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September 7, 2020

Texas A&M Veterinary Epidemiologist Receives Award for Worldwide Efforts

David Castellan, DVM, a veterinary epidemiologist at the Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases, Bryan-College Station, has received the Global Service Veterinary Award from the American Veterinary Medical Association, AVMA. This year’s Global Service Veterinary Award was announced at the AVMA Virtual Convention, which took place from Aug. 20-22. David Castellan, DVM, has has received the Global Service Veterinary […]

January 15, 2021

IIAD Welcomes 4 Senior Fellows

As of January 2021, four new experts have joined the IIAD team bringing their expertise and knowledge to programs across the institute. We are excited to welcome Barbara Martin specializing in Diagnostics, David Castellan specializing in Epidemiology, Jonathon Rushton specializing in Animal Health Economics, and Subash Morzaria specializing in Transboundary Animal Diseases. Read their full […]

November 16, 2020

ISAVET Presented at 2020 WOHC Conference

Our very own Assistant Director, Jessica Cargill, MPH presented the 2019 In Service Applied Veterinary Epidemiology Training (ISAVET) Programme at this year’s WOHC conference. 2019 ISAVET took place in Kenya and Cameroon involving two programs: Training of Trainers () and Training of Mentors (ToM). Trainers and Mentors of the ISAVET programme will build transferable skills […]

September 7, 2020

Texas A&M Veterinary Epidemiologist Receives Award for Worldwide Efforts

David Castellan, DVM, a veterinary epidemiologist at the Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases, Bryan-College Station, has received the Global Service Veterinary Award from the American Veterinary Medical Association, AVMA. This year’s Global Service Veterinary Award was announced at the AVMA Virtual Convention, which took place from Aug. 20-22. David Castellan, DVM, has has received the Global Service Veterinary […]

December 14, 2018

OneUSDA Internship Program

The OneUSDA Internship Program provides students with experience in a dynamic work environment that will enhance their educational goals and shape their career choices. At USDA, we are committed to teaching and shepherding the next generation of strong leaders. USDA will start reviewing applications on December 9, and the application window will close on January […]

May 10, 2018

DHS Office of Intelligence and Analysis Internship Opportunities

The Office of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A) leads DHS in the business of intelligence and is offering undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to hone their skills to prepare for careers as intelligence professionals. They are currently hosting internships in the following areas: Intelligence Analysis: Includes analysis of issues related to terrorism, cybersecurity, border security, […]

May 3, 2018

Veterinary student completes IIAD externship

The Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD) is committed to developing training materials and fostering a learning community in the veterinary industry. In conjunction with this commitment, the Institute recently hosted a veterinary student externship. Minnesota native Colette Friedenson received her bachelor’s degree from Boston University before attending Columbia University to earn her MPH in […]

May 2, 2018

Laboratory collaboration project breaks down traditional communication barriers

Earlier this month, the Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD) in partnership with the Texas Center for Applied Technology (TCAT) hosted an exercise that demonstrated the efficacy of a digital content sharing and collaboration network that will increase communication and collaboration between both conventional and high containment animal health diagnostic and research laboratories. The exercise […]

April 19, 2018

New student fellow added to IIAD team

The Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD) recently added a new student worker to their team. Elizabeth Rodriguez will serve under IIAD’s associate director, Heather Simmons, DVM, MSVPH, assisting with programmatic operations in the Institute. Originally from San Antonio, Texas, Elizabeth is a freshman at Texas A&M University pursuing an animal science degree with an […]

April 9, 2018

Student assistants added to IIAD team

As part of their commitment to developing the next generation of leaders in the agriculture industry, the Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD) recently added three new undergraduate student assistants to their team. __________ A Fort Worth, Texas native, freshman Biomedical Sciences major Victoria Cruz hopes to one day work in the public health industry. […]

February 14, 2018

Institute for Infectious Diseases and Boehringer Ingelheim Veterinary Public Health Internship Program

The Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD), in collaboration with Boehringer Ingelheim – Veterinary Public Health, is hosting two summer 2018 internship opportunities. The Institute will host two students with interests and experience in veterinary medicine and/or international agricultural issues. Veterinary students of any year or classification and graduate students are eligible to apply to […]