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Audrey Ruple, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVPM, MRCVS

Associate Professor
  • Quantitative Epidemiology
Audrey Ruple
Department of Population Health Sciences
VA-MD College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
205 Duck Pond Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061

PhD, Cell and Molecular Biology, 2014

Specialization in cancer biology
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO

MS, Epidemiology, 2011

Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO

DVM, 2008

Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO

BS, Microbiology, 2002
Minor concentrations in anatomy and neurobiology
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO

  • American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, 2013
  • Research focus: One Health, the intersection of human, animal, and environmental health
  • Comparative biomedical aspects of cancer and aging
  • Companion dogs as a model system to better understand why cancers occur and how all humans and animals can age better

2021–present
Associate Professor, Quantitative Epidemiology
Department of Population Health Sciences
Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA

2021
Associate Professor, Public Health Epidemiology

Department of Public Health
College of Health and Human Sciences

Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN

2019-2021
Assistant Professor, Public Health Epidemiology

Department of Public Health
College of Health and Human Sciences

Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN

2015-2019
Assistant Professor, One Health Epidemiology

Department of Comparative Pathobiology

College of Veterinary Medicine
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN

2015-2019
Affiliate Assistant Professor, Epidemiology

Department of Environmental Health Sciences
School of Public Health
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

  • Member, Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine
  • Association for Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine
  • Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine
  • American College of Epidemiology
  • International Epidemiological Association
  • Evidence-Based Veterinary Medical Association
  • Association for Veterinary Informatics
  • Veterinary Cancer Society
  • American Association for Cancer Research
  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • American Public Health Association