Dr. Yasser Mahmmod
Dr. Yasser Mahmmod is a Lecturer in food animal health and epidemiology at Faculty of Health Sciences (Veterinary Sciences Program), Higher Colleges of Technology (UAE). Dr. Mahmmod is also Assistant Professor in Veterinary Infectious Diseases at Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Zagazig University (Egypt). Dr. Mahmmod is an enthusiastic and results-oriented veterinarian, and researcher with special passion and strong expertise in farm animals’ health, infectious diseases epidemiology, and One Health. He developed a strong national and international research profile in bovine herd health management and dairy production medicine including mastitis control, milk quality and udder health, and intramammary infections epidemiology as well as biostatistical modeling and Bayesian analysis for livestock health disorders data. In his current role at the HCT, Dr. Mahmmod coordinates teaching and research on veterinary epidemiology, Zoonotic diseases and One health, veterinary professional practice, and animal diseases and prevention.
Before joining HCT, he worked as Marie-Curie Research Fellow at CReSA-IRTA, Autonomous University of Barcelona (Spain) on the association between animal health, infectious diseases, and the microbiome from 2018 to 2020. From 2016 to 2018, he worked as a postdoc fellow at the University of Copenhagen (Denmark) on epidemiology and diagnostics of mastitis pathogens. In 2015, he did a postdoc at the University of Minnesota (USA) on dairy production medicine. Dr. Mahmmod has a Ph.D. from the University of Copenhagen (Denmark) in cattle health and epidemiology. He has MSc in infectious diseases (bovine tick-borne diseases) from Zagazig University (Egypt) and DVM from the same university. Dr. Mahmmod is a fellow of HEA and a fellow of Blackboard Academy. Dr. Mahmmod got several recognition and scholarships such as the Marie-Sklodowska Curie fellowship in 2017, and Merit Scholarship fellowship in 2016. In addition to the award the State Encouragement Award (highest national recognition) in Agriculture Sciences from the Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (Egypt). He has more than 70 Publications in peer review journals and international conferences covering wide topics related to production animals’ health, infectious diseases epidemiology, and One Health.