Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences
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Department of Infectious Diseases and Public Health

The Department focuses on One Health, an area spanning the health of animals, humans and the environment. Our principal research areas include:

• enhancing an understanding of the pathogenesis and natural history of infectious diseases in animals, with the overarching aim of improving methods for their diagnosis and control

• improving animal health and welfare through application of more effective disease control methods

• supporting the efficient and economic production of safe, both terrestrial and aquatic, animal-based food and other derived products

• monitoring current and emerging infectious diseases in animals that may impact on human health, including drug-resistant pathogens

• fostering collaborations between medical and veterinary personnel in the provision of targeted public health measures

• improving animal welfare through research, teaching and public education

Research Degree Coordinator

Research Degree Coordinator

Dr. Jun LI