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Dorien Braam

Dorien Braam

PhD Gates Scholar, Veterinary Medicine


Biography:

Dorien Braam has over ten years of experience working with the UN, INGO’s and government across Asia and eastern Africa focusing on forced migration, disaster displacement, human rights and shelter, before returning to academia with a MSc in International Animal Health (Edin), focusing on animal health in complex humanitarian emergencies. For her PhD in Veterinary Medicine she studies zoonoses - diseases transmitted between animals and humans - in displaced populations, with a focus on the Greater Horn of Africa and South Asia.

Research Interests

I study the risk factors and drivers of zoonoses - diseases transmitted between animals and humans - in displaced populations, addressing some of the most pressing global challenges: climate change, displacement and emerging infectious diseases.