Manshack, L.K., Conard, C.M., Johnson, S.A., Alex, J.M., Bryan, S.J., Deem, S.L., Holliday, D.K., Ellersiek, and Rosenfeld, C.S.  2016.  Effects of developmental exposure to bisphenol A and ethinyl estradiol on spatial navigational learning and memory in painted turtles (Chrysemys picta).  Hormones and Behavior. 85: 48-55.

Deem, S.L. 2016.  Conservation Medicine: A Solution Based Approach for Saving Nonhuman Primates. In: Waller, M. (ed.), Ethnoprimatology: People and Primates. Saunders, Saint Louis, Missouri. Pp. 63-76.

Catenacci, L., Colosio, A., Oliveira, L., De Vleeschouwer, K., Munhoz, A., Deem, S., and Pinto, J.  Occurrence of Prosthenorchis elegans (Diesing, 1861) Travassos, 1915 in free-living primates from the Atlantic Forest of the Southern Bahia, Brazil.  2016.  Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 52: 364-368. 

Comparison of total leukocute quantification methods in free-living Galapagos tortoises 
(CHELONOIDIS SPP.) Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine. Julie D. Sheldon, B.S., Nicole I. Stacy, D.V.M., Dr. Med. Vet., Dipl. A.C.V.P., Stephen Blake, Ph.D.,Fredy Cabrera, and Sharon L. Deem, D.V.M., Ph.D., Dipl. A.C.Z.M.2016

Gastrointestinal parasties of captive and free-living lemurs and domestic carnivores in rastern Madagascar  Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine.Amy B. Alexander, D.V.M., Cle´mence Poirotte, D.V.M., Ingrid J. Porton, M.S., Karen L.M. Freeman, Ph.D., Fidisoa Rasambainarivo, D.V.M., M.S., Kimberly G. Olson, R.V.T., Bernard Iambana, and Sharon L. Deem, D.V.M., Ph.D., Dipl. A.C.Z.M.2016

Clinical Mycoplasma sp. Infections in Free-living Three-toed BoxTurtles (Terrapene carolina triunguis) in Missouri, USA Journal of Wildlife Diseases. Jamie L. Palmer, Stephen Blake, James F. X. Wellehan Jr.,April L. Childress, and Sharon L.Deem 2016


Changes in Human Health Parameters Associated with a Touch Tank Experience at a Zoological Institution. Zoo Biology. John M. Sahrmann, Amy Niedbalski, Louise Bradshaw, Rebecca Johnson, Sharon L. Deem. 2015

Serological Evidence of MERS-CoV Antibodies in Dromedary Camels (Camelus dromedaries) in Laikipia County, Kenya. PLOS ONE. Sharon L. Deem, Eric M. Fèvre, Margaret Kinnaird, A. Springer Browne, Dishon Muloi, Gert-Jan Godeke, Marion Koopmans, Chantal B. Reusken. 2015.

Developmental exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) alters sexual differentiation in painted turtles (Chrysemys picta). General and Comparative Endocrinology. Caitlin M. Jandegian, Sharon L. Deem, Ranji K. Bhandari, Casey M. Holliday, Diane Nicks, Cheryl S. Rosenfeld, Kyle W. Selcer, Donald E. Tillitt, Frederick S. vom Saal, Vanessa Vélez-Rivera, Ying Yang, Dawn K. Holliday. 2015.

Species-Specific Transmission of Novel Picornaviruses in Lemurs. Journal of Virology. Efrem S. Lim, Sharon L. Deem, Ingrid J. Porton, Song Cao, David Wang. 2015.


Effects of the environmental estrogenic contaminants bisphenol A and 17α-ethinyl estradiol on sexual development and adult behaviors in aquatic wildlife species. General and Comparative Endocrinology. Ramji K. Bhandari, Sharon L. Deem, Dawn K. Holliday, Caitlin M. Jandegian, Christopher D. Kassotis, Susan C. Nagel, Donald E. Tillitt, Frederick S. vom Saal, Cheryl S. Rosenfeld. 2014.

Q Fever Risk Across a Dynamic, Heterogeneous Landscape in Laikipia County, Kenya. EcoHealth. Walker DePuy, Valerie Benka, Aimee Massey, Sharon L. Deem, Margaret Kinnaird, Timothy O'Brien, Salome Wanyoike, Jesse Njoka, Bilal Butt Johannes Foufopoulos, Joseph N. S. Eisenberg, Rebecca Hardin. 2014.


Disease Risk Analysis in Wildlife Health Field Studies. Fowler's Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine. Sharon L. Deem. 2012.

An Approach to Fight the Extinction of All Species. Conservation Medicine (from Proceedings of the 67th World Association of Zoos and Aquariums Annual Conference). Sharon L. Deem and R. Eric Miller. 2012.


A Critical Connection: The Link Between Zoo Research and Wildlife Health. The Wildlife Professional. Sharon L. Deem. 2011.

Conservation Medicine. stlzoo. Sharon L. Deem. 2011.


Unnatural Selection in Galapagos: The Role of Disease in Darwin's Finches (Geospizinae). Galapagos Research. Sharon L. Deem, Stephen Blake, R. Eric Miller and Patricia G. Parker. 2010.


Building Bridges: Connecting the Health and Conservation Professions. Biotropica: The Journal of Tropical Biology and Conservation. Sharon L. Deem, Patricia G. Parker and R. Eric Miller. 2008.


Role of the zoo veterinarian in the conservation of captive and free-ranging wildlife. International Zoo Yearbook. Sharon L. Deem. 2007.


Putting Theory into Practice: Wildlife Health in Conservation. Conservation Biology. Sharon L. Deem, William B. Karesh and Wendy Weisman. 2001.

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