Yuko Sato

DVM, MS, Diplomate ACPV
Education & Certifications  

B.S. – 2008; Berry College (Rome, GA): Pre-veterinary/animal science
D.V.M. – 2012; Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN): Food animal emphasis
M.S. – 2015; Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN): Poultry Diagnostic Medicine

Diplomate, American College of Poultry Veterinarians (2015 – present)
Licensed and Accredited Veterinarian (category II), Indiana (2012 – present)
Licensed and Accredited Veterinarian (category II), Iowa (2015 – present)


VDPAM 408/508 - Poultry Diseases
VDPAM 498X - Poultry Medicine

Research Focus & Interests  

Extension and Outreach
Infectious diseases of poultry
Poultry diagnostics and pathology

Honors & Awards  

Phi Zeta Poster Award (Clinical/applied research) – honorable mention 2015; The Society of Phi Zeta


Iowa Egg Symposium – conference coordinator (Oct 2015 – present)
Iowa poultry pullorum school – event co-coordinator with Iowa Poultry Association (February 2016 – present)
Iowa State University – Avian club, faculty co-advisor


Iowa Emergency Disease Response Committee (IEDRC) – member (Aug 2015-present)
Iowa Egg Council – ex-officio member (August 2015 – present)
Iowa Turkey Federation – ex-officio member (August 2015 – present)
American Association of Avian Pathologists (AAAP) – membership committee (2012-present), Toxicoinfectious diseases of poultry committee, education committee, history committee (2015-present)
Association of Veterinarians in Egg Production (AVEP) – member (2013-present)
American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) – member (2008-present)
United States American Health Association (USAHA) – member, transmissible diseases of poultry (2013-present)

Selected Publications  

Google Scholar Page

Sato, Y., T.L. Lin, and P. O’Neil. Ectopic thyroid follicular cell adenoma, papillary type, in a pigeon. Pathology in Practice. Journal of American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). (in press, acceptedNov 2014)

Sato, Y., W.L. Wigle, S. Gallagher, A.L. Johnson, R.W. Sweeney, and P.S. Wakenell. Case Report: Outbreak of Type C Botulism in Commercial Layer Chickens. Avian Diseases. (in press, February 2016)

Sato, Y., W.L. Wigle, T.L. Lin, E.N. Gingerich, and P.S. Wakenell. Case Report: Necrotizing and Hemorrhagic Hepatitis and Enteritis in Commercial Layer Pullets. Av. Dis. (accepted, December 2015)