Strategic Partnerships and Research Collaborative (SPARC)

The Strategic Partnerships and Research Collaborative (SPARC) engages researchers and practitioners across disciplines in the US and globally to establish new large-scale programs that catalyze collaboration, innovate for new discoveries, and deliver practical new solutions that address critical challenges.
Amy Kircher
Amy Kircher, DrPH
Co-Director, Strategic Partnerships and Research Collaborative
Senior Advisor, Food Protection and Defense Institute
Assistant Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine
Katy Pelican
Katey Pelican, DVM, PhD
Co-Director, Strategic Partnerships and Research Collaborative
Co-Lead UMN Sustainable Development Goals Initiative
Co-Lead University COVID Action Network (U-CAN)
Associate Professor, Department of Veterinary Population Medicine (VPM)