CAHFS invites you to join us for a special two-part event in the Dr. Will Hueston Speaker Series:
Petra Muellner, DVM, PhD
Director, Epi-interactive, New Zealand
“From cows to SNPs to dashboards – an epidemiologist’s journey to connect data with people"
Fedor Korennoy, MS, PhD candidate
Research Scientist, Federal Centre for Animal Health, Russia
“African swine fever in Eurasia: current situation and an overview of a 10+ year epidemic”
Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 10:00-11:00 AM
280 Veterinary Diagnostic Lab
St. Paul Campus, University of Minnesota
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Petra Muellner is Director of Epi-interactive, a New Zealand company that works with public and private organizations both locally and globally to help improve human, animal, and environmental health through consultancy, capacity building initiatives and applied research. Petra curates a special interest in data visualization and dashboard development to better connect data and epidemiology with people. She is a member of both the Epidemiology and Veterinary Public Health Chapters of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists (ANZCVS), the current membership head examiner of the ANZCVS Epidemiology Chapter, and a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Public Health. Petra is an adjunct assistant professor in the Veterinary Population Medicine department at the University of Minnesota, and holds an adjunct lectureship at Massey University, New Zealand. Petra has previously worked in senior positions both at the New Zealand Food Safety Authority and the EpiCentre, Massey University, and is also the past Editor-in-Chief of the New Zealand Veterinary Journal.
Fedor Korennoy is a Research Scientist at the Federal Centre for Animal Health (Russia), which is a large OIE-affiliated scientific center for Russia, Eastern European, Central Asian and trans-Caucasus countries. Fedor specializes in the use of GIS techniques and mathematical modeling methods in veterinary epidemiology and biogeography. He has been a member of the International Society of Geospatial Health GnosisGIS, and he maintains active international collaboration aimed at a wider application of geographical approaches in veterinary epidemiology. Since 2017 he has actively collaborated with Center for Animal Health and Food Safety at the U of M, and also used to work at the U of M as a visiting researcher.
As a U of M sponsored event this seminar may be used for CE credit per Minnesota Board of Veterinary Medicine guidelines.