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Clemson University
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Julie Helm

Director Poultry Programs
SC NPIP State Inspector
Livestock and Forages Program Team, Animal Health Programs, Veterinary Diagnostic Center

Office: 500 Clemson Road, Columbia, SC 29229
Phone: 803-726-7802
Fax: (803) 788-8058

Personal Website:


Educational Background

DVM Veterinary Medicine
Oregon State University 1995

B.S. Poultry Science
Oregon State University 1992


Interests: Poultry Production Medicine, Livestock/Poultry Farm Biosecurity (aka the Biosecurity Queen), Disease preparedness and response planning for poultry.

Professional Society Activity: American Veterinary Medical Association, American College of Poultry Veterinarians, American Association of Avian Pathologists, US Animal Health Association, Southern Animal Health Association, National Institute of Animal Agriculture, Southeastern Game Bird Breeders & Hunting Preserve Association

Extension and Outreach

Small Poultry Flock / Backyard Poultry Flock Workshops


Martin, M.K., J. Helm, K. A. Patyk, 2015. An approach for de-identification of point locations of livestock premises for further use in diease spread modeling. Prev Vet Med 120 (2015) 131-140.

Patyk, K.A., J. Helm, M..K. Martin, K.N. Forde-Folle, F.J. Olea-Popelka, J.E. Hokanson, T. Fingerlin, . Reeves, 2013. An epidemiologic simulation model of the spread and control of highly pathogenic avian influenza (H5N1) among commercial and backyard poultry flocks in South Carolina, United States. Prev Vet Med 2013 Jul 1; 110 (3-4): 510-524.

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