Department of Population Health, Food Animal Health and Management, Veterinary Teaching Hospital
Associate Professor, Director of Infection Control

Research Interests

  • Investigating the epidemiology and prevention of important potential pathogens in veterinary medicine and public health including the exploration of risk factors and rapid methods for detection;
  • Advancing evidence-based risk management strategies for the prevention and control of important contagious and zoonotic pathogens in veterinary medicine;
  • Exploring occupational risks associated with the training of veterinary personnel and the practice of veterinary medicine;
  • Creating effective communications and learning tools for the continued education of veterinary personnel; and
  • Developing open access teaching tools to promote epidemiology education in veterinary medicine and public health.

Educational Background

  • PhD (Clinical Sciences – Epidemiology), Colorado State University (2014)
  • Residency, Infection Control & Biosecurity, Colorado State University (2009-2014)
  • MSc (Large Animal Clinical Sciences), University of Saskatchewan (2009)
  • Residency, Large Animal Internal Medicine, University of Saskatchewan (2006-2009)
  • Internship, Large Animal Internal Medicine, University of Saskatchewan (2005-2006)
  • DVM, Colorado State University (2005)
  • BS (Biological Sciences), Montana State University (1996)

Board Certification

  • American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Large Animal Internal Medicine (2009)
  • American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine (2014)

Additional Training

  • Fellow, Emerging Leaders in Biosecurity Initiative (ELBI), Center for Health Security, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (2017)
  • Teaching Mastery Certification: Mastery of Blended Teaching, Networked Learning Initiative (NLI), Virginia Tech (2016)
  • Graduate Teaching Certificate, The Institute for Learning and Teaching (TILT), Colorado State University, October (2015)

Teaching Experience

POPH 5240 – Epidemiology & Preventive Medicine

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