Through the One Health paradigm, the Center for Animal Health and Food Safety
plays a key role in protecting people from animal diseases and food-borne illnesses.
20 partner countries
collaborating on veterinary public
health experiential and eLearning
programs and food systems
working across the globe to address
the world's biggest problems in
diverse fields such as government,
academia, and industry
100 training programs
since 2001, developing the next
generation of public health
professionals with specialized
training and hands-on practice
Improving health systems for humans, animals and the environment through policy program development, implementation, and evaluation.
Delivering services to the University of Minnesota community that empowers international research collaborations and catalyzes their impact.
Building near-real-time systems for the prevention and mitigation of disease impact through mapping, modeling, and risk assessment.
Translating University knowledge and research into innovative online education initiatives for students, veterinarians, and professionals.
Developing the next generation of public health professionals with specialized, vigorous training and hands-on practice.
CAHFS partners with various local and global organizations on
research projects and training programs.
Capacity Building and Development
We strengthen the capacity of veterinary services at state, national, and international levels, and support the sustainable development of countries and regions.
See how: ProgRESSVet
Translation of Science-Based Solutions
We transform data into information, and information into decisions that promote food security, and animal, human, and ecosystem health.
See how: Control of salmon disease in Chile
Preparedness and Awareness
We develop infrastructure to prevent and mitigate disease impact, and protect animal, human, and environmental health in the state of Minnesota and the US.
See how: Wildlife health surveillance system