Are food safety and AMR friends on Instagram?

May 23
05/23/2022 10:00AM - 11:00AM

UGA Center for Food Safety Webinar Series      

Are food safety and AMR friends on Instagram?                        

Guest speaker: Jorge Pinto Ferreira

Food Safety Officer at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Date: Monday, May 23

Time: 10 a.m. ET

Zoom: https://uga.zoom.us/j/9388938642 

Hosted by Dr. Issmat Kassem

Bio: Jorge Pinto Ferreira is a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, originally from Portugal, with five years of clinical experience; a Masters in Food Safety; a PhD (as Fulbright scholar) in Population Medicine (with a graduate certificate in public policy). Doctoral studies were conducted in a partnership between the College of Veterinary Medicine of North Carolina State University (USA) and the medical school of Duke University (USA) and were dedicated to the epidemiological aspects of the transmission of Methicilin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). In 2017 he became a diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Public Health. Between 2012-2017 he worked as a consultant in Switzerland, (SAFOSO AG), and from October 2017 until June 2021 worked for the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), as the Deputy Head of the Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) and Veterinary Products Department. Joined the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in July 2021, as Food Safety Officer.

Contact Information:
Issmat I Kassem iik33253@uga.edu
Jorge Pinto Ferreira