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HELEN ACETO, B.Sc., Ph.D., V.M.D.
Director of Biosecurity, Director of Biosecurity, University of Pennsylvania, New Bolton Center

Associate Professor of Veterinary Epidemiology , University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, New Bolton Center, Kennett Square, PA

Research Areas: Antimicrobial drug treatment, Biosecurity, Zoonotic diseases, Salmonella

Contact Information:
University of Pennsylvania
School of Veterinary Medicine
Dept of Clinical Studies
New Bolton Center
382 West Street Road
 Phone (610) 925-6701
 Fax (610) 925-6800
 Email helenwa@vet.upenn.edu

Zoonotic diseases in large animals
Biosecurity and infection control

Epidemiology of Salmonella in cattle and horses, development and implementation of biosecurity and disease control strategies for animal healthcare and community settings, assessment of veterinary surveillance models for hospital and community-based applications

Toth JD, Aceto HW, Rankin SC, Dou Z Occurrence of zoonotic pathogens in the farm environment of 13 dairy operations Journal of Dairy Science Accepted: , 2013.

Morley P S, Anderson M E C, Burgess B A, Aceto H, Bender J B, Clark C, Daniels J B, Davis M A, Hinchcliff K W, Johnson J R, McClure J, Perkins G A, Pusterla N, Traub-Dargatz J L, Weese J S, Whittem T L Report of the third Havemeyer workshop on infection control in equine populations. Equine Veterinary Journal 45: 131-6, 2013.

Schroeder OE, Aceto HW and Boyle AG Kick Injuries to the Radius and tibia in 51 Horses, A Field Study: 2000-2010 The Canadian Veterinary Journal 54: 271-275, 2013.

Aceto H Biosecurity Practical Guide to Equine Colic : , 2013.

Aceto H Biosecurity in Hospitals Current Therapy in Equine Medicine, 7th addition : 125-129, 2014.

Dallap Schaer B L, Linton J K, Aceto H Antimicrobial use in horses undergoing colic surgery. Journal of veterinary internal medicine / American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine 26: 1449-56, 2012.

Dallap Schaer B L, Aceto H, Caruso M A, Brace M A Identification of predictors of Salmonella shedding in adult horses presented for acute colic. Journal of veterinary internal medicine / American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine 26: 1177-85, 2012.

Aceto Helen, Parente Eric J Using quarterly earnings to assess racing performance in 70 thoroughbreds after modified laryngoplasty for treatment of recurrent laryngeal neuropathy. Veterinary surgery : VS 41: 689-95, 2012.

Freeman K D, Southwood L L, Lane J, Lindborg S, Aceto H W Post operative infection, pyrexia and perioperative antimicrobial drug use in surgical colic patients. Equine veterinary journal 44: 476-81, 2012.

Dallap-Schaer BL, Linton JK and Aceto H Perioperative antimicrobial drug use and postoperative complications in 762 surgical equine colic patients Journal of veterinary internal medicine / American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine 26: 1449-56, 2012.

B.Sc. (Pharmacology) University of Dundee School of Medicine, 1977

Ph.D. (Pharmacology) Temple University School of Medicine, 1993

V.M.D. (Veterinary Medicine) University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine, 1997