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Specialty: Parasitology

Norman Ronald
Craig Datz
Jean Pare

Associate Editors:
Michael Harter

Norman Ronald


  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of Missouri, 1972
  • Master of Science (MS), Colorado State University, 1967
  • Bachelor of Science (BS), Colorado State University, 1963

Current Professional Activities

  • Research Associate: Diagnostic Parasitology and Diagnostic Program development - Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratories (1995-present)
    • Important Note: prior to 1995, Norman started working on the Canine Associate just to help out while suffering from an undiagnosed illness. This motivated Norman to begin development of a zoonosis knowledge base. During that process he finally figured out he had brucellosis which had been over looked by several doctors. The program eventually saved his life.
Past Professional Activities
  • Pursued academic endeavors from home due to chronic undiagnosed & misdiagnosed Brucellosis! (1989 - 1995)
  • Ross University - member of founding faculty -(1982-1989)
    • Parasitology and Public Health to Veterinary Students
    • Epidemiology and Parasitology to Medical Students
  • Assistant Professor of Veterinary Parasitology - Texas A&M University (1973-1981)
  • Instructor in Veterinary Parasitology & Post-doc in the Research Animal Diagnostic Laboratory - College of Veterinary Medicine - University of Missouri (1972)
  • Epidemiologist - plague chase - CDC, Fort Collins Colorado (1968)
  • Medical Technician - U.S. Army (1964-1965)
Marital Status
  • Single
  • 4 Belgian Malinois
  • 2 quarter horses
  • Power lifting
Favorite Quote
  • Bless the beasts and the children
What I like Most About VIN
  • My data base is coming to fruition
Norman Ronald

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