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Jakob Zinsstag

Jakob Zinsstag

Title: Professor
Work: Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland

Academic career in epidemiology, communicable diseases, zoonoses and health systems. Developing systems dynamic approaches for the control and elimination of zoonoses and health care provision to mobile pastoralist populations in Africa and Asia.

Current and previous positions held
2011 – date Deputy head of department, department of epidemiology and public health (EPH), Swiss TPH.
2009 – date Head human and animal health research unit, EPH, Swiss TPH.

Academic training and qualifications
2010 – date Professor of epidemiology (Titularprofessur), Swiss TPH/University of Basel.
2008 – 2009 Sabbatical at the Ontario Veterinary College, Guelph, Canada.

Academic and professional organizations
2012 – date President, International Association for Ecology and Health (
2009 – date Member of the board of the Transdisciplinary network (TD-net) of the Swiss Academies of
Sciences (
2010 Рdate Member of the scientific advisory board, Institut de Recherches pour le D̩veloppement,
2003 Diplomate, European College of Veterinary Public Health, Vienna, Austria.
Academic publishing and reviewing
Associate Editor PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases