Vickie Ruggiero, PhD, MPH, LVT - Program Manager, Scientific Project Lead

Vickie Ruggiero, PhD, MPH, LVT - Program Manager, Scientific Project Lead

Vickie Ruggiero Photo

Vickie Ruggiero has over a decade of experience in Animal Health and brings a One Health focus to the Facility. After graduating from Michigan State University with a BS in Veterinary Technology, she worked at a companion and exotic animal clinic before returning to MSU to work at the Veterinary Medical Center. While at the VMC, she graduated with a Master of Public Health degree from MSU’s College of Human Medicine, focusing her coursework on infectious diseases and epidemiology. She recently earned her PhD in Comparative Medicine-Integrative Biology and Environmental and Integrative Toxicological Sciences, and has an interest in drug development, drug resistance, and biosafety, especially for infectious and zoonotic diseases.