Institutes and persons involved in the HEALTHY POULTRY project

Partner 4
Utrecht University

Full name
Epidemiology Unit, Department of Farm Animal Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University

P.O. Box 80 163, 3508 TD Utrecht, The Netherlands

Website institute

Persons involved

  1. Dr. M. Nielen,
    First name : Mirjam,
    Tel: +31 (0)30 253 6663,
    Fax: +31 (0)30 252 1887,
    Task: Supervisor WP7,

  2. Ir. M.E.H. Bos,
    First name: Marian,
    Tel: +31 (0)30 253 6487
    Fax: +31 (0)30 252 1887,
    Task: Researcher WP7 (PhD project),

  3. Prof.dr. J.A. Stegeman,
    First name: Arjan,
    Tel: +31 (0)30 253 1248,
    Fax: +31 (0)30 252 1887,
    Task: Supervisor WP7,

Description of the institute
Utrecht University is accredited by the American Veterinary Association. The Department has an experience for decades on infectious diseases of livestock. The Epidemiological Unit consists of leading figures in the field of veterinary epidemiology, and is involved in research and education (i.e. an international MSc course) in this field. Over the last ten years, Prof.dr. J.A. Stegeman and dr. M. Nielen both were involved in research for decision support and the analysis of various major livestock diseases in The Netherlands, i.e. AI, FMD, CSF and Aujeszky’s Disease. Ir. M.E.H. Bos holds an MSc degree in animal production with emphasis on veterinary epidemiology.