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Section of epidemiology


The section of epidemiology is committed to advancing veterinary epidemiology through teaching and research. This includes designing and implementing courses in epidemiology and biostatistics at the undergraduate level and supervising research students at the postgraduate level.

We also offer advice on statistics and study design to all members of the Vetsuisse Faculty in Zurich.

  • Stakeholders to take on Electronic Rabies Surveillance using a One Health Approach in the control of Rabies

  • Our section at the ISVEE16 conference

    Paul Torgerson, Sonja Hartnack, Philip Rasmussen and Violeta Muñoz presented their research at the 16th International Symposium of Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics (ISVEE) held in Halifax, Canada.

  • New Project Started: Operationalizing One Health

    The project "Decentralize and operationalize the One Health platforms in Guinea and the Democratic Republic of Congo" will facilitate the participation of both political actors and practitioners in the field, thus addressing the main political, economic, technical and cultural barriers to the implementation of the One Health approach.

  • PhD opportunity with fieldwork in Guinea and DR Congo

    Your task will be to evaluate the knowledge integration at the level of the One Health field units as well as at the level of the national governance structures endorsing those units.

  • Epi-Brown Bag Session 5

    7th of February, from noon till 1pm

  • Debate on One Health and Environmental Law

    At the annual conference of the United Kingdom Environmental Law Association (UKELA ), a panel discussion was held with Jane Haviland and Melanie Baines from UKELA, Charles Foster, Barrister, Fellow and Associate Researcher at the Faculties of Law, Philosophy and Medicine at the University of Oxford, and Simon Rüegg from our Section

  • Paid Undergraduate Summer Research Program in One Health and the Environment

    The University of Maine Initiative for One Health and the Environment is excited to announce an NSF-funded Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program for summer 2022. Subject to change, we expect to run an in-person program on the University of Maine campus in 2022.  Our fully paid summer program will focus on Accelerating New Environmental Workskills (REU ANEW). From June 6 to August 12, 2022, we will invite 10 motivated undergraduate students to join our faculty and graduate students to conduct cutting-edge research at the intersection of human, animal, and environmental health.

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