Department of
Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology

 

 

 

 

 

James Blair Meldrum
Professor

Veterinary Toxicology
Coordinator, Diagnostic Toxicology Laboratory

 

bmeldrum@vt.edu

Education


DVM, 1971, University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

Ph.D., 1978, University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

 

Academic Interests

Toxicity of Metals and Minerals

Poisonous Plants

Drugs of Abuse

Antiviral Drugs

Curriculum Development, Admissions Programs, Student Affairs

 

Courses Taught

VM 8424 Veterinary Toxicology

VM 9114 Toxicology of Poisonous Plants Affecting Livestock

VM 9204 Medical Toxicology (Drugs of Abuse) (for Veterinary Students)

BMVS 4084 Medical Toxicology (Drugs of Abuse)

VM 9724 Laboratory Services Senior Clerkship

 

Research Interests

Treatment of Metals and Minerals Toxicoses

Mechanisms of Antiviral Drugs

 

Professional Experience


July 1997 to Present


Professor of Veterinary Toxicology
Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA


June 1986 to July 1997


Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA


May 1991 to August 1991


Acting Dean
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA


July 1980 to June 1986


Associate Professor and Director of Diagnostic Toxicology
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA


March 1980 to July 1980


Acting Director (Research Manager II)
Animal Pathology Laboratory
Health of Animals Branch
Canada Department of Agriculture
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada S7N 2R3


April 1978 to March 1980


Research Scientist II and Section Head of Veterinary Toxicology
Animal Pathology Laboratory
Health of Animals Branch
Canada Department of Agriculture
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada S7N 2R3


June 1971 to April 1978


Veterinary Toxicologist
Animal Pathology Laboratory
Health of Animals Branch
Canada Department of Agriculture
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada S7N 2R3

 

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