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Professional Information

Associate Professor Marta Hernandez-Jover is an Associate Professor in Veterinary Epidemiology and Public Health at the School of Animal and Veterinary Science at Charles Sturt University (CSU) in Wagga. Her main interests and current research focus on biosecurity risks and risk analysis methods applied to infectious animal diseases and public health. Marta graduated in 2000 from the Universitat Autonoma of Barcelona in Spain, where she also completed her PhD on livestock traceability in 2006. In 2006, Marta joined the University of Sydney as an Epidemiology research fellow working on traceability, biosecurity, disease surveillance and risk analysis. Marta started at the School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences at CSU in 2012, where she teaches epidemiology, public health and food safety to veterinary students. She has led and contributed to research on biosecurity and disease surveillance among livestock producers in Australia, investigating implementation of and drivers for engagement with biosecurity and animal health management practices. Currently she is the Leader of the Livestock Systems Research Pathway of the Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation and she was the Acting Director of the Centre from October 2018 to November 2019. At SAVS, Marta is the chair of the SAVS Research Committee and the Presiding Officer of the School Board. Since completing her PhD, Professor Hernandez-Jover has published over 60 research articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals.

Education/Academic qualification

Learning and Teaching, Graduate Certificate, Charles Sturt University

Award Date: 22 Dec 2016

Veterinary Public Health, Masters of Veterinary Public Health and Management, The University of Sydney

Award Date: 21 Dec 2015

Veterinary Epidemiology, Doctorate of Philosophy, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona

Award Date: 08 May 2006

Science, Master, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona

Award Date: 12 Jul 2002

Veterinary Science, Bachelor, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona

Award Date: 21 Jul 2000

External positions

President, Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists - Epidemiology Chapter

05 Jul 201804 Jul 2019

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Research Output

  • An overview of avian influenza in the context of the Australian commercial poultry industry

    Scott, A., Hernandez-Jover, M., Groves, P. & Toribio, J. A., 11 May 2020, In : One Health. 10, p. 1-5 5 p., 100139.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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  • Prizes


    • 1 Conference/Symposium
    • 1 Public lecture/debate/seminar/presentation
    • 1 Editorial responsibility

    European Symposium of Porcine Health Management

    Marta Hernandez-Jover (Speaker)

    09 May 201811 May 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventPublic lecture/debate/seminar/presentationIndustry

    Frontiers in Veterinary Science (Journal)

    Marta Hernandez-Jover (Reviewer)


    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial responsibility

    3rd International Conference on Animal Health Surveillance

    Marta Hernandez-Jover (Participant)

    30 Apr 201704 May 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventConference/SymposiumIndustry