Journal of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry

Editorial Board Member - JVSAH

Margaret L. Khaitsa

Associate Professor
Department of Veterinary and Microbiological Sciences
North Dakota State University
United States

Uganda with a Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine, 1982, University of Edinburgh, UK (Msc. Tropical Veterinary Medicine, 1987), The Ohio State University (Ph. Dr. Margaret Khaitsa graduated from Makerere University, Kampala D Veterinary Preventive Medicine, 1999) and University of Nebraska at Lincoln (Postdoctoral Research Associate (2000-2002). She joined North Dakota State University (NDSU) as Assistant Professor of Epidemiology in the Department of Veterinary and Microbiological Sciences in 2003 & in 2009 was promoted to Associate Professor. Her duties include teaching epidemiology courses and conducting research in infectious disease epidemiology and food safety. Dr. Khaitsa is board certified by the American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine. She is also an active member of professional associations including Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases; Association for Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine; and American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges-AAVMC. She served as President Elect – Public Health Committee of AAVMC (July 2011-June 2012). Currently she is a member of the “One Health” Committee (newly formed committee from a merger of Public Health & International Committees) of AAVMC (since January 2013). Dr. Khaitsa has served as a member of NDSU Global Council and as a Host family for International students at NDSU. She was the 1st mentor of African Students Union (ASU) at NDSU (2009 – to date). She also served as Member of the Multicultural Student Services Faculty Advisory Committee and contributed to her Department winning The Advance FORWARD Award (2011). This is an award given annually by the Commission on the Status of Women Faculty to an academic department at NDSU with a record of outstanding effort to support and advance gender equity in one or more of the five areas/goals established in the National Science Foundation Advance Grant.


Pre-harvest food safety especially in beef production systems, Infectious Disease

Other Editorial Board Members - JVSAH

Younes Chorfi

Associate Professor
Department of Veterinary Biomedicine
University of Montreal

Jing Yang

Associate Professor
Department of Comparative Biosciences
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
United States

Monique Mancuso

Coastal Marine Environment Institute (IAMC)
National Research Council (CNR)

Kelly A Brayton

Associate Professor
Department of Veterinary Microbiology & Pathology
Washington State University
United States


School of Veterinary Medicine
Ross University
Saint Kitts


Associate Professor
Department of of Anatomy
Auburn University
United States

Gheorghe Mircea Constantinescu

Department of Biomedical Sciences
University of Missouri
United States


Assistant professor
Department of Animal & Poultry Sciences
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
United States

Sherman Wessel Jack

Department of Pathobiology
Mississippi State University
United States


Veterinary Pathologist
South Dakota State University
United States
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