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

Abdelfattah Y. M. Nour

Department of Basic Medical Sciences
Purdue University
United States

Farhang Sasani

Veterinary Pathology
Tehran University

David E. Gerrard

Department of Animal & Poultry Sciences
Virginia Tech
United States

Korinn Saker

Associate Professor
College of Veterinary Medicine
North Carolina State University
United States

Sherman Wessel Jack

Department of Pathobiology
Mississippi State University
United States

Feng LI

Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
South Dakota State University
United States

Marianne Oropeza

Associate Professor
Department of Production Animal Medicine
Norwegian School of Veterinary Science

Hisao Kurazono

Department of Animal and Food Hygiene
Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine

Jing Yang

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