Production medicine, epidemiology, and microbiology, my current research involves: a) Bovine lameness, metritis, and mastitis. b) Factors affecting reproductive efficiency in dairy cows. c) Estrous synchronization. d) The use of bacteriophages as a diagnostic and therapeutic tool for bacterial infections of farm animals.
Ph.D. - 2008 College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Comparative Biomedical Sciences
Residency - 2005 College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cornell, Ambulatory and Production Medicine
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine - 2002 School of Veterinary Medicine, Federal University of Goiás, Goiania-GO – Brazil
Professional Society Memberships
American Society of Microbiology. 2008
Member of the Lameness Committee of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners, 2006 to present.
American Association of Bovine Practitioners, 2006 to present.
American Dairy Science Association, 2002 to present.
Regional Council of Veterinary Medicine, Goiás – Brazil, March 2002 to present.