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Simon Reid

University of Queensland
simon.reid@uq.edu.au
Associate Professor Simon Reid is a keen advocate of One Health, which is an emerging international field of research and practice integrating human, animal and ecosystem health to address health hazards at the human-animal-ecosystem interface. His formal training was in Veterinary Medicine and a PhD in parasitology/epidemiology. His main interests are in research to improve the control of infectious diseases with a particular emphasis on zoonoses such as leptospirosis in both the animal and human hosts. He spent time working as part of the FAO program to manage Avian Influenza in Indonesia and Vietnam and later served as the leader of the Surveillance and Operational Research team in the Public Health Division of the Secretariat of the Pacific Community. Dr Reid runs a successful course teaching the principles of One Health as part of the MPH program at UQ and in 2015 at Sun Yat-sen University in China

My Speakers Sessions

Thursday, May 26
 

09:00