Rachael Kreisler, VMD, MSCE, DACVPM (Epidemiology)

Dr. Kreisler, current president of the Association of Veterinary Informatics, is an associate professor at Midwestern University, where she teaches shelter and community medicine, public health, epidemiology, appraisal of the veterinary literature, and practice ownership. Her work outside the classroom includes driving a 33-foot mobile veterinary clinic, providing surgical and medical services to shelter and community animals, investigating disease outbreaks, and researching questions relevant to clinical decision making.


Why are there so many different models for COVID-19?

Well-known British statistician George Box famously said all models are wrong, but some are useful. Here’s what he meant — and why you may find disease modeling for the novel coronavirus so confusing.