Claire OkellFormer MSc student (Royal Veterinary College, UK)
Claire was a joint MSc student with the Royal Veterinary College (UK) investigating interactions between human and animal health and household economic status in Western Kenya through the PAZ project
Claire graduated from the University of Liverpool, School of Veterinary Science in 2009 with a degree in Veterinary Science. After carrying out a research project in Ethiopia assessing the impact of rabies on livestock owners, she worked for a brief period in equine practice.
In 2010/2011 Claire studied Veterinary Epidemiology at the Royal Veterinary College and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, funded by BBSRC. After completing her masters Claire began her PhD at the RVC in 2011 which was funded by The World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA).
“A community-based participatory study investigating the epidemiology and effects of rabies to livestock owners in rural Ethiopia.” Okell C.N. Christley R.M. Pinchbeck G.P. Stringer A.S. Tefera G. 2013, Preventative Veterinary Medicine 108: 1 pp1-9 Access it online