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Robert Beckstead, PhD

Specialties and Expertise

  • Gut health; Poultry vaccines; Blackhead disease (Histomonis meleagridis); Cochlosoma antis; Tetratrichomonas gallinarum; Coccidiosis



  • PhD: Baylor College of Medicine

Select Awards, Achievements, and Publications

  • Novus International Inc. Teaching Award, 2016
  • Richard B. Russell Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, 2016
  • First-Year Odyssey Seminar Teaching Award, 2015
  • UGA Outstanding Undergraduate Academic Advisor Award, 2015
  • Poultry Science Association Early Achievement in Teaching Award, 2010