Iñaki Deza-Cruz is a public health veterinarian with an interest in disease modelling. He graduated from the University of Zaragoza, Spain, in 2001 and obtained his doctorate degree in epidemiology of arboviral diseases at Newcastle University, UK, and Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in St. Kitts and Nevis in 2018. In 2021, he became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine (DipACVPM).
Iñaki is an enthusiastic teacher and has taught Veterinary Public Health at the University of Surrey and at the University of Edinburgh. Prior to his academic path, he developed an extensive career as a government veterinarian. He has worked at the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) and the Food Standards Agency (FSA) where he was actively involved in the assessment of food safety and animal welfare official requirements and the implementation of regulatory controls in food establishments.
Areas of specialism
I am interested in modelling infectious diseases and applying Bayesian models to veterinary science.
- VMS5001 - VPH Intramural Rotation
- VMS2008 - Animals in Society II
- VMS3009 - Student research supervisor