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Andria Jones-Bitton

Director of Well-Being Programming, Ontario Veterinary College   |   Associate Professor   |   D.V.M., PhD.


Dr. Andria Jones-Bitton is a veterinarian, epidemiologist, and Associate Professor in the Department of Population Medicine, and Director of Well-Being Programming for the Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) at the University of Guelph. She has completed a certificate in Applied Positive Psychology and is a certified resilience trainer. Her research passion is the epidemiology of mental health in veterinarians, veterinary students, and agricultural producers. She uses mixed research methods (quantitative and qualitative) to achieve her research objectives. She teaches curriculum related to well-being and resilience at the OVC.

Research Interests

Andria Jones-Bitton loves the variety that her training in veterinary medicine and epidemiology provides. Her research focus (and passion) is in the epidemiology of mental health in veterinarians, veterinary students, and agricultural producers. She previously conducted research on food-borne, waterborne and zoonotic disease, disease surveillance, and small ruminants. She is a firm believer in the application of mixed methods in epidemiological research, using a combination of both quantitative and qualitative techniques to improve research outcomes.  

Former Graduate Students

  • Mai Pham (MSc)
  • Andrew Pulczer (CWMSc)
  • Erica Pufall (MSc)
  • Bradley DeWolf (MSc)
  • Dr. Laura Falzon (PhD)
  • Dr. Shannon Meadows (PhD)
  • Dr. Cathy Bauman (PhD)
  • Dr. Steven Roche (CWMSc and PhD)
  • Dr. Trisha Westers (PhD)
  • Daniella Barron (CWMSc)
  • Monika Goetz (MSc)
  • Jennifer Dunn (CWMSc)
  • Alessia Guthrie (PhD)
  • Jeanette Cooper (MSc)

Selected Publications

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