2021 Symposium Speaker Bio - Dr. Don M. Huber

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2021 Symposium Speaker Bio - Dr. Don M. Huber

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Dr. Don M. Huber, Professor Emeritus of Plant Pathology at Purdue University, holds B.S. and M.S. degrees from the University of Idaho (1957, 1959), a Ph-D from Michigan State University (1963), and is a graduate of the US Army Command & General Staff College, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, and National Security Program. In addition to his 55 year academic career on the ecology, epidemiology and control of soilborne plant pathogens; Dr. Huber has had several concurrent careers including 41 years of active and reserve military service as Associate Director of the Armed Forces Medical Intelligence Center (Colonel, retired) (now the National Center for Medical Intelligence, NCMI) and Command of strategic Medical Intelligence Detachments with the US Army Medical Intelligence and Information Agency and Office of the Surgeon General. Dr. Huber is a past Chairman of the USDA-APS National Plant Disease Recovery System; a member of the US Threat Pathogens Committee; former member of the Advisory Board for the Office of Technology Assessment, U.S. Congress (now Congressional Research Service); and Global Epidemiology and Quadripartite Medical Working Groups of the Office of the US Surgeon General (OTSG). He is author or co-author of over 300 journal articles, Experiment Station Bulletins, book chapters and review articles; three books, and 84 special invited publications; and an active scientific reviewer; speaker; consultant to academia, industry, and government; and international research cooperator.