Dr. Mo Salman is a professor in the Department of Clinical Sciences and is founder and director of the Animal Population Health Institute of College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at Colorado State University. Dr. Salman's educational background is in veterinary medicine (BVMS), preventive veterinary medicine (MPVM), and comparative pathology (Ph.D.). He is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine (ACVPM) and a Fellow of the American College of Epidemiology (ACE). His research interests focus on surveillance and survey methodologies for animal diseases with emphasis on infectious diseases. He is editor of a 2003 book entitled "Animal Disease Surveillance and Survey Systems: Methods and Applications".
Dr. Salman is the author of over 260 refereed papers in scientific journals and has participated in numerous conferences, and national and international meetings in over 29 years as a faculty member at Colorado State University. He is the Editor in Chief of Elsevier journal Preventive Veterinary Medicine. He also has served on the board of American Journal of Veterinary Research and is the section editor for the epidemiology section of Animal Health Review. He is a past president of the Conference of Research Workers on Animal Disease and serves on several national and international professional and scientific committees in the animal health sectors. He is a past chairman of the International Committee of the International Society of Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics (ISVEE) and past chairman of the US Animal Health Committee on Foreign and Emerging Diseases and is engaged in research and outreach projects in more than 20 countries around the world. Many of these projects are engaged in stabilization and reconstructions of national animal health programs in countries such as Bosnia, Afghanistan, Iraq, Middle East, East Africa, Georgia, and Armenia, among others. Dr. Salman had a position on the peer review of the European Union and the International Animal Health Organization (OIE) scientific review for the geographical assessment for Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy. He has served for six years on the European Food Safety Agency's Panel for Animal Health and Welfare. He is the president of the American College of Preventive Veterinary Medicine.