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Expert in Veterinary Pathology, Infectious Diseases

Expert ID: 731041 North Carolina, USA

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Expert is an ACVP board-certified veterinary pathologist with over 30 years teaching and research experience in veterinary pathology and immunopathology. He has characterized immunodeficiency disorders and resolved infectious diseases in animals, some of which are transmissible to humans. He has used recombinant DNA technology to develop a recombinant protein vaccine for a zoonotic intestinal disease of calves, and to develop internationally-accepted diagnostic tests for infectious diseases of horses. He has served as President of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists and President of the American Association of Veterinary Immunologists. His research has been published in over 140 manuscripts in refereed journals and has resulted in patents. He has served as a faculty member, department head and dean at colleges of veterinary medicine in Washington, North Carolina and Colorado.

He consulted with three biotechnology companies regarding market potential and optimal delivery platform for a recombinant protein vaccine.He consulted with a biotechnology company regarding marketing of a diagnositc service for a genetic disorder of horses.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Raleigh, North Carolina - Greensboro, North Carolina - Durham, North Carolina - Winston Salem, North Carolina - Fayetteville, North Carolina - Cary, North Carolina - High Point, North Carolina - Greenville, North Carolina - Concord, North Carolina - Rocky Mount, North Carolina

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1975 Degree: PhD Subject: Comparative Pathology Institution: Washington State University
Year: 1973 Degree: MS Subject: Comparative Pathology Institution: The Ohio State University
Year: 1970 Degree: DVM Subject: Veterinary Medicine Institution: Washington State University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2001 to 2012 Employer: Colorado State University Title: Dean Department: College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences Responsibilities: Expert led a college of approximately 220 faculty and approximately 660 staff, providing educational experiences for approximately 680 undergraduate students, 536 professional veterinary medical students, and 300 graduate students; Planned and managed an annual operating budget exceeding $125M, including over $55M in extramurally-funded research, a veterinary teaching hospital generating over $12M and a veterinary diagnostic laboratory earning over $4M in annual revenue; Chaired search committees for the Vice Provost for Agriculture and Outreach, Vice President for Development and Advancement, Vice President for Administrative Services, and Dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences; Served on the search committee for the President of Colorado State University; Served on Capital Campaign Task Force for CSU (CVMBS raised $135.3M); Served as Acting Provost. Served as Executive Dean and member of the President’s Cabinet for a two year rotating term.
Years: 1994 to 2001 Employer: North Carolina State University Title: Head, Department of Microbiology, Pathology and Parasitology Department: College of Veterinary Medicine Responsibilities: Expert led a department of 28 faculty, 38 staff, 44-50 graduate students and residents; Planned and managed an annual budget exceeding $6 million; Directed a comparative infectious diseases graduate training program in the department; Led his own scholarly program of extramurally-funded research; Chaired the Building Committee for a 104,000 gsf research facility, Schematic Design completed December 2000.
Years: 1975 to 1994 Employer: Washington State University Title: Professor, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education Department: College of Veterinary Medicine Responsibilities: Expert taught general pathology and immunology to first year WAMI medical students, instructed veterinary medical students, conducted research, and provided diagnostic pathology service. He coordinated, facilitated, and enhanced research programs of the college; Served as Director of the Animal Health Research Center; Administered the research infrastructure of the college; Chaired the building committee and obtained construction funds for the Animal Disease Biotechnology Facility; Oversaw the Animal Resources Unit; Achieved and maintained AAALAC accreditation; Identified and acquired extramural training grant funds to support graduate students..

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 1979 to 2012 Country / Region: See "Brief Summary" below. Summary: From 1979 through 2012, he developed and delivered seminars in Australia, Canada, Denmark, Egypt, England, France, Germany, Italy, Israel, Japan, Kenya, Poland, Switzerland, Taiwan, The Netherlands, United Arab Emirates, and USA. Seminars dealt with research accomplishments, veterinary economic issues, and biomedical education and research collaborative programs.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
He is a member of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP), American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), and American Association of Immunologists (AAI).
Licenses / Certifications
He is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP)
Professional Appointments
Expert previously served as President of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists, American Association of Veterinary Immunologists (AAVI), and the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC). He previosuly served on the National Commission on Veterinary Economic Issues (NCVEI) and editorial boards of four biomedcal journals.
Awards / Recognition
Beecham Award for Research Excellence
Distinguished Veterinary Immunologist
American Association of Veterinary Immunologists;
Graduate Alumni Achievement Award
Washington State University
President’s Award, Colorado Veterinary Medical Association
Distinguished Veterinary Alumnus Award for Excellence in Research and Teaching, Washington State University
Distinguished Service Award, Colorado Veterinary Medical Association
Publications and Patents Summary
He has 146 publications in refereed journals, 54 non-refereed publications and book chapters, and 43 published abstracts. Research accomplishments have resulted in 10 patents.

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
He served as an expert witness for a case in a California state court. He was interviewed by university attorneys for potential cases involving the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at Colorado State University.

Expert witness experience involved a cattle producer and a university on the west coast. I was deposed prior to trial and testified for approximately two hours during the trial.
Training / Seminars
Expert developed and taught courses at Washington State University and North Carolina State University. He developed and delivered seminars in Australia, Canada, Denmark, Egypt, England, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Poland, Switzerland, Taiwan, The Netherlands, United Arab Emirates, and USA.
Vendor Selection
Supplier and vendor selections (teaching materials, research supplies, meeting sites, architects, general contractors) were routine requirements of positions he held from 1975 through 2012.
Marketing Experience
Expert has consulted for biotechnology companies regarding market potential for new products. As a veterinary medical college dean and past President of the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges, Expert worked with the American Veterinary Medical Association and various federal agencies (USDA, NIH) to define educational needs and research trends relevant to veterinary medicine and biomedical research.
Other Relevant Experience
As a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists, Expert has provided advice on experimental design, tissue evaluation and data interpretation for program and product development.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
French He has rudimentary ability to speak and understand French but he is not proficient.
Spanish He has rudimentary ability to speak and understand Spanish but he is not proficient.

Fields of Expertise

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