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Tuula Hollmen, Ph.D. and D.V.M.
Eider Program Manager/UAF Professor
Dr. Hollmen has been working with sea ducks (Tribe Mergini) and other marine birds for almost 20 years. She earned a DVM in 2002 from College of Veterinary Medicine in Finland, and a PhD in physiological ecology from....
AlanSpringer Alan Springer, Ph.D
Principal Investigator/UAF Professor
Dr. Springer is Principal Investigator of the Pinniped Program at the Alaska SeaLife Center and Research Professor of Marine Science at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. His research focus is on relationships between physical ...
Jo-Ann Mellish, Ph.D.
Steller Sea Lion Scientist/UAF Assoc Prof
Dr. Mellish's interests focus on how animals physiologically deal with energetic requirements during high-demand periods, such as growth and lactation....
Russel Andrews, Ph.D.
Steller Sea Lion Scientist/UAF Asst Prof
Dr. Andrews has been working with marine mammals for almost 20 years specifically focusing on North Pacific pinnipeds. He currently is an ASLC scientist and an Assistant Research Professor at the Institute of Marine Science...
Anne Hoover-Miller, M.S.
Marine Mammal Scientist
Anne Hoover-Miller has been studying the ecology and population biology of harbor seals and other pinnipeds (seals, sea lions, and walruses) for more than...
Lori Polasek, Ph.D.
Marine Mammal Scientist/UAF Asst Prof
Dr. Polasek's research interest focuses on adaptation of mammalian physiology to environmental and energetic requirements.  Marine mammals are capable of interacting with their environment without....
John Maniscalco, M.S.
Steller Sea Lion Scientist
John Maniscalco has been studying marine wildlife in Alaska for 15 years.  His primary field of interest is animal behavior and has conducted pinniped and seabird studies....
Pamela Tuomi, D.V.M.
Senior Veterinarian
Dr. Tuomi developed her interest in wildlife and exotic animal medicine while working as a veterinary student, and continued over the last 36 years as a small animal  practitioner and clinic owner and ...
Howard Ferren, M.S.
Director of Conservation
Howard was named Director of Conservation after six years serving ASLC as Assistant Director for Research Operations.  In his current role Howard is responsible for establishing the Conservation mission....
Carrie Goertz, M.S., D.V.M.
Staff Veterinarian
After graduating from Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Goertz did a two year aquatic animal internship at Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut....
Ann Riddle
Sea Duck Lab Manager
Ann Riddle graduated in 2001 with an undergraduate degree in wildlife biology from the University of Montana. She worked in the Carnivore Conservation Genetics Lab....
Pam Parker, M.S.
Research Associate
Rebekka Federer, M.S.
Invasive Species Program Coord and Lab Coord
Rebekka Federer graduated in 2004 with a B.S. in Applied Ecology and Environmental Sciences from Michigan Technological University (2004) and a M.S. in Marine Biology from ......
Orson P. Smith, P.E., Ph.D.
Collaborator/UAA Professor
Shiway Wang, M.S.
Collaborator/Sedna Ecological
Shiway Wang finished her undergraduate degree in chemical engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder in 1996. She worked briefly in the chemical oceanography department at University of Washington...



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