Epidemiologist Dr. Amy Delgado will work on several project collaborations between the FAZD Center and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Centers for Epidemiology and Animal Health. She is assisting in developing, analyzing, and banking scenarios for the modeling program NAADSM. This work will help disease managers in identifying and evaluating approaches in responding to outbreaks of high-consequence animal diseases.
Before coming to the FAZD Center, Dr. Delgado served as an epidemiologist for the InterAmerican Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture in Costa Rica for three years.
Dr. Delgado earned a bachelor of science in animal science from Texas A&M University-Kingsville in 2001, a master of science in animal science from Texas A&M-Kingsville in 2002, a doctorate in veterinary medicine from Texas A&M University in 2006, and a Ph.D. in biomedical sciences (epidemiology) from Texas A&M in 2011.