Heather D S Walden

Heather D S Walden

Assistant Professor

Department: Department of Comparative, Diagnostic & Population Medicine
Business Phone: (352) 294-4125
Business Email: hdstockdale@ufl.edu


Distinguished Veterinary Teacher of the Year
2016 · Zoetis
Byrd Dunn Award for Best Student Presentation
2008 · UF College of Veterinary Medicine
Outstanding Graduate Student
2008 · Intervet/AAVP
Best Graduate Student Presentation
2007 · Bayer/AAVP
Best Graduate Student Presentation
2007 · Phi Zeta

Research Profile

Zoonotic parasitic disease; diagnosis and classical parasite biology; modes of transmission and pathogenicity in the definitive host; trichomonads and zoonotic metastrongyloid nematodes; parasitic infections or infestations of exotic and domestic hosts; parasitic helminths, protozoa and arthropods.

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

Contact Details

(352) 294-4125

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