Carole R. Baskin, DVM, MSc, CPIA

Associate Professor
Environmental and Occupational Health, Institute for Biosecurity

Master of Public Health program

Courses Taught

Public Health Ecology; Biological Basis of Public Health; Public Health & Disasters


DVM, North Carolina State University
MSc, Ohio State University
Residency, Comparative Medicine, University of Washington
Post-doc fellowship, Microbiology, University of Washington

Research Interests

Regulatory and compliance issues in public health

Publications and Media Placements

  1. Baskin, C. R., R. Gatter, M.J. Campbell, J.M. Dubois, A.C. Waits. Self-Regulation of Science: What Can We Still Learn from Asilomar? Perspectives in Biology and Medicine. (in press)

  2. Baskin C.R. & Zelicoff, A.P. (Eds). Ensuring National Biosecurity. Elsevier. February 2016

  3. Lewis, N.; M. J. Campbell; C.R. Baskin. Information Security for Compliance with Select Agent Regulations: A Close Look at The Challenges. Health Security. May/June 2015, 13(3): 207-218.

Honors and Awards

Baskin has received a certification in professional IACUC administration by Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research.

Professional Organizations and Associations

  • Saint Louis University Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), deputy chair
  • College for Public Health and Social Justice Standing Diversity Committee, chair

Community Work

She is a comparative medicine specialist with expertise in research compliance, integrity, and quality control in academic and public-private collaborative research environments. Baskin is also an influenza expert and has also worked on the next-generation smallpox vaccine.