Primary research area is reproductive physiology with the goal of improving the reproductive efficiency of broiler breeders. Research program includes studies of male and female reproductive efficiency, collaborative studies with departmental colleagues on nutritional and environmental interactions with reprodutive physiology, and studies of embryonic viability. Other research includes studies of tibial dyschondroplasia in broilers, collaborative projects in the College of Veterinary Medicine and Universtiy of Alabama Birmingham, and industrial contract research projects.

Subject area:

  • Poultry Science

Research areas:

  • Broiler Performance
  • Well-being of Poultry.


PhD, North Carolina State University, Poultry Science, 1989
MS, North Carolina State University, Physiology, 1984
BS, North Carolina State University, Zoology, 1981
BS, North Carolina State University, Poultry Science, 1981
pharmacology anatomy human physiology