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Heather Stockdale Walden

Assistant Professor

Department of Infectious Diseases and Pathology
PO Box 110880
1945 SW 16th AV
Gainesville, FL 32611-0880
FAX 352-392-9704


  • Doctorate, Biomedical Sciences/Parasitology – 2008. Auburn University
  • Master of Science, Biology – 2004. Appalachian State University
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology – 1999. University of Kentucky

Honors and Awards

  • 2008 – Intervet/AAVP Outstanding Graduate Student
  • 2008 – Byrd Dunn Award for Best Student Presentation
  • 2007 – Phi Zeta Best Graduate Student Presentation
  • 2007 – Bayer/AAVP Best Graduate Student Presentation

Research Interests

Research in our laboratory is centered on parasites of importance to veterinary medicine. Protozoan parasites are of particular interest, including the relationships between parasite and host and resulting pathogenesis of disease. Our laboratory also diagnosis parasitic infections or infestations and routinely identifies parasitic helminths, protozoa and arthropods.

Recent Publications

Book Chapters

Stockdale HD, Spencer JA, Blagburn BL. 2007. Prophylaxis and Chemotherapy. In: Fayer R and Xiao L, Eds. Cryptosporidium and Cryptosporidiosis. 2nd Ed. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, p. 544.

Peer Reviewed Publications


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