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Andria Jones-Bitton

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

Profile

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

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

Service to Society

Emergency Response Model for Mental Health During Agricultural Crises is available here.

Well-Being During COVID-19 Booklet is available here.

 

Selected Publications

Search PubMed for additional publications by Dr. Jones-Bitton.