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Vanessa L. Hale, DVM, MAT, PhD
Assistant Professor

Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine
The Ohio State University
A196 Sisson Hall
1920 Coffey Rd.
Columbus, OH 43210

(614) 247-8377
(614) 292-4142

Professional Training and Experience

  • PhD, Purdue University - Ecology, Evolution, Environmental Biology 
  • DVM, Purdue University - College of Veterinary Medicine
  • MA, Western New Mexico University - Teaching, Secondary Education
  • BS, University of Georgia - Biology
  • BA, University of Georgia, English, Chinese minor

Research Interests

  • Role of the gut microbiome in disease prevention, diagnosis, and treatment
  • Gut microbial dynamics and colonization resistance in infectious disease
    • Clostridiodes difficile infection
  • Colobine monkey gut microbial ecology