Dr Juan Carrique Mas
Senior Consultant (Epidemiology)
Juan’s training background includes a Degree in Veterinary Medicine (University of Cordoba, Spain), an MSc in Tropical Veterinary Medicine (Edinburgh University, UK), and a PhD in veterinary epidemiology (Warwick University, UK).
Juan completed a fellowship of the European Programme for Intervention Epidemiology Training (EPIET) at the Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control. Juan has been involved in numerous multi-disciplinary research projects on livestock in the UK, Bolivia, Sweden and Vietnam.
In 2010, he joined the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) as Technical Advisor on the Vietnam programme to control Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) H5N1. In 2012, he joined Oxford University Clinical Research Unit (OUCRU) in Vietnam, where he has been conducting research on topics such as Avian Influenza, non-typhoidal Salmonella, Campylobacter, Bartonella, leptospirosis, viral zoonotic infections and and antimicrobial resistance (AMR).
In 2016 he was awarded an Intermediate Clinical Fellowship by the Wellcome Trust. In Vietnam, he has led the Vietnamese Platform for Antimicrobial Reductions in Chicken Production (ViParc Project, www.viparc.org), a randomised field trial to help chicken farmers of the Mekong Delta (Vietnam) reduce antimicrobial use and AMR. He has and continues to be actively involved in several international and regional initiatives to reduce antimicrobial usage and AMR in animal production systems.
He now shares his appartment in Ho Chi Minh City with two kittens. His main hobbies include Brazilian music (he plays classical and seven-string guitar), photography (nature and people) (https://www.flickr.com/photos/130019602@N08/albums), swimming as well as practicing yoga and chikung).