Dr. Charles Faulkner
, Assistant Professor (Veterinary Science)
Office: Math and Science Building 305
PhD University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, 1998
MA University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, 1989
BA University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, 1982
Dissertation title: Household Management of Endoparasitic Infection in a Border Community in Tamaulipas, Mexico.
Previous Professional Experience
2008-2011 Clinical Assistant Professor (Parasitology), Director/Asst. Dir., Clinical Parasitology Diagnostic Service Laboratory, Dept Comparative Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Knoxville, TN 37996
1998-2008 Instructor/Lecturer (Parasitology), Asst. Dir., Clinical Parasitology Diagnostic Service Laboratory, Dept Comparative Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Knoxville, TN 37996
Research and Teaching Areas
LMU Teaching Commitment:
VET 290 Parasitology and Entomology
VET 497 Veterinary Senior Research Seminar/ Sr Writing Requi
Diagnostic parasitology; epidemiology and chemotherapy of parasitism; household diagnosis, management, and prevention of parasitic infections; zoonotic parasitic diseases, ecology and evolutionary biology of parasitic infection; parasitic infections of Malagasy lemurids, parasitic infections of passerine birds in Great Smoky Mountains National Park; paleoparasitology of humans and animals
- Prevalence of Endoparasitic Infection in Children and its Relation with Cholera Prevention Efforts in Mexico. Pan American Journal of Public Health (2003) 14(1):31-41
Effects of Rainfall, Host Demography, and Musth on Strongyle Fecal Egg Counts in African Elephants (Loxodonta africana) in Nambia. Journal of Wildlife Diseases (2011) 47(1): 172-181.
Trichinellosis Associated with Bear Meat — New York and Tennessee, 2003. MMWR Weekly 53 (27), July 16, 2004. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta GA.
Prehistoric Diet and Parasitic Infection in Tennessee: Evidence from the Analysis of Desiccated Human Paleofeces. American Antiquity (1992) 56: 687-700.
Archaeological Evidence of Parasitic Infection from the 19th Century Company Town of Fayette, Michigan. Journal of Parasitology (2000) 86:846-849
Seventh Day Adventists Have a Decreased Seroprevalence for Toxoplasma gondii antibodies. Clinical Infectious Diseases (1996) 23:234.
Angiocaulus gubernaculatus in the Island Fox, Urocyon littoralis, from the California Channel Islands and Comments on the Diagnosis of Angiostrongylidae Nematodes in Canid and Mustelid Hosts. Journal of Parasitology (2001) 87(5): 1174-1176