Texas Tech University

Faculty One Health Research Focuses

Investigator Topic Involvement
Babafela Awosile Understanding occurrences of infectious diseases (antimicrobial-resistant bacteria, mitigation strategies) using epi, genomics tools, and One Health approaches American Society for Microbiology; Surveillance and epi of drug resistant infections consortium; Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases; Association of Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine
Alex Calle Validation of intervention strategies to control foodborne pathogens associated with meat-producing animals; Methods of detection, surveillance
Gizem Levent Exploring population dynamics of bacterial pathogens and epidemiology of antibiotic resistance in farm animals and their environment by using microbiology, molecular microbiology, and bioinformatics tools. Association for Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine (AVEPM); American Society for Microbiology (ASM)
Guy Loneragan Bacterial antimicrobial resistance, and ecology of zoonotic bacteria in animals, humans and ecosystems Texas Cattle Feeders Association; Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association; National Cattlemen's Beef Association; Texas Veterinary Medical Association; Academy of Veterinary Consultants, AVMA
Howard Rodriguez-Mori Scholarly output and citation patterns in veterinary medicine publications. Content and corpora analysis of epidemiology and One Health publications. Ethnographic studies of healthcare disparities, misinformation, health-related information-seeking behaviors, and culturally appropriate healthcare communication strategies for Latinx/Hispanic patients. National Communication Association; International Communication Association; Medical Library Association; Texas Veterinary Medical Association; Society for American Archivists; American Veterinary Medical Association; Association for Veterinary Informatics
Jon Thompson Applied chemistry related to animal science, physiology, and chemical measurement; Chemical analysis/air sampling Texas Veterinary Medical Association
Ryan Williams Application of natural resource and environmental economics methodologies to One Health research Texas Parks and Wildlife Department