Candidate Seminar for Canada Research Chair in Veterinary Epidemiology

Event Date:
Monday, August 19, 2019, 10:30 am
Atlantic Veterinary College
Lecture Theatre A

The Department of Health Management will be interviewing 3 candidates for the Canada Research Chair tenure-track faculty position in Veterinary Epidemiology. As part of the interview process, each candidate has been asked to present two brief seminars; one suitable for graduate student level and the other a presentation of their research.

Dr. Caroline Ritter studied veterinary medicine in Germany before moving to Canada for her PhD in the Department of Production Animal Health (University of Calgary). Currently, she is employed as a Banting postdoctoral fellow in the Animal Welfare Program at the University of British Columbia. Dr. Ritter’s research focusses on improving prevention and control of animal disease through a better understanding of the influences behind dairy farmers’ management decisions.

Statistical Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials in Veterinary Epidemiology
Beliefs, Behavior and Beyond: Insights into Dairy Farmers' Management Decisions and the Role of the Veterinarian
Monday, August 19, 10:30 am
AVC, Lecture Theatre "A"

Any interested faculty/staff are invited to attend. A copy of the candidate's CV and letter of application are available by contacting Tracy O'Flaherty ( in the Department of Health Management.