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Allen T. Rutberg, PhD

Research Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences Director, Master of Science in Animals and Public Policy, Center for Animals and Public Policy

Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine Website


A behavioral ecologist and urban wildlife specialist, Dr. Allen Rutberg evaluates wildlife management practices and focuses primarily on white-tailed deer ecology and conflicts. He researches fertility management and contraception to manage deer and wild horse populations, while investigating Lyme disease control and extending his contraception work to other countries. He earned his PhD from the University of Washington.