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Erin Lashnits

Erin Lashnits

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I study infectious disease in a One Health context

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Sciences School of Veterinary Medicine Work: 608-265-5800 Home page Twitter: @splashnits


  • Bartonella infection in people, pets, and their parasites
  • Flea-borne diseases, particularly zoonotic diseases shared between cats, dogs, and their human companions
  • Infectious diseases affecting pets in underserved veterinary populations
  • Epidemiology and study design in veterinary medicine
  • Clinical reasoning, metacognition, and clinical research training for veterinary students and post-DVM trainees


  • Author of multiple peer-reviewed primary publications in veterinary medicine and One Health topics
  • Invited speaker for local, national, and international continuing education presentations and conferences
  • Mentoring experience for students from undergraduate through post-doctoral