Dean’s Lecture Series
“One Health, Food Security, and Climate Change: What are the connections?”
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
3:30 – 4:30 pm
NC State University College of Veterinary Medicine - Main Building
Dr. Mo Salman, DVM, MPVM, Ph.D, DACVPM, F.A.C.E.
Professor of Veterinary Epidemiology Departments of Clinical Sciences and Envrionmental and Radiological Health Sciences Colorado State University
Education & Training:
- BVMS: University of Baghdad
- MPVM: University of California-Davis
- Ph.D.: University of California-Davis
Dr. Salman is a leader in population health research and education, with extensive research interests in analytical veterinary epidemiology, methodology for national and international animal disease surveillance systems, observational and clinical studies on animal populations, and epidemiology of infectious diseases.
Dr. Salman has extensive experience in an international setting; examples include providing Avian Influenza training workshops in Southeast Asia, Central Europe, and Africa and participated in international meetings to refine global regulations, protocols and surveillance systems. Dr. Salman is the principal investigator on ongoing research projects which include: the enhancement of the Program for Economically Important Infectious Animal Diseases, enhancement of the technical capability of the National Animal Health and Food Safety Services Systems in the Republic of Georgia, Armenia, Albania, Kyrgyzstan, Iraq among other countries; simulation modeling for Foot and Mouth Disease, collaboration for highly pathogenic Avian Influenza, and the refinement of risk assessment methods for infectious animal diseases that have impact on trade and public health issues. In addition, he is the primary investigator on the following research projects: the national animal health capacity building program for Iraq, integration of veterinary epidemiology in the development of international standards, and coordination of the Cochran Fellowship Program for veterinary medicine.Dr. Salman is currently a member of the Animal Health and Animal Welfare Panel of the European Food Safety Agency (EFSA) and a member of the advisory group of the FDA on TSE.