Dr. Hansen specializes in communicating complex scientific principles to diverse audiences. 

With over 30 years experience, Dr. Hansen offers practical solutions for "wicked problems".  She blends veterinary medicine, public health, epidemiology, animal welfare, and communication in a One Health framework.

Gail R. Hansen, DVM, MPH

Senior Consultant

Dr. Hansen adds veterinary medicine, epidemiology and science policy consulting services to the portfolio of Hansen Consulting, LLC. Among her work and accomplishments:

  • Available for expert testimony
  • Requested spokesperson for national and international media
  • Honest broker for industry, consumer advocacy, public health, academic, antibiotic resistance, animal welfare, and food safety safety groups
  • Former chair of the advisory board of the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine One Health Action Collaborative
  • Member and DC representative for the HSVMA
  • Member of the AVMA
  • Former state epidemiologist and state public health veterinarian for the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE)
  • Five years as the Veterinary Senior Officer at the Pew Charitable Trusts
  • Practical veterinary experience with 12 years in private veterinary practices