Research leader: Prof. Peter Thompson
Department of Production Animal Studies, Faculty of Veterinary Science
Position: Professor, Veterinary Epidemiology
Physical address; Room 2-5, Production Animal Studies, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Old Soutpan Road, Onderstepoort, 0110
Tel: +27 12 529 8290
E-mail: [email protected]
Qualified as a veterinarian at UP in 1990, PhD at Utrecht in 2006. Registered as Specialist in Bovine Medicine and in Veterinary Epidemiology.
Epidemiology and surveillance of infectious diseases at wildlife/livestock/human interfaces. Epidemiology of transboundary animal diseases, particularly zoonotic diseases. Epidemiology of Rift Valley fever. Effects of infectious disease on animal health and production.