Dr Alison Hillman has recently accepted an invitation to join the editorial board of the International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife (IJP-PAW) under the Editor-in-Chief, Dr Andrew Thompson. Alison will join the talented team of Associate Editors.
Alison is a veterinarian and epidemiologist with a background in clinical veterinary practice, university-based research and governmental epidemiology. She has a long-held interest in parasitology. After practising as a veterinarian for four-and-a-half years in rural practice in Australia and the United Kingdom, Alison completed an MSc in Veterinary Epidemiology at the University of London. Her dissertation was based at the Animal and Plant Health Agency (UK), analysing European Union commercial and backyard poultry avian influenza surveillance data.
Prior to joining Ausvet, Alison worked in the Epidemiology and One Health Section of the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources, on projects relating to border interception data and post-border animal disease surveillance in terrestrial livestock, alongside some work involving wildlife and commercial aquaculture. At Ausvet, Alison has worked on a variety of projects, spanning surveillance, data analysis, outbreak investigation and emergency disease response in terrestrial animals, aquaculture and plants.
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