Assistant Professor of Veterinary Public Health and Food Safety, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences
Rodrigo studied veterinary medicine at the University of Concepcion, Chile. He worked in official controls in red meat industry and later on as a veterinary consultant in food safety for dairy and meat industry. He was awarded with a PhD in Food Microbiology from the University of Nottingham (UK) and a Post Graduate Certificate in Veterinary public Health from the University of Ulster (UK).
Rodrigo is currently a co-convenor for veterinary public health and the rotation leader for veterinary public health in the clinical rotations (year five).
Rodrigo is an Assistant Professor in Veterinary Public Health and Food Safety. In his role he contributes to the development of the veterinary curriculum, specifically with the design, planning and delivery of veterinary public health. He collaborates with the teaching/learning in the Meat Science and Meat Quality course, which is part of the AgriFood Advance Training Programe (ATP) at the School of Biosciences. Rodrigo actively contributes to the development of online teaching tools for VPH such as the VPH folder in the photo hosting website Flickr.
Rodrigo's main research interests are zoonotic pathogens and food-borne pathogens in food processing environments.
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