Jerry R. Heidel

Dr. Jerry Heidel
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Director, Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
Anatomic Pathology

134B Magruder Hall
541-737-6964 (voice mail)
541-737-3261 (reception)
541-737-6817 (fax)

Professional Awards: 
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Pathologists
  • Certified Fish Pathologist, American Fisheries Society
  • SCUBA Certification (NAUI, PADI)
  • DVM 1980 Washington State University
  • PhD 1988 Washington State University
Professional and Research Interests: 
  • Diseases of aquatic animals
  • Comparative pathology
  • Laboratory diagnostics
Selected Publications: 

Kent ML, Watral VG, Whipps CM, Cunningham ME, Criscione C, Heidel JR, Curtis, LR, Spitsbergen J, and Markle DF. A digenean metacercaria (Apophallus sp.) and a myxozoan (Myxobolus sp.) associated with vertebral deformities in cyprinid fishes from the Willamette River, Oregon; J Aquat Anim Health 2004; 16:116-129.

Wiegers AL, Heidel JR, Scarfe AD. Demonstrating data and test result validity for veterinary diagnostic aquaculture laboratories; J Aquat Anim Health 2003; 15:287-294.


Piripi S, Hustace J, Carney KR, Heidel JR, Löhr CV.  2012.  Pulmonary arteriovenous malformation in two adult alpacas (Vicugna pacos).. Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation : official publication of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Inc. 24(1):198-201. Abstract