Conversaciones entre Chilefornians: One Health

Assistant Professor, School Veterinary Medicine,

Universidad Católica de Chile (PUC)

Fernando Mardones is a Veterinarian (U de Chile 2004), Master in Veterinary Preventive Medicine (MPVM, UC Davis 07 ‘) and Doctor in Veterinary Epidemiology (PhD, UC Davis 13’). Currently, he is an assistant professor at the nascent school of veterinary medicine at PUC-Chile. Previously, he was an assistant professor at the School of Veterinary Medicine of Universidad Andres Bello and postdoctoral in the Institute of Veterinary Preventive Medicine of the Universidad Austral, in Valdivia. He specializes in understanding the dynamics of diseases in animal populations and the determinants associated with health. As a specialist in quantitative epidemiological methods, he has applied these approaches in diseases that mainly affect aquaculture species (salmon, shrimp and tilapia). Fernando Mardones is the director of epi3lab at PUC-Chile, associate editor of Frontiers in Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics, President of the International Society for Aquatic Animal Epidemiology, and Co-Chair of the International Conference on One Medicine One Science (iCOMOS). Altogether, he has about 30 publications on the topic, in addition to numerous ongoing research projec

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