"Pigs and People: Economics, Behavior and Biology"
John Deen, DVM, MSc, PhD, DABVP, DCAW
Dr. Deen is a Distinguished Global Professor at the College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota. For the past 10 years, he has been the director of the One Health Workforce Project, part of USAID’s Emerging Pandemic Threats Program. His work in research, teaching and extension has been in epidemiology and economics, focusing on measurement and optimization across competing needs in animal agriculture and human health. He has led numerous projects on the measurement of welfare, disease and their clinical assessment. Dr. Deen earned his DVM and PhD from the University of Guelph and is board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Practitioners and the American College of Animal Welfare.