Dr. Andy Moorhead

Andy Moorhead DVM, American Heartworm Society

Andy Moorhead DVM, American Heartworm Society


Dr. Andy Moorhead is a small animal parasitologist and Associate Professor at the University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Moorhead received the DVM degree from North Carolina State University, followed by a MS in Veterinary Parasitology from Purdue University. He then received his Ph.D. degree from Cornell University.

Dr. Moorhead's main research interests are the role of host-specific cues in development of filarial worms, and heartworm treatment. Dr. Moorhead became a Diplomate of ACVM (Parasitology) in 2015. He has been a member of the executive board of the American Heartworm Society since 2016. He is currently the Symposium Chair for the 2025 symposium. He is also Vice-President of the American Association of Parasitologists.

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