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Global health lesson in Uganda

From the classroom to the field, we help veterinary students prepare for life as a global citizen.

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RESEARCH

Cow owner in rural Ethiopia

We unite researchers from different disciplines to address key areas of global health. 

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GLOBAL HEALTH NEWS

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Global Health faculty receive one of six travel awards from NC State’s Office of Global Engagement.

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“In the world today, all health challenges are global, and our growing program expands the opportunities for our students and researchers to make an impact.”

D. Paul Lunn, Dean, CVM
D. Paul Lunn

Dean, College of Veterinary Medicine

 

OUR MISSION

To support the discovery of knowledge, promote the development of lifelong learners, and have a positive impact worldwide.

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“We are striving to achieve Global Health by improving human, animal and environmental health worldwide using the One Health paradigm.”

Dr. Sid Thakur

Sid Thakur

Director, Global Health

 

 

 

 

GLOBAL IMPACT

Our faculty and veterinary students are working in countries around the globe to improve animal and human health. 

Select the countries highlighted in red to see our global research collaborations.

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OUR FACULTY

Dr. Anthony Blikslager

Dr. Anthony Blikslager

Investigating gastrointestinal barrier function and repair and increasing DVM student global engagement.  

Dr. Megan Jacob

Dr. Megan Jacob

Improving global surveillance of antimicrobial resistance, and assessing pathogenic bacterial transmission dynamics.

Dr. Gustavo Machado

Dr. Gustavo Machado

Predicting the risk of emerging and zoonotic diseases to identify new methods of prevention and containment.   

 

 

 

 

WHY STUDY WITH US?

Our Global Health Education program provides veterinary students with a foundation in global health, from key concepts and research techniques to immersive, international experiences.

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Locals in Ethiopia queuing for milk

 

 

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