The Annual Research Ethics Conference: Research Integrity and Trustworthy Science: Challenges and Solutions, will be taking place on Thursday, March 8th from 8:30am - 1:00pm, in Coffman Theater.
The University of Minnesota Swine Group and the Center for Animal Health and Food Safety (CAHFS) have partnered with the Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) to develop and implement a system for near real time global surveillance of swine diseases.
This semester on the St. Paul Campus, CAHFS will present Webcast viewings of the events in the lecture series Antibiotic Resistance: Policy Challenges & Solutions, provided by the Consortium on Law and Values in Health, Environment & the Life Sciences. The second event, “Antimicrobials in Agriculture and Food Production: Use, Overuse, & Misuse," is February 28th.
The inaugural ProgRESSVet (Programa Regional de Educación Sistemática de Servicios Veterinarios) cohort gathered in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on December 18-19 to mark the conclusion of the program’s first year. The program is an online education offering aiming to increase the capacity of veterinary services in Latin America.
On December 1, CAHFS Director Andres Perez gave the keynote address in the 9th Conference on Research in Salmonculture, which took place in Puerto Varas, Chile. Dr. Perez shared two lectures on the topic of Fish Health. The conference united under the theme of “Science for a Better Industry.”
CAHFS is proud to announce the launch of the Dr. Will Hueston Speaker Series, featuring key speakers in the areas of animal health and food safety. The Speaker Series was named to honor the legacy of Dr. Hueston, University of Minnesota Professor Emeritus, and an advocate and champion of inter-disciplinary collaboration in the areas of public health, epidemiology, capacity building, and policy.
CAHFS-affiliated faculty Dr. Karin Hamilton and VPHPM resident Dr. Jacob DeVries have been in Kosovo this month leading a workshop "From the Farm to Table - Poulty Production" with the University of Prishtina.
Dr. Andres Perez is the new director of the Center for Animal Health and Food Safety (CAHFS). Perez takes over for Dr. Scott Wells, who is stepping down after serving as director and co-director for the past six years. Perez joined the College in 2014 and is a veterinary epidemiologist specializing in the prevention and control of food animal diseases. He also holds the Global Animal Health and Food Safety endowed chair.
MVMA presents Outstanding Faculty Award to Larissa Minicucci
The initial planning for the OIE (World Organisation for Animal Health) Chiang Mai University-University of Minnesota veterinary educational twinning project came together in the fall of 2012, when key faculty and administrators envisioned what might be accomplished. The plan proved invaluable as a road map but, much like the experience of traveling, several changes occurred over the 39-month project.