Prof. Dr. Hafez Mohamed Hafez

(Department of Veterinary Medicine, Free University of Berlin, Germany)

Efficacy of vaccination of broiler chickens against coccidiosis and recent advancements

Prof. Dr. Hafez is  head of the Institute of Poultry Diseases at the Free University in Berlin. Hafez is Veterinary Poultry Specialist since 1982; Veterinary Microbiology Specialist since 1989, Veterinary Animal Hygiene Specialist since 1996 and since 2005 Diplomate of European College of Veterinary Public health (Dipl. ECVPH) and since 2009 Diplomate of European College of Poultry Veterinary Science (Dipl. ECPVS). He is currently the Honorary Life President of the World Veterinary Poultry Association (WVPA), He is Past-President of the WVPA, Past-President of European College of Poultry Veterinary Science (ECPVS), Chairman of Poultry Scientific Committee of the German Veterinary Chamber, Chairman of the German Branch of the World Veterinary Poultry Association and Chairman Working group 10 (Turkey) European Branch of World Poultry Science Association (WPSA). In addition, he is an honorary Professor at the University of Hohenheim since 1996 as well as honorary Professor at the Alexandria University, Egypt since 2009. Dr. Hafez is a member of several other scientific committees related to veterinary medicine. Since 2015 he is advisor of the Arab Federation for Food Industries (AFFI)
Dr. Hafez research interest focused on poultry diseases diagnosis and control in general and on respiratory and food borne diseases, management, and hygiene. Dr. Hafez has published 219 articles in peere reviewed journals, 49 books and chapters in books, and made over 570 presentations in scientific meetings. He has also supervised 65 Masters and Ph.D. students.