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Laura L. Hungerford, DVM, MPH, PhD, CPH

Department Head, Population Health Sciences
  • Professor, Veterinary Public Health and Epidemiology
Laura Hungerford
Department of Population Health Sciences
VA-MD College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
205 Duck Pond Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061

PhD, Veterinary Epidemiology, 1989
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Champaign, IL

MPH, Epidemiology/Biometry, 1987
School of Public Health
University of Illinois, Chicago
Chicago, IL

DVM, 1980
College of Veterinary Medicine
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI

BS, Veterinary Science, 1978
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI

  • National Board of Public Health Examiners, 2014

2016–present
Department Head and Professor
Department of Population Health Sciences
Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA

2016–present
Adjunct Professor

Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

2015–2016
Vice Chair for Academic Programs

Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

2013-present
Adjunct Professor
San Diego State University
Graduate School of Public Health
San Diego, CA

2012–2015
Director

Graduate Program in Epidemiology and Human Genetics
Graduate Program in Life Sciences
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

2011–present
Adjunct Professor

Department of Clinical Sciences
Colorado State University
College of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
Fort Collins, CO

2011–2016
Professor

Comparative Medicine Program
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

2008–2012
Visiting Professor

St. Matthews University
School of Veterinary Medicine
Cayman Islands, British West Indies

2005–2016
Professor

Marine Estuarine Environmental Sciences Graduate Program
University System of Maryland
College Park, MD

2005–2008
Adjunct Professor of Veterinary Epidemiology

Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA

2005–2016
Professor of Epidemiology

Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

2004–2007
Director

Epidemiology Concentration
Master of Public Health Program
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

2004–2008
Director

Veterinary Public Health Concentration
Master of Public Health Program
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

2004-2006
Interim Head

Division of Foodborne and Emerging Pathogens
Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

2002–2016
Senior Advisor for Science and Policy
Office of New Animal Drug Evaluation
Center for Veterinary Medicine, FDA
Rockville, MD

2002–2004
Associate Professor of Epidemiology

Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

1998–2002
Associate Professor of Veterinary Epidemiology

Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
Great Plains Veterinary Educational Center
University of Nebraska
Clay Center, NE

1996–1998
Associate Professor of Veterinary Clinical Epidemiology

Departments of Veterinary Pathobiology and Veterinary Clinical Medicine

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Champaign, IL

1989–1996
Assistant Professor of Veterinary Clinical Epidemiology

Departments of Veterinary Pathobiology and Veterinary Clinical Medicine

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Champaign, IL

  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Maryland Veterinary Medical Association
  • Association for Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine
  • Conference of Research Workers in Animal Disease
  • Pi Kappa Phi Honorary Society
  • Sigma Xi Honorary Scientific Research Society
  • Delta Omega Honorary Society for Public Health
  • American Association of University Women
  • National Academies of Practice, Academy of Veterinary Medicine
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Appalachian Health