Montserrat Torremorell, DVM, PhD

Associate Professor,

Montserrat Torremorell

Contact Info

torr0033@umn.edu

Office Phone 612-625-1233

Office Address:
335B Animal Science/Veterinary Medicine
1988 Fitch Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108

Associate Professor


DVM, Autonomous University of Barcelona, 1994

PhD, University of Minnesota, 1999

Summary

Awards & Recognition

  • 2003 University of Minnesota and Pfizer Animal Health, Allen D. Leman Science in Practice Award
  • 2002 Business and Professional Women of Kentucky, Women of Achievement Award

Research

Research Summary/Interests

Dr. Montse Torremorell is an animal health expert with emphasis in infectious swine diseases and strategies to improve the health of swine systems. Her research involves the understanding of influenza virus transmission and the factors that contribute to virus spread and establishment of endemic infections in populations. Understanding influenza virus epidemiology, ecology and control in complex swine systems is a priority of her research. In addition, her research also centers in understanding PRRSV transmission and strategies to prevent and eradicate the virus in geographical regions.

Research Funding Grants

Investigation into the factors contributing to influenza transmission, persistence and viral change in pig populations” funded by MCEIRS/NIH; Understanding influenza at the interface of pigs and people funded by CFAHFS; Understanding transmission of swine influenza under field conditions funded by Agricultural Experiment Station – RARF; The elimination of PRRSV from Northern Minnesota funded by USDA PRRSV CAP

Publications

Teaching

Courses

CVM 6865 Introduction to Swine Production Medicine; CVM 6842 Swine Disease Diagnosis and Therapy and Prevention; CVM 6840 Swine Medicine; CVM 6864 Swine Summer Institute

Clinical

Clinical Interests

Diagnosis and control of infectious diseases of swine