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Name Title Email Phone
Kasey Baker Research Technologist klb5651@psu.edu 814-863-0558
Melanie Barkley Senior Extension Educator, Livestock meh7@psu.edu 814-623-4800
Paul A. Bartell Associate Professor of Avian Biology pab43@psu.edu 814-867-2365
John Boney Vernon E. Norris Faculty Fellow of Poultry Nutrition jxb2002@psu.edu 814-863-8934
R. Dean Boyd Adjunct Professor dboyd@hanorusa.com 270-598-0706
Roxane Brenneman Research Technologist 2 rdb5670@psu.edu
Austin Brown Extension Program Specialist In Small Ruminant Production And Management aqb5615@psu.edu
Morgan Brumbaugh Beef and Sheep Assistant Manager mlb6019@psu.edu 814-863-0831
Dervan Bryan Assistant Professor dfb5707@psu.edu 814-863-5540
Kacee Burke Academic Program Coordinator (Graduate Programs) kjw217@psu.edu 814-865-7638
Jonathan A. Campbell Meat Extension Specialist meatscience@psu.edu 814-867-2880
Christopher J. Canale Adjunct Professor ccanale@agway.com 717-530-7778
Melissa Cantor Assistant Professor Precision Dairy Science mmc7081@psu.edu 814-865-1105
Rachel Cloninger Animal Science Advising Coordinator rle5000@psu.edu 814-863-4198
Karah Cramer Research Technologist klc5959@psu.edu
Candace Croney Adjunct Professor ccroney@purdue.edu 765-496-6665
Leanne Crosson Financial Assistant lqr2@psu.edu 814-863-6043
Kurtis Davidson Poultry Research Technician kwd25@psu.edu 814-863-0510
Mary Jane De Souza Professor of Kinesiology, College of Health and Human Development mjd34@psu.edu
Chad Dechow Associate Professor of Dairy Cattle Genetics cdechow@psu.edu 814-863-3659
Francisco J. Diaz Associate Professor of Reproductive Biology fjd10@psu.edu 814-865-1499
Albert Dreibelbis Poultry Research Technician awd51@psu.edu 814-863-0150
Ray Dreibelbis Barn Worker, Milker red5144@psu.edu 814-863-0835
Nancy A. Dreschel Associate Teaching Professor, Small Animal Science nad5@psu.edu 814-863-4197
Andrew Dutrow Barn Utility Worker (Dairy Complex) akd5545@psu.edu 814-863-3809
Travis D. Edwards Dairy Unit Co-Manager tedwards@psu.edu 814-863-0835
Brian A. Egan Assistant Teaching Professor, Equine Science began@psu.edu 814-863-0569
Tara L. Felix Associate Professor tfelix@psu.edu 814-865-0065
William Folmar Proposal and Award Generalist waf101@psu.edu 814-863-2101
Mischelle Forgy Administrative Support Assistant mbf5@psu.edu 814-863-3665
Jesse Freyer Barn Worker, Milker jef5487@psu.edu 814-863-3809
Scott Freyer Barn Worker/Milker scf5194@psu.edu 814-865-2221
Erika Ganda Assistant Professor of Food Animal Microbiomes ganda@psu.edu 814-865-4084
Christopher J. Grant Assistant Manager, Horse Unit cjg12@psu.edu 814-863-0834
Kevin Harvatine Professor of Nutritional Physiology kjh182@psu.edu 814-865-6334
Madison Heilveil Academic Adviser mxh664@psu.edu 814-863-4198
Elizabeth Hines Assistant Professor of Animal Science eah405@psu.edu 814-865-3267
Abby Hodder Assistant Clinical Professor of Canine Behavioral Welfare axh6089@psu.edu 814-863-4611
Lisa A. Holden Associate Professor of Dairy Science lah7@psu.edu 814-863-3672
Jason Houck Barn Worker, Milker jrh6473@psu.edu 814-863-3809
Nadine S. Houck Co-Manager, Penn State Dairy Barns nhouck@psu.edu 814-863-3809
Alexander N. Hristov, Ph.D., P.A.S. Distinguished Professor of Dairy Nutrition anh13@psu.edu 814-863-3669
Camilla H. K. Hughes Assistant Professor of Reproductive Biology chkh@psu.edu 814-865-7024
Jason Issenhood Barn Worker, Milker jli5031@psu.edu 814-863-3809
Edward Jedrzejewski Horse Unit Manager eaj10@psu.edu 814-863-0834
Vivek Kapur, BVSc, Ph.D. Professor of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases vkapur@psu.edu 814-865-9788
Scott Kephart Manager, Poultry Education & Research Center (PERC) slk53@psu.edu 814-863-0510
Tae Hyun Kim Assistant Professor of Avian Biology taekim@psu.edu 814-865-4084
Benjamin Kline Assistant Swine Center Unit Manager bdk5062@psu.edu 814-865-5651
Daniel M. Kniffen Assistant Professor of Animal Science dkniffen@psu.edu 814-865-7809
Andrea Kocher Instructor of Equine Science and Equine Extension Specialist agraeff@psu.edu 814-863-3957
Mark R. Kreidler Swine Center Unit Manager mrk118@psu.edu 814-865-5651
Ben Kunkel Meat Lab Education Specialist bsk5025@psu.edu 814-863-0510
Wendall M. Landis Beef/Sheep Complex Manager wlandis@psu.edu 814-863-0831
Richard Legro Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine rsl1@psu.edu
Wansheng Liu Professor of Animal Genomics wul12@psu.edu 814-867-1673
Gino Lorenzoni, DVM, MS, PhD Assistant Professor of Poultry Science and Avian Health agl20@psu.edu 814-863-7302
Hong Ma Distinguished Professor of Biology; Department of Biology, Eberly College of Science hxm16@psu.edu
Ann Macrina Teaching Professor alm106@psu.edu 814-863-4202
Molly Martin Academic Program Coordinator (Undergraduate Programs) mjf217@psu.edu 814-863-3664
Dan McFarland Educator, Agricultural Engineering dfm6@psu.edu 717-472-8107
Stephanie McGargle Research Technician (John Boney Lab) sjb166@psu.edu 814-865-5986
Estelle McKee Research Technologist ezm5721@psu.edu
Erin Mickney Financial Assistant eml6@psu.edu 814-865-5573
Robert E. Mikesell Teaching Professor rem9@psu.edu 814-865-2987
Edward W. Mills Associate Professor of Meat Science emills@psu.edu 814-865-2394
Jennifer Monroe Extension Administrative Support Assistant jns5303@psu.edu 814 863 3663
Paula Morgan Administrative Support Coordinator ply2@psu.edu 814-863-3666
Pete Moskel Barn Worker, Milker pzm5413@psu.edu 814-863-3809
Glenn L. Myers Manager, Penn State Meats Lab gmyers@psu.edu 814-865-1787
Dale R. Olver Assistant Teaching Professor, Dairy and Animal Science dro105@psu.edu 814-863-3914
Troy L. Ott, B.S., M.S., Ph.D. Professor of Reproductive Physiology tlo12@psu.edu 814-441-2657
Tammy Perkins Office Assistant tap10@psu.edu 814-865-9973
Dante Pighetti Barn Utility Worker, Penn State Dairy Barns dcp133@psu.edu 814-863-0835
Ramesh Ramachandran Professor of Reproductive Biology rameshr@psu.edu 814-865-5202
Joanna Raup-Collado Research Technologist jmr8093@psu.edu
Danielle Smarsh Assistant Professor of Equine Science dxs1172@psu.edu 814-865-7810
Kenneth Snyder Barn Worker-Milker, Penn State Dairy Barns kes28@psu.edu 814-863-0835
Burt Staniar Associate Professor of Equine Science wstaniar@psu.edu 814-865-0698
Claire Stenhouse Assistant Professor of Reproductive Biology cms9086@psu.edu 814-865-7110
Mitchell Stephens Manager of Haller Farm mjs5230@psu.edu 814-863-0831
Randall L. Swope Coordinator of Support Units rswope@psu.edu 814-863-3658
Adele M. Turzillo Professor and Department Head of Animal Science amt6514@psu.edu 814-863-3665
Don C. Wagner Deer Unit Manager dwagner@psu.edu 814-865-8470
Bryan M. Welker Barn Worker, Milker bmw195@psu.edu 814-863-3809
Jacob Werner, V.M.D Research Professor and Attending Veterinarian for Agricultural Animals and Wildlife jrw140@psu.edu 814-865-1495
Jen L Williams Research Operations Technologist jlw175@psu.edu 814-599-7796
Nancy Williams Head of Department, Kinesiology niw1@psu.edu
Benjamin Williamson Assistant Teaching Professor bcw13@psu.edu 814-867-4917