Justin Buenger, MIA, has joined the Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD) as a program coordinator effective September 12, 2018. Buenger will be working with the Institute’s Frontline In Service Applied Veterinary Epidemiology Program (ISAVET) team to support projects in Africa.
As program coordinator, Buenger will work closely with the ISAVET Program Technical Lead, Dr. David Castellan, DVM, MPVM, ACPVM, in developing and implementing the ISAVET program in East, Central, and West Africa. He will coordinate training activities, facilitate communications with the ISAVET team and international stakeholders, monitor budgets, prepare program reports and presentations, maintain
databases, and assist in logistical implementation.
Previously, Buenger has worked on projects in Ghana, Uganda, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo supporting public health and entrepreneurship. Buenger holds a Bachelor of Science in University Studies with a focus on biomedical sciences from Texas A&M University and a Master of International Affairs from the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University.