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Modelling the future of Arctic fox rabies dynamics and associated risk management

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Oct 28, 2021 11:46 AM

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Patrick Leighton
Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health @University of Montreal
Patrick Leighton is Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Montreal, and an active member of the Epidemiology of Zoonoses and Public Health Research Group (GREZOSP). His research focuses on the ecology of wildlife diseases that are transmissible to humans, and in particular the impact of ecological change on the epidemiology of these diseases and the risk they pose to public health. He co-developed and co-directs U. Montreal’s Master’s Programs in One Health and Veterinary Public Health
Agathe Allibert
PhD student @Groupe de recherche en épidémiologie des zoonoses et santé publique
Agathe Allibert is currently a PhD student at Grezosp under the supervision of P. Leighton. Agathe’s PhD explores the impact of climate warming on future rabies dynamics with applications to rabies risk management in the Canadian Arctic. After a master's degree in France in 2014 in Ecology, Evolution, Biometrics, Agathe worked for two years on Reunion Island as a statistical study engineer in tropical agronomy.