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Michael Stoskopf, DVM, PhD, Dipl, ACZM

Michael Stoskopf

Professor of Aquatics, Wildlife, and Zoologic Medicine and of Molecular and Environmental Toxicology
Phone: 919.513.6279
Fax: 919.513.6258


DVM Colorado State University
PhD in Environmental and Biochemical Toxicology Johns Hopkins University
Diplomate of the American College of Zoological Medicine

Clinical Specialty

Zoologic medicine.

Professional Experience & Qualifications

Director of Environmental Medicine Consortium
Director of Veterinary International Programs
Chairman of NCSU Marine Sciences Council
ILAR Council, National Academy of Sciences
Research Associate, Smithsonian Institutions

Research Area

Environmental medicine applied to wildlife, health risk assessment, lipid biochemistry, paleoecology. See

Selected Publications

Fisher, P. E., D. A. Russell, M.K. Stoskopf, R.E. Barrick, M. Hammer, A.A. Kuzmitz. (2000) Cardiovascular Evidence for an Intermediate or Higher Metabolic Rate in an Ornithischian Dinosaur. Science 288(5465):503-505.

Killian, J.K., J. C. Byrd, J. V. Jirtle, Barry L. Munday, M. K. Stoskopf, R. G. MacDonald, and R. L. Jirtle, (2000) M6P/IGF2R Imprinting Evolution in Mammals. Molecular Cell. 5:707-716.

F. B. Nutter, D.D. Lee, M. A. Stamper, G. A. Lewbart, M. K. Stoskopf (2000) hemiovariosalpingectomy in a loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta). The Veterinary Record 146:78-80.

Stoskopf, M.K. : (1999) Fish Pharmacotherapy. Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine, 4 th edition. M. Fowler and E. Miller (Editors) W. B. Saunders, Philadelphia, PA, 182-189.

Mitchell, H., and M. K. Stoskopf (1999) Guidelines for the Development of Aquatic Animal Health Regulations. Journal of The American Veterinary Medical Association. 214 (12): 1786-1789


Environmental Medicine Consortium