Scientist, Animal and human health
Johanna Lindahl is a veterinary epidemiologist working on a joint appointment between ILRI and Swedish Unviersity of Agricultural Sciences (SLU). Johanna got both her veterinary degree and PhD from SLU, and her thesis was focused on Japanese encephalitis virus in Vietnam. After her PhD she has been focusing her research on zoonotic diseases in developing countries, mainly in Africa and Asia. Her main focus has remained vector-borne zoonotic and emerging diseases, but she is also working in food safety, mainly with milk safety, and is coordinating projects on aflatoxins.
In addition to research, Johanna has an interest in capacity development and supervises a number of master students and co-supervises PhD students.