Eva Wallner-Pendleton, DVM, MS, ACPV

Eva Wallner-Pendleton, DVM, MS, ACPV

  • Senior Research Associate
  • Associate Clinical Professor, Avian Pathologist and Field Investigator
Animal Diagnostic Lab
Wiley Lane

University Park, PA 16802

Areas of Expertise

  • Biosecurity and disease prevention in backyard and small commercial Flocks
  • Poultry diseases and management interactions
  • Avian toxicology
  • Diseases of game birds,pigeons, exotic and pet birds
  • Poultry Handling and Transportation Animal Welfare


  • D.V.M, University of Veterinary Sciences, Budapest, Hungary-1979
  • Residency in Avian Medicine, U.C. Davis, Davis California 1980-82
  • M.S.-Veterinary Microbiology, Oregon State University, 1986.
  • Diplomate, American College of Poultry Veterinarians, 1992


 EA Wallner-Pendleton, PH Patterson, S. Kariyawasam, D. Trampel and   T. Denagamage. JAPR (June 2014) 23 (2) 345-352. On-Farm risk factors for Salmonella Enteritidis contamination.   JAPR (June 2014) 23 (2) 345-352.            

 Lu, H., Dunn, P. A., Wallner-Pendleton, E. A., Henzler, D. J., Kradel, D. C., Liu, J., Shaw, D. P., and Miller, P. Investigation of H7N2 avian influenza outbreaks in two broiler breeder flocks in Pennsylvania, 2001-02. Avian Dis. 48(1):26-33, 2004. [PubMed Link]

Dunn, P. A., Wallner-Pendleton, E. A., Lu, H., Shaw, D. P., Kradel, D., Henzler, D. J., Miller, P., Key, D. W., Ruano, M., and Davison, S. Summary of the 2001-02 Pennsylvania H7N2 low pathogenicity avian influenza outbreak in meat type chickens. Avian Dis. 47(3 Suppl):812-6, 2003. [PubMed Link]

Sumner, S. S., Wallner-Pendleton, E. A., Froning, G. W., andStetson, L. V. Inhibition of Salmonella typhimurium on agar medium and poultry skin by ultraviolet energy. J Food Prot. 59(3):319-21, 1996. [PubMed Link]

Wallner-Pendleton, E. A., Sumner, S. S., Froning, G. W.,and Stetson, L. E. The use of ultraviolet radiation to reduce Salmonella and psychrotrophic bacterial contamination on poultry carcasses. Poult Sci. 73(8):1327-33, 1994. [PubMed Link]

Wallner-Pendleton, E. A., Hedstrom, O., Savage, T. F., and Nakaue, H. S. Toxicity of excess dicalcium phosphate in the diet of turkey poults. Avian Dis. 33(2):375-8, 1989. [PubMed Link]