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William J. A. Saville, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVIM
Extension Veterinarian-Epidemiology & Public Health

Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine

Ohio State University Extension-Veterinary Medicine
The Ohio State University
A186 Sisson Hall
1920 Coffey Rd
Columbus, OH 43210

(614) 292-8553
(614) 292-4142

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’s disease and Neospora infections in cattle