Population Health Sciences Faculty

Fran├žois Elvinger, Dr. Med. Vet., PhD, Diplomate, ACVPM & ECVPH

Professor
Production Management Medicine, Epidemiology
Department Head
Department of Biomedical Sciences & Pathobiology

Education

  • 1990
    PhD, 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
    Department Head
    Population Health Sciences
    Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
    Virginia Tech
    Blacksburg, VA
  • 2010 – Present
    Program Director
    Virginia Tech
    Blacksburg, VA
  • 2008 – Present
    Professor of Veterinary Epidemiology
    Large Animal Clinical Sciences
    Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
    Virginia Tech
    Blacksburg, VA
  • 2011 – 2012
    Interim Department Head
    Population Health Sciences
    Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
    Virginia Tech
    Blacksburg, VA
  • 1997 – 2008
    Associate Professor of Veterinary Epidemiology
    Large Animal Clinical Sciences
    Virginia-Maryland 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
    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