Terry Spraker

Professor Microbiology, Immunology, and Pathology

319 Diagnostic Medicine Center

(970) 297-4155

About Terry

Dr. Spraker is Professor of Pathology. His research focuses on naturally occurring diseases in wild mammals and birds. Current projects include surveillance of chronic wasting disease of deer and elk, diseases of marine mammals and sea turtles. Dr. Spraker has conducted long-standing field studies evaluating population declines in artic fur seals and understanding the anthropogenic influences and disease processes impacting these marine mammals.


PhD, Colorado State University, 1979DVM, Colorado State University, 1972BS, Colorado State University, 1970


Diplomate, Anatomic Pathology
American College of Veterinary Pathologists