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The Center for Animal Health and Food Safety (CAHFS) plays a key role in protecting people from animal diseases and food-borne illnesses. Since its inception in 2001, CAHFS has responded to emerging animal health, public health, and food safety issues by partnering with local, national and international stakeholders to improve food safety and public health. High-quality work that is based on interdisciplinary engagement and responsiveness to the issues at hand are the hallmark of CAHFS.
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MnDRIVE / Global Food Ventures Funding

Pre-proposals for FY2016 funding are being accepted through March 9, 2015. U of M Faculty are invited to submit interdisciplinary research proposals to address issues in the area's of Research, Commercialization and Workforce Development.

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VPHPM Resident Aimee Hunt

CAHFS Welcomes Aimee Hunt

Aimee Hunt has joined CAHFS as part of hte Veterinary Public Health and Preventive Medicine Residency program. She is a 2009 graduate of Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine and has successfully started and managed her own relief veterinary business in two different states. Aimee's primary interests lie in the areas of global health and epidemiology, particularly as it pertains to the prevention and management of diseases at the human-animal interface.

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Upper Midwest Agriculture Safety and Health Center Pilot Projects

CAHFS partner, UMASH is accepting proposals through March 31st for projects that address health and safety issues related to agricultural workers and their families.

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2015  Engaging Intergovernmental Organizations Program

Block your calendars now for the week long program designed to expand participants’ networks among key global leaders and provide new skills for effectively engaging intergovernmental organizations (IGOs). Registration now open.

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South Africa Struggles to Balance Wildlife Conservation and TB Control

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