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Alexa Rosypal, Ph.D.


Ph.D. Veterinary Medical Sciences- Parasitology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute


Richard R. Tidwell, Ph.D. and James E. Hall, Ph.D. Pathology & Lab Medicine


Dr. Alexa Rosypal is currently Full Professor at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, NC.


  • Spring 2008
    • General Biology (with lab): Shaw University
    • Independent Research course: Shaw University
  • Fall 2007
    • Senior Seminar (team taught): Shaw University
    • Zoology: Shaw University


  • Rosypal, AC, *Hailemariam, S, *Wekheye V., Huong, LTT, Dubey, JP, Lindsey DS, Tidwell, RR.  (2009) Survey of dogs from Vietnam for antibodies to visceralizing Leishmania. Journal of Parasitology. In press. *indicates undergraduate students
  • Rosypal, AC, RR Tidwell, DS Lindsay. (2007) Prevalence of antibodies to Leishmania infantum and Trypanosoma cruzi in wild canids from South Carolina. Journal of Parasitology. 93(4): 955-957.
  • Rosypal, AC, JE Hall, S Bakunova, DA Patrick, S Bakunov, CE Stephens, A Kumar, DW Boykin, RR Tidwell. (2007) In vitro activity of dicationic compounds against a North American foxhound isolate of Leishmania infantum. Veterinary Parisotology. 158(1): 97-112.
  • Rosypal, A.C., J. A. Cortas-Vecino, S. M. Gennari, J.P. Dubey, R.R. Tidwell, D.S. Lindsay. (2007) Serological survey of Leishmania infantum and Trypanosoma cruzi in dogs from urban areas of Brazil and Colombia. Veterinary Parasitology. 149(3-4), 172-177.