Epidemiology & Public Health

The Epidemiology & Public Health Program serves society through excellence in research, learning, and outreach, focusing on using basic and applied methods to address problems at the interface of animal and human health.

Our expanding Epidemiology & Public Health (VPHE) Program consists of several faculty members. Additional participating faculty members belong to interdepartmental programs, such as Toxicology, Food Science & Technology, Genetics, Reproduction, and Neuroscience.

Faculty and graduate students in the program are conducting research and receiving training that spans the spectrum of acute and chronic diseases of importance to domestic animal, wild animal, and human populations.

We train graduate students at the master’s and doctoral levels, and students working towards a master’s degree and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree concurrently.

Explore The Program

Research Areas

& Burden
of Parasitic Zoonoses

Dr. Christine Budke

of Vector-Borne
& Wildlife Diseases

Dr. Sarah A. Hamer

Modeling of Infectious
Disease Dynamics

Dr. Martial Ndeffo

of Bacterial Pathogens

Dr. Keri Norman

Contact Us

Christine M. Budke, DVM, Ph.D. | Professor & Associate Department Head
Epidemiology & Public Health (VPHE) Program | Coordinator
MS VPHE / DVM Combination Degree Program | Director
Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences (VIBS)
Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
4458 TAMU | College Station, TX, USA 77843-4458
Tel: 979.458.2154 | Email: cbudke@tamu.edu