US Forest Service Research & Development
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  • US Forest Service Research & Development
  • 1400 Independence Ave., SW
  • Washington, D.C. 20250-0003
  • 800-832-1355
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Patrice Klein

Fish & Wildlife Health, Animal Welfare
1400 Independence Ave., SW
District of Columbia
United States

Phone: 202-365-9359
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Current Research

Position Statement:

Patty is the National Program Lead for Fish and Wildlife Health. She provides national coordination on fish and wildlife diseases of concern to the Forest Service, identifies emerging disease issues, and future science needs for disease prevention and response.  She also serves as the Attending Veterinarian for the USFS R&D Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) providing oversight on Forest Service research activities involving all vertebrate fish & wildlife species. She is a subject matter expert in the Forest Service‚Äôs national office on topics involving animal welfare, wildlife diseases, and veterinary public health.


  • University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine, V.M.D. Veterinary Medicine Zoo and Wildlife veterinary medicine 1988
  • St. John's University, M.S. Toxicology Toxicology and Pharmacology 1985

Professional Experience

  • Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, N/A
    2002 - 2002
  • Diplomate of the American College of Poultry Veterinarians, N/A
    1992 - 1992


Last updated on : 02/12/2021