Principal Investigator (Assistant Professor)
Dr Morag Clinton is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Morag obtained her degree in Veterinary Medicine and Surgery from the AVMA-accredited School of Veterinary of Medicine at the University of Glasgow, Scotland, with a specialism in fish health. Her PhD titled 'Investigating the role of harmful environmental organisms in multifactorial gill pathology in salmonids' was obtained collaboratively between the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Aberdeen and the Scottish Oceans Institute at the University of St Andrews.
Since qualification, Morag has worked with aquaculture industry producers in Scotland, Marine Scotland Science, as well as for the UK government as the Veterinary Aquatic Pathologist in the Centre for Environment Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas). She has extensive clinical experience with salmonids, a specialism in histopathology, and an interest generally in aquatic animal health (particularly teleosts). In addition to conducting her research at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, Morag teaches the DVM course in Veterinary Anatomy, and a new cross-departmentally offered class in Aquatic Animal and Environmental Health.
mclinton2 @ alaska . edu
We are proud to work with the Tamanta program at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, supporting co-production of knowledge (bridging Indigenous and Western knowledge) to explore key questions in fisheries and marine and ocean systems.