To mark the International Day of Women and Girls in Science (11 February), Emma Snary (Head of Dept of Epidemiological Sciences) talks about the science carried out to underpin policy in the area of animal and public health.
Emma is the Head of the Department of Epidemiological Sciences at APHA. After completing a PhD in mathematical modelling of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, she joined the Veterinary Laboratories Agency as a Risk Analyst in 2000. She specialises in food safety risk assessment and enjoys working with colleagues across the APHA and elsewhere in the UK and Europe. Emma was the Risk Research Thematic Coordinator for the Med-Vet-Net Network of Excellence and the Leader of the EFSA Salmonella in Pigs risk assessment. She has published over 40 papers in the field of risk assessment and is currently a member of the EFSA BIOHAZ Panel.