Gabriele Maier

Assistant Specialist in Cooperative Extension

Population Health & Reproduction


Licenses
California State Veterinary License
American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine (ACVPM) Board Certified
Education
2018, PhD , UC Davis,
2010, Masters, UC Davis,
2009, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, UC Davis,
2001, B.A., San Francisco State University,
Active Research Grants
Principal Investigator, Beef Quality Assurance – a collaborative effort by industry experts to develop stewardship guidelines and best practices addressing the top three disease challenges for cow-calf livestock producers as directed by FAC 14404, (Principal Investigator), California Department of Food and Agriculture
Most Recent Five Book Chapters
2017 Pires AFA, Patterson L, Maier G : Coxiella burnetii Implications for Food Safety (Chapter 16), Simoes J, Anastacio S, Jorge da Silva G, (ed), In Principles and Practice of Q-Fever: The One Health Paradigm, . .
2017 Maier G, Pires AFA, Patterson L : The Risk for Q Fever in Public Settings (Chapter 15), Simoes J, Anastacio S, Jorge da Silva G, (ed), In Principles and Practice of Q-Fever: The One Health Paradigm, . .
Research Focus
Beef cattle herd health and welfare
  • Association of management factors with incidence and prevalence of disease; development of on-farm measures and plans for disease prevention; scoring systems for diagnosis of bovine respiratory disease.
  • Risk assessment and economics for preventive measures in beef cattle production systems.
  • Judicious use of antimicrobials and anti-parasitic drugs in cattle.

Beef quality assurance and food safety
Specialty Focus
Infectious disease epidemiology