The Humanimal Trust is delighted to announce that Professor Roberto La Ragione has joined the charity in the role as a trustee. Roberto is Professor of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology at the University of Surrey and Associate Dean for Veterinary Strategy in the new school of Veterinary Medicine, which opened in 2015. Roberto is the current president of the Med-Vet-Net Association.
Roberto has published extensively throughout his career in the area of host-microbe interaction with a particular emphasis on intervention strategies, antibiotic resistance, E. coli and Salmonella.
Professor Roberto La Ragione said:
“I am thrilled to have been appointed a Trustee of The Humanimal Trust, which is making vital steps forward in raising the global profile of One Medicine. The relationship between animal and human health has long been a subject of my research focus and thus, I am keen to further invest my skills and experience in this area. Therefore, I see no better place to do this than collaborating with the charity that is already making great progress for this important cause.”
The Humanimal Trust are excited at the appointment and the expertise and knowledge that Roberto will bring to the board.