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Betsy Schroeder

Betsy Schroeder

DVM/PhD Candidate, Bacteriology
Department of Biomedical Sciences & Pathobiology
Graduate Advisor: Dr. Nammalwar Sriranganathan

e-mail: bschroed@vt.edu


2006 Master of Public Health, Epidemiology
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN
2004 Bachelor of Science, Biological Sciences
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN

Professional Experience

2006-2009 Travelers' Health and Animal Importation Branch
Division of Global Migration and Quarantine
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA

Research Interest

Intracellular pathogen carrier states

Brief Bio

I am a dual DVM/PhD student in Dr. Nathan's lab. My research interest is in zoonotic diseases and the intersection of animal and human public health. When not working or studying, I enjoy reading, watching bad movies, trivia, and playing and watching sports.

Professional Memberships

  • The Dr. Tom Dooley Society
  • American Society for Microbiology
  • Biomedical & Veterinary Sciences Graduate Student Association

Publications and Presentations

  • March 2008: Oral Presentation: “Anticipating the Next Monkeypox: Trends in Rodent Importation, 1999-2006” at International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases, Atlanta GA.
  • May 2008: Poster Presentations: “Age and Gender Distribution of Yellow Fever Vaccine Recipients in the US, 2006” and “Impact of International Society of Travel Medicine (ISTM) Membership on Participation in a Vaccine Survey” at Northern European Conference on Travel Medicine, Helsinki Finland.
  • X Aranguren, J McCue, B Hendrick, X Zhu, F Du, E Chen, B Pelacho, I Peñuelas, G Abizanda, M Uriz, S Frommer, J Ross, B Schroeder, et al. Multipotent adult progenitor cells sustain function of ischemic limbs in mice. J. Clin. Invest. 118(2): 505-514 (2008).
  • Lindsey NP, Schroeder BA, Miller ER, Braun MM, Hinckley AF, Marano N, Slade BA, Barnett ED, Brunette GW, Horan K, Staples JE, Kozarsky PE and Hayes EB. Adverse event reports following yellow fever vaccination. Vaccine. 2008 Nov 11;26(48):6077-82.