Jennifer Walker, DVM, PhD, of Dallas, Texas, was elected chairman of the board of directors of the Professional Animal Auditor Certification Organization (PAACO) at the group's annual meeting in Kansas City.
The 2019 annual WVC conference, scheduled for February 17 to 20, 2019 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas, offers a wide range of scientific sessions and continuing education (CE) credits for veterinarians.
Five postgraduates have been selected to be honored with the with the Dr. W. Bruce Wren Food Animal Incentive Award, named for longtime WVC food animal program manager and industry leader W. Bruce Wren, DVM.
Dave Pyburn, DVM, senior vice president of science and technology for the National Pork Board, says it’s not “if” a foreign animal disease enters the U.S., it’s “when,” and the industry must be prepared.
In a recent election at the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST), Juan Tricarico--VP of Sustainability Research at the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy--was chosen as the President-Elect for 2018-2019.