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Abigail Armwood

Asst Clinical Professor


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Dr. Abigail Armwood is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Population Health and Pathobiology at North Carolina State University, College of Veterinary Medicine. Abigail completed her undergraduate degree in marine science and biology at the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science (RSMAS) of the University of Miami and then obtained her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from North Carolina State University in 2017. After graduating from veterinary school, she pursued her combined anatomic pathology residency and PhD with aquatic animal emphasis at the University of Georgia. She completed her anatomic pathology residency in 2020 and subsequently became a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists. Abigail’s PhD dissertation, done in conjunction with Dr. Al Camus from the University of Georgia and Dr. Matt Griffin from Mississippi State University, focused on the phenotypic and molecular characterization of Edwardsiella species bacteria and their pathologic and immunologic manifestations in teleost fish. She completed her PhD in 2022. She has also conducted research on elasmobranch viruses, teleost fungal infections, poultry infectious diseases, and various other areas of natural disease in veterinary pathology. Abigail specializes in aquatic animal pathology through performing aquatic diagnostics, conducting research in natural fish disease, and training aspiring students/residents in fish pathology.

Area(s) of Expertise

Aquatic and fish pathology, elasmobranch disease, infectious diseases


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