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Andres M Perez- DVM, PhD
Medicine & Epidemiology

1044 Haring Hall
Davis, CA 95616

+1 530 752 0336


Research Focus

Surveillance and modeling of animal diseases listed by the World Animal Health Organiation (OIE)

Specialty Focus



1997 DVM , Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Argentina
2002 PhD , Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina

Honors and Awards

2007 Senior author of papers selected as senior presentations at the edition of GISVET (Copenhagen 2007), the leading conference in spatial analysis applied to veterinary medicine
12/2009-11/2011 President. Sociedad Iberoamericana de Epidemiologia Veterinaria y Medicina Preventiva (Ibero-American Society of Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, SIEVMP). The SIEVMP was founded in Santiago de Chile in December 2009 with the objective of promoting the disciplines of Preventive Medicine and Veterinary Epidemiology in Spanish and Portuguese languages. Dr. Perez has been elected by unanimous vote of the >250 SIEVMP members from >25 countries as the first president of the SIEVMP (
04/2008-2013 Collaborating Scientist. United States Department of Agriculture. Agricultural Research Service. Foreign Animal Disease Research Unit. Plum Island Animal Disease Center. This is a volunteer appointment that facilitates access to data and facilities at the PIADC, which is the reference laboratory for FMD and other major diseases in the US.

Active Research Grants

Principal Investigator, Applying Epidemiological Models to Understanding the Emergence of New FMD Virus Antigenic and Genetic Variants, (Principal Investigator), USDA - ARS

Principal Investigator, A Web-Based System for Capture and Sharing of Animal Disease Data in Near Real Time, (Principal Investigator), Kansas State University

Principal Investigator, SOW web-based system for surveillance of infectious animal diseases in the European Union, (Principal Investigator), Veterinary Laboratory Agency (VLA)

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • Link Icon 2012 Álvarez J, Perez A, Mardones F, Pérez-Sancho M, García-Seco T, Pagés E, Mirat F, Dias R, Carpintero J, Domínguez L Epidemiological factors associated with exposure to Coxiella burnetii in cattle in Madrid, Spain The Veterinary Journal,
  • Link Icon 2012 Choi YK, Jones G, Johnson WO, Perez AM, Thurmond MC Modeling and predicting temporal frequency of foot-and-mouth disease cases in countries with endemic foot-and-mouth disease Journal of the Royal Statistical Society (Series A),
  • Link Icon 2012 Alvarez J, Perez A, Bezos J, Marqués S, Grau A, Saez JL, Mínguez O, de Juan L, Domínguez L Evaluation of the sensitivity and specificity of bovine tuberculosis diagnostic tests in naturally infected cattle herds using a Bayesian approach Vet Microbiol,
  • Link Icon 2011 Pereyra NB, Perez AM, Messick J, Cane FD, Guglielmone AA Estimación bayesiana de la sensibilidad y especificidad de dos pruebas diagnósticas para la detección de Mycoplasma suis en Argentina Archivos de Medicina Veterinaria de Chile,
  • Link Icon 2011 Pereyra NB, Perez AM, Messick J, Cane FD, Guglielmone AA Study of risk factors associated with Mycoplasma suis infection InVet,
  • Link Icon 2011 Mullner P, Zadoks R, Perez A, Spencer S, Schukken Y, French N The integration of molecular tools into veterinary and spatial epidemiology Spatial and Spatio-temporal Epidemiology,
  • Link Icon 2011 Perez A, AlKhamis M, Carlsson U, Brito B, Carrasco-Medanic R, Whedbee Z, Willeberg P Global surveillance of animal disease Spatial and Spatio-Temporal Epidemiology,
  • Link Icon 2011 Perez AM, Ward MP, Ritacco V Modeling the feasibility of bovine tuberculosis eradication in Argentina ,
  • Link Icon 2011 Perez AM, Tseng M, Pinto J Epidemiology of serotype Asia 1 foot-and-mouth disease virus in China Transboundary and Emerging Diseases,
  • Link Icon 2011 La Sala L, Perez A, Martorelli S, Smits J Breeding biology of Olrog’s gulls in the Bahía Blanca estuary, Argentina Wilson Journal of Ornithology,

Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

2011 Ward MP, Perez AM: GEOVET 2010A Conference on the Application of Spatial Analytical Methods Used in Animal Health, GEOVET - 2010 Sydney, Australia. Preface, , Prev Vet Med. 165-6.

2010 Perez AM, Marcos A, León E, Duffy S: Evaluación cuantitativa del riesgo de introducción de la influenza aviar en la Republica Argentina ('Quantitative assessment of the risk of introduction of avian influenza into Argentina') (1998-2009), Andrés Perez, (ed), En: Riesgo de introducción de la influenza aviar en la República Argentina: análisis preliminar ('In: Risk of introduction of avian influenza into Argentina: preliminary analysis'), Buenos Aires, Argentina. 75-91.

2005 Perez AM: Tuberculosis Porcina ('Swine tuberculosis'), Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias UNR Eds, (ed), Enfermedades de los porcinos ('Diseases of Swine'), Rosario, Argentina. 192.