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    Jonna Mazet- BS, DVM, MPVM, PhD
    Professor
    Medicine & Epidemiology

    +1 530 752 7526
    jkmazet@ucdavis.edu

       

    Research Focus

    The development and application of One Health methods for the advancement of global health problem solving, especially the understanding of emerging infectious diseases and the conservation of threatened species and ecosysytems. Research has focused on the emergences and impacts of zoonotic diseases and toxins at the animal-human-environment interface. Three major areas of emphasis: One Health risk assessments, emerging pathogen surveillance and diagnostics, and ecology of zoonotic diseases and their impact on wildlife conservation and public health.

    Specialty Focus

    Epidemiology, One Health, Pathogen Pollution, Marine and Coastal Conservation, Emerging Infectious Diseases, Land Use Change, Climate Variability, Wildlife Health

    Education

    1990 BS Veterinary Science, University of California, Davis,
    1992 DVM , University of California, Davis,
    1992 MPVM , University of California, Davis,
    1996 PhD Wildlife Epidemiology, University of California, Davis,

    Honors and Awards

    2017 Honorable Mention, Remarkable Women of UC, University of California, Office of the President
    2016 Leiter Lecturer, National Library of Medicine (NIH) & National Medical Library Association Joint Honorific Lecture
    2016 Schofield Metal, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph
    2016 Zoetis Award for Veterinary Research Excellence
    2015 Research!America Public Health Hero, 2015
    2015 George C. Poppensiek Visiting Professor in Global Animal Health, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
    2015 American Veterinary Epidemiology Society Honorary Diplomate
    2015 Bortree Seminar Series Lecturer, Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
    2014 James Thatcher Speaker, Marin Academy Conference on Democracy
    2014 R.G. Thomson Lecturer, Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island (Canada)
    2013 Elected to the U.S. National Academy of Medicine (previously Institute of Medicine) -- One of the nation's highest honors in health and medicine
    2012 Outstanding Alumna Award, University of California, Davis
    2012 Oscar W. Schalm Lectureship, University of California, Davis - Recognition of outstanding contributions in wildlife disease and One Health
    2011 International Wildlife Disease Association and American Association of Wildlife Veterinarians Joint Tom Thorne and Beth Williams Memorial Award - Most significant contribution to the field of wildlife health
    2009 Paul Harris Fellow, Rotary International
    2004 Resolution from the State of California in honor of making California the internationally recognized world leader in oiled wildlife response
    2001 Appointed to the Governor of California's Oil Spill Technical Advisory Committee
    2001 2000 Legacy Award States/British Columbia Oil Spill Task Force
    1999 Sustained Superior Accomplishment Award, California Dept of Fish and Game
    1998 Outstanding Team Award for the development and implementation of the Oiled Wildlife Care Network

    Licenses

    Veterinary Medical License, State of California

    Active Research Grants

    Principal Investigator, Emerging Pandemic Threats (EPT-2) Program PREDICT-2, (Principal Investigator), USAID

    Most Recent 10 Publications

    • Jonna Mazet: Clinical one health: A novel healthcare solution for underserved communities 2018 Sweeney J, Zielinska Crook P, Deeb-Sossa N, Tu B, Dear J, Mazet J Clinical one health: A novel healthcare solution for underserved communities One Health,
    • Jonna Mazet: Suspected exposure to filoviruses among people contacting wildlife in southwestern Uganda 2018 Smiley Evans T, Tutaryebwa L, Gilardi K, Barry P, Marzi A, Eberhart M, Ssebide B, Cranfield M, Mugisha O, Mugisha E, Kellermann S, Mazet J, Johnson C Suspected exposure to filoviruses among people contacting wildlife in southwestern Uganda J Infect Dis,
    • Jonna Mazet: Awareness and practices relating to zoonotic diseases among smallholder farmers in Nepal 2018 Kelly T, Bunn D, Joshi N, Grooms D, Devkota D, Devkota N, Paudel L, Roug A, Wolking D, Mazet J Awareness and practices relating to zoonotic diseases among smallholder farmers in Nepal EcoHealth,
    • Jonna Mazet: The discovery of Bombali virus adds further support for bats as hosts of ebolaviruses 2018 Goldstein T, Anthony S, Gbakima A, Bird B, Bangura J, Tremeau-Bravard A, Belaganahalli M, Wells H, Dhanota J, Liang E, Grodus M, Jangra R, DeJesus V, Lasso G, Smith B, Jambai A, Kamara B, Kamara S, Bangura W, Monagin C, Shapira S, Johnson C, Saylors K, Rubin E, Chandran K, Lipkin W, Mazet J The discovery of Bombali virus adds further support for bats as hosts of ebolaviruses Nat Microbiol,
    • Jonna Mazet: Core Competencies in One Health Education: What Are We Missing? 2018 Togami E, Gardy J, Hansen G, Poste G, Rizzo D, Wilson M, Mazet J Core Competencies in One Health Education: What Are We Missing? National Academy of Medicine Perspectives,
    • Jonna Mazet: Building a global atlas of zoonotic viruses 2018 Carroll D, Watson B, Togami E, Daszak P, Mazet J, Chrisman C, Rubin E, Wolfe N, Morel C, Gao G, Burci G, Fukuda K, Auewarakul P, Tomori O Building a global atlas of zoonotic viruses Bull World Health Organ,
    • Jonna Mazet: Detection of emerging zoonotic pathogens: An integrated One Health approach 2018 Bird B, Mazet J Detection of emerging zoonotic pathogens: An integrated One Health approach Annual Review of Animal Biosciences,
    • Jonna Mazet: The Global Virome Project 2018 Carroll D, Daszak P, Wolfe N, Gao G, Morel C, Morzaria S, Pablos-Méndez A, Tomori O, Mazet J The Global Virome Project Science,
    • Jonna Mazet: A Comparative Analysis of Viral Richness and Viral
Sharing in Cave-Roosting Bats 2017 Willoughby A, Phelps K, PREDICT Consortium, Olival K A Comparative Analysis of Viral Richness and Viral Sharing in Cave-Roosting Bats Diversity,
    • Jonna Mazet: Checklist for One Health Epidemiological Reporting of Evidence (COHERE) 2017 Davis M, Rankin S, Schurer J, Cole S, Conti L, Rabinowitz P, COHERE Expert Review Group Checklist for One Health Epidemiological Reporting of Evidence (COHERE) One Health,

    Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

    2019 Gilardi K, Mazet J: Chapter 19: The USAID Emerging Pandemic Threats PREDICT Project –Global Detection of Emerging Wildlife Viral Zoonoses, Miller: Fowler’s Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine, (ed), , St. Louis, Missouri. 110-116.

    2016 Mazet J, McDermott H, Goldstein T: Chapter 14: One Health in the Twenty-first Century, McNabb S, Conde J, Ferland L, Macwright W Okutani S, Park M, Ryland P, Shaikh A, Singh V, Conde M, (ed), Transforming Public Health Surveillance: Proactive Measures for Prevention, Detection, and Response, 1st Edition. .

    2012 Bogich TL, Olival KJ, Hosseini PR, Zambrana-Torrelio C, Loh E, Funk S, Brito IL, Epstein JH, JS, Joly DO, Levy MA, Jones KE, Morse SS, Aguirre AA, Karesh WB, Mazet JAK, Daszak P: Using mathematical models in a unified approach to predicting the next emerging infectious disease, Aguirre AA, Ostfeld R, Daszak P, (ed), New Directions in Conservation Medicine: Applied Cases of Ecological Health, New York, NY. .

    2010 Mazet JAK, Johnson CK: Approaching health problems at the wildlife-domestic animal interface, Miller RE, Fowler ME, (ed), Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine: Current Therapy, 7th ed., St. Louis, MI. 153-60.

    2002 Mazet J: Overview: Managing for biodiversity, Rappaport D, Qualset C, Lasley W, Damania A, (ed), Managing for Healthy Ecosystems, Boca Raton, FL. 353.