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Francisco Olea-Popelka, PhD, DVM 

Assistant Professor 

Research Interests:
  • Veterinary Epidemiology
  • Zoonosis
  • Animal Health in Developing Countries
Courses Taught:
  • Veterinary Epidemiology
  • Applied Data Analysis
  • Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases and Zoonoses
  • Preventive Veterinary Medicine
Current Research Projects:
  • A Tracing Back System for Bovine Tuberculosis Cases Detected in Slaughter Plants: A Study to Enhance the Current United States System.
  • Effects of Acid-Base, Electrolyte, Energy and Cardio-Respiratory Imbalances during Capture and Confinement on Boma Adaptation in White Rhinoceros.
  • Leading CSU Epidemiologist (Co-Investigator) for the Avian Influenza Project at the National Level in the US.
  • The Study of Factors Relevant to the Control of Bovine and Badger Tuberculosis in Ireland.
  • Mayor University, Chile, DVM, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, 2000
  • University of Guelph, Ontario Veterinary College, Canada, MSc, Epidemiology, 2002
  • University of Guelph, Ontario Veterinary College, Canada, PhD, Epidemiology, 2007

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