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Aaron Beczkiewicz

Aaron Beczkiewicz
Graduate Research Associate
The Ohio State University
220H Parker Food Science and Technology Building
Degree Information: 
MPH, Environmental Health Science, University of Minnesota
BS, Microbiology, University of Minnesota

Aaron Beczkiewicz is a PhD student in the Department of Food Science and Technology at The Ohio State University. He came to OSU from the University of Minnesota where he developed a background in laboratory methods for pathogen detection, foodborne disease epidemiology, and food safety. Aaron has a wide range of experience including 2 years at 3M Company in the Corporate Research Materials Laboratory and 2 years at the Minnesota Department of Health where he worked in both epidemiology as a member of “Team Diarrhea” and in the Enterics Unit of the Public Health Laboratory specializing in Enteroaggregative E. coli. His current research interests include utilizing public health and food production data to improve pathogen detection and microbiological sampling across the food system.