Faculty & Staff

Program Leaders

Andres Perez

Andres Perez, DVM, PhD

Professor, Department of Veterinary Population Medicine (VPM); Endowed Chair of Global Animal Health and Food Safety; Director, Center for Animal Health and Food Safety (CAHFS)
Michael Mahero

Michael Mahero, DVM, MPH

Director, Veterinary Public Health and Preventive Medicine Residency
Mary Katherine O'Brien

Mary Katherine O'Brien, PhD

Researcher for Education & Outreach, Center for Animal Health and Food Safety (CAHFS)
Maria Sol Perez

Maria Sol Perez, DVM, PhD

Research Development Manager

Staff

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Ann Bateman, MNM

Operations Manager
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Anna Pendleton

Education Associate

Post Docs and Researchers

Udi Elnekave

Ehud (Udi) Elnekave, DVM, PhD

Post-doctoral fellow
Kaushi Kanankege

Kaushi Kanankege, PhD

Post-doctoral associate
Catalina Picasso Risso

Catalina Picasso Risso, DVM, PhD

Post-doctoral associate
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Heidi Vesterinen, DVM, MPH, DACVPM

Researcher

Veterinary Public Health and Preventive Medicine Residents

Lauren Bernstein

Lauren Bernstein, MVB, MPH

Veterinary Public Health and Preventive Medicine Resident
Gus Brihn

Gus Brihn, BVMS, MPH

Veterinary Public Health and Preventive Medicine Resident
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Addisalem Hunde Bedada, DVM, MS

Veterinary Public Health and Preventive Medicine Resident
James Kincheloe

James Kincheloe, DVM

Veterinary Public Health and Preventive Medicine Resident
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Jan Mladonicky, DVM, MPH

Veterinary Public Health and Preventive Medicine Resident

Graduate Students

Julie Adamchick

Julie Adamchick, DVM, PhDc

PhD Student
Joaquin Escobar Dodero

Joaquin Escobar Dodero

PhD Student
Umanga Gunasekera

Umanga Gunasekera

PhD candidate
Anna Munsey

Anna Munsey

PhD candidate
Daniella Schettino

Daniella Schettino, DVM, MS

PhD student