Yuko Sato

DVM, MS, Diplomate ACPV
Education & Certifications  

Diplomate, American College of Poultry Veterinarians
M.S. - Poultry Residency, Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN), 2015
D.V.M. – Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN), 2012
B.S. – Berry College (Rome, GA), 2008


VDPAM 420P - Poultry Preceptorship
VDPAM 408/508 - Poultry Diseases
VDPAM 498 - Poultry Medicine

Research Focus & Interests  

Extension and Outreach
Infectious diseases of poultry
Poultry diagnostics and pathology

Honors & Awards  

2018       Early Achievement in Extension or Professional Practice, ISU College of Vet Med
2018       Mark Cook Pullet-zer Prize, Faculty Member of the Year, Midwest Poultry Consortium
2017       AVMA Emerging Leader (American Association of Avian Pathologists)
2017       North American Veterinary Community annual conference, Speaker of the year (Exotics)


Iowa Poultry Association, Ex-officio member
Iowa Turkey Association, Ex-officio member
Iowa Poultry Emergency Disease Response Committee (IPREP), University Extension Representative
USAHA Committee on Poultry and Other Avian Species, Chair
Midwest Poultry Federation-Layer/pullet workshop, Program Co-Chair
Poultry Health Management School-Executive Planning Committee, member


American Association of Avian Pathologists (AAAP)
American College of Poultry Veterinarians (ACPV)
Association of Veterinarians in Egg Production (AVEP)
United States American Health Association (USAHA)
American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
Poultry Science Association (PSA)

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)