Faculty & Staff

Program Leaders

Andres Perez

Andres Perez, DVM, PhD

Director and Endowed Chair of Global Animal Health and Food Safety
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
Maria Sol Perez

Maria Sol Perez, DVM, PhD

Deputy director and international research development manager

Staff

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Brittney Kosack

Project/program specialist

Post Docs and Researchers

Kaushi

Kaushi Kanankege, PhD

Post-doctoral associate
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Sylvester Ochwo, PhD

Post-doctoral associate
Catalina Picasso Risso

Catalina Picasso Risso, DVM, PhD

Post-doctoral associate

Veterinary Public Health and Preventive Medicine Residents

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Addisalem Hunde Bedada, DVM, MS

Veterinary Public Health and Preventive Medicine Resident
Portrait of Jan Mladonicky

Jan Mladonicky, DVM, MPH

Veterinary Public Health and Preventive Medicine Resident
Portrait of Ilya Slizovskiy

Ilya Slizovskiy, DVM, MPH

Veterinary Public Health and Preventive Medicine Resident / PhD Student

Graduate Students

Julie Adamchick

Julie Adamchick, DVM, PhDc

PhD candidate
Joaquin Escobar Dodero

Joaquin Escobar Dodero

PhD Student
Umanga Gunasekera

Umanga Gunasekera

PhD candidate
Anna Munsey

Anna Munsey

PhD candidate
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Rachel Schambow, DVM

PhD student
Daniella Schettino

Daniella Schettino, DVM, MS

PhD student

Technical Advisors

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Mohammad Alkhamis, DVM, MPVM, PhD

Technical advisor
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Sergio Duffy, DVM, MSc, PhD

Senior Technical Advisor
Udi Elnekave

Ehud (Udi) Elnekave, DVM, PhD

Technical advisor
Portrait of Emilio Leon

Emilio Leon, Med. Vet., PhD

Senior technical advisor