348 Waterman Building
University of Vermont,
Burlington VT 05405
Telephone: O: (802) 656-4400
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B.Sc. Bacteriology. University of Newcastle upon Tyne 1971
Ph.D. Microbiology University of Reading 1975
D.Sc. Biological Sciences University of Newcastle upon Tyne 2001
2001 - Provost and Senior Vice President, University of Vermont
1999-2001 Dean , College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Vermont
1990-1999 Chair, Department of Animal Sciences, University of Vermont.
1985-1990 Division Head, Institute for Animal Health, Compton, U.K.
1971- 1985 Research scientist National Institute for Research in Dairying, Shinfield U.K.
Professional Affiliations and Activities
Member; Vermont Academy of Science & Engineering, 2004
Fellow; Institute of Biology 1990
Member; American Society of Microbiologists
Honors and Awards:
Green Mountain Council, Vermont Citizen of the Year (2004).
Inaugural member of the Vermont Agricultural Hall of Fame (2003).
John Finley Memorial Award Vermont Dairy Industry Association (2001).
Joseph Carrigan Teaching Award of CALS (1998).
Visiting Professor at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Universidad de Austral, Chile (1985)
Peter Bridge Award British Cattle Veterinary Association 1984.
Peter Bridge Award British Cattle Veterinary Association 1981
George Fleming Prize of British Veterinary Journal (1975).
Seventy plus peer reviewed articles, 100 + other articles, book chapters.
US Patent No. 6,875,903.
Bovine mastitis, staphylococcal infections, disease pathogenesis
Animal Science, animal disease and microbiology
Professor of Animal Science, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Vermont
Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, College of Medicine, University of Vermont