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Patrick O. Pithua, BVM, MSc, PhD, DLSHTM

Associate Professor
  • Epidemiology
Patrick Pithua
Department of Population Health Sciences
VA-MD College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
205 Duck Pond Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061

PhD, Veterinary Medicine: Population Medicine Track; Epidemiology Minor, 2009
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

MSc, Veterinary Epidemiology, 2004
University of London, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and The Royal Veterinary College
London, UK

BVM, Veterinary Medicine, 1997
Makerere University
Kampala, Uganda

  • Emerging and endemic bacterial human diseases of animal origin
  • Emergence and persistence of antimicrobial resistance
  • Ruminant health and welfare

2018–present
Associate Professor, Epidemiology
Population Health Sciences
Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA

2016–2018
Associate Professor, Public Health

Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Missouri, Columbia
Columbia, MO

2009–2016
Assistant Professor, Public Health

Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Missouri, Columbia
Columbia, MO

2015–2018
Doctoral Faculty, Pathobiology Area Program

College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Missouri, Columbia
Columbia, MO

2009–2018
Graduate Faculty

College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Missouri, Columbia
Columbia, MO

2009–2018
Associate Director, Master of Public Health Program

College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Missouri, Columbia
Columbia, MO

2009–2018
Graduate Research Assistant

College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Minnesota
St. Paul, MN

  • African Leptospirosis Network
  • International Leptospirosis Society
  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • American Association of Bovine Practitioners
  • Association for Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine
  • American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners
  • American Dairy Science Association
  • USDA/NIMSS Regional Research Group NE1201 Mycobacterial Diseases of Animals
  • Conference of Research Workers In Animal Disease