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Maria Garza

  • RVC

Department of Pathobiology and Population Sciences

Maria graduated in Veterinary Medicine in Spain, developing strong interest in the socio-economic and public health impact of animal health.

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She conducted the MSc One Health at the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM).

Since 2015, she has been part of the Veterinary Epidemiology, Economics and Public Health group at RVC, involved in a variety of projects related to food systems in Low and Middle Income countries and Europe, assessing socio-economic drivers and decision-making processes of stakeholders across food systems, which have an impact on animal health, public health, livelihoods and the environment.

She is currently conducting a PhD as a collaboration between RVC and the CGIAR AMR Hub (ILRI and WorldFish), studying linkages between governance and antimicrobial use in aquaculture systems in Vietnam to develop a decision making tool that simulates intervention scenarios to reduce antimicrobial use.

She is interested in systems thinking approaches that improve interventions and decision-making processes among stakeholders.

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