Ma. Estela Uriarte Archundia PhD

Estela is a private consultant on Ruminant Nutrition and Forage Preservation in Mexico. She has a B.Sc. degree in Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences from the Autonomous University of the State of Mexico. She received her M.Sc. degree in Zootechnie (Animal Science) from the Université Laval in Québec City, QC, Canada in 1992, and in 2001 received her Ph.D. in Ruminant Nutrition from Kansas State University in Manhattan, KS. Estela is fluent in Spanish, English, and French.

Estela began her academic career in 1994 at the Universidad Popular Autónoma del Estado de Puebla in the Schools of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences and the School of Agriculture. She currently teaches at the Universidad Iberoamericana-Puebla in the School of Nutrition and Food Science. Her courses include: Principles of Feeding and Nutrition, Animal Physiology, Sheep and Goat Production, Ecotechnology, Field Practices and Research Seminars.

Her efforts in forage preservation focuses on improving silage programs on beef cattle, dairy, sheep and goat farms, detecting critical points, establishing control measures and developing efficient management processes. Training silage teams has been always the center of her approach.

Estela has recently discovered another area of interest in the field of human nutrition, and in 2012 she received a M.Sc. degree in Clinical Nutrition from the Universidad Iberoamericana-Puebla in Mexico. She is a Certified Diabetes Educator.