Ana Pérola Brandão, DVM, MSc, PhD

Ana Perola Brandao

Position Title
Postdoctoral Scholar


Ana Pérola has recently joined the One Health Institute as a Postdoctoral Employee. Ana is a Brazilian veterinarian and epidemiologist, and One Health has been an area of her deep interest since she was an undergraduate student. Her master’s and doctoral research projects were focused on epidemiology, zoonoses, wildlife conservation and human dimensions, aiming to explore the relationship between human beings, domestic animals, wild animals and ecosystems.

In 2021, she joined the Brazilian Ministry of Health as a technical consultant. For two years she was involved with respiratory viruses’ surveillance, working through the covid-19 pandemic and Avian Influenza emergence. And for six months, she was part of the One Health Technical Group, that aims to institutionalize One Health in Brazil.