Ellen de Jong


Ellen de Jong is a trained veterinary epidemiologist with an interest in the intersection of public and veterinary health. She completed her PhD on dairy cattle clinical mastitis treatment protocols at University of Calgary, and also holds a Masters degree in Animal Sciences from Wageningen University.

Throughout her academic pursuits, Ellen has focused on utilizing quantitative methods to support practical decision-making. Her research encompasses a variety of approaches, including quantitative analysis of existing data, clinical trials, surveys, and interviews, aimed at providing actionable insights for veterinarians and dairy farmers regarding on-farm antimicrobial use.

Ellen’s professional background includes successful management of large collaborative projects and fostering collaboration among multidisciplinary teams and stakeholders. She leverages her skills in quantitative modeling of epidemiologic data, as well as her experience in project management as part of the One Risk team at EpiX Analytics.