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Alda Pires

Associate Specialist in Cooperative Extension & Associate Agronomist in AES
VM - Population Health & Reproduction
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 754-9855
apires@ucdavis.edu Create VCard


Her research focuses on quantitative methods to identify strategies that improve animal health and control infectious diseases in livestock on small-scale farms. The goals of her research and extension programs are to identify mitigation strategies to reduce the dissemination of foodborne pathogens during pre-harvest on small-scale farms. She is interested in developing and applying epidemiological tools, such as temporal-spatial analysis, molecular analysis and risk assessment in order to support risk-based surveillance, infectious diseases control strategies, and the improvement animal health and food safety.




Urban Agriculture and Food Safety, Veterinary Epidemiology,

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