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Michael Collins

Michael Collins

Expert on paratuberculosis, also called Johne's disease, in animals.

Professor, pathobiological sciences College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Work: 608-262-8457 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Mycobacterium paratuberculosis as a potential human pathogen and food safety concerns.
  • Johne's disease: diagnosis, control and epidemiology.


  • University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Med., Distinguished Research Alumnus Award, September, 2010.
  • UW-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine, Norden-Pfizer Teaching Award, May 2004.
  • UW-Madison, Van Hise Distinguished Teaching & Outreach Award, May 2004.
  • Fulbright Scholars Program Award: support for sabbatical in Chile 2004-2005.
  • Past president, International Association for Paratuberculosis