Rosina Claudia ("Tammi") Krecek, FRSSAf BS, MS, PhD, MAP, MBA
Education and Training
- University of Florida, BS in Animal Science, 1972
- East Texas State University, MS in Zoology, 1975
- Univerity of Pretoria, PhD in Zoology, 1984
- University of Witwatersrand, MAP in Business Administration, 1999
- Gordon Institure of Business Science, MBA, 2003
Rosina C ("Tammi") Krecek is a veterinary parasitologist with more than 200 original peer review research publications in scientific journals, books, and book chapters, as well as 35 popular articles and interviews. Her research has contributed significantly to the current understanding of parasites that infect domestic and wild equids globally, as well as introduced innovative interventions to reduce parasitic disease. Dr. Krecek has held academic, research, and administrative positions in Africa, the Caribbean, and the USA, and she founded an international consultancy on animal disease in Africa. She has presented more than 270 invited papers, seminars, and guest lectures in 50 countries. She has supervised and mentored 30 postgraduate students, taught parasitology to more than 4000 veterinary students, and holds adjunct professor positions in universities in the USA and Africa. She is currently a visiting professor at Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas. She was elected as President of the World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology and to date is the only woman to hold this position. Dr. Krecek has been recognized for her achievements in research, teaching, and service excellence with honors and awards such as the Smith-Kline Beecham Lecturer of the Year, the Parasitological Society of Southern Africa Elsdon-Dew Medal for Parasitology in Africa, and the Agricultural Science and Technology Woman of the Year in South Africa. She served on two editorial boards of scientific journals, reviews for 20 other scientific journals, and serves on several international boards and councils.