CAHFS is proud to announce the next event in the Dr. Will Hueston Speaker Series:
Michael Ward, MSc, MPVM, PhD, FACVSc, DVSc
Chair, Veterinary Public Health and Food Safety
University of Sydney
“Addressing the challenge of transboundary rabies spread: from DNA to disease models"
Friday, October 11, 2019, 3:00-4:00 PM
280 Veterinary Diagnostic Lab
St. Paul Campus, University of Minnesota
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Dr. Michael Ward is the current Chair of Veterinary Public Health and Food Safety, and faculty of Veterinary Science at The University of Sydney. He is a veterinary epidemiologist with experience in analytical epidemiological methods, spatial epidemiology and simulation modeling. Dr. Ward has 30 years experience in conducting research on infectious diseases, including West Nile virus in the U.S., FMD in Argentina, bird flu in Romania and rabies in Indonesia.
He is a veterinary graduate of the University of Queensland and has held positions within the Queensland Department of Primary Industries as well as the veterinary schools at Purdue University (Indiana) and Texas A&M University. Professor Ward returned to Australia from Texas in 2008 to take up the new position of Chair of Veterinary Public Health and Food Safety within the Faculty of Veterinary Science, The University of Sydney. He is currently Editor-in-Chief, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases.
As a U of M sponsored event this seminar may be used for CE credit per Minnesota Board of Veterinary Medicine guidelines