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Dr Emilie Vallee PhD, MSc, DVM

Lecturer in Veterinary Epidemiology

Institute of Vet, Animal and Biomedical Sciences

Professional

Contact details

  • Ph: 069519159
    Location: 2.08, Wool Building
    Campus: Turitea

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Veterinary Sciences) - Massey University (2016)
  • Master of Science (Animal Health and Disease Surveillance in Developing Countries) - Universite Montpellier 2 (2009)
  • Doctor in Veterinary Medicine - Ecole Nationale Veterinaire d'Alfort (2009)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Livestock diseases including causes of production losses (especially dry stock and poultry), infectious disease transmission and economics, zoonoses and veterinary public health, mathematical modelling of infectious disease, temporal and spatial patterns of disease, clinical trials; leptospirosis; latent class analysis; evaluation of diagnostic tests, design and evaluation of disease surveillance systems, rural developement and animal health in developing countries and limited resources context 

Thematics

Resource Development and Management, Health and Well-being, Future Food Systems

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Agricultural And Veterinary Sciences (070000): Animal Production (070200):
Epidemiology (111706): Medical And Health Sciences (110000): Public Health and Health Services (111700):
Veterinary Diagnosis and Diagnostics (070703): Veterinary Epidemiology (070704): Veterinary Sciences (070700)

Keywords

Veterinary Sciences

Veterinary Epidemiology

Disease Surveillance

Clinical trials

Animal Health

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 1 0
Team Member 0 1

Research Outputs

Journal

Heuer, C., Yupiana, Y., Collins-Emerson, JM., Benschop, J., Weston, J., Wilkinson, D., . . . Wilson, P. (2017). Leptospira shedding in dairy herds: new findings. New Zealand Veterinary association.
[Journal article]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Vallee, E., Wilkinson, D.
Heuer, C., Yuplana, Y., Collins-Emerson, J., Benschop, J., Weston, J., Wilkinson, D., . . . Wilson, P. (2017). Leptospira shedding in dairy herds: New findings. VetScript. (June), 45-46
[Journal article]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Vallee, E., Weston, J., Wilkinson, D.
Vallée, E., Ridler, AL., Heuer, C., Collins-Emerson, JM., Benschop, J., & Wilson, PR. (2017). Effectiveness of a commercial leptospiral vaccine on urinary shedding in naturally exposed sheep in New Zealand. Vaccine. 35(9), 1362-1368
[Journal article]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Ridler, A., Vallee, E.
Vallée, E., Heuer, C., Collins-Emerson, JM., Benschop, J., & Wilson, PR. (2015). Serological patterns, antibody half-life and shedding in urine of Leptospira spp. in naturally exposed sheep. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 63(6), 301-312
[Journal article]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Vallee, E.
Heuer, C., Yupiana, Y., Wilson, PR., Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Vallee, E., . . . Marchant, R. (2015). Are vaccinated dairy cows shedding leptospires?. VetScript. August(7), 34-34
[Journal article]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Vallee, E., Weston, J.
Ridler, AL., Vallee, E., Corner, RA., Kenyon, PR., & Heuer, C. (2015). Factors associated with fetal losses in ewe lambs on a New Zealand sheep farm. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 63(6), 330-334
[Journal article]Authored by: Corner-Thomas, R., Heuer, C., Kenyon, P., Ridler, A., Vallee, E.
Vallée, E., Waret-Szkuta, A., Chaka, H., Duboz, R., Balcha, M., & Goutard, F. (2013). Analysis of traditional poultry trader networks to improve risk-based surveillance. Veterinary Journal. 195(1), 59-65
[Journal article]Authored by: Vallee, E.

Thesis

Vallee, EVC. (2016). Epidemiology and production effects of leptospirosis in New Zealand sheep. (Doctoral Thesis, Massey University, New Zealand)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: Vallee, E.Edited by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C.

Conference

Togami, E., Vallee, EVC., Collins-Emerson, J., Goarant, C., Lau, C., Nilles, E., . . . Heuer, C. (2017, November). The role of domestic animals and rodents in human leptospirosis in Fiji: a case-control study. Presented at 10th International Leptospirosis Society Meeting. Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Vallee, E.
Heuer, C., Benschop, J., Vallee, E., Collins-Emerson, J., Dreyfus, A., Lau, C., . . . Wilson, P. (2016). Tracing human leptosirosis back to infecting animal species - Evidence from New Zealand, Fiji and Nepal. , Otago Global health institute 9th annual conference
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Vallee, E.
Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Vallee, E., & Wilkinson, D. (2016). Leptospirosis at the human-livestock-wildlife interface. Proceedings of the Food Safety, Animal Welfare and Biosecurity, Branch of the NZVA Conference. (pp. 59 - 62). : New Zealand Veterinary Association. Food Safety, Animal Welfare & Biosecurity Branch Conference
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Vallee, E., Wilkinson, D.
Vallee, EVC., Heuer, C., Collins-Emerson, J., Benschop, J., & wilson, P. (2015, November). The effect of Leptospira serovars Hardjo and Pomona on sheep growth and reproduction, and cost-effectiveness of vaccination. Presented at ISVEE 14 - 14th International Symposium on Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics. Merida, Mexico.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Vallee, E.
Vallee, EVC., Heuer, C., Collins-Emerson, J., Benschop, J., & Wilson, P. (2015, November). A method to visualise natural infection patterns of Leptospira serovars Hardjo and Pomona micro-agglutination test titres in sheep and cattle on New Zealand farms. Presented at ISVEE 14 - 14th International symposium on Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics. Merida, Mexico.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Vallee, E.
Heuer, C., Sanhueza, J., Vallee, E., Wilson, PR., Benschop, J., & Collins-Emerson, JM. (2015, October). Can vaccination of animals protect humans against leptospirosis?. Presented at 9th Scientific meeting of international leptospirosis society. Semarang, Indonesia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Vallee, E.
Wilson, PR., Fabri, N., van de Pol, M., Collins-Emerson, J., Benschop, J., Vallee, E., . . . Heuer, C. (2015). The role of wildlife species in the epidemiology of human and animal Leptospira infection in New Zealand: Preliminary studies. In Proceedings of the International Leptospirosis society Conference, International Leptospirosis society Conference
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Vallee, E.
Heuer, C., Sanhueza, J., Vallee, E., Wilson, PR., Benschop, J., & Collins-Emerson, J. (2015). Can vaccination of animals protect humans against Leptospirosis?. Proceedings of the International Leptospirosis society Conference. (pp. 5 - 5). : International Leptospirosis society Conference
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Vallee, E.
Heuer, C., Sanhueza, J., Collins-Emerson, JM., Benschop, J., Vallee, E., & Wilson, P. (2015). Estimating the economic impact of leptospirosis on public health and livestock farming in New Zealand. (pp. 26 - 26). , 2nd ELS meeting on leptospirosis and other rodent borne haemorrhagic fevers
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Vallee, E.
Heuer, C., Sanhueza, J., Vallee, E., Wilson, P., & Collins-Emerson, JM. (2015, October). Hardjo vs pomona two pathogens with different ecological risk. Presented at 9th scientific meeting of international leptospirosis society. Semaran, Indonesia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Collins-Emerson, J., Vallee, E.
Heuer, C., Sanhueza, J., Vallee, E., Wilson, P., Benschop, J., & Collins-Emerson, JM. (2015). Can vaccination of animals protect humans against Leptospirosis?. In proceedings 9th scientific meeting of international leptospirosis society(pp. 5 - 5). , 9th Scientific meeting of international leptospirosis society
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Vallee, E.
Wilson, P., Favri, N., vande pol, M., Collins-Emerson, J., Benschop, J., Vallee, E., . . . Heuer, C. (2015). The role of wildlife species in the epidemiology of human and animal leptospira infection in New Zealand: preliminary studies. Poster session presented at the meeting of 9th scientific meeting of international leptospirosis society. Semarang, Indonesia
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Vallee, E.
Heuer, C., Sanhueza, J., Vallee, E., Wilson, P., & Collins-Emerson, J. (2015). Hardjo vs Pomona - two pathogens with different ecological risk. (pp. 32 - 32). , 9th scientific meeting of international leptospirosis society
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Vallee, E.
Heuer, C., Sanhueza, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Benschop, J., Vallee, E., & Wilson, P. (2015). Estimating the economic impact of leptospirosis on public health and livestock farming in New Zealand. (pp. 26 - 26). , 2nd ELS meeting on Leptospirosis and other rodent borne haemorrhagic fevers
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Vallee, E.
Vallee, E., Heuer, C., Collins-Emerson, JM., Benschop, J., & Wilson, P. (2014). Update on research into the effects of Leptospira serovars Hardjo and Pomona on sheep and beef cattle growth and reproduction. Proceedings of the Society of Sheep and Beef Cattle Veterinarians of the New Zealand Veterinary Association. Vol. 2014 (pp. 29 - 34). : Proceedings of the Society of Sheep and Beef Cattle Veterinarians of the New Zealand Veterinary Association
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Vallee, E.
Vallee, EVC., Heuer, C., Collins-Emerson, J., Benschop, J., & Wilson, P. (2013, October). Subclinical effects of Leptospira borgpetersenii serovar Hardjo on New Zealand sheep production. Presented at ILS 2013 - 8th Scientific Meeting of International Leptospirosis Society. Fukuoka, Japan.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Vallee, E.
Benschop, J., Dreyfus, A., Sanhueza, J., Harland, A., Collins-Emerson, J., Fang, F., . . . Wilson, P. (2013, March). Leptospirosis in New Zealand: "In the first week I thought I would die and then I wished that I had.". Presented at World Small Animal Veterinary Association 38th Annual Congress. Auckland, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., French, N., Heuer, C., Midwinter, A., Vallee, E.
Vallee, E., Heuer, C., Collins-Emerson, J., Benschop, J., & Wilson, P. (2013). Growth and reproduction losses in sheep and beef cattle due to leptospirosis. In P. Angus-Cook, K. Crews, N. Dymond, N. Harding, J. Hunnam, S. Marshall, . . . V. Williams (Eds.) Proceedings of the New Zealand Veterinary Association Conference. Vol. 301 (pp. 195 - 199). New Zealand: New Zealand Veterinary Association Annual Conference: The Science Behind Veterinary Practice
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Vallee, E.
Sanhueza, J., Valle, E., Dreyfus, A., Fang, F., Ridler, A., Benschop, J., . . . Heuer, C. (2013, February). Leptospirosis in New Zealand sheep: Recent knowledge advance. Presented at 8th International Sheep Veterinary Congress: Connecting Sheep and Science. Rotorua, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Ridler, A., Vallee, E.
Sanhueza, J., Valle, E., Dreyfus, A., Fang, F., Ridler, A., Benschop, J., . . . Heuer, C. (2013). Leptospirosis in New Zealand sheep: Recent knowledge advance. In 8th International Sheep Veterinary Congress: Handbook(pp. 92 - 92). , 8th International Sheep Veterinary Congress: Connecting Sheep and Science New Zealand: International Sheep Veterinary Congress
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Ridler, A., Vallee, E.
Vallee, E., Heuer, C., Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., & Wilson, P. (2013). Effect of leptospirosis on sheep production. In 8th International Sheep Veterinary Congress: Handbook(pp. 148 - 148). , 8th International Sheep Veterinary Congress: Connecting Sheep and Science New Zealand: International Sheep Veterinary Congress
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Vallee, E.
Vallee, E., Heuer, C., Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., & Wilson, P. (2013, February). Effect of leptospirosis on sheep production. Presented at 8th International Sheep Veterinary Congress: Connecting Sheep and Science. Rotorua, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Vallee, E.
Vallee, E., Heuer, C., Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., & Wilson, P. (2012). Effects of leptospirosis on sheep and beef cattle growth and reproduction: Preliminary results. Poster session presented at the meeting of 1st Infectious Disease Research Centre [IDRe] Science Symposium. Palmerston North, New Zealand
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Vallee, E.

Other

Vallee, EVC. (2013). Does leptospirosis reduce animal production in New Zealand?. (pp. 17 - 17). New Zealand Veterinary Association
[Other]Authored by: Vallee, E.

Consultancy and Languages

Languages

  • French
    Last used: Today
    Spoken ability: Excellent
    Written ability: Excellent
  • English
    Last used: Today
    Spoken ability: Excellent
    Written ability: Excellent
  • Spanish
    Last used: 2015
    Spoken ability: Needs work
    Written ability: Needs work

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Co-supervisor 4 0

Current Doctoral Supervision

Co-supervisor of:

  • Manjula Meda Gedara - Doctor of Philosophy
    Reservoirs of Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae on islands used for biodiversity conservation
  • Marie Moinet - Doctor of Philosophy
    Molecular & eco-epidemiology of leptospirosis at the wildlife-livestock-human interface in New-Zealand
  • Yuni Yupiana - Doctor of Philosophy
    A Cross-sectional study of Leptospirosis in dairy cattle
  • Alicia Coupe - Doctor of Philosophy
    Toxplasma gondii in the marine environment in NZ

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