Jennifer Wishnie, DVM, MSc, MPH, DACVPM

Associate Professor of Practice
Jennifer Wishnie
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Academic/Professional Bio

Dr. Jennifer Wishnie is an associate professor of practice at the University of Arizona, College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM). She leads the One Health course and is working on One Health programming for the CVM, including a residency and master’s degree program in veterinary public health.  Jennifer is public health veterinarian with global experience in food production, food safety, veterinary public health, and One Health. Jennifer was previously animal science faculty at California Polytechnic University and, before that, held the position of Director of Producer and Public Health for the National Pork Board, where she was responsible for the development and implementation of public health and producer health programs, including antibiotic use in livestock production, antibiotic resistance, zoonotic disease transmission, the effects of production on public and environmental health, and workplace safety for the U.S. swine herd. 

Jennifer received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Saskatchewan, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, in 2004, after which she completed an internship with the World Organization for Animal Health in Paris, France. Jennifer earned her master’s degree in Public Health from the University of Minnesota in 2010 and is board certified by the American College of Veterinary Preventative Medicine.


  • American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine 2011
    • Board Certification
  • MPH Veterinary Public Health
    • The University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, United States
  • D.V.M. Veterinary Medicine
    • University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • M.S. Animal Reproductive Biotechnologies
    • McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • B.S. Animal Science
    • McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Professional Interests

  • Teaching
    • One Health, food safety, zoonoses, advocacy, policy
  • Research
    • One Health, food safety, community outreach