Dennis Westhoff

Dennis C Westhoff
Professor Emeritus
Organizational Unit
Professor Emeritus
Dennis C Westhoff
University of Maryland
College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Animal & Avian Sciences
1413 AnSc/AgEn Building
8127 Regents Drive
College Park, Maryland 20742-2311
Phone (main): 301 405-1366
Phone (alt): 301 779-2806, ext. 707
Fax: 301 405-7980

Teaching Responsibilities:

  1. ANSC/NFSC 430, Food Microbiology.
  2. ANSC 102, Animal Products Processing and Safety
  3. ANSC 489C SanitationANSC 698C Current Topics in Animal Science Seminar
  4. ANSC 698D, Developing Presentation Skills


  1. Provide assistance to food processing extension activities.
  2. Participate when appropriate in various department extension programs.
  3. Conduct “food safety” short courses.

Research Interest:

  1. Microbial safety and quality of foods.
  2. Dairy products and processing research.
  3. Microbial quality of aquacultured striped bass.