, National center for foreign animal and zoonotic disease defense, N Clarke (Principal Investigator), Texas A and M/Dept of Homeland Security DHS
Principal Investigator, Developing surveillance systems aimed at detecting and modeling temporal-spatial changes in the foot-and-mouth disease virus genome, (Principal Investigator), Director of Central Intelligence Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program Year 1
Principal Investigator, Global surveillance models to forecast risk of foot-and-mouth disease AFMIC/USDA REF: matching funds - CDRF 03 THM-01-DH 7/02-6/03 9,632., (Principal Investigator), AFMIC/USDA Year 1
Principal Investigator, Supplement to AFMCI/USDA Year 1, (Principal Investigator), FAO
Principal Investigator, Global models and surveillance to forecast risk of foot-and-mouth disease, (Principal Investigator), AFMIC/USDA Year 2
Principal Investigator, Enhanced surveillance of swine garbage feeding operations to monitor the presence of foot-and-mouth disease, (Principal Investigator), CDFA
Principal Investigator, Global models and surveillance to forecast risk of foot-and-mouth disease, (Principal Investigator), AFMIC/USDA Year 3
Honors and Awards
1998-1999 Outstanding Faculty/Staff Award - Epidemiology Graduate Group Student Association
Most Recent Five Book Chapters
2005 King L Co-Chair, Hamburg M Co-Chair, Anderson S, Atkinson A, Brown C, Herrman T, Hietala S, Jensen H, Keiser C, Lillibridge S, McElwain T, Hielsen N, Norton R, Osterholm M, Quinlisk P, Saif L, Thurmond MC, Walker K : Committee on assessing the nation's framework for addressing animal diseases. Animal health at the crossroads, , National Research Council of the National Academies, Washington DC. .
2005 Thurmond MC : Bovine viral diarrhea virus transmission, Goyal S, Ridpath J, (ed), Bovine Viral Diarrhea, Ames, Iowa. 91-104.
2004 Bates TW, Thurmond MC, Carpenter TE : Epidemiologic information for modeling foot-and-mouth disease, Castillo-Chavez C and HT Banks, (ed), Bioterrorism: Mathematical Modeling Applications in Homeland Security, Philadelphia. 107-127.
2003 Thurmond MC : Preventing the spread of infectious diseases, Robinson NE, (ed), Current Therapy in Equine Medicine 5, St. Louis. 23-26.
1999 Thurmond MC and SK Hietala : Neospora caninum infection and abortion in cattle, Howard JL and R Smith, (ed), Current Veterinary Therapy: Food Animal Practice 4, Philadelphia. 425-431.
Ten Recent Publications

Perez AM, Thurmond MC, Grant PW, Carpenter TE
Use of the scan statistic on disaggregated province-based data: foot-and-mouth disease in Iran

+Aly SS, Thurmond MC
Evaluation of Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis infection of dairy cows attributable to the infection status of the dam

Thurmond MC, Branscum A, Johnson W, Bedrick E, Hanson T
Predicting the probability of abortion in dairy cows: a hierarchical Bayesian logistic-survival model using sequential pregnancy data

Lamm CG, Munson L, Thurmond MC, Barr BC, George LW
Mycoplasma otitis in California calves