As one of the largest departments within the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine from Ghent University, the Department of Reproduction, Obstetrics and Herd Health aims at providing excellent education, scientific research and scientific and clinical services in the field of reproduction and obstetrics, herd health, veterinary epidemiology, veterinary legislation and practice management. Since 2006, Prof. Jeroen Dewulf is the head of the Unit of Veterinary Epidemiology. The research of this unit is centred around the prevention and control of notifiable animal diseases (like classical swine fever, avian influenza and bovine viral diarrhoea) and zoonotic diseases, biosecurity and antimicrobial use within a veterinary context and the epidemiology of antimicrobial resistance.
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Jeroen Dewulf is associated professor in Veterinary Epidemiology at the faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the Ghent University. His main research interests are quantitative epidemiology and control of zoonoses with a specific emphasis on antimicrobial resistance and antimicrobial consumption.