Claudia Muoz-Zanzi
Office Address:
1245 Mayo Building
Mailing Address:

1260 Mayo Building
420 Delaware Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55454-1075
United States

Claudia Muñoz-Zanzi, DVM, PhD

Associate Professor, Division of Environmental Health Sciences

Education

PhD, Epidemiology, University of California-Davis, 2002
DVM, Veterinary Medicine, University of Concepcion, 1994
MPVM, Preventive Veterinary Medicine, University of California-Davis, 1997

Summary

My overall goal is to improve our understanding of zoonotic infections and other emerging infectious diseases, especially in a global context, as these infections are often linked to poverty and inadequate living conditions. I specifically study leptospirosis (a bacteria spread through urine) and toxoplasmosis (a parasitic infection) and seek to identify the determinants of transmission between humans and animals, as well as interventions that are appropriate for limited-resource populations.

Expertise

Infectious disease, eco-epidemiology, zoonoses, one health, field epidemiology, community-based research, disease diagnosis.

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