Postdoc Research Associate
Dr. Quaresma joined CFSPH in January of 2022. Prior to working at CFSPH, Dr. Quaresma worked as a mixed animal veterinarian in California and Iowa. She possesses a lifetime of experience and knowledge of bovine veterinary and animal health practices from being born and raised on a 3rd generation dairy farm in the Central Valley of California. Dr. Quaresma earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Physiological Science from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2014, DVM degree from University of California, Davis in 2018, and Masters in Public Health from the University of Iowa in 2021. Her passion for animal health, education and agriculture led her to pursue a career in public health and she found the perfect fit at CFSPH. Dr. Quaresma’s expertise will be applied towards developing and enhancing bovine materials for the “Day 1 Platform for Veterinary Education” project, which works to improve education in veterinary colleges in the developing world. In addition, she is involved in projects improving organic and alternative farming biosecurity and education, as well as zoonotic and emerging disease educational materials for youth in animal agriculture.