Armando E. Hoet

DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVPM

Director, Veterinary Public Health Program; Professor

Contact (614) 292-0684 Sisson Hall
1920 Coffey Road
Columbus, OH 43210
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Veterinary Preventive Medicine

Professional Training and experience

  • DVM
  • PhD



  • Hunter, N.D.; Hoet, A.E.; van Balen, J.; Stull, J.W. (2021). Longitudinal environmental Staphylococcus contamination in a new small animal veterinary hospital and utility of cleaning checklists. Zoonoses and Public Health. Volume68, Issue8. December 2021. Pages 947-954. DOI:


  • Hoet, A.E. (2020). Guidelines to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on livestock production and animal health. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Rome, Italy 20 pgs. ISBN: 978-92-5-132660-2.
  • Calderon, E.; Carruyo, G.; Hoet, A.E. (2020). Programa Nacional Integrado de Monitoreo de la Resistencia Antimicrobiana en la Cadena Agroalimentaria de Ecuador 2020 (PRORAM-Ecuador). Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA).
  • Gebreyes, W.A.; Jackwood, D.; Bruno de Oliveira, C.J.; Lee, C.W.; Hoet, A.E.; Thakur, S. Molecular Epidemiology of Infectious Zoonotic and Livestock Diseases. Microbiol Spectr. 2020 Mar;8(2). doi: 10.1128/microbiolspec.AME-0011-2019.
  • 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. 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.
  • Langdon, G.; Hoet, A.E.; Stull, J.W. (2020). Fluorescent tagging for environmental surface cleaning surveillance in a veterinary hospital. Journal of Small Animal Practice. First published: 28 November 2019.


  • Fuenmayor Y, Rodas-González A, Carruyo G, Hoet AE, Wittum T, Narváez-Bravo C. Salmonella prevalence and antimicrobial drug resistance in dual-purpose cattle operations in the eastern region of Zulia State, Venezuela. Foodborne pathogens and disease. 2019 Mar 1;16(3):205-13.


  • Linares, M.; Hicks, C.; Bowman, A.S.; Hoet, A.; Stull, J.W. (2018). Infectious agents in feral swine in Ohio, USA (2009-2015): a low but evolving risk to agriculture and public health. Veterinary and Animal Science, doi:10.1016/j.vas.2018.06.002.


  • Rojas I, Barquero-Calvo E, van Balen JC, Rojas N, Muñoz-Vargas L, Hoet AE*. High Prevalence of Multidrug-Resistant Community-Acquired Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus at the Largest Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Costa Rica. Vector Borne Zoonotic Diseases. 17(9):645-653. 2017.
  • Van Balen JC, Landers T, Nutt E, Dent A, Hoet AE*. Molecular epidemiological analysis to assess the influence of pet-ownership in the biodiversity of Staphylococcus aureus and MRSA in dog- and non-dog-owning healthy households. Epidemiology and infection. 145(6):1135-1147. 2017.
  • Maxwell MJ, Freire de Carvalho MH, Hoet AE, Vigilato MA, Pompei JC, Cosivi O, Del Rio Vilas VJ. Building the road to a regional zoonoses strategy: A survey of zoonoses programmes in the Americas. Public Library of Science (PLoS) One. 12(3):e0174175. 2017.
  • Koop G, Vrieling M, Storisteanu DM, Lok LS, Monie T, van Wigcheren G, Raisen C, Ba X, Gleadall N, Hadjirin N, Timmerman AJ, Wagenaar JA, Klunder HM, Fitzgerald JR, Zadoks R, Paterson GK, Torres C, Waller AS, Loeffler A, Loncaric I, Hoet AE, Bergström K, De Martino L, Pomba C, de Lencastre H, Ben Slama K, Gharsa H, Richardson EJ, Silvers ER, de Haas C, van Kessel K, van Strijp JA, Harrison EM, Holmes MA. Identification of LukPQ, a novel, equid-adapted leukocidin of Staphylococcus aureus. Scientific reports.  7:40660. 2017.
  • Gebreyes W, Lee CW, Jackwood D, Hoet AE. Chapter 18: Molecular epidemiology of zoonotic and livestock diseases. ED. Lee Riley.  2nd edition Molecular Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases. ASM publisher. Submitted.
  • Linares M, Hicks C, Hoet AE, Bowman A, Stull JW. Presence of zoonotic and non-zoonotic pathogens in Ohio (USA) feral swine (2009-2015). Veterinary and Animal Science. Submitted. 
  • Hoet AE*, Valeris R. Bioseguridad Personal: Cómo Manejar el Alto Riesgo Ocupacional de Médicos Veterinarios y Personal Dedicados al Manejo de Grandes Animales [Personal Biosecurity: How to Manage the High Occupational Risk of Veterinarians and Staff Dedicated to the Management of Large Animals]. Revista de la Facultad de Ciencias Agropecuarias, Universidad de Cuenca, Ecuador. Accepted.


  • Chipps,Esther,M; Carr,Michele; Kearney,Rachel; MacDermott,Jennifer; Von Visger,Tania; Calvitti,Kristin; Vermillion,Brenda; Weber,Michele,L; Newton,Cheryl; St Clair,Jamie; Harper,Dorina; Yamokoski,Todd; Belcher,Marcia; Ali,Naeem; Hoet,Armando,E; van Balen,Joany; Holloman,Christopher; Landers,Timothy, "Outcomes of an Oral Care Protocol in Postmechanically Ventilated Patients.". WORLDVIEWS ON EVIDENCE-BASED NURSING. Vol. 13, no. 2: 102-111. 2016. (Published) ( IF: 2.381 ) 10% Authorship: I was in charge of the microbiological component of this research, including experimental design, sample processing and data interpretation. I also assisted in the reviewing of the manuscript.
  • Orellana,Robert,C; Hoet,Armando,E*; Bell,Christopher; Kelley,Christina; Lu,Bo; Anderson,Sarah,E; Stevenson,Kurt,B,
  • "Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Ohio EMS Providers: A Statewide Cross-sectional Study."PREHOSPITAL EMERGENCY CARE. Vol. 20, no. 2: 184-190. 2016. (Published) ( IF: 1.763 ) 40% Authorship: I supervised this team of graduate students coauthors in designing and conducting this work, analyzing and interpreting the results, and in writing the manuscript. * Corresponding Author.
  • Hoet AE*, Midla J, O’Quin J, Stull J, Tomasi S, Lehman W, and the Ohio One Health Alliance working group, "Q Fever in the Suburbs: Zoonotic Disease Outbreak Tabletop Training Exercise". American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC). (2016 ) [ Peer-Review ] (Published) 30% Authorship: Accepted to be published as part of the “One Health Case Studies Initiative”, which is sponsored by the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) and the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research (APTR) One Health Interprofessional Education Working Group. * Corresponding Author.
  • Cornwell J, Hoet AE, Ahern R.. "Building a Caribbean Integrated Surveillance System on Antimicrobial Resistance in Agriculture (CISARA) in CARIFORUM Countries". 2nd International Conference on One Medicine One Science. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota. ( 2016 ) (Published)


  • Wang SH, Hines L, van Balen J, Mediavilla JR, Pan X, Hoet AE, Kreiswirth BN, Pancholi P, Stevenson KB. Molecular and clinical characteristics of hospital and community onset methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains associated with bloodstream infections. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 53(5): 1599-608. 2015.
  • Orellana RC, Hoet AE, Bell C, Kelley C, Lu B, Anderson SE, Stevenson KB. Methicillin­ resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Ohio EMS Providers: A Statewide Cross-sectional Study. Prehospital Emergency Care.30:l-7.2015