Armando Gonzalez

Johns Hopkins University, USA

Dr. Gonzalez is a full professor, Department of Preventive Medicine and Animal Health, School of Veterinary Medicine, San Marcos University in Peru, and from 2007 to 2010 Dr. Gonzalez was Dean of the School of Veterinary Medicine. His areas of expertise are zoonotic helminthiases and epidemiological modeling. He is a renowned scientist on cysticercosis, with more than 25 years of productive work reflected in more than 100 peer reviewed publications. He was co-director of a multiyear Gates-funded project to evaluate elimination strategies for cysticercosis, and principal or co-principal investigator in projects funded by the Welcome Trust and the US National Institutes of Health. Dr. Gonzalez leads a strong and innovative team based at San Marcos University, where he has implemented research facilities for his program. There, he has trained and hosted dozens of veterinarians and other professionals, both Peruvian and foreigners, on epidemiological research methods for zoonotic diseases. Dr. Gonzalez earned the degrees of Bachelor in Veterinary Science, Veterinary Medicine and Masters in Science in Microbiology from San Marcos University, and a PhD degree on Animal Health and Production Programmes from University of Reading, United Kingdom.

Biography Updated on 11 September 2011

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