DVM, MPVM, PhD, AVES (Hon.)
Epidemiology, Public Health and Population Medicine
Epidemiology and Environmental Health
- B.A. Sociology Beloit College, 1967
- DVM, University of Ibadan, Nigeria 1979
- MPVM, UC Davis, 1980
- PhD (Epidemiology), UC Davis, 1985.
- American Veterinary Epidemiology Society Diplomate (2007)
VMP 945 -
Epidemiology and Public Health
VMP 958 - Public Health and Food Safety
Cowen P. Program for Monitoring Emerging Diseases ProMED-mail. Workshop Report. Achieving a Sustainable Global Capacity for Surveillance and Response to Emerging Diseases of Zoonotic Origin. Rappateurs Beatty, Scott and Tsai. Institute of Medicine, National Academies Press. Washington, D.C. pg 57-59. 2008.
Salmonellosis and its Public Health Importance. Food Safety Inspection Service Continuing Education Course on Public Health. Raleigh, NC. Jan 10th, 2009.
Salmonellosis and its Public Health Importance. Food Safety Inspection Service Continuing Education Course on Public Health. Raleigh, NC. Jan 10th, 2009
Zoonoses and Animal Session. IMED International Meeting on Emerging Diseases and Surveillance. Meeting sponsored by European CDC, OIE, European Commission, Wildlife Conservation Society and ProMED-mail Vienna, Feb 13 – 16, 2009
Selected Extension & Engagement Activities
Serve as University Expert on H1N1 “Swine flu” outbreak. Numerous contacts with media including reposting of ProMED-mail moderator comments on US State Department website, National Pork Board website NC Extension Newsletter and numerous other websites.
NC Cooperative Extension Workshop on Dealing with Animal Health Emergencies. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical University, Sept 25th, 2008.
Development of Emergency Contact Information Card for Small Scale Producers. In conjunction with MATCH team members at NC A&T. July, 2008.