The US Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Adapting Livestock Systems to Climate Change to Colorado State University in 2010. The CSU Livestock Innovation Lab supports integrated research that helps small-scale livestock holders adapt to environmental and health impacts of climate change in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.

In 2013, USAID mandated a name changefor all CRSPs. Read more about our name change here.

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September’s Innovator of the Month: Jorge Hernandez


What is your name, department, and university?

Jorge Hernandez, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida

Where did you get your undergrad/grad degree?

Baja California, Mexico.


Workshop in Epidemiology and Basic Instruction in Data Analysis delivered to health professionals from the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Agriculture. Senegal’s Ministry of Health Headquarters.

What is the “elevator speech” for your job?

I am a professor of epidemiology at the University of Florida. I am interested in research, education, and capacity building initiatives with a concentration in One Health in countries with low income economies. I enjoy working with and mentoring students with interest in making the connection between research and policy to improve the health and well being of people and animals.

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