Dr. Juliana Ruzante is an expert in food safety and public health. She manages and provides technical advice to several projects in food safety and antimicrobial resistance. She works closely with the U.S. federal government and others to support the development of evidence-based policies and practices to prevent foodborne illness from farm to fork. Dr. Ruzante has served on multiple advisory committees for the National Academies of Science, the Food and Agriculture Organization, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. She holds an adjunct faculty appointment at the School of Public Health at San Diego State University.