LIVE WEBINAR: September 10, 2020 | 2:00PM CDT
In this webinar, you will learn about the foundational concepts of hygiene and sanitation and translate the strategies we’ve historically utilized to raise healthy pigs into the strategies being employed to protect human health around the globe. Dr. Jose Ramirez and Clayton Johnson will share their expertise in protecting both pig and human health, highlighting the overlapping foundational principles of both approaches.
When you attend this webinar, you will:
- Learn about the basic principles of hygiene and sanitation
- Be reminded of common industry standard biosecurity practices to protect pig health
- Hear experts talk about the connection between common industry biosecurity practices and human health practices designed to minimize COVID-19 spread
Joining us as speakers will be:
Dr. Jose A. Ramirez
Virox Animal Health
Dr. Ramirez has over 25 years of experience in the field of chemical formulation. He holds over 20 patents covering disinfectant formulations for a variety of applications. He holds the original patents for Accelerated Hydrogen Peroxide (AHPTM) and worked extensively on the registration of the technology in many countries around the globe. Dr. Ramirez served as VP of Research & Development at Virox Technologies Inc until 2002, from which he went to work at Diversey Corp, leading the Global Research, Development & Engineering Division before leaving to work independently. Dr. Ramirez returns to his old home at Virox where he currently serves serves as Lead Science Advisor to the company. His expertise is in Disinfectant Formulation Chemistry and all aspects related to their application in many different settings. Currently he serves as Executive VP for Virox Animal Health and Lead Science Advisor. Dr. Ramirez holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering, and an MS and PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Colorado, Boulder.
Dr. Clayton L. Johnson
Partner & Veterinarian
Carthage Veterinary Service, Ltd.
Dr. Clayton Johnson is a Partner & Veterinarian at Carthage Veterinary Service, Ltd. located in Carthage, Illinois. He is one of twelve veterinarians dedicated to the swine veterinary practice. Carthage Veterinary Service, Ltd. provides health, management, and production consulting to swine farms of all sizes in all regions of the United States and many locations abroad. Dr. Johnson attended the University of Illinois, College of Veterinary Medicine, receiving a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine, continuing on to complete the Executive Veterinary Program.
Kevin Schulz - Moderator
Senior Staff Writer
National Hog Farmer