Directory

Faculty and staff of the Prestage Department of Poultry Science.

Leadership

Patricia Curtis, Ph.D., CFS

Professor — Poultry and Egg Processing
Department Head

Faculty/EHRA

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Maria Camila Alfaro

Graduate Research Assistant

Graduate Students

Ken Anderson

Professor — Commercial Layer and Small Flock Management

Faculty/EHRA

Director, North Carolina Layer Performance and Management Program

Tuoying Ao

Adjunct Professor

Research Project Manager, Monogastric Nutrition

Jonas Asbill

Area Specialized Agent – Randolph County Center

Faculty/EHRA

Chris Ashwell

Professor — Poultry Genomics, Nutrition, Immunology and Physiology

Faculty/EHRA

Director, Office of Undergraduate Research

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Robert Beckstead

Prestage Family Distinguished Scholar in Turkey Physiology, Nutrition and Immunology

Faculty/EHRA

Director, Graduate and Certificate Programs

Professor

Maddie Bell

Research Technician

Staff/SHRA

Elaine Bohórquez

Teaching Associate Professor (Physiology)

Faculty/EHRA

Jose Bruno-Barcena

Adjunct Professor

Associate Professor of Microbiology, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology

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Dan Campeau

Area Specialized Agent (retired)

Faculty/EHRA

Cristian Cardozo

International Intern

Graduate Students

Elle Chadwick

Graduate Research Assistant

Graduate Students

Chongxiao (Sean) Chen

Research Assistant Professor

Faculty/EHRA

Lori Cooke

Research Technician

Staff/SHRA

Jim Croom

Professor — Comparative Nutrition and Physiology

Professor — Comparative Nutrition and Physiology

Katherine Cupo

Graduate Research Assistant

Graduate Students

Patricia Curtis, Ph.D., CFS

Professor — Poultry and Egg Processing
Department Head

Faculty/EHRA

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Joan Davis

Executive Assistant

Staff/SHRA

Natasha Dillon

Graduate Services Coordinator, Physiology and Poultry Science Graduate Programs

Faculty/EHRA

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Frank Edens

Professor — Physiology and Immunology

Faculty/EHRA

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Adam Fahrenholz

Associate Professor — Feed Milling

Faculty/EHRA

Yewande Fasina

Adjunct Professor

Assistant Professor of Animal Sciences (Poultry), N.C. A&T

Peter Ferket

William Neal Reynolds Professor — Nutrition and Biotechnology

Faculty/EHRA

Director, Animal Food and Nutrition Consortium

Jairo Florez

International Intern

Graduate Students

Mary Fosnaught

Extension Associate – Poultry 4-H and Youth Development

Faculty/EHRA

Tom Frost

Adjunct Professor

Director of Innovation and Applications, DSM Nutritional Products, LLC

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Richard Goforth

Area Specialized Agent — Union County Center

Faculty/EHRA

Lauren Greene

Area Specialized Agent — Wilkes County Center

Faculty/EHRA

Jesse Grimes

Professor

Faculty/EHRA

Department Extension Leader

Extension Specialist — Turkey Management

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Jeff Hall

Lab Animal Techician

Staff/SHRA

Jennifer Harrison

Research Technician

Staff/SHRA

Hosni Hassan

Professor — Microbiology, Biochemistry, Toxicology and Food Science

Faculty/EHRA

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Gerry Havenstein

Professor Emeritus

Rhea Hebert

Instructional and Media Designer

Faculty/EHRA

Vickie Hedgpeth

Research Specialist

Staff/SHRA

Marissa Herchler

Area Specialized Agent — Animal Food Safety

Faculty/EHRA

Stephen Hocutt

Turkey Unit Manager

Staff/SHRA

Dee Hodgson

Research Technician III

Staff/SHRA

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Michael Joseph

Assistant Professor

Faculty/EHRA

Extension Specialist – Extrusion Processing

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Matthew Koci

Professor — Immunology, Virology and Host-Pathogen Interactions

Faculty/EHRA

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Vivien Lettry

Research Project Coordinator/Manager, AFNC

Faculty/EHRA

Zach Lowman

Adjunct Professor

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Ramon Malheiros

Assistant Professor – Poultry Nutrition, Reproduction and Physiology

Faculty/EHRA

Marilyn Mayer

Administrative Support Associate

Staff/SHRA

Technical Editor

Mary Mendoza

Research Specialist

Staff/SHRA

Paul Mozdziak

Professor — Physiology

Faculty/EHRA

Physiology Graduate Program Director

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Shelly Nolin

Research Specialist

Staff/SHRA

Basheer Nusairat

Adjunct Professor

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Lisa O'Quinn

Research Technician

Staff/SHRA

Edgar Oviedo

Professor — Broiler Nutrition and Management

Faculty/EHRA

University Faculty Scholar

Extension Specialist — Broiler Nutrition and Management

MBA — Decision Making and Supply Chain

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Ryan Patterson

Research Operation Manager

Staff/SHRA

Jim Petitte

Professor — Avian Reproductive Physiology and Biotechnology

Faculty/EHRA

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Gustavo Quintana

Graduate Research Assistant

Graduate Students

Muquarrab Qureshi

Adjunct Professor

Research Leader, Food Science & Market Quality and Handling Research Unit, USDA-ARS

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Adam Redhead

Research Animal Physiologist (USDA-ARS)

Faculty/EHRA

Prafulla Regmi

Assistant Professor — Applied Animal Welfare

Faculty/EHRA

Natalie Roberts

Research Specialist

Staff/SHRA

Margaret Ross

Area Specialized Agent — Jones County Center

Faculty/EHRA

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Christina Sigmon

Research Technician

Staff/SHRA

Lynn Strother

Administrative Associate

Staff/SHRA

Joseph Stuckey

Research Operations Manager

Staff/SHRA

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Ondulla Toomer

Adjuct Professor

Faculty/EHRA

Research Chemist (USDA-ARS)

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Dannica Wall

Research Specialist

Staff/SHRA

Olivia Wedegaertner

Graduate Research Assistant

Graduate Students

Lynn Worley-Davis

Teaching Assistant Professor

Faculty/EHRA

Director of Undergraduate Programs

AGI LPM Coordinator

Academic Advisor

Becca Wysocky

Research Specialist

Staff/SHRA