Jul 13, 2020
Dr. Jim Roth, Veterinary Medicine, ISU
Selected Infectious Diseases of Swine that Threaten Global Food Security and Public Health


Jim Roth is a Distinguished Professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University and a member of the National Academy of Medicine. He received the DVM (1975) and PhD (1981) degrees from ISU. He is the Director of the Center for Food Security and Public Health. Dr. Roth’s primary area of research expertise is immunity to infectious diseases of food producing animals. He has testified before Congressional committees on biosecurity preparedness, on efforts to address bioterrorism and agroterrorism, and on the need for vaccines for foreign animal diseases.