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Anaïs Léger

Anaïs Léger

Anaïs received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree (DVM) in 2012 at Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire d’Alfort, France. During her studies, her interest lead her to get involved in international collaboration projects and awareness programs at her university through a student association.

In 2012, she obtained an MSc in Animal Health and Epidemiology in Southern Countries delivered by the French Agricultural Research Centre for Development (CIRAD) in Montpellier, France. Her research project conducted within FAO and WHO in Beijing, China, dealt with an investigation on meat dog trading and risk assessment for rabies transmission in Chongqing municipality in China.

Between 2013 and 2015, she worked as scientific coordinator in risk assessment of animal health and welfare at the French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety (Anses). There, she developed a strong interest in public health and zoonotic diseases.

Anaïs joined SAFOSO in November 2015 as resident of the European College of Veterinary Public Health (ECVPH). She is mainly involved in the SPARE project “development of spatial risk assessment framework for assessing exotic disease incursion and spread through Europe”.