DPHS
DPHS Departments VA-MD Vet Med

DPHS Faculty

François Elvinger

François Elvinger, Dr. Med. Vet., PhD, Diplomate, ACVPM & ECVPH

Professor
Production Management Medicine, Epidemiology
Department Head, Department of Population Health Sciences
 
Program Director
Public Health Program
 
e-mail: elvinger@vt.edu


Education

1990 Ph.D., Dairy Science
University of Florida
1983 Dr. Med. Vet.
Hannover Veterinary School, Germany
1981 Veterinarian
Hannover Veterinary School, Germany

Board Certification

2005 Diplomate, European College of Veterinary Public Health (Population Medicine)
1994 Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine

Research Interests

Epidemiology of infectious diseases, diagnostic test validation, animal health surveillance, study design

Professional Experience

2012-present Head, Department of Population Health Sciences
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
2010-present Program Director
Master of Public Health (MPH) Degree Program
Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
2008-present Professor of Veterinary Epidemiology
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
2011-2012 Interim Head, Department of Population Health Sciences
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
1997-2008 Associate Professor of Veterinary Epidemiology
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
1990-1997 Assistant/Associate Professor of Veterinary Epidemiology
Veterinary Diagnostic and Investigational Laboratory
Department of Medical Microbiology
College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Georgia
1986-1990 Graduate Research Assistant
Dairy Science Department
University of Florida
1983-1985 Research and Teaching Associate
Institute for Milk Hygiene and Technology
Hannover Veterinary School, Germany
1981-1983 Mixed animal practice in Germany and Luxembourg

Professional Memberships

  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians
  • Association of Teachers of Veterinary Public Health and Preventive Medicine
  • Society of Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine
  • United States Animal Health Association