United States and in Papua New Guinea. He is also pastor of the Drake, Martin, and Harvey United Methodist parishes in Harvey, North Dakota. Dr. Gunderson received his PhD in education from the University of Minnesota, his MA in industrial technology from Ball State University, and his BS in English from Moorhead State College, Minnesota.
Maria T. Correa is an associate professor of epidemiology and public health in the College of Veterinary Medicine at North Carolina State University. Her expertise is in agricultural health with emphasis on zoonotic diseases, agromedicine, Hispanic and Latino farmworker issues, program development and evaluation, and international public health. Her current research and outreach activities focus on the risk of transmission of foreign-animal diseases at the farm level, foreign-animal diseases, bioterrorism and agroterrorism agents, zoonotic diseases, and biosecurity. Dr. Correa conducts surveys to assess the prevalence of zoonotic diseases and the risk of zoonotic-disease transmission and uses epidemiologic and anthropologic information to understand illness and health. She also conducts evaluations of a target group’s knowledge of disease transmission and prevention and identifies factors (such as use of alternative medicine, sociocultural understanding of disease, immigration status, and isolation of the community) that limit the group’s access to Western medicine or public-health information. Dr. Correa is a member of the board of directors of the North Carolina Agromedicine Institute. She is a member of the American College of Epidemiology, the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association, and the Phi Zeta Veterinary Honorary Society. Dr. Correa received her Practicante de Veterinaria (degree in veterinary sciences) from the State University of Uruguay and her MSc and PhD in epidemiology from Cornell University.
R. Alan Davis is the safety and compliance manager at American Seafoods Company, one of the largest commercial fishing companies in the country. He develops, directs, and provides safety, health, and emergency training for nearly 1,000 multicultural employees at American Seafoods; investigates injuries and accidents and identifies their causes; and conducts in-port and at-sea vessel safety inspections, including machine guarding, work practices, life safety, medical provisions, and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) compliance. He previously was a loss-control specialist at the University of Washington, where he worked with national experts on prevention of back injuries, repetitive-motion injuries, workplace violence, and chemical exposures. Mr. Davis was a safety and security specialist at Tyson Seafood Group, where he developed and provided safety and emergency training for more than 700 employees, investigated injuries and accidents, and supervised the creation of an injury- and illness-reporting database. He has served as a member of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and