Amanda M. Berrian

DVM, MPH, PhD, Diplomate ACVPM

Associate Director, Veterinary Public Health Program; Associate Professor

Contact (614) 292-0796 Sisson Hall
1920 Coffey Road
Columbus, OH 43210
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Veterinary Preventive Medicine

Professional Training and experience

  • PhD, Epidemiology, University of California - Davis
  • DVM, Colorado State University
  • MPH, University of Colorado
  • BS, Environmental Health, University Honors Scholar, Colorado State University

Research Interests​

  • One Health research with a focus on community health promotion, human-wildlife-livestock interface, infectious/zoonotic disease

    • Quantitative epidemiology
    • Community engagement and participatory methods
    • Survey design
  • One Health education

    • Pedagogy for multidisciplinary learning
    • Effective curriculum development
    • Learning assessment and program evaluation
    • Immersion/experiential learning
  • Science communication and outreach

    • Interdisciplinary collaboration
    • Social media and technology



  • Hoet, A.E., Swisher, S., Berrian, A.M., Bessler, A., Grozdic, I. (2024) Assessment and implementation of day 1 competencies (AID-1C): a cyclical methodology for curriculum harmonization with international standards. Front Vet Sci, 11, 1390779.
  • Inpanbutr, N., Berrian, A.M., Bessler, A.* (2024) Using multimedia dissection videos to supplement learning of veterinary anatomy in the COVID era and beyond: student perceptions and benefits. Journal of Veterinary Medical Education,   
  • Bessler, A.*, Hoet, A.E., Swisher, S., Dagnachew, S., Fentie, T., Admassu, B., Berju, A., Brown, M., Berrian, A.M. (2024)Advancing one health through veterinary education: a mixed methods needs assessment for implementing a WOAH-harmonized national veterinary medicine curriculum in Ethiopia. Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 11:1357855.   


  • Oruganti, P.*, Root, E.D., Ndlovu, V., Mbhungele, P., van Wyk, I., Berrian, A.M. (2023) Gender and zoonotic pathogen exposure in a resource-limited community at the livestock-wildlife interface, Mpumalanga, South Africa: a qualitative analysis PLoS Global Public Health, 3(6):e0001167 
  • Eleftheriou, A., Swisher, S., Arruda, A., Berrian, A., Pesapane, R. (2023) Describing the experience of livestock producers from Ohio, USA with ticks and associated diseases. One Health Outlook, 5:15.
  • Eleftheriou, A., Swisher, S., Arruda, A., Berrian, A., Pesapane, R. (2023) A survey of knowledge, attitudes, and practices of veterinary professionals regarding ticks and tick-borne diseases: insights from Ohio, USA. One Health, 16.     
  • Kalley, A.*, Halcomb, M., Hoet, A., Summers, D., Skorupski, S., Day, C., Berrian, A.M. (2023). A multisectoral approach to developing a state-level foreign animal disease response plan: the Ohio African Swine Fever Response Plan Workshop. J Amer Vet Med Assoc.   


  • Kordecki, H.*; Antrobus-Wuth, R.; Uys, M-T.; van Wyk, I.; Root, E.D.; Berrian, A.M. (2022) Disposable diaper waste accumulation at the human-livestock-wildlife interface: a One Health approach. Environmental Challenges, 8. 
  • Rullan-Oliver, P., Millward, L., Berrian, A.M., O’Quin, J. (2022) Association between pet ownership and utilization of public services among people experiencing homelessness in Columbus, Ohio: a cross-sectional survey. J Social Distress and Homelessness. 


  • Burek Huntington, K.A., Gill, V.A., Berrian, A.M., Goldstein, T., Tuomi, P., Byrne, B.A., Worman, K., Mazet, J.A.K. (2021) Causes of mortality of northern sea otters (Enhydra lutris kenyoni) in Alaska from 2002-2012. Frontiers in Marine Science, 8.
  • Machalaba, C., Raufman, J., Anyamba, A., Berrian, A.M., Berthe, F., Grey, G., Jonas, O., Karesh, W.B., Larsen, M., Laxminarayan, R., Madoff, L.C, Martin, K., Mazet, J.A.K., Mumford, E., Parker, T., Pintea, L., Rostal, M.K., Ruiz de Castaneda, R., Vora, N., Wannous, C., Weiss, L. (2021) Applying One Health approaches in global health and medicine. Annals of Global Health, 87(1):30,1-11.
  • McNabb, S., Magowe, M., Berrian, A.M., Wilkes, M., Shaikh, A., Gachuno, O., Perrone, L., Murray, B., Berman, E., Hansoti, B. (2021) Delivering modern global health learning requires new obligations and approaches. Annals of Global Health, 87(1):68,1-9.


  • Berrian, A.M.; Feyes, E.; Hsiao, C-Y.J.; Wittum, T.E. (2020). Multimodal Integration of Active Learning in the Veterinary Classroom. J Vet Med Educ, e20190127. doi:10.3138/jvme.2019-0127.
  • Hoet, A.E.; Feyes, E.E.; Fentie, T.; Melaku, A.; Nigatu, S.; Tomasi, S.; Coniglio, R.; O’Quin, J.; Stull, J.W.; Gebreyes, W.; Berrian. A. M. (2020). Development of an OIE Harmonized Day 1 Competency-Based Veterinary School Curriculum in Ethiopia: A Partnership Model for Curriculum Evaluation and Implementation. J Vet Med Educ. 2020 Sep;47(s1):8-19. doi: 10.3138/jvme-2019-0115.
  • Berrian, A.M.; Wilkes, M.; Gilardi, K.; Smith, W.; Conrad, P.A.; Crook, P.Z. et al. (2020). Developing a Global One Health Workforce: The "Rx One Health Summer Institute" Approach. Ecohealth, 17 (2), 222-232. doi:10.1007/s10393-020-01481-0.
  • Coyle, A.H.; Berrian, A.M.; van Rooyen, J.; Bagnol, B.; Smith, M.H. (2020). Gender Roles and One Health Risk Factors at the Human-Livestock-Wildlife Interface, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa. Ecohealth, 17 (2), 233-247. doi:10.1007/s10393-020-01478-9.


  • Berrian, A.M.; Martinez-Lopez, B.; Quan, V.; Conrad, P.A.; van Rooyen, J.; Simpson, G.J.G.; Frean, J.; Weyer, J.; Rossouw, J.; Knobel, D.; Blumberg, L. (2019). Risk factors for bacterial zoonotic pathogens in acutely febrile patients in Mpumalanga Province, South Africa. Zoonoses and Public Health, 00:1012.  


  • A.M. Berrian, M.H. Smith, J. Rooyen, B. Martínez-López, M.N. Plank, W.A. Smith, P.A.Conrad. A community-based One Health education program for disease risk mitigation at the human-animal interface.