Ronald P Hedrick

Ronald P Hedrick

Professor Emeritus

Medicine & Epidemiology

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Certified Fish Pathologist - American Fisheries Society
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Title 50 Inspector
Department of Fisheries and Oceans Approved Inspector for Fish Health Certifications
1975, BS, Oregon State University, Corvallis,
1980, PhD, Oregon State University, Corvallis,
Active Research Grants
Principal Investigator, Detection and Quantitation of the Pallid Sturgeon Iridovirus among Wild and Captively Propagated Pallid Sturgeon, (Principal Investigator), Army Core of Engineers
Principal Investigator, Testing of Viral Samples for Dept. of Fish & Game Agreement # P0380029, (Principal Investigator), Dept. Fish & Game
Principal Investigator, Genes Associated with Virulence of the Koi Herpesvirus, (Principal Investigator), Novartis Animal Health
Principal Investigator, Development of Improved Diagnostic Methods for the Herpesvirus Associated with Epizootic Epitheliotropic Disease (EED) in Lake Trout, (Principal Investigator), Great Lakes Fisheries Commission
Principal Investigator, Initial Steps Towards Evaluating Potential Disease Impacts of Propagated Marine Fish and Wild Stocks: A New Herpesvirus from White Seabass, (Principal Investigator), Sea Grant
Principal Investigator, Statewide Fish Disease Research, Ronald P. Hedrick (Principal Investigator), California Department of Fish and Game
Honors and Awards
1986 Beecham Award for Excellence in Research
1994 American Fisheries Society, Best Journal Papers for 1994
1995 Achievement Award, Fish Health Section, American Fisheries Society
1996 Snowdon Lecturer, CISRO, Australian Animal Health Laboratory
1998 S.F. Snieszko Distinguished Service Award, American Fisheries Society, Fish Health Section
1999 American Fisheries Society - Honorary Lifetime Member
2006 Medal of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat Munchen
Ten Recent Publications

Sakai M, Baxa DV, Kurobe T, Kono T, Shivappa RB, Hedrick RP
Detection of Nucleospora salmonis in cutthroat trout (Onchrhynchus clarki) and rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykissi) by loop-mediated isothermal amplification

Aoki T, Hirono I, Kurokawa K, Fukuda H, Nahary R, Eldar A, Davison AJ, Waltzek TB, Bercovier H, Hedrick RP
Genome sequences of three koi herpesvirus isolates representing the expanding distribution of an emerging disease threatening koi and common carp worldwide