Guest Speaker:  Friday September 25, 2015
Location:  Fairmont Royal York - Imperial Room
Topic:  Infectious Diseases That Are Transferred from Animals to Human Beings
Shannon Meadows is currently an Epidemiology consultant at Novometrix Research Incorporated, and examines a wide variety of topics in animal and human health, as well as network engagement and big data.
In 2014, Shannon completed her PhD in Epidemiology at the Population Medicine Department of the University of Guelph. Her PhD thesis project consisted of determining the prevalence of Coxiella burnetii (Q Fever) exposure in sheep flocks, goat herds and their farm workers and veterinarians in Ontario, as well as identifying the risk factors associated with exposure.
Prior to exploring the small ruminant industry, Shannon completed an Honours Bachelor of Science Degree in Animal Biology at the University of Guelph. Shannon’s primary research interests include examining zoonotic disease surveillance and one health research.