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Thomas Yuill

Expert on diseases of wildlife and emerging virus diseases that affect wild and domestic animals and humans

Professor emeritus, pathobiological science, forest and wildlife ecology; director emeritus, Nelson Institute Nelson Institute of Environmental Studies School of Veterinary Medicine Work: 801-491-3226 — Home and cell phones available upon request


  • Emerging virus diseases
  • Viruses transmitted from animals to humans
  • Viruses transmitted by arthropods
  • Viruses and other pathogens that affect wildlife


  • John Letty Phelan Distinguished Service Award, UW-Madison Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies Program
  • Walter F. Rink Distinguished Professor Award in the School of Veterinary Medicine, 1991.
  • Distinguished Service and Emeritus Awards by the Wildlife Disease Association
  • Richard Moreland Trylor Award for achievements in arbovirology (viruses transmitted by arthropods to animals and humans)