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Fred Cunningham, DVM

Fred L. Cunningham, DVM, is a Supervisory Wildlife Research Biologist and Project Leader at the National Wildlife Research Center Starkville, Mississippi Field Station. 

NWRC Research Project: Defining Economic Impacts and Developing Strategies for Reducing Avian Predation in Aquaculture Systems

Current Research                                   
Can fish eating birds transfer Virulent Aeromonas hydrophila between catfish pond
Antibody production and genetic drift of H3N2 Influenza A virus in feral swine                                          


  • Certificate, Executive Veterinary Program in Swine Health and Management, University of Illinois,
  • D.V.M., Doctor of Veterinary Medicine – Mississippi State University-College of Veterinary Medicine
  • M.S., Animal Science, 1981, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
  • B.S., Animal Science, 1979, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana              

Contact information

  • Address: USDA/APHIS/WS/NWRC Mississippi Field Station PO Box 6099, Mississippi State, MS 39762
  • Telephone: 662-325-8612
  • Fax: 662-325-8704
  • Email:


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