Newsletter

October 16, 2019
Work with foreign animal diseases has put the U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service on the map, and collaboration with the Center for Animal Health and Food Safety has contributed to a number of successful projects.
October 16, 2019
According to the World Organisation of Animal Health, 75% of emerging infectious diseases in humans are zoonotic. Understanding what drives these diseases to spread is crucial to economic, animal, and human health around the globe.
Tags: Disease, Wildlife
October 16, 2019
CAHFS is working with Peter Larsen, PhD, and his team of engineers on the urgent need to educate Minnesotans about CWD. And last month, CAHFS launched their fall 2019 emerging issues webpage, CWD Watch.
October 16, 2019
When a costly 2015 outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza ripped through the United States, Minnesota farmers found themselves at the forefront. Four years later, CAHFS has continued their commitment to helping the industry to better mitigate and understand avian influenza.
Continue reading: Teaching from experience
October 16, 2019
Research is considered one of the core activities of many land-grant universities. At CAHFS, we believe that the scientific method, and answers generated through hypothesis-driven research, are the cornerstone for transformation, development, and growth.
June 12, 2019
The Center for Animal Health and Food Safety has a long history of collaborating with the Minnesota Department of Health and the Minnesota Board of Animal Health to implement solutions to the state’s most pressing public health problems.
June 12, 2019
As technology automates tedious tasks, enhances scientists’ understanding of biology, and produces extraordinary medical breakthroughs, it’s more important than ever that the training veterinary medicine students receive prepares them for today’s rapidly evolving field.
June 12, 2019
CAHFS relaunched the Engaging Intergovernmental Organizations program in March, starting off its eleventh year by taking a new multidisciplinary approach to tackling the most pressing global public health issues.
June 12, 2019
Karin Hamilton, DVM, MPH, DACVPM, directs the University of Minnesota’s Veterinary Public Health and Preventive Medicine Residency. “The VPHPM residency is the only one of its nature in the world to my knowledge."
Continue reading: One of a kind
January 31, 2019
Over the last 10,000 years or so, pigs and humans have developed a close relationship. Ever since pigs were first domesticated, swine production has played a key role in sustaining human populations.
Continue reading: "We didn’t start the fire"

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