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Scientific Comittee

Amelia García Ara

Amelia García Ara

Degree in Veterinary Medicine by the University of Extremadura, Spain, in 2000, she moved shortly after that to the UK to work as Official Veterinarian undertaking inspection and enforcement duties in different abattoirs and cutting plants. She later completed a master’s in Education and more recently a master’s in Epidemiology and Public health. In the area of public health she has also undertaken roles as food quality manager, food safety consultant and field veterinarian for disease control of bovine tuberculosis and brucellosis. Amelia joined the University of Nottingham in 2014, where she currently works as assistant professor in Veterinary Public Health (VPH), VPH module convenor and One health One Welfare rotation leader. She is a resident of the European College of Veterinary Public Health (ECVPH) and a fellow of the Higher Education academy (FHEA). She is particularly interested in public perceptions around Animal Welfare and Food safety.

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