The Secure Food Systems team conducts science-based risk assessment, research, outreach and engagement to prepare for plant and animal disease emergencies and support the continuity of business in the event of an outbreak.  The team does this by pioneering strategies to mitigate risk, facilitating collaborative public-private-academic partnerships, responding to plant and animal disease emergencies, and delivering relevant outreach.

Faculty

Dr. Carol Cardona

Carol Cardona DVM, PhD, DACPV
Professor and Pomeroy Endowed Chair in Avian Health
Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences,
College of Veterinary Medicine
ccardona@umn.edu

Dr. Marie Culhane
Marie Culhane, DVM, PhD
Associate Professor

Department of Veterinary Population Medicine
College of Veterinary Medicine
Timothy Goldsmith
 
Timothy Goldsmith, DVM
Associate Professor
College of Veterinary Medicine
gold0188@umn.edu
David Halvorson
 David Halvorson
Emeritus Professor
Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences,
College of Veterinary Medicine