Johnson, Eileen MClinical Associate Professor
Specialty: Diagnostic Parasitology
Department: Veterinary Pathobiology
Biography: Dr. Eileen Johnson was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. She attended OSU and acquired her DVM in 1974. She practiced in northeasten Oklahoma before returning to OSU to pursue advanced education in veterinary parasitology. After completion of her Ph.D. degree in veterinary parasitology, she moved to California with her family and was the diagnostic parasitologist for the University of California, Davis California. She return to OSU in 2000 and taught in the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics as a Visiting Professor. Currently she is In the Department of Veterinary Pathobiology at OSU as a Clinical Associate Professor. She teaches clinical parasitology and supervises the Diagnostic Parasitology Laboratory in the Boren Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Dr. Johnson has been investigating the epidemiology of Hepatozoon americanum in Oklahoma.
Fields of Interest: Parasitology
Selected Publications: Johnson, EM, Allen, K, Panciera, R, Ewing, S, Little,S, and Reichard, M. 2007. Field survey of rodents for Hepatozoon infections in endemic focus of American canine hepatozoonosis, VET. Parasitol. (2007), Vet. Parasitol., 150: 27-32.
Courses Taught: Senior Clinical Parasitology Rotation