Amy Kircher

Amy Kircher
  • Director, Food Protection and Defense Institute
  • Company: University of Minnesota

Amy Kircher is the Director of the Food Protection and Defense Institute, a Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence. She leads the Institute’s initiatives and coordinates a research consortium of experts dedicated to protecting the food system through research and education. Her current research includes identification and warning of food disruptions and emerging disease through data fusion and analysis; supply chains; and delivery of innovative solutions to the professionals in the field.

Prior to coming to the University of Minnesota, Dr. Kircher was the Command epidemiologist with the NORAD – US Northern Command (N-NC) Office of the
Command Surgeon.

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