Amy Kinsley, DVM, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Veterinary Population Medicine (VPM)


DVM, University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine

PhD, University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine

BS, University of Florida (Civil Engineering)

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Dr. Kinsley is a veterinary epidemiologist whose research aims to enhance human and aquatic animal health through the support of sustainable aquaculture and fisheries activities and protection of natural aquatic resources. Her work primarily focuses on the development and application of quantitative epidemiological tools that support decision-making and policy surrounding the surveillance and mitigation of infectious diseases, invasive species, and aquatic pollutants.


Research summary/interests

  • Infectious disease epidemiology
  • Infectious disease dynamics
  • Infectious disease modeling
  • Surveillance and Control Plans
  • Complex systems
  • Aquatic Systems
  • Aquatic Invasive Species
  • Aquatic Animal Health
  • Sustainable Food Systems
  • Food Security
  • Ecosystem Health



  • Veterinary Public Health and Community Practice
  • Quantitative Methods for Population Health
  • Animal, Public, and Ecosystem Health
  • Advanced Clinical Epidemiology