Amy Kircher, DrPH

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Assistant Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine
Director, National Center for Food Protection and Defense
“With evolving man-made and natural threats to our country, we must continue to improve our ability to create a resilient nation. Research and development of new capabilities to prepare our communities, identify threats and conduct effective response to crisis are key." 

Amy Kircher, DrPH, an assistant professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine and director of the National Center for Food Protection and Defense, is dedicated to protecting the United States from man-made threats and natural disasters. Dr. Kircher's research includes identification and warning of disruptions through data fusion and analytics. In her current position, she works to defend our food system through research and education. She is available to discuss the emergency preparedness and response, along with the growing importance of addressing contamination of our food supply as we work to feed growing populations.