Biomedical Sciences & Pathobiology Faculty

Roger A. Ramirez-Barrios, DVM, MS, PhD

Clinical Associate Professor
Veterinary Parasitology
Department of Biomedical Sciences & Pathobiology

Education

  • 2016
    PhD, Animal Medicine and Health
    University de Cordoba
    Cordoba, Spain
  • 2004
    MS, Teaching in Higher Education
    Universidad Rafael Maria Baralt
    Cabimas, Venezuela
  • 1994
    DVM
    Universidad del Zulia
    Maracaibo, Venezuela

Research Interests and Experience

  • Molecular parasitology of trypanosomes
  • Epidemiology of tick-borne diseases
  • Gastrointestinal parasites in domestic animals

Professional Experience

  • 2020-present
    Clinical Associate Professor
    Veterinary Parasitology
    VA-MD College of Veterinary Medicine
    Virginia Tech
    Blacksburg, VA
  • 2019-2020
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Biology
    Saint Michael's College
    Colchester, VT
  • 2017-2019
    Postdoctoral Associate
    Department of Biomedical Sciences
    Medical School
    University of Minnesota Duluth
    Duluth, MN
  • 1999-2017
    Professor
    Veterinary Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases of Domestic Animals
    Department of Animal and Public Health
    Universidad del Zulia
    Maracaibo, Venezuela

Professional Memberships

  • American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists (AAVP)
  • World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology (WAAVP)