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I lead the HEAT-AMR Research Group. Please see my research website below for more information.
Please visit www.heat-amr.com for more information about my research group, the Human-Environment-Animal Transdisciplinary Antimicrobial Resistance Research Group. Here you will find a current list of my research interests, projects, team members, publications, reports, and presentations.
I am a veterinary epidemiologist working on One Health approaches to develop scientific and policy mechanisms to combat antimicrobial resistance and foodborne disease in the farm-to-fork continuum. My research is conducted in a "virtual lab" where we utilize surveillance and other data, combined with quantitative epidemiological methods, to tackle research questions in the arena of antimicrobial resistance and food safety.
- PhD, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, 2011
- DVM with great distinction, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, 2002
- BSc with distinction, University of Calgary, 2000
epidemiology of antimicrobial resistance and foodborne pathogens in the farm-to-fork continuum
one health - surveillance, networks, and ecosystems
animal health surveillance
Please visit www.heat-amr.com to inquire about possible trainee opportunities.
Prospective Graduate Students: Please contact me to discuss your research interests. These should align with my current research areas in my program and consider that my program relies on a computer and data-based research. If you would like to work with me, please send an email introducing yourself, your background and your area(s) of research interest. Please attach your most current CV and a copy of your unofficial transcript.
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