Donald Barnard received the Ph.D. degree in entomology from the University of California, Riverside, CA, USA, in 1977. He was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Colorado State University from 1977 to 1979 with the Arthropod-Borne Animal Disease Research Laboratory (USDA-ARS), Denver, and Research Entomologist from 1979 to 1988 with the USDA-ARS Lone Star Tick Research Laboratory, Oklahoma. Presently, he serves at the Center for Medical, Agricultural, and Veterinary Entomology, Florida. His current research interests are bionomics and population ecology of arthropods of animal/public health importance and global information technology applications in vector surveillance and control. He acted as a Consultant to the FAO, IAEA, PAHO, WHO, and other national and international organizations and the Editor of the Journal of Medical Entomology from 1999 to 2002. He also served at editorial boards for professional journals. He worked as a technical advisor/consultant on special assignments in working groups and on task forces concerned with arthropod-borne diseases and vector surveillance and control in the Americas, Africa, and Asia.
Biography Updated on 30 July 2012