Our PhD students


Lorraine Chapot

Lorraine is a veterinarian from the National Veterinary School in Lyon with a MSc One Health from the Royal Veterinary College in London. She started working as a research assistant in the One Health Poultry Hub, one of the 12 GCRF-funded interdisciplinary research hubs, on the surveillance and management of poultry diseases in Vietnam, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and India. She collaborated to the design and implementation of socio-epidemiological studies and gained experience in field coordination and data management. In 2021, she joined the Centre for Applied One Health Research and Policy Advice at City University of Hong Kong as a research and teaching assistant.

In 2022, she started a PhD with Ausvet as part of the TRANSFORM project, focusing on assessing and managing the risk of transboundary and zoonotic diseases in poultry smallholder systems in Indonesia.

Throughout her studies and work experiences, she developed a strong interest in multidisciplinary approaches for the surveillance and control of infectious diseases at the human-animal interface, contributing to building more sustainable food systems and improving global health.

Ph.D. title: « Evaluation and optimization of the management of transboundary animal and zoonotic infectious diseases in avian smallholders in Indonesia ».

Rebecca Hibbard

Rebecca has a veterinary degree from the University of Melbourne (Melbourne, Australia) and a Masters in Epidemiological Surveillance from l’École nationale vétérinaire d’Alfort (Paris, France) and CIRAD (Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement, Montpellier, France). From 2019-2021 she worked in the Antimicrobial Resistance and Veterinary Products Department of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) on the quality of veterinary products, focusing in particular on the surveillance of substandard and falsified veterinary products.

Rebecca joined Ausvet in 2022 as a research assistant on the TRANSFORM project, and in 2022 will be starting her PhD on the use of surveillance tools for improved stewardship of antimicrobial use in chicken production in Indonesia.

Rebecca’s interests are in veterinary product quality, antimicrobial use and antimicrobial resistance, epidemiological surveillance, and the development of information and surveillance systems.

Ph.D. title: “The use of surveillance tools for improved stewardship of antimicrobial use in chicken production in Indonesia”

Havan Yusuf– Coordinator, Data Component (TRANSFORM Indonesia)
Project Consultant, Ausvet Pty Ltd Representative Office, Indonesia

Havan is a veterinarian who graduated from the University of Airlangga. He then completed a double degree: a master’s program in Bio-Veterinary Science from Kasetsart University and a Master of Science from Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse under the InterRisk program. Havan has over five years’ experience working on various Indonesian multisectoral research and/or governmental projects. Specifically, those experience includes working as a program manager for the One Health collaborating center at the university of Airlangga, resource mobilization manager for the Indonesia One Health University Network as well as animal surveillance lead for the Ausvet prevalensi-Fleming fund country grant. In 2021, he started working for Ausvet as Indonesia Project Coordinator for TRANSFORM. Havan will also be starting his Ph.D. in 2022 in parallel to his activities as a project coordinator.

Havan’s studies, community work as a student, and later his work experience sharpened in him a strong interest in epidemiology, antimicrobial resistance and usage, and animal health information system.