Population Health Sciences Faculty

Jenni Zambriski, DVM, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Population Health Sciences


  • 2013
    PhD, Epidemiology
    Cornell University
  • 2006
    Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
    Tufts University
  • 2000
    BS, Biology
    Tufts University

Research Interests

  • Refinement and use of the calf model of cryptosporidiosis to develop novel drugs for use in calves and children
  • Elucidating Cryptosporidium transmission dynamics between cattle, children, and the environment in resource-poor countries
  • The role of livestock ownership and livestock health as a pathway out of poverty in resource-poor countries
  • Hospital-acquired infection control in small animal clinical settings

Professional Experience

  • 2018 – Present
    Assistant Professor
    Population Health Sciences
    Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
    Virginia Tech
    Blacksburg, VA
  • 2017 – 2018
    Emergency Relief Veterinarian
    Pet Emergency Clinic
    Spokane, WA
  • 2013 – 2018
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Epidemiology
    Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health, College of Veterinary Medicine
    College of Veterinary Medicine
    Washington State University
    Pullman, WA
  • 2010 – 2013
    Emergency Veterinarian
    Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Center
    Baldwinsville, NY
  • 2010 – 2012
    Integrated Graduate Education Research Trainee (IGERT)
    Food Systems and Poverty Reduction in East Africa (Bahir Dar, Ethiopia)
    National Science Foundation
    Washington, D.C.
  • 2009 – 2010
    Fogarty International Clinical Research Scholar
    Johns-Hopkins Program Site, Peru and Bolivia
    National Institutes of Health
    Washington, D.C.
  • 2007 – 2008
    Field Program Facilitator
    United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization
    Avian Influenza Control Program
    Jakarta, Indonesia
  • 2006 – 2007
    Research Veterinarian
    Cornell University
    Ithaca, NY
  • 2006 – 2013
    Banfield, The Pet Hospital
    Vestal, NY

Professional Memberships

  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • International Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Infectious Disease


View publications on Jenni Zambriski's Google Scholar profile.