Julianne Meisner

Dissertation title: Livestock and the epidemiology of sleeping sickness: mechanisms and implications

Research interests: One Health/Planetary Health, epidemiologic methods/causal inference, spatial epidemiology, zoonoses

Awards or recognition: American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Annual Meeting Travel Award; Graduate Student Fund for Excellence in Innovation Travel Award; Stergachis Endowed Fellowship for International Exchange

Plans post-graduation: Veterinary Public Health Fellow at the International Livestock Research Institute and Clinical Assistant Professor in DEOHS at UW

Advice for students: Don’t be shy about reaching out to faculty! There is so much support out there. And go to all of the conferences you can!

Favorite memory: Being an EPI 512/513 TA and annual cohort ski trips.