An alphabetized list of 2016 publications by WHC faculty and affiliated faculty members. 

Aghashani A., Kim A.S., Kass P.H., Verstraete F.J.M. 2016. Dental pathology of the California bobcat (Lynx rufus californicus). Journal of Comparative Pathology 154(4):329-340


Aghashani A., Kim AS, Kass P.H., Verstraete. 2016. Dental and temporomandibular joint pathology of the California mountain lion (Puma concolor couguar). Journal of Comparative Pathology (Accepted for publication)


Bellehumeur C., Nielsen O., Measures L., Harwood L., Goldstein T., Boyle B., Gagnon C.A. 2016. Herpesviruses including novel gammaherpesviruses are widespread among phocid seal species in Canada. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, doi: 10.7589/2015-01-020, 52(1): 70-81.


Brady, Sean M. D.V.M., Anne Burgdorf-Moisuk, D.V.M., Dipl. A.C.Z.M., Philip H. Kass, D.V.M., M.P.V.M., M.S., Ph.D., Dipl. A.C.V.P.M., Jacqueline Brady, D.V.M., and Raymund F. Wack, D.V.M.,M.S., Dipl. A.C.V.M. 2016. Hematology and Plasma Biochemistry Intervals for Captive-Born California Tiger Salamanders (Ambystoma Californiense). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 47(3): 731–735.


Brady, Sean M. D.V.M., Tara Harrison, D.V.M., M.P.V.M., Dipl. A.C.Z.M., Dipl. A.C.V.P.M., Colette Williams, Ph.D., and Raymund F. Wack, D.V.M., M.S., Dipl. A.C.Z.M. 2016. Diagnostic Evaluation and Treatment of a Chinese Crocodile Lizard (Shinisaurus Crocodilurus) With Seizures. Veterinary Record Case Reports 4(2)


Brady, Sean M. D.V.M., Tara Harrison, Carlos O Rodriguez Jr, Amanda Johnson, Raymund F Wack. 2016. Oral squamous cell carcinoma in a greater hedgehog tenrec (Setifer setosus). Vet Rec Case Rep 2016. 4:e000314. doi:10.1136/vetreccr-2016-000314


Brady, Sean M. D.V.M., Anne Burgdorf-Moisuk, DVM, Dipl A.C.Z.M., Sarah Silverman, DVM, Dipl ACVIM (Cardiology), and Raymund F. Wack, DVM, MS, Dipl ACZM. 2016. Successful Treatment of Suspected Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in a Mealy Amazon Parrot  Amazona farinose). Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery 30(4):368–373. 


Clark E.J., Chesnutt S.R., Winer J.N., Kass P.H., Verstraete F.J.M. 2016 Dental and temporomandibular joint pathology of the American black bear (Ursus americanus). Journal of Comparative Pathology (Accepted for publication)


DiSalvo, Andrew R., D.V.M., Christopher M. Reilly, D.V.M., M.S., Dipl. A.C.V.P., K. Tomo Wiggans, D.V.M., M.S., Dipl. A.C.V.O., Leslie W. Woods, D.V.M., Ph.D., Dipl. A.C.V.P., Ray F. Wack, D.V.M., Dipl. A.C.Z.M., and Deana L. Clifford, D.V.M., M.P.V.M., Ph.D. 2016. Photoreceptor Degeneration in a 6-Month-Old Mountain Lion (Puma Concolor).  Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 47(4): 1077–1080


Duerr R.S., Ziccardi, M.H., Massey, J. Gregory. Mortality During Treatment: Factors Affecting the Survival of Oiled, Rehabilitated Common Murres (Uria Aalge). 2016. Journal of Wildlife Diseases. Wildife Disease Association.


Duffield, D., J. K. Gaydos, S. Raverty, K. Wilkinson, B. Norberg, L. Barre, M. B. Hanson, P. Foreman, A. Traxler, D. M. Lambourn, J. Huggins, J. Calambokidis, T. McKlveen, S. Dennison, and H. Brubaker. 2016. Wild animal mortality investigation: Southern Resident killer whale L-112 final report. U.S. Dept. Commerce, NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-NWFSC-133. doi:10.7289/V5/TM-NWFSC-133.


Evans T.S., K. Gilardi, P. Barry, B. Ssebide, J. Kinani, F. Nizeyimana, J. Noheri, D. Byarugaba, A. Mudakikwa, M. Cranfield, J.A.K. Mazet, C.K. Johnson. 2016. Detection of viruses using discarded plants from wild mountain gorillas and golden monkeys. American Journal of Primatology, doi: 10.1002/ajp.22576.


Evans T.S., P.A. Barry, K.V. Gilardi, T. Goldstein, J.D. Deer, J. Fike, J. Yee, B.J. Ssebide, D. Kharmacharya, M.R. Cranfield, D.J. Wolking, B. Smith, J.K. Mazet, and C.K. Johnson. 2015. Optimization of novel non-invasive oral sampling technique for zoonotic pathogen surveillance in nonhuman primates. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases.  Published online June 5: DOI: 10.1371/ journal.pntd 0003813.


Fauquier D. A., Jenny Litz, Susan Sanchez, Kathleen Colegrove, Lori H. Schwacke, Leslie Hart, Jeremiah Saliki, Cynthia Smith, Tracey Goldstein, Sabrina Bowen-Stevens, Wayne McFee, Erin Fougeres, Blair Mase-Guthrie, Elizabeth Stratton, Ruth Ewing, Stephanie Venn-Watson, Ruth H. Carmichael, Connie Clemons-Chevis, Wendy Hatchett, Delphine Shannon, Steve Shippee, Suzanne Smith, Lydia Staggs, Mandy C. Tumlin, Noel L. Wingers, Teri K. Rowles. 2016. Evaluation of Morbillivirus Exposure in Cetaceans from the Northern Gulf of Mexico 2010-2014. Endangered Species Research. Doi: 10.3354/esr00772


Fiorello C.V., K. Freeman, B.A. Elias, E. Whitmer, M.H. Ziccardi. 2016. Ophthalmic effects of petroleum dispersant exposure on common murres (Uria aalge): An experimental study. Marine Pollution Bulletin. Pergamon.

Galbany J., Imanizabayo O., Romero A., Vecellio V., *Glowacka H., Cranfield M., Bromage T.G., Mudakikwa A., Stoinski T.S., McFarlin S.C.  2015.  Tooth wear and feeding ecology in mountain gorillas from Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda.  American Journal of Physical Anthropology 159:457-465.


Gilardi K.V., T.R. Gillespie, F.H. Leendertz, E.J. Macfie, D.A. Travis, C.A. Whittier and E.A. Williamson. Best Practice Guidelines for Health Monitoring and Disease Control in Great Ape Populations. Occasional Paper of the IUCN Species Survival Commission No. 56, Gland, Switzerland (IUCN SSC Primate Specialist Group). 56pp.

Glowacka H., McFarlin S.C., *Catlett K.K., Mudakikwa A., Bromage T.G., Cranfield M.R., Stoinski T.S., Schwartz G.T.  Age-related changes in molar topography and shearing crest length in a wild population of mountain gorillas from Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda.   American Journal of Physical Anthropology 160:3-15.


Greatorex Z.F., S.H. Olson, S. Singhalath, S. Silithammavong, A.E. Fine, W. Weisman, B. Douangngeun, W. Theppangna, L. Keatts, M. Gilbert, W.B. Karesh, T. Hansel, S. Zimicki, K. O'Rourke, D.O. Joly, J.A.K. Mazet. 2016.  Wildlife trade and human health in Lao PDR: An assessment of the zoonotic disease risk in markets. PLOS One. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0150666


Hanson, T, G. J. Wiles, and J.K. Gaydos. 2016. A novel public–private partnership model for improving the listing of endangered species. Biodivers Conserv (2016) 25:193–198, DOI 10.1007/s10531-016-1048-3.


Lefebvre K.A., Lori Quakenbush, Elizabeth Frame, Kathy Burek Huntington, Gay Sheffield, Raphaela Stimmelmayr, Anna Bryan, Preston Kendrick, Heather Ziel, Tracey Goldstein, Jonathan A. Snyder, Tom Gelatt, Frances Gulland, Bobette Dickerson, Verena Gill. 2016. Prevalence of algal toxins in Alaskan marine mammals foraging in a changing arctic and subarctic environment. ScienceDirect. Harmful Algae 55 (2016) 13–24 


Martin, D. L., Y. Chiari, E. Boone, T. D. Sherman, C. Ross, S. Wyllie-Echeverria, J. K. Gaydos, and A. A. Boettcher. 2016. Functional, Phylogenetic and Host-Geographic Signatures of Labyrinthula spp. Provide for Putative Species Delimitation and a Global-Scale View of Seagrass Wasting Disease. Journal of the Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation ISSN 1559-2723 Estuaries and Coasts, DOI 10.1007/s12237-016-0087-z


McAloose D., Rago, Di Martino M., Chirife A., Olson S., Beltramino L., Pozzi L., Musmeci L., La Sala L., Mohamed N., Sala J., Bandieri L., Andrejuk, Seimon T., Sironi M., Samartino L., Rowntree V., Uhart M. 2016. Post-mortem findings in southern right whales (Eubalaena australis) at Península Valdés, Argentina, 2003 – 2012. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms: 119 (17–36). doi: 10.3354/dao02986 (Open access, 12 abril 2016).


Michaels, L., Rejmanek, D., Aguilar, B., Conrad, P.A., and K. Shapiro. Sarcocystis neurona contamination in wild California mussels Mytilus californianus. Parasitology 143(6):762-9. doi: 10.1017/S0031182016000354


Mills, Kyra L., J. K. Gaydos, C. V. Fiorello, E. R. Whitmer, S. De La Cruz, D. M. Mulcahy, L. Ignacio Vilchis, and M. H. Ziccardi. 2016. Post-release Survival and Movement of Western Grebes (Aechmophorus occidentalis) Implanted with Intracoelomic Satellite Transmitters. Waterbirds 39(2):175-186.


Mills K.L., 2016. Seabirds as Part of Migratory Owl Diet on Southeast Farallon Island, California. Marine Ornithology 44: 121-126.


Montecino-Latorre, D., M. E. Eisenlord, M. Turner, R. Yoshioka, C. D. Harvell, C. V. Pattengill-Semmens, J. D. Nichols, and J. K. Gaydos. 2016. Devastating Transboundary Impacts of Sea Star Wasting Disease on Subtidal Asteroids. PLoS ONE 11(10): e0163190. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0163190.


Olson, J. K., J. K. Gaydos, T. McKlveen, R. Poppenga, K. Wicinas, E. Anderson, and S. Raverty. 2016. Conjoined fetal twins in a harbor seal (Phoca vitulina). Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 52(1), 2016, pp. 173-176, DOI: 10.7589/2015-02-045.


Orlofsky, E., Bernstein, N., Sacks, M., Vonshak, A., Benami, M, Kundu, A., Maki, M., Smith, W., Wuertz, S., Shapiro, K., and O. Gillor. Comparable levels of microbial contamination in soil and on tomato crops after drip irrigation with treated wastewater or potable water. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 215(1): 140–150. doi:10.1016/j.agee.2015.08.008


Phillips, R.A., Gales, R., Baker, G.B., Double, M.C., Favero, M., Quintana, F., Tasker, M.L., Weimerskirch, H., Uhart, M., and Wolfaardt, A. 2016. A global assessment of the conservation status, threats and priorities for albatrosses and large petrels. Biological Conservation, 201:169–183


Romano M., H. Ferreyra, G. Ferreyroa, F.V. Molina, A. Caselli, I. Barberis, P. Beldoménico, M. Uhart. 2016. Lead pollution from waterfowl hunting in wetlands and rice fields in Argentina. Science of the Total Environment 545–546: 104–113.


Roug, A., Muse, E. A., Smith, W., Mazet, J., Kazwala, R., Harvey, H., Paul, G., Meing’ataki, G.O., Banga, P., Clifford, D.: Demographics and parasites of African buffalo (Syncerus caffer Sparrman, 1779) in Ruaha National Park, Tanzania. In press, African Journal of Ecology, 2016, 54: 146-153.


Roug, A., Swift, P., Puschner, B., Gerstenberg, G., Johnson, C.K., Mertins, J., Torres, S., Woods, L.: Exotic pediculosis and hair loss syndrome in mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) populations of California. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, 2016, 28 (4), 399-407. doi: 10.1177/1040638716647154


Schott, K.C.,  Krusor, C., Moore, J., Conrad, P.A.,  and K. Shapiro. Concentration and retention of Toxoplasma gondii surrogates from seawater by red abalone (Haliotis rufescens). Parasitology 143(13):1703-1712. doi. 10.1017/S0031182016001359


Shender L.A., Niemela M., Conrad P.A., Goldstein T., Mazet J.A.K. 2016. Habitat management to reduce human exposure to Trypanosoma cruzi and Western Conenose Bugs (Triatoma protracta). EcoHealth. Doi: 10.1007/s10393-016-1153-5


VanWormer E., Tim E Carpenter, P. Singh, K. Shapiro, W. W. Wallender, P. A. Conrad, J. L. Largier, M. P. Maneta, and J. A. K. Mazet. 2016. Coastal development and precipitation drive pathogen flow from land to sea: evidence from a Toxoplasma gondii and felid host system. Scientific Reports 6. doi:10.1038/srep29252


Windrope, A. H., T. Quinn, Kurt Fresh, Andrea MacLennan, and Joseph K. Gaydos. 2016. Marine Shoreline Management – a 35 year evaluation of outcomes in San Juan County, Washington, USA. Coastal Management 44(6):1-24 doi 10.1080/08920753.2017.1237242.


Winer J.N., Arzi B., Leale D.M., Kass P.H., Verstraete F.J.M. 2016. Dental and temporomandibular joint pathology of the polar bear (Ursus maritimus). Journal of Comparative Pathology 155(2-3):231-241


Winer J.N., Arzi B., Leale D.M., Kass P.H., Verstraete F.J.M. 2016. Dental and temporomandibular joint pathology of the walrus (Odobenus rosmarus). Journal ofComparative Pathology 155(2-3):242-253


Winer J.N., Arzi B., Leale D.M., Kass P.H., Verstraete F.J.M. 2016. Dental pathology of the hoary marmot (Marmota caligata), groundhog (Marmota monax) and Alaska marmot (Marmota broweri). Journal of Comparative Pathology (Accepted for publication)


Wolking D.J., D. L. Clifford, T. R. Kelly, E. Kamani, W. A. Smith, R. R. Kazwala, and J. A.K. Mazet. 2016. Boma to Banda - A Disease Sentinel Concept for Reduction of Diarrhoea. Pastoralism Research, Policy and Practice. 20166:13. DOI: 10.1186/s13570-016-0059-8.


Zier, J. and J. K. Gaydos. 2016. The growing number of species of concern in the Salish Sea suggests ecosystem decay is outpacing recovery. Proceedings of the Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference. Vancouver, BC, April 2016.

This is a growing list that does not necessarily contain all WHC-affiliated publications from 2016.