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I completed my veterinary degree at the University of Pennsylvania in 2010 concentrating in food animal production medicine and veterinary public health. After a brief spell in private practice, I completed a PhD at the University of Edinburgh focusing on the use of national livestock movement databases to understand patterns of disease transmission and to develop novel approaches to disease control in the British cattle industry. Prior to joining Massey University, I worked as a research consultant on a veterinary syndromic surveillance project at Texas A&M University and as a clinical staff veterinarian at two large animal shelters in Philadelphia.
My research focuses on understanding how routine management practices influence the spread of infectious diseases within and between livestock farms. In particular, I am interested in:
Field of research codes
Agricultural And Veterinary Sciences (070000): Agricultural Production Systems Simulation (070103): Agricultural Systems Analysis and Modelling (070105): Agriculture, Land and Farm Management (070100): Animal Management (070203): Animal Production (070200): Animal Protection (Pests and Pathogens) (070205): Veterinary Epidemiology (070704): Veterinary Sciences (070700)
Project Title: Antimicrobial Stewardship: Surveillance, Research & Engagement (ASSURE) in New Zealand farm animal production systems (Clare Phythian)
Date Range: 2018 - 2022
Funding Body: Royal Society of New Zealand