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Vet med professor appointed to national advisory committee

Margie Lee

Dr. Margie Lee, a professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine, is one of 10 new members appointed to the National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods. Made by U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, Lee’s appointment is for the 2015-2017 term. Lee, whose research interests include the molecular epidemiology of food safety pathogens, is a faculty member in the veterinary medicine college’s Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center.

The agriculture secretary appoints committee members following consultation with the secretary of Health and Human Services. Appointees are scientists from academia, industry, other organizations and federal and state government. Committee members serve a renewable, two-year term.