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Dr. Hellen Amuguni

STOP Spillover Interim Project Co-Director

Dr. Hellen Amuguni is an Associate Professor in the Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University. Dr. Amuguni is a STOP Spillover Interim Project Co-Director along with Dr. Felicia Nutter and Dr. Jonathon Gass. She is a veterinarian with a Ph.D. in Infectious Diseases. She brings technical expertise in infectious disease, One Health, animal models for infectious disease, vaccinology, epidemiology, and gender analysis. Dr. Amuguni has worked with AFROHUN in eight countries to develop capacity to prevent, detect, and respond to emerging infectious disease threats using a One Health approach. She can be reached at

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