Updated: Dec 6, 2022
Woutrina A. Smith, DVM, MPVM, PhD. School of Veterinary Medicine, UC Davis. Project Director, USAID One Health Workforce – Next Generation Project
Dr. Smith is the Associate Dean for Global Programs and a Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology in the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of California, Davis, USA. She leads the USAID One Health Workforce – Next Generation Project working with AFROHUN and SEAOHUN in 17 countries across Africa and Southeast Asia. Dr. Smith has worked on One Health research projects across Africa, Asia, and in the Americas, where multidisciplinary teams innovate together to solve complex health problems. She has received funding from diverse sources including the National Institutes of Health, the US Agency for International Development, the US Department of Defense, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support her research and training programs.