Mindwalk Consulting Group, LLC was founded by Dr. Randall Singer as a platform to deliver innovative, cross-disciplinary solutions to some of today's most pressing problems.


Randall Singer, DVM, MPVM, PhD

Founder and Project Lead

PhD, University of California, Davis
DVM, University of California, Davis
MPVM, University of California, Davis
BA, University of California, San Diego

Dr. Singer is a Professor of Epidemiology in the Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities.

Research in his lab seeks to understand the factors that influence the emergence, evolution, spread and persistence of microbes within different ecosystems. They use this information to design strategies for reducing the negative impacts that these pathogens have on human and animal health.

Profiles and References

He is committed to producing reputable results though quality scientific practices and collaborating with other leading experts. His expertise includes antimicrobial resistance, food safety, scientific writing, emerging pathogens, and more. Some of the approaches he employs include:

  • System dynamics modeling
  • Quantitative risk assessment
  • Molecular epidemiology

He is actively working on several projects related to food safety, animal welfare, quantitative risk assessment, and antimicrobial use and resistance.

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Leah J. Porter, MPH

Consultant | Program Manager

MPH, Epidemiology & Biostatistics, University of Minnesota School of Public Health
BS, Health Sciences & Public Health, University of Minnesota, Rochester

Nora Schrag

Nora Schrag, DVM, PhD, DACVCP

Veterinarian Consultant

PhD, Kansas State University
DVM, Kansas State University

BS, Biology & Chemistry, Manchester College


Isabel Ricke, MPH

Doctoral Student | Consultant

MPH, Epidemiology, University of Minnesota School of Public Health
BS, Animal Sciences & Public Health, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities