Dr. Thainá Landim de Barros joins the Departement of Animal Sciences as the new Poultry Health Extension Specialist. She recently finished her Ph.D. in Poultry Science from the University of Arkansas. She also completed a Doctor in Veterinary Medicine in Brazil from São Paulo State University where she also completed her Master's in Animal Science.
Dr. Landim De Barros has always been passionate about animal health, welfare, and public health. She also has been very interested in sustainable development, considering our society’s well-being and needs, economic prosperity, and preserving nature. Poultry health and production is very dynamic, global, and integrates different areas – that is why she decided to work in this field. She wants to understand the farmers’ and the industry’s needs and bring research to assist them with potential challenges and opportunities for improvement. Dr. Landim de Barros wants to collaborate in improving the resilience of poultry production in Ohio, from commercial to backyard producers, assisting them to be ready to answer and adapt to future challenges, including infectious diseases, demands from our society, and climate change. She also is looking forward to collaborating with other professors and researchers to bring real solutions to our farmers.
Please join us in welcoming Dr. Thainá Landim de Barros to the Department of Animal Sciences!