Population Health Sciences Faculty

Laura L. Hungerford, DVM, MPH, PhD, CPH

Department Head
Department of Population Health Sciences
Professor
Veterinary Public Health and Epidemiology

Education

  • 1989
    Doctor of Philosophy, Veterinary Epidemiology
    University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
    College of Veterinary Medicine
    Champaign, IL
  • 1987
    Master of Public Health, Epidemiology/Biometry
    University of Illinois, Chicago
    School of Public Health
    Chicago, IL
  • 1980
    Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
    Michigan State University
    College of Veterinary Medicine
    East Lansing, MI
  • 1978
    Bachelor of Science, Veterinary Science
    Michigan State University
    East Lansing, MI

Board Certification

  • 2014
    National Board of Public Health Examiners

Publications

View publications on Laura Hungerford's Pub Med profile.

Professional Experience

  • 2016 – Present
    Department Head and Professor
    Department of Population Health Sciences
    Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
    Virginia Tech
    Blacksburg, VA
  • 2016 – Present
    Adjunct Professor
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
    University of Maryland School of Medicine
    Baltimore, MD
  • 2015 – 2016
    Vice Chair for Academic Programs
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
    University of Maryland School of Medicine
    Baltimore, MD
  • 2013 – Present
    Adjunct Professor
    San Diego State University
    Graduate School of Public Health
    San Diego, CA
  • 2012 – 2015
    Director
    Graduate Program in Epidemiology and Human Genetics
    Graduate Program in Life Sciences
    University of Maryland School of Medicine
    Baltimore, MD
  • 2011 – Present
    Adjunct Professor
    Department of Clinical Sciences
    Colorado State University
    College of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
    Fort Collins, CO
  • 2011 – 2016
    Professor
    Comparative Medicine Program
    University of Maryland
    School of Medicine
    Baltimore, MD
  • 2008 – 2012
    Visiting Professor
    St. Matthews University
    School of Veterinary Medicine
    Cayman Islands, British West Indies
  • 2005 – 2016
    Professor
    Marine Estuarine Environmental Sciences Graduate Program
    University System of Maryland
    College Park, MD
  • 2005 – 2008
    Adjunct Professor of Veterinary Epidemiology
    Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
    Virginia Tech
    Blacksburg, VA
  • 2005 – 2016
    Professor of Epidemiology with Tenure
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
    University of Maryland School of Medicine
    Baltimore, MD
  • 2004 – 2007
    Director
    Epidemiology Concentration
    Master of Public Health Program
  • 2004 – 2008
    Director
    Veterinary Public Health Concentration
    Master of Public Health Program
  • 2004 – 2006
    Interim Head
    Division of Foodborne and Emerging Pathogens
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine
    University of Maryland School of Medicine
    Baltimore, MD
  • 2002 – 2016
    Senior Advisor for Science and Policy
    Office of New Animal Drug Evaluation
    Center for Veterinary Medicine, FDA
    Rockville, MD
  • 2002 – 2004
    Associate Professor of Epidemiology
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine
    University of Maryland School of Medicine
    Baltimore, MD
  • 1998 – 2002
    Associate Professor of Veterinary Epidemiology
    Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
    Great Plains Veterinary Educational Center
    University of Nebraska
    Clay Center, NE
  • 1996 – 1998
    Associate Professor of Veterinary Clinical Epidemiology
    Departments of Veterinary Pathobiology and Veterinary Clinical Medicine
    University of Illinois, Urbana
    Champaign, IL
  • 1989 – 1996
    Assistant Professor of Veterinary Clinical Epidemiology
    Departments of Veterinary Pathobiology and Veterinary Clinical Medicine
    University of Illinois, Urbana
    Champaign, IL

Professional Memberships

  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Maryland Veterinary Medical Association
  • Association for Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine
  • Conference of Research Workers in Animal Disease
  • Pi Kappa Phi Honorary Society
  • Sigma Xi Honorary Scientific Research Society
  • Delta Omega Honorary Society for Public Health
  • American Association of University Women
  • National Academies of Practice, Academy of Veterinary Medicine