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
July 18, 2019
In veterinary school, I was among a handful of peers interested in pursuing nontraditional veterinary career paths. We often rallied our classmates to recognize the application of One Health frameworks in our future careers; we were trained in a unique profession in which we could become advocates for or experts in food safety, regulatory medicine, One Health, ecosystem health, and the human-animal bond even within the walls of a small animal clinical exam room.
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
May 30, 2019
As senior veterinary students around the country celebrate the completion of their didactic learning and enter into their long-awaited and hard-earned lifetime of experiential learning, it’s important to revisit the striking findings from CDC’s December 2018 study.
May 23, 2019
The Summer Public Health Institute is held annually by the University of Minnesota School of Public Health. This unique program brings together over 40 experts in public health to teach a wide variety of intensive one-week courses on applied public health topics, from Fundamentals of Data Visualization in R (a statistical program) to Principles of Risk Communication.
May 2, 2019
This week I participated in the 68th annual Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) conference in Atlanta, Georgia. While sitting in a large conference hall listening to the many EIS officers discuss fascinating epidemiology case investigations, I decided to share what I learned about the EIS program so far.
April 24, 2019
Dr. Andrew Maccabe, CEO of the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges will speak at the next Hueston Speaker Series Friday, May 3, with the talk "The Future of Veterinary Medical Education."