Candidate for the Nominating Committee: Alice Houk-MIles

Education:

PhD – Biomedical and Veterinary Sciences - Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, Blacksburg, VA – 2015
MPH – Infectious Diseases – Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, Blacksburg, VA –2014
BS – Biological Sciences (Major) and International Studies (Minor) – Virginia Tech – 2010

Current Position:

Research Scientist – TechLab, Inc., Blacksburg, VA

Research Experience/Interests:

Zoonotic Parasitic Diseases, Veterinary Diagnostics, Public Health

Teaching:

Guest Lecturer – Department of Population Health Sciences, VMCVM, Blacksburg, VA – 2014-2016
Graduate Teaching Assistant – Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, VMCVM, Blacksburg, VA - 2010-2015

Memberships/Committee Service (AAVP and others):

Member – American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists (AAVP) – 2010-Present

  • Committee Member; Electronic Media Committee – 2016
  • Graduate Student Representative – 2010-2012

Member – Southeastern Society of Parasitologists (SSP) – 2010-2015

  • Co-chair – Local Arrangements Committee, SSP Annual Meeting – 2015

Member – American Society of Parasitologists – 2010-2014
Secretary – VMCVM Graduate Student Assembly – 2013-2014
Student Coordinator – VMCVM Research in Progress Seminar – 2013

Awards/Honors:

Bayer Animal Health Best Student Paper Presentation Honorable Mention – AAVP Annual Meeting – 2013 & 2015
Byrd-Dunn Graduate Student Presentation Award - SSP Annual Meeting Meeting – 2013
Second Place Award for Oral Presentation – Annual Virginia Tech Graduate Research Symposium – 2013
AAVP Young Investigator Travel Grant – 2010-2015