Vera Irene Erickson

Vera Irene Erickson

PhD fellow


Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, DVM

  • University of Copenhagen, graduated in August 2020
  • Specialization in One Health
  • Master thesis title: A Review of Antimicrobial Use and Resistance in Pigs, Chickens and Humans in Vietnam with a Focus on Colistin

Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine

  • University of Copenhagen, graduated in July 2017
  • Bachelor project title: The possibility of using bacteriophages both as prophylaxis instead of zinc and as therapeutic treatment against post weaning diarrhea caused by ETEC in weaned piglets


Employment History

PhD student

  • Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, University of Copenhagen
  • Project title: Use of probiotics in culture of striped catfish for a sustainable food production (CAT-PRO)


  • Falkenbergs Veterinärservice, Falkenberg, Sweden
  • Employed full-time September 2020 - January 2021
  • Ambulatory veterinary work, primarily working with dairy cattle but also horses, sheep and small animals

Antimicrobial resistance project documentation consultant

  • United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) country office in Hanoi, Vietnam
  • September – December 2019
  • 4-month project on antimicrobial resistance and antimicrobial use in Vietnamese pigs, poultry and aquaculture
  • Department: Emergency Center for Trans-boundary Animal Disease Operations in Viet Nam

Student and career counsellor

  • Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at the University of Copenhagen
  • February 2017 – August 2019
  • Counselling students about rules and regulations, motivation, illness, study technique, exam preparation, and give presentations on different topics related to studying at the University of Copenhagen

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