BOX 2-1 Subdisciplines of Veterinary Research that are Critical to Improving Public Health and Food Safety, and Animal Health and Advancing Comparative Medicine

Public Health and Food Safety

  • Food Safety
  • Biosecurity

Animal Health and Welfare

  • Food-Producing Animals
  • Aquaculture
  • Companion Animals
  • Laboratory Animals
  • Wildlife and Conservation

Comparative Medicine

  • Animal Modeling
  • Emerging Areas of Research in Comparative Medicine

Emerging Issues

  • Emerging Infectious Diseases
  • Ecosystem Health
  • Social Policies, Societal Needs and Expectations
  • Exotic and Caged Pet Medicine

From: 2, Progress and Opportunities in Veterinary Research

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Critical Needs for Research in Veterinary Science.
National Research Council (US) Committee on the National Needs for Research in Veterinary Science .
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2005.
Copyright © 2005, National Academy of Sciences.

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