“Integrating Wildlife, Human, and Ecosystem Health”
Dr. Sarah Hooper
Candidate for the Preparing Future Faculty Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr. Sarah Hooper is a postdoctoral researcher working with the US Forest Service Northern Research Station. Her primary research interest areas are nutritional ecology and wildlife disease.
Her research has focused on enhancing in situ and ex situ conservation efforts through early disease detection and disease mitigation with an emphasis on host-pathogen interactions. The focus of her postdoctoral research is understanding the nutritional and metabolic mechanisms that affect the behavior, fitness and reproductive success of wildlife. She received her BSA in avian biology and her DVM from the University of Georgia. She completed a residency in Comparative Medicine and received her PhD in pathobiology (nutrition emphasis) from the University of Missouri.