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William S. Swecker

William S. Swecker, Jr., DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVN

Associate Department Head
Professor
Production Management Medicine / Clinical Nutriton
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
 
e-mail: cvmwss@vt.edu
Capsule Biography (PDF)


Education

1990 Ph.D.
Dissertation: Selenium supplementation and selected immune responses of beef cattle
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
1984 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
1980 B.S., Animal Science
Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

Board Certification

1989 Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Nutrition

Research Interests

Trace elements and immune function in cattle


Professional Experience

2009-present Professor
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
2009-present Associate Department Head
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
1990-2009 Associate Professor
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
1984-1986 Associate Veterinarian, Troutville Veterinary Clinic
Troutville, Virginia

Professional Memberships

  • Academy of Veterinary Consultants
  • American Academy of Veterinary Nutrition
  • American Association of Bovine Practitioners
  • American College of Veterinary Nutrition
  • American Dairy Science Association
  • American Society of Animal Science
  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Society for Theriogenology
  • Southwest Virginia Veterinary Medical Association
  • Virginia Food Animal Academy
  • Virginia Veterinary Medical Association
  • Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity
  • Phi Zeta