Saville, William J.A.

Dr. Saville

William J. A. Saville, DVM, PhD
Diplomate ACVIM

Professor and Chair
Extension Veterinarian-Epidemiology & Public Health

Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine
Ohio State University Extension-Veterinary Medicine
The Ohio State University
A184A Sisson Hall
1920 Coffey Rd.
Columbus, OH 43210
Ph: (614) 292-8553
Fx: (614) 292-4142
saville [dot] 4 [at] osu [dot] edu

Professional Training and Experience

  • PhD, The Ohio State University. Dissertation title: The Epidemiology of Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis. Autumn, 1998
  • DVM (Distinction), 1977, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
  • Advanced Quantitative Veterinary Epidemiology. Instructors: Wayne Martin, John McDermott, Ynte Schukken, Mohammed Shoukri, Department of Population Medicine, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario. July, 1998

Research Interests

  • Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis (EPM)
  • Life cycle studies for Sarcocystis neurona, the primary causative agent of EPM
  • Developing an animal model for EPM
  • Epidemiology of the Black Rhinoceros in captivity
  • Johne‚Äôs disease and Neospora infections in cattle