AAHP Field Disease Investigation Unit (FDIU)


FDIU Faculty

Andy Allen
Assistant Professor
Phone: 509-335-0711
Special Interests: Ag animal Internal Medicine, Johnes disease, Small Ruminant medicine, Swine medicine, Beef cattle
John Gay
Associate Professor, Diplomate ACVPM, Field Disease Investigation Unit
Phone: 509-335-0785
Special Interests: Epidemiology, food animal medicine and food safety
Ram Kasimanickam
Diplomate American College of Theriogenology
Phone: 509-335-6060
Special Interests: Bovine reproduction, population and genomic based approach to address cow and bull fertility
Craig McConnel
Assistant Professor of Veterinary Medicine Extension
Phone: 509-335-0766
Dale Moore
Director of Veterinary Extension, Clinical Professor and FDIU. Director, Continuing Veterinary Medical Education
Phone: 509-335-0711
Bill Sischo
Phone: 509-335-0738
Special Interests: DVM, MPVM, PhD, Food Safety Initiative Microbiologist, Field Disease Investigation Unit
John Wenz
Associate Professor
Phone: 509-335-0773
Special Interests: Clinical Mastitis Severity, Production Disease Investigation, Development of Accurate, Consistent Herd Health Records on Farm

Primary Collaborators

George Barrington
Professor, Diplomate ACVIM
Phone: 509-335-0703
Special Interests: DVM, PhD, Food animal internal medicine, bovine paratuberculosis, ruminant immunology
Thomas E. Besser
Professor and Rocky Crate-Wild Sheep Foundation Chair in Wild Sheep Disease Research
Phone: 509-335-6075
Epidemiology of zoonotic bacterial agents in their domestic animal reservoirs.
Special Interests: Epidemiology of zoonotic bacterial agents in domestic animal reservoirs
Douglas Call
Professor of Molecular Epidemiology.
Associate Director for Research and Graduate Education, Allen School.
Director, Immunology and Infectious Disease Graduate Program
Phone: 509-335-6313
Affiliated Organizations
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Member, Washington State Academy of Sciences
  • Member, American Society for Microbiology
  • Lifetime member, Northwest Scientific Society
Special Interests: FSI Molecular epidemiology, ecological and physiological basis for genetic structuring of microbial populations
Rowland Cobbold
Lecturer, Veterinary Public Health
Phone: +61 7 3365 2087
Special Interests: Enterotoxigenic E. coli and other zoonotic organisms of livestock
Ahmed Tibary
Professor, Diplomate ACT
Phone: 509-335-1963
Special Interests: DVM, PhD, Population theriogenology, food animals, camelid and equine reproduction