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The UCM Health Surveillance research group passes its second external evaluation with an excellent rating

The Spanish Research Agency awards 96 of the 100 possible points to the group on the 30th anniversary of its creation

January 25th, 2023

The Health Surveillance research group, assign to the VISAVET Centre of the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM), has received an excellent rating in the second external evaluation by the Spanish Research Agency (AEI) under the Ministry of Science and Innovation. The group, directed by Professor Lucas Domínguez Rodríguez, Full Professor at the UCM, is made up mainly of teaching researchers from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at the UCM and includes members from other institutions such as the Carlos III Health Institute, the National Institute of Agricultural and Food Research and Technology, the Institute for Research in Hunting Resources, and Universities of Burgos, Extremadura, Minnesota and the European University of Madrid.


UCM Health Surveillance Research Group

30 years dedicated to health surveillance

The evaluation report coincides with the celebration of the thirtieth anniversary of this research group whose primary objective is health surveillance under the One Health approach, for which a multidisciplinary group has been formed with leaders in each of its areas of work: animal health, public health, food safety and the environment.


With 96 points in this second evaluation, it repeats the excellent rating obtained four years ago by the AEI, which considers aspects such as group consistency, scientific productivity, research projects and contracts, recruitment of human resources and defense of PhD theses.

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- El grupo Vigilancia Sanitaria de UCM obtiene una calificación de excelente de Agencia Estatal de Investigación - diarioveterinario.com

- El grupo de investigación Vigilancia Sanitaria de Visavet cumple 30 años - animalshealth.es

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