Kevin Niedringhaus, BVetMed, Ph.D.

Steel Endowed Pathology Resident

Dr. Kevin Niedringhaus serves San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance as the Steel Endowed Pathology Resident in Disease Investigations. In this role, he occupies a joint appointment as Senior Zoo and Wildlife Resident in Anatomic Pathology at the University in California, Davis. While completing his residency training in preparation for the ACVP board examination, Kevin provides diagnostic support for wildlife disease investigations in the animal collections at the San Diego Zoo and Safari Park. 

Kevin received his Bachelor of Science in Wildlife and Fisheries Biology from Clemson University and his veterinary degree from the Royal Veterinary College, University of London. He spent five years at the Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study at the University of Georgia assisting in wildlife mortality investigations. He also obtained a Ph.D. in Comparative Biomedical Sciences at the University of Georgia, focusing broadly on parasitic diseases of wildlife and specifically sarcoptic mange in black bears. After completion of the residency, he hopes to work as a diagnostic pathologist and scientist, with the aim of providing diagnostic support for wildlife conservation projects.