For the last 36 years, 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 and zoonoses. He is editor of a 2003 book entitled “Animal Disease Surveillance and Survey Systems: Methods and Applications”. For more than 25 years, Dr. Salman has been involved in training sessions and workshops both nationally and internationally in the field of epidemiology, surveillance, disease managements, and risk assessment. Many of his research activities are engaged in stabilization and reconstructions of national animal health and public 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 World Animal Health Organization (OIE). Since 2009 Dr. Salman has been the Editor in Chief of Elsevier Preventive Veterinary Medicine. In 2013, he completed a year with US Department of State as a Jefferson Science Fellow where he was the scientific advisor for the African Bureau. From Oct 1, 2015 to Sept30, 2016, he was hired as the coordinator for the US Department of State: Biosecurity Engagement Program in Afghanistan. He is currently focusing on his role as an educator through building case studies for field training of public animal health officers across the world as well as active contribution to the conventional academic courses offered through CSU for undergraduate, graduate, and professional students.