SEASTAR COMMUNICATIONS AND CONSULTING LLC

Dr. Natalie Stilwell's Education and Experience

Dr. Natalie Stilwell is a graduate of the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. She also obtained a MS in Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences and a PhD in Veterinary Medical Sciences from the University of Florida.

Doctor of Philosophy   

  • Aquatic Animal Health Program and Department of Infectious Diseases and Immunology

  • University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, Gainesville, FL (2013-2017)

  • Research topic: Ranaviruses in aquaculture: genetic diversity, improved molecular tools, and experimental analysis of husbandry factors influencing morbidity

Master of Science

  • Program in Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences

  • University of Florida, Gainesville, FL (2010-2012)

  • Research topic: Effects of pond aeration methods and post-harvest holding treatments on zebra danio growth and survival

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

  • Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine, Auburn, AL (2006-2010)

Bachelor of Science, Biology

  • Bellarmine University, Louisville, KY (2001-2005)

 

Education


Experience

CEO and Founder

  • Seastar Communications and Consulting LLC, Athens, GA (current)

Diagnostic Veterinarian

  • University of Florida Aquatic Animal Health Program, Gainesville and Ruskin, FL (2010-2017)

Graduate Research Assistant

  • University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, Gainesville, FL (2013-2017)

Post-doctoral Associate

  • University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, Gainesville, FL (2013)

Graduate Research Assistant

  • University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, Ruskin, FL (2010-2012)


Areas of Specialty

  • Veterinary medicine

  • Wildlife, exotic, and aquatic animal health and husbandry

  • Infectious disease: virology, bacteriology, mycology

  • Pet animal care and welfare

  • Animal agriculture and aquaculture

  • The One Health Initiative: integration of human, animal, and environmental health

  • Endangered species conservation