AAHP Field Disease Investigation Unit (FDIU)


FDIU Faculty

Andy Allen
Associate Professor

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
Associate Director for the Graduate Program(vcs)
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
Regents Professor of Molecular Epidemiology,
Associate Director for Research and Graduate Education, Allen School.
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: Antimicrobial resistance mechanisms, alternatives, and epidemiology with people and animals
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