John B. Kaneene
University Distinguished Professor and Director, Large Animal Clinical Sciences
VET MEDICAL CTR
736 WILSON RD ROOM A109
EAST LANSING MI 48824
Dr. Kaneene's research emphasis includes the epidemiology and mechanisms of antibiotic resistance; surface water contamination; bovine tuberculosis; and disease surveillance. A focus is on the epidemiology of food-borne pathogens and their relationships to the development of antimicrobial drug resistance in animal and human populations, particularly Campylobacter, Salmonella, and E. coli. He is also actively involved in epidemiological studies and risk assessments of bovine tuberculosis in wildlife, livestock, and pets. As director and founder of the Populations Medicine Center, Kaneene addresses issues involving epidemiology, preventative medicine, and public health on a variety of diseases.
University of Khartoum, B.S., 1968, Mathematics
University of Khartoum, D.V.M., 1971
University of Minnesota, M.P.H., 1975, Epidemiology/Statistics
University of Minnesota, Ph.D., 1978, Epidemiology/Statistics
Selected Professional Activities:
Teacher of the Year (awarded by the MSU Student Chapter of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 1981, 1983, 1988; Beecham Award for Research Excellence, MSU, May 1989; Distinguished Faculty Award, MSU, 1993; Sigma Xi Research Society Meritorious Research Award, MSU, 1993; Fellow, American Epidemiological Society, 1994; University Distinguished Professor Award, MSU, 2005.
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