Dr. Dan Taylor is a Consultant at EpiX Analytics, where he works with scientists, decision makers and a multitude of stakeholders on rigorous, objective and scientifically sound assessments. He has a PhD in epidemiology from the Colorado School of Public Health. His dissertation focused on antimicrobial drug prescription practices in veterinary medicine with an emphasis on the potential public health effects. Specifically, in his dissertation, multi-method One Health approaches were applied to better understand how antibiotics are used in companion animal medicine
Dan’s research interests are veterinary epidemiology, infectious disease, food safety and antimicrobial resistance. Dan's current work combines his veterinary background with modern risk analysis techniques to help the swine industry strengthen biosecurity and prevent the occurrence of foreign animal diseases, like African swine fever, in the United States. Dan has a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree from Iowa State University and a Master in Public Health from the University of Iowa.