Animal Health Surveillance in the U.S.: How do we go from good to great? – International Society for Disease Surveillance


Thursday, November 20, 2014, 1:00-2:00PM EST (18:00-19:00 GMT)


Dr. Brian McCluskey

Brian received a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Washington State University in 1987 and following graduation was in large animal practice, primarily dairy, in western Washington State. He joined APHIS in 1990 and was stationed in Charleston, West Virginia as a section veterinary medical officer. he was then sponsored by APHIS Cattle Diseases Staff in a graduate program at the University of Florida and after receiving his Masters degree in epidemiology, was stationed at the Colorado Area Office as the Area Epidemiology Officer. During this time he became a Diplomate in the American College of Veterinary Preventative Medicine. Brian then moved to the Center for Animal Health Monitoring in Fort Collins, CO as the Dairy Commodity Support Analyst. He received a PhD in Epidemiology at Colorado State University in 2003 and from 2003 to 2007 was the Director of the USDA’s National Surveillance Unit. He joined the Senior Executive in 2007 as the Director of Veterinary Services Western Region. In 2011, Brian was named APHIS, Veterinary Services Chief Epidemiologist, a senior scientist level position. He holds an affiliate faculty position at Colorado State University in the Department of Clinical Sciences and has published frequently on infectious disease epidemiologic investigations and animal health surveillance. 


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