John  B.  Malone 
Professor  - Veterinary Parasitology
Bachelor's Degree(s): University of California
Veterinary Degree: University of California
PhD: University of Georgia
Phone: 225-578-9692
Fax: 225-578-9701


Office: 3327 and 3203



As supervisor of the Clinical Parasitology Service of the Louisiana Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory, Dr. Malone provides diagnostic support to private veterinarians and the agricultural sector and is active in clinical research on unusual cases of parasitic disease in both companion animals and livestock. Dr. Malone teaches in the second year professional courses and coordinates the diagnostic parasitology course to Year 4 veterinary students. He offers the “Population Dynamics and Ecology of Parasitic and Vector-Borne Diseases” graduate course and contributes in other courses as a full-member of the graduate faculty. Dr. Malone is past-president of the American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists and from 1993 to 2003 served as USA representative on the executive committee of the World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology. 


Area of Interest
Geospatial Health applications of GIS/Remote Sensing; Epidemiology of vector borne diseases
Awards & Honors


He was the 1986 recipient of the School of Veterinary Medicine Distinguished Scholar Award and the 2000 recipient of the Pfizer Award for Excellence in Research.


Selected Publications


Malone, J.B., J.M. Yilma, J.C. McCarroll, B. Erko, S. Mukaratirwa, and X. Zhou. 2001. Satellite climatology and the environmental risk of Schistosoma mansoni in Ethiopia and east Africa. Acta Trop 79:59-72.


Abdel-Rahman, S.M., K.L. O'Reilly and J.B. Malone. 1998. Evaluation of a diagnostic monoclonal antibody-based capture enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for the detection of a 26-28kD Fasciola hepatica coproantigen in cattle.  American Journal of Veterinary Research. 59:533-537.

Malone, J.B. and J.M. Yilma. 1998. Predicting outbreaks of fasciolosis: From Ollerenshaw to Satellites. IN: Fasciolosis. Ed. JP Dalton CAB International Publications, Cambridge: pp. 151-183 (Ch 5). 

Bavia, M.E., L.F. Hale, J.B. Malone, D.H. Braud and S.M. Shane. 1998. Geographic information systems and the environmental risk of schistosomiasis in Bahia, Brazil.  American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.  60:566-572.


Malone, J.B., M.S. Abdel Rahman, M.M. El Bahy, O.K.Huh, M. Shafik and M. Bavia. 1997. Geographic information systems and the distribution of Schistosoma mansoni in the Nile delta. Parasitology Today 13:112-119.