• PL 66 (Agnes Sjöbergin katu 2)

    00014

    Finland

  • PL 66 (Agnes Sjöbergin katu 2), B426

    HELSINGIN YLIOPISTO

    Finland

20032021

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Description of research and teaching

Research interests

Campylobacter and Cryptosporidium spp. as zoonotic food and waterborne pathogens

  • Taxonomy, phylogeny and evolution
  • Genomic epidemiology
  • Antimicrobial resistance
  • Virulence

Teaching

I am responsible for organizing and teaching the Environmental Health course for students of veterinary medicine in the curriculum of veterinary medicine. Environmental Health is defined in the curriculum as a topic addressing biological, physical and chemical factors in the living environment, which may have an impact on human health at individual and population level.

Central teaching topics include:

• Microbiological and chemical quality of drinking water

• Safety of indoor and outdoor swimming

• Indoor and outdoor air quality

• Waste handling

• Strategies and policy to protect regional and global environmental health

• Legislation in control of environmental health

 

PREVENTING DISEASES THROUGH HEALTHY ENVIRONMENTS

 

Fields of Science

  • 413 Veterinary science
  • Environmental health
  • Environmental hygiene
  • Campylobacter

International and National Collaboration

Publications and projects within past five years.