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AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS

Arkansas

Dr. H.L. Goodwin
Associate Professor
Department of Agricultural Economics and AgriBusiness
University of Arkansas
(479) 575-2283
haroldg@uark.edu

Colorado

Dr. Stephen R. Koontz
Associate Professor
Department of Agriculture and Resource Economics
Colorado State University
(970) 491-7032
skoontz@ceres.agsci.colostate.edu

Georgia

Dr. Wojciech Florkowski
Professor
Agriculture and Applied Economic Research
University of Georgia
(770) 228-7231, x. 112
wflorko@griffin.uga.edu

Dr. Fred White
Department Head
Department of Agriculture and Applied Economic Research
University of Georgia
(706) 542-0764
fwhite@agecon.uga.edu

Indiana

Dr. Michael Boehlje
Professor
Department of Agricultural Economics
Purdue University
(765) 494-4222
boehljem@purdue.edu

Dr. John Connor
Professor
Department of Agricultural Economics
Purdue University
(765) 494-9176
jconner@purdue.edu
Research focuses on the market structures and performance of U.S. food processing firms and related industries.

Dr. Allan Gray
Associate Professor
Department of Agricultural Economics
Purdue University
(765) 494-4323
gray@purdue.edu
Research focuses on improving strategic planning for agribusiness and the implications of alternative farm policies. Also an expert on implications of the 2002 Farm Bill.

Dr. Chris Hurt
Professor and Extension specialist
Department of Agricultural Economics
Purdue University
(765) 494-4273
hurtc@purdue.edu
Expertise in livestock economics, agricultural marketing, farm economic outlooks and evaluating government programs.

Dr. Paul Preckel
Associate Department Head and Professor
Department of Agricultural Economics
Purdue Univeristy
(765) 494-4240
preckel@purdue.edu

Dr. Sarahelen (Sally) Thompson
Professor
Department Head, Agricultural Economics
Department of Agricultural Economics
Purdue University
(765) 494-4198
sallyt@purdue.edu
Research is in agricultural and food marketing; the economic performance of futures markets; the effect of information technologies on agricultural and food markets and agricultural economic history.

Dr. Joseph Uhl
Professor
Department of Agricultural Economics
Purdue University
(765) 494-4219
uhl@agecon.purdue.edu
Expertise in consumer economics, and in the marketing, pricing, distribution, consumption and government policies relating to food. Conducts an annual cost of Thanksgiving dinner study.

Iowa

Dr. Jacinto Fabiosa
Technical Director and International Livestock Analyst
Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute
Iowa State University
(515) 294-6183 or 294-6257
jfabiosa@iastate.edu
International trade and economic interrelationships in livestock industries.

Dr. Dermot Hayes
Pioneer Hi-Bred International Chair in Agribusiness
Professor of Economics and Finance
Department of Economics
Iowa State University
(515) 294-6185
dhayes@iastate.edu
Meat exporting and marketing; ag business; agricultural and trade policy; identity preservation.

Dr. David Hennessy
Professor
Department of Economics
Iowa State University
(515) 294-6171
hennessy@iastate.edu

Dr. Brent Hueth
Assistant Professor
Department of Economics
Iowa State University
(515) 294-1085
bueth@iastate.edu

Dr. Helen Jensen
Professor and Head, Food and Nutrition Policy Division
Center for Agricultural and Rural Development
Iowa State University
(515) 294-6253 or 294-6257
hhjensen@iastate.edu
Food safety policy and nutrition policy. Also with ISU's Institute for Food Safety and Security.

Dr. James Kliebenstein
Professor
Department of Economics
Iowa State University
(515) 294-7111
jklieben@iastate.edu

Dr. John D. Lawrence
Associate Professor and Director Iowa Beef Center
Department of Economics
Iowa State University
(515) 294-6290
jdlaw@iastate.edu
Livestock marketing and exporting.

Dr. John Miranowski
Professor of Economics
Department of Economics
Iowa State University
(515) 294-6132
jmirski@iastate.edu
Agricultural economics, policy and trade issues.

Kansas

Dr. Barry L. Flinchbaugh
Professor
Department of Agricultural Economics
Kansas State University
(785) 532-1505
flinchba@ksu.edu

Dr. Ted C. Schroeder
Professor
Department of Agriculture Economics
Kansas State University
(785) 532-4488
tcs@ksu.edu

Kentucky

Dr. Thomas Schneid
Professor
Department of Loss Prevention and Strategy
Eastern Kentucky University
(859) 622-2382
tom.schneid@eku.edu

Maryland

Dr. Doug Parker
Associate Professor
Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
University of Maryland
(301) 405-8042
dparker@arec.umd.edu
Environmental policy; water quality and land use; alternative agriculture production practices.

Minnesota

Dr. Brian Buhr
Associate Professor
Department of Applied Economics
University of Minnesota
(612) 625-1273
bbuhr@apec.umn.edu

Dr. William Lazarus
Professor
Department of Applied Economics
University of Minnesota
(612) 625-8150
wlazarus@apec.umn.edu

Missouri

Dr. Ronald Plain
Professor
Department of Agricultural Economics
University of Missouri
(573) 882-4614
plainr@missouri.edu

Nebraska

Dr. Ernie Goss
Jack MacAllister Chair in Regional Economics
Creighton University
(402) 280-4757
ernieg@creighton.edu

Oklahoma

Dr. Clement Ward
Professor and Extension Service
Department of Agricultural Economics
Oklahoma State University
(405) 744-9821
ceward@okstate.edu

Tennessee

Dr. Emmit Rawls
Professor
Department of Agricultural Economics
The University of Tennessee
(865) 974-7271
elrawls@utk.edu
http://economics.ag.utk.edu/rawls.html

Dr. Daryll E. Ray
Professor and Blasingame Chair of Excellence
Agricultural Policy Analysis Center
Department of Agricultural Economics
The University of Tennessee
(865) 974-7407
dray@tennessee.edu
economics.ag.utk.edu/ray.html

Texas

Dr. David Anderson
Associate Professor and Extension Economist
Department of Agricultural Economics
Texas A&M University
(979) 845-8694
danderson@tamu.edu

Dr. Ernie Davis
Professor and Economist
Texas Cooperative Extension
Texas A&M University
(979) 845-4351
eed@tamu.edu

Octavio A. Ramirez, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics
Texas Tech University
(806) 742-0277, x. 245
octavio.ramirez@ttu.edu

Utah

Dillon Feuz

Applied Economics Department

College of Agriculture

3530 Old Main Hill

Logan, UT 84322-3530

(435) 797-2296

dillon.feuz@usu.edu

Virginia

Dr. Wayne Purcell
Alumni Distinguished Professor and Director Research Institute on Livestock Pricing
Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics
Virginia Tech University
(540) 231-7725
purcell@vt.edu


ANIMAL DISEASES (BSE, foot-and-mouth disease)

Georgia

Dr. Ronny Silcox
Associate Professor
Department of Animal Science
University of Georgia
(706) 542-9102
rsilcox@uga.edu

Indiana

Dr. Simon Kenyon
Associate Professor
Department of Veterinary Medicine
Purdue University
(765) 494-0333
skenyon@purdue.edu
Cattle production, nutrition for large animals, and large animal medicine. He is an expert on foot and mouth disease and was in England during an outbreak in the 1960s.

Dr. H. Leon Thacker
Professor
Director, Animal Disease and Diagnostic Laboratory
Department of Veterinary Medicine
Purdue University
(765) 494-7460
thackerl@purdue.edu
Swine digestive and respiratory diseases; lectures on swine and avian diseases.

Iowa

Dr. Delbert "Hank" Harris
Professor
Department of Animal Science
Iowa State University
(515) 294-1664
hharris@iastate.edu
Infectious diseases of swine and shrimp; PRRS and PMWS.

Scott H. Hurd, DVM, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine

Iowa State University

College of Veterinary Medicine

1710 Vet Med

Ames, IA 50011

(515) 294-7905

shurd@iastate.edu

Dr. Darrell Trampel
Professor
Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine
Iowa State University
(515) 294-0710
dtrampel@iastate.edu

Kansas

Michael Apley, DVM, Ph.D., DACVCP
Professor, Production Medicine/Clinical Pharmacology
College of Veterinary Medicine
101 Trotter Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
(785) 532-4167
mapley@vet.k-state.edu

Dr. Melvin Hunt

Professor

Department of Animal Sciences & Industry

Kansas State University

224 Weber Hall

Manhattan, KS 66506

(785) 532-1232

hhunt@k-state.edu

Dr. Sanjay Kapil
Associate Professor
Department of Diagnostic Medicine Pathogiology
Kansas State University

(785) 532-4457
alka@ksu.edu

Dr. James L. Marsden
Distinguished Professor
Department of Animal Sciences and Industry
Kansas State University
(785) 532-1952
jmarsden@ksu.edu

Dr. Derek Mosier
Professor
Department of Diagnostic Medicine Pathobiology
Kansas State University
(785) 532-4410
damvm@ksu.edu

Dr. Gerald L. Stokka
Adjunct Faculty
Department of Animal Sciences and Industry
Kansas State University
gstokka@ksu.edu

Maryland

Linda Detwiler, DVM
Adjunct Professor
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Maryland
(732) 580-9391
lavet22@aol.com
Former USDA/APHIS official in charge of government BSE surveillance.

Massachusetts

Dr. George Gray
Lecturer on Risk Analysis
Department of Health Policy and Management
Harvard Center for Risk Analysis
(617) 432-4341
ggray@hsph.harvard.edu

Michigan

Jeff Armstrong, Ph.D.
College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Michigan State University
(517) 355-0232
armstroj@msu.edu

Dr. Dan Grooms
Associate Professor
National Food Safety & Toxicology Center
Michigan State University
(517) 432-3100, x. 111
khirek@cvm.msu.edu
www.foodsafe.msu.edu

Dr. Ed Mather
Professor and NFSTC Deputy Director
National Food Safety & Toxicology Center
Michigan State University
(517) 432-3100, x. 111
khirek@cvm.msu.edu
www.foodsafe.msu.edu

Minnesota

Dr. Dave Halvorson
Professor
Department of Veterinary Pathobiology
University of Minnesota
(612) 625-5292
halvo002@maroon.tc.umn.edu
Avian influenza, avian pneumovirus.

Dr. Will Hueston
Director
Center for Animal Health and Food Safety
University of Minnesota
(612) 625-7755
huest001@umn.edu

Dr. K.V. Nagaraja
Professor
Department of Veterinary PathoBiology
University of Minnesota
(612) 625-9704
nagar001@maroon.tc.umn.edu
Salmonella, Ornithobacterium rhinotracheale, E. coli.

Dr. Moses Njenga
Associate Professor
Department of Veterinary PathoBiology
University of Minnesota
(612) 625-2719
njeng001@tc.umn.edu
Metapneumovirus.

Dr. Jagdev Sharma
Professor
College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Minnesota
(612) 625-5276
sharm001@maroon.tc.umn.edu
Infectious bursal disease, Marek's disease.

Ohio

Gary Bowman, DVM, DACVPM
Associate Professor and Swine Extension Specialist
College of Veterinary Medicine
The Ohio State University
(614) 292-9453
bowman.7@osu.edu

William Shulaw, DVM, MS, DACVPM
Professor and Extension Veterinarian, Beef Cattle and Sheep
College of Veterinary Medicine
The Ohio State University
(614) 292-9453
shulaw.1@osu.edu

Richard Slemons, DVM, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Public Health/Infectious Diseases
College of Veterinary Medicine
The Ohio State University
(614) 292-8561
slemons.1@osu.edu

Srinand Sreevatsan, MVSc, MPH, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Respiratory Diseases
College of Veterinary Medicine
The Ohio State University
(330) 263-3744
sreevatsan.1@osu.edu

South Carolina

Dr. John A. Caver
South Carolina State Veterinarian and Director of Livestock Poultry Health (LPH) programs
Clemson University
(803) 788-2260
Regulation and enforcement of laws; authorization of vaccinations in livestock, importation of livestock, and reporting of state statistics on livestock and poultry disease.

Tennessee

Dr. David Brian
Professor
Department of Pathobiology
College of Veterinary Medicine
The University of Tennessee
(865) 974-7377
dbrian@utk.edu

Dr. Fred Hopkins
Professor
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
The University of Tennessee
(865) 974-7377
fhopkins@utk.edu
www.vet.utk.edu/faculty/hopkins.shtml

Dr. Melissa Kennedy
Assistant Professor
Department of Comparative Medicine
College of Veterinary Medicine
The University of Tennessee
(865) 974-7377
mkenned2@utk.edu
www.vet.utk.edu/faculty/kennedy.shtml

Dr. Matt Welborn
Assistant Professor
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
The University of Tennessee
(865) 974-7377
MWelborn@utk.edu
www.vet.utk.edu/faculty/welborn.shtml

Texas

Dr. David J. Caldwell
Associate Professor
Poultry Health Research Laboratory
Departments of Poultry Science and Veterinary Pathobiology
Texas A&M University
(979) 845-4288
caldwell@poultry.tamu.edu

Dr. Floron (Buddy) Faries
Veterinarian
Texas Cooperative Extension
College of Veterinary Medicine
Texas A&M University
(979) 845-9370
ffaries@tamu.edu

Dr. Jeff W. Savell
Professor and E.M. Rosenthal Chairholder in Meat Science
Department of Animal Science
Texas A&M University
(979) 845-3935
j-savell@tamu.edu
Beef quality and food safety.

Doug Smith
Extension Agent-Ag and Natural Resources, Harris County
Texas A&M University
(281) 855-5600
jdsmith@tamu.edu

Washington

Dr. Clive Gay
Professor
Veterinary Clinical Science
Washington State University
(509) 335-0711
ccg@wsu.ed


ANIMAL WELFARE, HUMANE HANDLING OF LIVESTOCK

California

Frank Mitloehner, Ph.D.
Assistant Specialist in Cooperative Extension
Department of Animal Science
University of California, Davis
(530) 752-3936
fmmitloehner@ucdavis.edu

Colorado

Dr. Temple Grandin
Professor
Department of Animal Science
Colorado State University
(970) 229-0793
grandin@lamar.colostate.edu

Illinois

Dr. Stan Curtis
Adjunct Professor
Department of Animal Science
University of Illinois, Urbana
(217) 333-6489
securtis@uiuc.edu

Mike Ellis, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Animal Science
University of Illinois, Urbana
(217) 333-6455
m-ellis7@ntx1.cso.uiuc.edu

Indiana

Dr. Alan Beck
Professor
Director, Center for the Human-Animal Bond
Department of Veterinary Medicine Veterinary Pathobiology
Purdue University
(765) 494-0854
abeck@purdue.edu
Beck is co-initiator of an animal welfare curriculum at Purdue. Nationally recognized authority on how people and animals interact.

Dr. Andrew Luescher
Associate Professor
Head, Purdue Animal Behavior Clinic
Department of Veterinary Medicine Veterinary Clinical Sciences
(765) 494-8775
luescher@purdue.edu
Behavioral cases in dogs, cats, parrots, horses, and food animals. Research interests include compulsive disorders, canine aggression, and behavioral development.

Kentucky

Dr. Richard Coffey
Extension Swine Specialist
Department of Animal Sciences
University of Kentucky
(270) 365-7541, x. 244
rcoffey@uky.edu

Dr. Bill Crist
Extension Dairy Specialist
Department of Animal Sciences
University of Kentucky
(859) 257-7543
wcrist@uky.edu

Dr. Tony Pescatore
Extension Poultry Specialist
Department of Animal Science
University of Kentucky
(859) 257-7529
apescato@uky.edu

Michigan

Dr. Dan Grooms
Associate Professor
National Food Safety & Toxicology Center
Michigan State University
(517) 432-3100, x. 111
khirek@cvm.msu.edu
www.foodsafe.msu.edu

Dr. Ed Mather
Professor and NFSTC Deputy Director
National Food Safety & Toxicology Center
Michigan State University
(517) 432-3100, x. 111
khirek@cvm.msu.edu
www.foodsafe.msu.edu

Dr. Janice Swanson

Professor

2265A Anthony

Department of Animal Science

Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI 48824-1225

(517) 432-4134

swansoj@anr.msu.edu

Ohio

Gary Bowman, DVM, DACVPM
Associate Professor and Swine Extension Specialist
College of Veterinary Medicine
The Ohio State University
(614) 292-9453
bowman.7@osu.edu

Teresa Morishita, DVM, PhD, DACPV
Professor and Extension Poultry Veterinarian
College of Veterinary Medicine
The Ohio State University
(614) 292-9453
morishita.1@osu.edu

Fernando Silveira, DVM
Assistant Clinical Professor, Production Medicine (Beef Cattle)
College of Veterinary Medicine
The Ohio State University
(614) 292-8556
silveira.2@osu.edu

Pennsylvania

Dr. William Henning
Professor of Animal Science
Department of Dairy and Animal Science
Penn State University
(814) 863-3670
bhenning@psu.edu

Dr. Ken Kephart
Professor of Animal Science
Department of Dairy and Animal Science
Penn State University
(814) 863-3671
kkephart@psu.edu

Dr. Robert Mikesell
Senior Extension Associate
Department of Dairy and Animal Science
Penn State University
(814) 865-5491
bmikesell@psu.edu

South Carolina

Dr. Harold E. Farris Jr.
Associate Vice President for Research Compliance
Clemson University
(864) 656-0636
fharold@clemson.edu
Bio-safety and animal research subjects; hazardous chemicals; biologicals and recombinant DNA.

Dr. Michelle A. Hall
Extension Associate
Department of Animal and Veterinary Sciences
Clemson University
(864) 656-4022
mahall@clemson.edu
"Non-traditional" commercial poultry, specializing in duck and exotic foul.

Dr. Peter Skewes
Professor
Department of Animal and Veterinary Sciences
Clemson University
(864) 656-4024
pskewes@clemson.edu
Conducts research on poultry housing and the environment.

Tennessee

Dr. Fred Hopkins
Professor
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
The University of Tennessee
(865) 974-7377
fhopkins@utk.edu
www.vet.utk.edu/faculty/hopkins.shtml

Texas

Dr. Theodore Friend
Professor
Department of Animal Science
Texas A&M University
(979) 845-5214
T-friend@tamu.edu

Dr. Dan Hale
Professor and Extension Meat Specialist
Department of Animal Science
Texas A&M University
(979) 845-3935
D-hale@tamu.edu

John McGlone, Ph.D.
Professor and Director, Pork Industry Institute
Department of Animal Science and Food Technology
Texas Tech University and Health Sciences Center
(806) 742-2826
john.mcglone@ttu.edu


ANIMAL WELFARE: Poultry

Arkansas

Dr. Sacit F. Bilgili
Chairman
Department of Poultry Science
Auburn University
(334) 844-2612
sbilgili@acesag.auburn.edu

Dr. James H. Denton
Professor
Center of Excellence for Poultry Science
University of Arkansas
(479) 575-4952
jdenton@comp.uark.edu

California

Mr. Don Bell
Poultry Specialist Emeritus
Cooperative Extension
University of California at Riverside
(909) 787-4555
don.bell@ucr.edu

Georgia

Dr. Dan Cunningham
Professor
Department of Poultry Science
University of Georgia
(706) 542-1325
dcungham@arches.uga.edu

Dr. Jean Sander
Poultry Diagnostic & Research Center
University of Georgia
(706) 542-5058
jsander@arches.uga.edu

Dr. Bruce Webster
Associate Professor
Poultry Science
University of Georgia
(706) 542-9154
bwebster@uga.edu

Indiana

Dr. Todd Applegate
Assistant Professor
Department of Animal Sciences
Purdue University
(765) 496-7769
applegt@purdue.edu

Dr. Patricia (Scotti) Hester
Professor
Department of Animal Sciences
Purdue University
(765) 494-8019
phester@purdue.edu
Environmental physiology; immunology; stress; animal well-being; endocrinology; disease/nutritional/stress interactions; space biology.

Iowa

Dr. Hongwei Xin
Professor
Departments of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering and Animal Science
Iowa State University
(515) 294-4240
hxin@iastate.edu
Poultry and swine housing systems; air quality; environmental physiology.

Maryland

Dr. Immaculada Estevez
Associate Professor
Department of Animal and Avian Science
University of Maryland
(301) 405-5779
ie7@umail.umd.edu

Minnesota

Dr. Dave Halvorson
Professor
Department of Veterinary Pathobiology
University of Minnesota
(612) 625-5292
halvo002@maroon.tc.umn.edu
Avian influenza, avian pneumovirus.

Dr. Jacqueline P. Jacob
Assistant Professor
Department of Animal Science
University of Minnesota
(612) 624-2766
jacob150@umn.edu

Dr. Sally Noll
Professor
Department of Animal Science
University of Minnesota
(612) 624-4928
snoll@extension.umn.edu

North Carolina

Dr. Jesse Grimes
Professor, Extension Turkey Specialist
Department of Poultry Science
North Carolina State University
(919) 515-5406
JGrimes@poultry.poulsci.ncsu.edu

Gerald B. Havenstein, Ph.D.
Department Head
Department of Poultry Science
North Carolina State University
(919) 515-5555
gerald_havenstein@ncsu.edu

Jean-Pierre Vaillancourt, DVM
Associate Professor
Department of Poultry Health Management
Farm Animal Health & Resource Management
North Carolina State University
(919) 513-6330
jp_vaillancourt@ncsu.edu

Pennsylvania

Dr. R. Michael Hulet
Associate Professor
Department of Poultry Science
Penn State University
(814) 863-8934
mrh4@psu.edu

Texas

Dr. John B. Carey
Professor
Department of Poultry Science
Texas A&M University
(979) 845-4319
Jcarey@poultry.tamu.edu


AVIAN INFLUENZA

Alabama

Dr. Kenneth S. Macklin
Extension Specialist and Assistant Professor
Department of Poultry Science
Auburn University

(334) 844-4225
macklks@auburn.edu

Dr. Robert A. Norton
Professor, Veterinary Bacteriology and Biosecurity
Department of Poultry Science
Auburn University

(334) 844-2604
rnorton@acesag.auburn.edu

Dr. Haroldo Toro
Professor
Department of Pathobiology
Auburn University

(334) 844-2662
torohar@vetmed.auburn.edu

Arkansas

Dr. Walter Bottje
Interim Director
Center of Excellence for Poultry Science
University of Arkansas
(479) 575-3699
wbottje@uark.edu

Dr. F. Dustan Clark
Extension Poultry Health Veterinarian
Center of Excellence for Poultry Science
University of Arkansas
(479) 575-4375
fdclark@uark.edu

Dr. Billy Hargis
Director, Poultry Health Laboratory and Veterinarian
Center of Excellence for Poultry Science
University of Arkansas
(479) 575-4390
bhargis@uark.edu

Dr. Frank Jones
Associate Director - Extension
Center of Excellence for Poultry Science
University of Arkansas
(479) 575-5443
ftjones@uark.edu

Dr. Robert F. Wideman Jr.
Associate Director and Physiologist
Center of Excellence for Poultry Science
University of Arkansas
(479) 575-4397
rwideman@uark.edu

California

Dr. Francine Bradley
Extension Poultry Specialist
Department of Animal Science
University of California - Davis
(530) 752-6316

Colorado

Dr. Gary C. Smith
Professor
Department of Animal Sciences
Colorado State University
(970) 491-5226
gary.smith@colostate.edu

Dr. John N. Sofos
Professor
Department of Animal Sciences
Colorado State University

(970) 491-7703
john.sofos@colostate.edu

Delaware

Dr. Jack Gelb Jr.
Chairperson
Animal and Food Sciences
University of Delaware
(302) 831-2524
jgelb@udel.edu

Georgia

Dr. Brian D. Fairchild
Extension Poultry Specialist
Department of Poultry Science
University of Georgia
(706) 542-9133
brianf@uga.edu

Iowa

Dr. Darrell W. Trampel
Extension Poultry Veterinarian/Poultry Diagnostician
Veterinary Diagnostic & Production Animal Medicine
Iowa State University
(515) 294-0710
dtrampel@iastate.edu

Indiana

Dr. Todd Applegate
Associate Professor
Department of Animal Sciences
Purdue University

(765) 496-7769
applegt@purdue.edu

Maryland

Dr. Inma Estevez
Associate Professor
Animal and Avian Sciences
University of Maryland
(301) 405-5779
iestevez@umd.edu
Research and expertise focuses on animal welfare aspects of disease control, i.e. culling of infected animals.

Minnesota

Dr. Jacqueline P. Jacob
Assistant Professor
Department of Animal Science
University of Minnesota
(612) 624-2766
jacob150@umn.edu

Missouri

Dr. Jeffrey Firman
Professor
Department of Poultry Science
University of Missouri - Columbia
(573) 882-9427
firmanj@missouri.edu

Nebraska

Dr. Sheila E. Scheideler
Extension Poultry Specialist
Animal Science
University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(402) 472-6481
sscheideler1@unl.edu

Dr. David J. Steffen
Assistant Professor
Department of Veterinary & Biomedical Sciences
University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(402) 472-4533
dsteffen1@unl.edu

Dr. Del Wilmot
Deputy State Veterinarian
Nebraska Department of Agriculture
(402) 471-6827
dwilmot@agr.ne.gov

Nevada

Dr. David S. Thain
Assistant Professor
Department of Animal Biotechnology
University of Nevada, Reno
(775) 784-1377
dthain@cabnr.unr.edu

North Carolina

Dr. Michael Martin
Assistant Professor
College of Veterinary Medicine
North Carolina State University
(919) 513-6330
michael_martin@ncsu.edu

Dr. Barrett D. Slenning
Leader, Animal Health Biosecurity Risk Management
Population Health & Pathobiology
North Carolina State University

(919) 513-6324
barrett_slenning@ncsu.edu

Ohio

Dr. Teresa Morishita
Professor and Extension Poultry Veterinarian
Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine
The Ohio State University
(641) 292-9453
morishita.1@osu.edu

Oklahoma

Dr. Robert Teeter
Professor
Department of Animal Science
Oklahoma State University

(405) 744-6619
bob.teeter@okstate.edu

Oregon

Dr. Jim Hermes
Poultry Extension Specialist
Extension Service Program
Oregon State University
(541) 574-6534
james.hermes@oregonstate.edu

Pennsylvania

Patty A. Dunn
Senior Research Associate
Veterinary Science
The Pennsylvania State University
(814) 863-1983
pad7@psu.edu

Texas

Dr. John B. Carey
Associate Department Head & Extension Program Leader
Department of Poultry Science
Texas A&M University

(979) 845-4319
jcarey@poultry.tamu.edu


BACTERIAL PATHOGENS (E.coli, Listeria, Salmonella)

Alabama

Dr. Don Conner
Professor
Department of Animal Science
Auburn University
(334) 844-2639
connede@auburn.edu

Colorado

Dr. John Sofos
Professor
Department of Animal Science
Colorado State University
(970) 491-7703
jsofos@agsc.colostate.edu

Georgia

Dr. Michael Doyle
Director
Center for Food Safety
University of Georgia
(770) 228-7284
mdoyle@uga.edu
Pre-harvest food safety.

Dr. David Gottfried
Research Scientist
Chemical and Biological Sensing
Georgia Tech Research Institute
(404) 894-7300
david.gottfried@gtri.gatech.edu

Indiana

Dr. Arun Bhunia
Associate Professor
Department of Food Science
Purdue University
(765) 494-5443
bhuniaa@foodsci.purdue.edu
Food safety and the impact of food-borne bacteria on consumers' health and the economy. Researches immunological and molecular approaches for rapid detection and identification of food-borne bacteria.

Dr. Ching Ching Wu
Professor
Department of Veterinary Medicine Veterinary Pathobiology
Purdue University
(765) 494-7549
wuc@purdue.edu
Expertise includes veterinary microbiology, biosecurity for poultry diseases, West Nile virus, Johnes disease, Salmonellosis and Lyme disease.

Iowa

Dr. James Dickson
Professor
Department of Animal Science
Director, Food Safety Consortium
Iowa State University
(515) 294-4733
jdickson@iastate.edu
Food safety. Shelf life. Microbiology. HACCP. Irradiation.

Dr. Delbert "Hank" Harris
Professor
Department of Animal Science
Iowa State University
(515) 294-1664
hharris@iastate.edu

Dr. Sue Lamont
Professor
Department of Animal Science
Iowa State University
(515) 294-4100
sjlamont@iastate.edu
Salmonella and immunogenetic response in poultry

Dr. Joe Sebranek
Professor
Department of Animal Science
Iowa State University
(515) 294-1091
sebranek@iastate.edu

Kansas

Dr. Karen P. Penner
Professor
Department of Animal Sciences and Industry
Kansas State University
(785) 532-1672
kpenner@ksu.edu

Dr. Randy Phebus
Associate Professor
Department of Animal Sciences and Industry
Kansas State University
(785) 532-1215
phebus@ksu.edu

Michigan

Dr. Linda Mansfield
Associate Professor
National Food Safety & Toxicology Center
Michigan State University
(517) 432-3100, x. 111
khirek@cvm.msu.edu
www.foodsafe.msu.edu

Dr. Elliot Ryser
Assistant Professor
National Food Safety & Toxicology Center
Michigan State University
(517) 432-3100, x. 111
khirek@cvm.msu.edu
www.foodsafe.msu.edu

Dr. Ewen Todd
NFSTC Director
National Food Safety & Toxicology Center
Michigan State University
(517) 432-3100, x. 111
etodd@cvm.msu.edu
www.foodsafe.msu.edu

Dr. Tom Whittam
Hannah Distinguished Professor
National Food Safety & Toxicology Center
Michigan State University
(517) 432-3100, x. 111
khirek@cvm.msu.edu
www.foodsafe.msu.edu

New Jersey

Donald W. Schaffner, Ph.D.

Professor and Extension Specialist in Food Science

Department of Food Science
Rutgers University

(732) 982-7475

schaffner@aesop.rutgers.edu

New York

Dr. Martin Weidmann
Professor
Department of Food and Science
Cornell University
(607) 254-2838
mw16@cornell.edu

Ohio

Julie Funk, DVM, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Food Safety, Epidemiology
College of Veterinary Medicine
The Ohio State University
(614) 247-6635
funk.74@osu.edu

Jeff LeJeune, DVM, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Food Safety
College of Veterinary Medicine
The Ohio State University
(330) 263-3677
LeJeune.3@osu.edu

Teresa Morishita, DVM, Ph.D., DACPV
Professor and Extension Poultry Veterinarian
College of Veterinary Medicine
The Ohio State University
(614) 292-9453
morishita.1@osu.edu

Thomas Wittum, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Epidemiology
College of Veterinary Medicine
The Ohio State University
(614) 292-8157
wittum.1@osu.edu

Pennsylvania

Dr. Catherine Cutter
Assistant Professor of Food Science
Department of Food Science
Penn State University
(814) 865-8862
cnc3@psu.edu

Dr. William Henning
Professor of Animal Science
Department of Dairy and Animal Science
Penn State University
(814) 863-3670
bhenning@psu.edu

Dr. Edward Mills
Associate Professor of Animal Science
Department of Dairy and Animal Science
Penn State University
(814) 865-2394
emills@psu.edu

South Carolina

Dr. Xiuping Jiang
Assistant Professor
Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition
Clemson University
(864) 656-6932
xiuping@clemson.edu
Food microbiology, food safety and food pathogens.

Tennessee

Dr. Dave Bemis
Associate Professor
Department of Comparative Medicine
College of Veterinary Medicine
The University of Tennessee
(865) 974-7377
bemis@utk.edu
www.vet.utk.edu/faculty/bemis.shtml

Dr. P. Michael Davidson
Professor of Food Microbiology
Department of Food Science and Technology
The University of Tennessee
(865) 974-0098
pmdavidson@utk.edu
http://foodscience.utk.edu/faculty/#pdavids1

Dr. F. Ann Draughon
Professor & Co-Director, UT Food Safety Center of Excellence
Department of Food Science and Technology
The University of Tennessee
(865) 974-7425
draughon@utk.edu
foodscience.utk.edu/faculty/#draughon

Dr. Melissa Kennedy
Assistant Professor
Department of Comparative Medicine
College of Veterinary Medicine
The University of Tennessee
(865) 974-7377
mkenned2@utk.edu
www.vet.utk.edu/faculty/kennedy.shtml

Dr. Sharon Patton
Professor
Department of Comparative Medicine
College of Veterinary Medicine
The University of Tennessee
(865) 974-7377
spatton@utk.edu
www.vet.utk.edu/faculty/patton.shtml

Texas

Dr. Gary Acuff
Professor
Department of Animal Science
Texas A&M University
(409) 845-4402
gacuff@tamu.edu

Dr. Mindy Brashears, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Animal and Food Sciences
Texas Tech University
(806) 742-2469
mindy.brashears@ttu.edu

Dr. Alejandro Castillo
Associate Professor of Food Microbiology
Department of Animal Science
Texas A&M University
(979) 845-4425
A-castillo@tamu.edu

Dr. Jimmy T. Keeton
Professor
Department of Animal Science
Texas A&M University
(979) 845-3936
jkeeton@tamu.edu

Dr. Brenda Marques
Associate Professor
Department of Human Sciences
Stephen F. Austin State University
(936) 468-4502
bmarques@sfasu.edu

Dr. Elsa Murano

Professor, President Emerita

Department of Nutrition and Food Science

Texas A&M University

(979) 845-0834

eamurano@tamu.edu

Vermont

Dr. Catherine Donnelly
Professor
Department of Nutrition and Food Science
University of Vermont
(802) 863-8658
cdonnell@zoo.uvm.edu

Washington

Dr. Mansour Samadpour
Professor
Environmental Health Department
University of Washington
(206) 543-5120
mansour@u.washington.edu

Wisconsin

Dr. Kathleen Glass
Assistant Scientist
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
University of Wisconsin
(608) 263-6935
kglass@facstaff.wisc.edu

Dr. Eric Johnson
Professor
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
University of Wisconsin
(608) 263-7944
eajohnso@facstaff.wisc.edu


BIOTECHNOLOGY

Georgia

Dr. Wayne Parrott
Professor
Department of Crop and Soil Sciences
University of Georgia
(706) 542-0928
wparrott@uga.edu

Dr. Andrew Paterson
Research Professor
Department of Crop and Soil Sciences
University of Georgia
(706) 583-0162
paterson@uga.edu

Dr. Steve Stice
Professor
Animal Science Research College
University of Georgia
(706) 583-0071
A part of the team which successfully cloned the first cattle in 1997.

J. Craig Wyvill, P.E.
Chief
Food Processing Technology Division, Processing and Production Technology Alternatives, Employee and Product Safety
Georgia Tech Research Institute
(404) 894-3412
craig.wyvill@gtri.gatech.edu

Indiana

Dr. Christopher Bidwell
Associate Professor
Department of Animal Sciences
Purdue University
(765) 494-8037
cbidwell@hub.ansc.purdue.edu
Expertise in molecular genetics, transgenic animals and genetic engineering of fish and mammals.

Dr. Rebecca Krisher
Associate Professor
Department of Animal Sciences
Purdue University
(765) 494-4823
rkrisher@purdue.edu
Krisher is head of the Reproductive Physiology Laboratory. Research conducted in the lab focuses on factors affecting oocyte maturation and embryo development in bovine, ovine, caprine and porcine models.

Dr. Bill Muir
Professor
Department of Animal Sciences
Purdue University
(765) 494-8032
bmuir@purdue.edu
Research focuses on development and testing of basic population genetic theory, with applications in evolutionary biology and animal breeding.

Iowa

Dr. Tom Baas
Professor
Department of Animal Science
Iowa State University
(515) 294-3795
tjbaas@iastate.edu

Dr. P. Jeffrey Berger
Professor
Department of Animal Science
Iowa State University
(515) 294-3435
pjberger@iastate.edu

Dr. Jack Dekkers
Professor
Department of Animal Science
Iowa State University
(515) 294-7509
jdekkers@iastate.edu

Dr. Rohan Fernando
Professor
Department of Animal Science
Iowa State University
(515) 294-5348
rohan@iastate.edu

Dr. Sue Lamont
Professor
Department of Animal Science
Iowa State University
(515) 294-4100
sjlamont@iastate.edu

Dr. John Mabry
Professor, Department of Animal Science
Director, Iowa Pork Industry Center
Iowa State University
(515) 294-6325
jmabry@iastate.edu

Dr. James Reecy
Assistant Professor
Department of Animal Science
Iowa State University
(515) 294-9269
jreecy@iastate.edu

Dr. Max Rothschild
Charles F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor of Agriculture
Professor
Co-director, Center for Integrated Animal Genomics
Department of Animal Science
Iowa State University
(515) 294-6202
mfrothsc@iastate.edu
Animal genetics. Pig genome sequencing. Researches livestock gene mapping, and identification of genes controlling growth, feed efficiency, reproduction, meat quality and disease resistance. Coordinator of a USDA national swine gene maping project.

Dr. Colin Scanes
Professor
Department of Animal Science
Iowa State University
(515) 294-5136
cscanes@iastate.edu

Dr. Kenneth Stalder
Assistant Professor
Department of Animal Science
Iowa State University
(515) 294-4683
stalder@iastate.edu

Dr. Chris Tuggle
Professor
Department of Animal Science
Iowa State University
(515) 294-4252
cktuggle@iastate.edu

Dr. Howard Tyler
Associate Professor
Department of Animal Science
Iowa State University
(515) 294-6434
htyler@iastate.edu

Kansas

Dr. B. Moses Okot-Kotber
Assistant Professor
Department of Grain Science & Industry
Kansas State University
(785) 532-5321
kotber@ksu.edu

Minnesota

Dr. Doug Foster
Professor
Department of Animal Science
University of Minnesota
(612) 624-4277
foste001@umn.edu

Dr. Abel Ponce de Leon
Department Head
Department of Animal Science
University of Minnesota
(612) 624-1205
apl@umn.edu

Tennessee

Dr. C. Neal Stewart
Professor and Racheff Chair of Excellence
Department of Plant Sciences
The University of Tennessee
(865) 974-7324
nealstewart@utk.edu
plantsciences.utk.edu/stewart.htm

Virginia

Dr. Dennis Avery
Director, Center for Global Food Issues
Hudson Institute
(317) 545-1000
cgfi@rica.net


BROILER PRODUCTION AND PROCESSING

Georgia

Dr. Daniel Fletcher
Professor & Graduate Coordinator
Poultry Science Department
University of Georgia
(706) 542-2476
fletcher@uga.edu
Poultry Products (Processing & Product Development)

Dr. Michael Lacy
Department Head & Professor, Administration
Poultry Science Department
University of Georgia
(706) 542-1333
mlacy@uga.edu
Broiler Management, Housing & Equipment


CONSUMER BEHAVIOR (Trends, Market Research)

California

Dr. Christine Bruhn
Consumers Food Marketing Specialist
Department of Food Science and Technology
University of California, Davis
(530) 752-2774
cmbruhn@ucdavis.edu
Consumer attitudes toward food safety, quality, wholesomeness, pricing, and other food-safety concerns, such as irradiated meat and produce, and genetically modified foods.

Georgia

Dr. Anna Resurreccion
Professor
Department of Food and Science Technology
University of Georgia
(770) 412-4736
aresurr@griffin.uga.edu

Indiana

Dr. John M. Connor
Professor
Department of Agricultural Economics
Purdue University
(765) 494-4260
Market structures and performance of U.S. food processing firms and related industries.

Dr. Sarahelen (Sally) Thompson
Professor
Department Head, Agricultural Economics
Department of Agricultural Economics
Purdue University
(765) 494-4198
sallyt@purdue.edu
Agricultural and food marketing; the economic performance of future markets; the effect of information technologies on agricultural and food markets; and agricultural economic history.

Dr. Joseph Uhl
Professor
Department of Agricultural Economics
Purdue University
(765) 494-4219
uhl@agecon.purdue.edu
Consumer economics; marketing, pricing, distribution, consumption and government policies relating to food.

Kansas

Dr. Melody Lehew
Associate Professor
Department of Apparel Textiles and Interior
Kansas State University
(785) 532-1321
lehew@ksu.edu

Michigan

Dr. Toby Ten Eyck
Assistant Professor
National Food Safety & Toxicology Center
Michigan State University
(517) 432-3100, x. 111
khirek@cvm.msu.edu
www.foodsafe.msu.edu

Dr. Craig Harris
Associate Professor
National Food Safety & Toxicology Center
Michigan State University
(517) 432-3100, x. 111
khirek@cvm.msu.edu
www.foodsafe.msu.edu

Minnesota

Dr. Jean Kinsey
Professor
Department of Applied Economics
University of Minnesota
(612) 625-2744
jkinsey@apec.umn.edu

Dr. Ben Senauer
Program Director
Department of Applied Economics
University of Minnesota
(612) 625-5724
bsenauer@apec.umn.edu

South Carolina

Dr. Les Carlson
Professor
Department of Marketing
Clemson University
(864) 656-5285
carlsol@clemson.edu
Researches how parents contribute to children learning how to become consumers and environmental marketing.

Dr. Michael J. Dorsch
Associate Professor
Department of Marketing
Clemson University
(864) 656-5288
mdorsch@clemson.edu
Marketing research issues, including research design and analysis; marketing strategy issues, particularly long-term and short-term marketing plans and the analyses (e.g., market, competitor, etc) needed to complete the plans; customer relationships, including loyalty issues).

Texas

Markus F. Miller, Ph. D.
Professor
Department of Animal and Food Sciences
Texas Tech University
(806) 742-2804
mfmrraider@aol.com


ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES (Air, Water Quality, Solid Waste)

Colorado

Dr. W. Dennis Lamm
Professor
College of Agricultural Services
Colorado State University
(970) 491-6009
DellRae.Moellenberg@colostate.edu
Natural resources and profitable production of food.

Georgia

John Pierson, P.E.
Research Engineer
Wastewater Pretreatment Alternatives, Environmental Control Systems, Pollution Control
Georgia Tech Research Institute
(404) 894-8059
john.pierson@gtri.gatech.edu

Dr. Mark Risse
Associate Professor
Department of Biological Agriculture Engineering
University of Georgia
(706) 542-9067
mrisse@engr.uga.edu

Indiana

Dr. Todd Applegate
Assistant Professor
Department of Animal Sciences
Purdue University
(765) 496-7769
applegt@purdue.edu

Dr. Jane Frankenberger
Associate Professor
Extension Agricultural Engineer
Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Purdue University
(765) 494-1194
frankenb@purdue.edu
Watershed management; wellhead protection; agricultural drainage; geographic information systems; and environmental assessment tools.

Dr. Albert Heber
Professor
Director, Purdue Air Quality Laboratory
Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Purdue University
(765) 494-1214
heber@purdue.edu
Air quality; odor control; aerosols; dust technology; indoor air distribution; air systems.

Dr. Don Jones
Professor
Extension Coordinator
Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Purdue University
(765) 494-1178
jonesd@ecn.purdue.edu
Residential on-site wastewater systems; farmstead planning; livestock manure housing and management.

Dr. Alan Sutton
Professor
Department of Animal Sciences
Purdue University
(765) 494-8012
asutton@purdue.edu
Nutrition and intestinal microbiology of agricultural livestock and how these variables change the composition of livestock manure and its effects on the environment.

Dr. Ronald Turco
Professor
Department of Agronomy
Purdue University
(765) 496-3029
rturco@purdue.edu
Water quality; soil quality; pesticide degradation; bacteria in soil and waste water. Studies the presences of organic chemicals may affect the microbial ecology of soils are ongoing.

Iowa

Dr. Thomas Glanville
Associate Professor
Department of Agriculture and Biosystems Engineering
Iowa State University
(515) 294-0463
tglanvil@iastate.edu
Environmental impacts and biosecurity of poultry and livestock mortality disposal practices and pollution prevention.

Dr. Matthew Helmers
Assistant Professor
Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
Iowa State University
(515) 294-6717
mhelmers@iastate.edu

Dr. Mark Honeyman
Professor, Department of Animal Science
Coordinator, ISU Research and Demonstration Farms
Iowa State University
(515) 294-4621
honeyman@iastate.edu
Environmentally sustainable production systems.

Dr. Wendy J. Powers
Associate Professor
Department of Animal Science
Iowa State University
(515) 294.1635
wpowers@iastate.edu
Environmental issues related to odor.

Dr. James Russell
Professor
Department of Animal Science
Iowa State University
(515) 294-4631
jrussell@iastate.edu
Environmentally sustainable grazing systems for beef cattle.

Dr. Hongwei Xin
Professor
Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
Iowa State University
(515) 294-4240
hxin@iastate.edu

Kansas

Dr. Carol W. Shanklin
Professor and Assistant Dean Graduate School
Department of Hotel, Restaurant, Institutional Management and Dietics
Kansas State University
(785) 532-2206
shanklin@ksu.edu

Kentucky

Dr. Richard Coffey
Extension Swine Specialist
Department of Animal Sciences
University of Kentucky
(270) 365-7541, x. 244
rcoffey@uky.edu

Dr. Tony Pescatore
Extension Poultry Specialist
Department of Animal Science
University of Kentucky
(859) 257-7529
apescato@uky.edu

Maryland

Dr. Brian J. Bequette
Assistant Professor
Department of Animal and Avian Sciences
University of Maryland
(301) 405-8457
bbequett@umd.edu
Animal Nutrition.

Dr. Sam Joseph
Professor
Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics
University of Maryland
(301) 405-5452
(301) 405-5451 (Lab)
sj13@umail.umd.edu
http://www.life.umd.edu/CBMG/faculty/joseph.htm
Food pathogens and antibiotic resistance.

Dr. Doug Parker
Associate Professor
Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
University of Maryland
(301) 405-8042
dparker@arec.umd.edu
Environmental policy, water quality and land use.

Michigan

Dr. John Giesy
Distinguished Professor
National Food Safety & Toxicology Center
Michigan State University
(517) 432-3100, x. 111
khirek@cvm.msu.edu
www.foodsafe.msu.edu

Dr. Jack Harkema
Distinguished Professor
National Food Safety & Toxicology Center
Michigan State University
(517) 432-3100, x. 111
khirek@cvm.msu.edu
www.foodsafe.msu.edu

Dr. James E. Trosko
Professor
National Food Safety & Toxicology Center
Michigan State University
(517) 432-3100, x. 111
khirek@cvm.msu.edu
www.foodsafe.msu.edu

Dr. Tom Whittam
Hanna Distinguished Professor
National Food Safety & Toxicology Center
Michigan State University
(517) 432-3100, x. 111
khirek@cvm.msu.edu
www.foodsafe.msu.edu

Minnesota

Dr. Kevin A Janni
Department Head
Department of Biosystems/Agricultural Engr
University of Minnesota
(612) 625-3108
kjanni@umn.edu

Ohio

Gary Bowman, DVM, DACVPM
Associate Professor and Swine Extension Specialist
College of Veterinary Medicine
The Ohio State University
(614) 292-9453
bowman.7@osu.edu

Teresa Morishita, DVM, PhD, DACPV
Professor and Extension Poultry Veterinarian
College of Veterinary Medicine
The Ohio State University
(614) 292-9453
morishita.1@osu.edu

Pennsylvania

Dr. Ken Kephart
Professor of Animal Science
Department of Dairy and Animal Science
Penn State University
(814) 863-3671
kkephart@psu.edu

Dr. Robert Mikesell
Senior Extension Associate
Department of Dairy and Animal Science
Penn State University
(814) 865-5491
bmikesell@psu.edu

South Carolina

Dr. John Hayes
Department Chair and Professor of Agriculture and Biological Engineering
Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Clemson University
(864) 656-4042
jhayes@clemson.edu
Water pollution and waste management.

Tennessee

John R. Buchanan, Ph.D., PE
Assistant Professor
Department of Biosystems and Environmental Engineering
The University of Tennessee
(865) 974-7237
jbuchan7@utk.edu
http://bioengr.ag.utk.edu/personnel/

Robert T. Burns Ph.D., PE
Associate Professor
Department of Biosystems and Environmental Engineering
The University of Tennessee
(865) 974-7237
rburns@utk.edu
http://bioengr.ag.utk.edu/personnel/

Texas

John C. Billing, M.L.A.
Associate Professor
Department of Landscape Architecture
Texas Tech University
(806) 742-2858
john.billing@ttu.edu

Dr. John B. Carey
Professor and Extension Specialist
Department of Poultry Science
Texas A&M University
(979) 845-4318
jcarey@poultry.tamu.edu

Dr. Dan Hale
Professor and Extension Meat Specialist
Department of Animal Science
Texas A&M University
(979) 845-3935
D-hale@tamu.edu


EXPORTING, INTERNATIONAL TRADE ISSUES

Georgia

Dr. Edward Kanemasu
Assistant Dean
Department of International Agriculture
University of Georgia
(706) 542-0812
ekanema@uga.edu

Dr. John McKissick
Professor
Department of Agriculture and Applied Economics
University of Georgia
(706) 542-1861
jmckissick@agecon.uga.edu

Indiana

Dr. Philip Abbott
Professor
Department of Agricultural Economics
Purdue University
(765) 494-4274
abbottpc@purdue.edu
Trade with developing countries; how imperfect cooperation affects trade; political influences on trade.

Dr. Philip Paarlberg
Professor
Department of Agricultural Economics
Purdue University
(765) 494-4251
paarlberg@agecon.purdue.edu
Agricultural trade policy and export subsidies.

Dr. Wallace Tyner
Professor
Department of Agricultural Economics
Purdue University
(765) 494-0199
tyner@agecon.purdue.edu
Policy analysis related to resource economics. Expertise in international trade agreements such as GATT and NAFTA; long-term macroeconomic issues.

Iowa

Dr. Jacinto Fabiosa
Technical director and international livestock analyst
Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute
Iowa State University
(515) 294-6183 or 294-6257
jfabiosa@iastate.edu
Beef, pork, and poultry international trade.

Kansas

Dr. Patrick J. Gormely
Associate Professor
Department of Economics
Kansas State University
(785) 532-4576
gormely@ksu.edu
http://www-personal.ksu.edu/~gormely

Michigan

Dr. Ewen Todd
NFSTC Director
National Food Safety & Toxicology Center
Michigan State University
(517) 432-3100, x. 111
khirek@cvm.msu.edu
www.foodsafe.msu.edu

Minnesota

Dr. Brian Buhr
Associate Professor
Department of Applied Economics
University of Minnesota
(612) 625-1273
bbuhr@apec.umn.edu

Dr. C. Ford Runge
Professor
Department of Applied Economics
University of Minnesota
(612) 625-9208
frunge@apec.umn.edu

South Carolina

Dr. William A. Ward
Director of the Center for International Trade
Clemson University
(864) 656-6745
waward@clemson.edu

Tennessee

Dr. Daryll E. Ray
Professor and Blasingame Chair of Excellence
Agricultural Policy Analysis Center
The University of Tennessee
Department of Agricultural Economics
(865) 974-7407
dray@tennessee.edu
economics.ag.utk.edu/ray.html

Texas

Jaime Malaga, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics
Texas Tech University
(806) 742-0261, x. 241
jaime.malaga@ttu.edu

Dr. Gary W. Williams
Professor
Department of Agricultural Economics
Texas A&M University
(979) 845-5911
gwwilliams@tamu.edu


FOOD MARKETING

Georgia

Dr. Yen-Con Hung
Professor
Department of Food Science and Technology
University of Georgia
(770) 412-4739
yhung@griffin.uga.edu

Dr. Anna Resurreccion
Professor
Department of Food Science and Technology
University of Georgia
(770) 412-4736
aresurr@griffin.uga.edu

Indiana

Dr. Sarahelen (Sally) Thompson
Professor
Department Head, Agricultural Economics
Department of Agricultural Economics
Purdue University
(765) 494-4198
sallyt@purdue.edu
Agricultural and food marketing; the economic performance of futures markets; the effect of information technologies on agricultural and food markets; and agricultural economic history.

Dr. Joseph Uhl
Professor
Department of Agricultural Economics
Purdue University
(765) 494-4219
uhl@agecon.purdue.edu
Consumer economics;marketing, pricing, distribution, consumption and government policies relating to food.

Iowa

Dr. Kenneth Prusa
Professor
Departments of Food Science and Human Nutrition and Animal Science
Iowa State University
(515) 294-4323
kprusa@iastate.edu

Kansas

Dr. Delores H. Chambers
Assistant Professor and Co-Directory Sensory
Department of Human Nutrition
Kansas State University
(785) 532-0162
delores@ksu.edu

Michigan

Dr. Les Bourquin
Associate Professor
National Food Safety & Toxicology Center
Michigan State University
(517) 432-3100, x. 111
khirek@cvm.msu.edu
www.foodsafe.msu.edu

Dr. Toby Ten Eyck
Assistant Professor
National Food Safety & Toxicology Center
Michigan State University
(517) 432-3100, x. 111
khirek@cvm.msu.edu
www.foodsafe.msu.edu

Dr. Craig Harris
Associate Professor
National Food Safety & Toxicology Center
Michigan State University
(517) 432-3100, x. 111
khirek@cvm.msu.edu
www.foodsafe.msu.edu

Minnesota

Dr. Jean Kinsey
Professor
Department of Applied Economics
University of Minnesota
(612) 625-2744
jkinsey@apec.umn.edu

Dr. Ben Senauer
Program Director
Department of Applied Economics
University of Minnesota
(612) 625-5724
bsenauer@apec.umn.edu

Tennessee

Dr. John R. Brooker
Professor
Department of Agricultural Economics
The University of Tennessee
(865) 974-7231
jbrooker@utk.edu
http://economics.ag.utk.edu/brooker.html

Texas

Dr. Rhonda Miller
Professor
Department of Animal Science
Texas A&M University
(979) 845-3935
rmiller@tamu.edu

Dr. Jeff W. Savell
Professor and E.M. Rosenthal Chairholder in Meat Science
Department of Animal Science
Texas A&M University
(979) 845-3935
j-savell@tamu.edu
Beef quality and food safety.

Dr. Sheryl Wittenbach
Associate Professor
Department of Human Sciences
Stephen F. Austin State University
(936) 468-4502
swittenbach@sfasu.edu


FOOD AND MEAT INSPECTION

Colorado

Dr. Keith Belk
Associate Professor
College of Agricultural Services
Colorado State University
(970) 491-6009
DellRae.Moellenberg@colostate.edu
Meat quality and safety; international marketing; quality management.

Georgia

Wayne Daley, P.E.
Senior Research Engineer
Computer Vision, Intelligent Systems
Georgia Tech Research Institute
(404) 894-3693
wayne.daley@gtri.gatech.edu

Dr. Michael Doyle
Director
Center for Food Safety
University of Georgia
(770) 228-7284
mdoyle@uga.edu
Pre-harvest food safety.

J. Craig Wyvill, P.E.
Chief
Food Processing Technology Division, Processing and Production Technology Alternatives, Employee and Product Safety
Georgia Tech Research Institute
(404) 894-3412
craig.wyvill@gtri.gatech.edu

Indiana

Dr. Zheko Kounev
Associate Professor
Department of Animal Disease and Diagnostic Laboratory
Purdue University
(765) 496-3347
zkounev@purdue.edu
Specializes in avian research.

Iowa

Dr. Joseph Cordray
Professor
Department of Animal Science
Iowa State University
(515) 294-4266
jcordray@iastate.edu

Dr. James Dickson
Professor
Department of Animal Science
Director, Food Safety Consortium
Iowa State University
(515) 294-4733
jdickson@iastate.edu
Food safety; shelf life; microbiology; HACCP; Irradiation.

Dr. Joe Sebranek
Professor
Department of Animal Science
Iowa State University
(515) 294-1091
sebranek@iastate.edu

Kentucky

Dr. Benjy Mikel
Extension Meat Scientist
Department of Animal Science
University of Kentucky
(859) 257-7550
wmikel@uky.edu

Michigan

Dr. Les Bourquin
Associate Professor
National Food Safety & Toxicology Center
Michigan State University
(517) 432-3100, x. 111
khirek@cvm.msu.edu
www.foodsafe.msu.edu

Ohio

John C. (Jack) Gordon, DVM, MPH
Associate Professor, Public Health and Meat Hygiene
College of Veterinary Medicine
The Ohio State University
(614) 292-8329
gordon.15@osu.edu

Pennsylvania

Dr. Catherine Cutter
Assistant Professor of Food Science
Department of Food Science
Penn State University
(814) 865-8862
cnc3@psu.edu

Dr. William Henning
Professor of Animal Science
Department of Dairy and Animal Science
Penn State University
(814) 863-3670
bhenning@psu.edu

Dr. Edward Mills
Associate Professor
Department of Animal Science
Penn State University
(814) 865-2394
emills@psu.edu

Christopher Raines

Assistant Professor of Meat Science and Technology

Department of Dairy and Animal Science

Pennsylvania State University

(814) 867-2880

craines@psu.edu

South Carolina

Dan Lafontaine, DVM
Director Meat-Poultry Inspection for Clemson University Livestock and Poultry Health Programs (state delegated inspection programs)
Clemson University
(803) 788-8747

Tennessee

Dr. William Morris
Professor
Department of Food Science and Technology
The University of Tennessee
(865) 974-7274
wcmorris@utk.edu
http://foodscience.utk.edu/faculty/

Dr. John New
Professor and Acting Department Head
Department of Comparative Medicine
College of Veterinary Medicine
The University of Tennessee
(865) 974-7377
jnew@utk.edu
www.vet.utk.edu/faculty/new.shtml

Texas

Michael Galyean, Ph.D.
Thornton Distinguished Professor of Animal Science
Department of Animal and Food Sciences
Texas Tech University
(806) 742-2453
mgalyean@ttac.ttu.edu

Dr. Davey Griffin
Associate Professor and Extension Meat Specialist
Department of Animal Science
Texas A&M University
(979) 845-3935
dgriff@tamu.edu

Dr. Kerri B. Harris
HACCP Coordinator
Executive Director, International HACCP Alliance
Texas A&M University
(979) 862-3643
HACCP implementation expert.

Markus F. Miller, Ph. D.
Professor
Department of Animal and Food Sciences
Texas Tech University
(806) 742-2804
mfmrraider@aol.com

Dr. Jeff W. Savell
Professor and E.M. Rosenthal Chairholder in Meat Science
Department of Animal Science
Texas A&M University
(979) 845-3935
j-savell@tamu.edu
Beef quality and food safety.


FOOD PRODUCT LABELING

Georgia

Dr. Yen-Con Hung
Professor
Department of Food Science and Technology
University of Georgia
(770) 412-4739
yhung@griffin.uga.edu

Indiana

Dr. Barbara Almanza
Professor
Department of Hotel and Tourism Management
Purdue University
(765) 494-9847
almanza@cfs.purdue.edu
Nutrition labeling in food services; school lunch programs; contract and institutional food service. Studies the impact of nutrition education and nutrition labeling on food choice.

Kansas

Dr. Denis M. Medeiros
Professor/Department Head
Department of Human Nutrition
Kansas State University
(785) 532-0150
medeiros@ksu.edu

Kentucky

Dr. Benjy Mikel
Extension Meat Scientist
Department of Animal Science
University of Kentucky
(859) 257-7550
wmikel@uky.edu

Michigan

Dr. Les Bourquin
Associate Professor
National Food Safety & Toxicology Center
Michigan State University
(517) 432-3100, x. 111
khirek@cvm.msu.edu
www.foodsafe.msu.edu

Minnesota

Dr. Brian Buhr
Associate Professor
Department of Applied Economics
University of Minnesota
(612) 625-1273
bbuhr@apec.umn.edu

Dr. Ryan B. Cox

Assistant Professor

Department of Animal Science

University of Minnesota

(612) 624-3063

ryancox@umn.edu

Dr. Jean Kinsey
Professor
Department of Applied Economics
University of Minnesota
(612) 625-2744
jkinsey@apec.umn.edu

Dr. Ben Senauer
Program Director
Department of Applied Economics
University of Minnesota
(612) 625-5724
bsenauer@apec.umn.edu

Pennsylvania

Dr. Catherine Cutter
Assistant Professor of Food Science
Department of Food Science
Penn State University
(814) 865-8862
cnc3@psu.edu

Dr. William Henning
Professor of Animal Science
Department of Dairy and Animal Science
Penn State University
(814) 863-3670
bhenning@psu.edu

Dr. Edward Mills
Associate Professor of Animal Science
Department of Dairy and Animal Science
Penn State University
(814) 865-2394
emills@psu.edu

Christopher Raines

Assistant Professor of Meat Science and Technology

Department of Dairy and Animal Science

Pennsylvania State University

(814) 867-2880

craines@psu.edu

Tennessee

Dr. Janie L. Burney
Associate Professor and Nutrition Specialist
The University of Tennessee
Agricultural Extension Service
Family and Consumer Sciences
(865) 974-8198
jburney@utk.edu
http://fcs.tennessee.edu/facultystaff.htm

Texas

Dr. Darla Daniel
Assistant Professor
Department of Human Sciences
Stephen F. Austin State University
(936) 468-4502
ddaniel@sfasu.edu

Dr. Jimmy T. Keeton
Professor
Department of Food Science
Texas A&M University
(979) 845-3936
jkeeton@tamu.edu

 


FOOD SAFETY AND SANITATION

Alabama

Dr. Robert A. Norton
Associate Professor
Department of Animal Science
Auburn University
(334) 844-2604
rnorton@acesag.auburn.edu
Microbiology; food safety; Graduate Student Coordinator; research; teaching.

Colorado

Dr. John Sofos

Professor

Department of Animal Sciences

Colorado State University

(970) 491-7703

John.Sofos@ColoState.edu

Florida

Dr. Doug Archer, Jr., Ph.D.
Professor
Science and Human Nutrition Department
Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences
University of Florida
(352) 392-2022
dlarcher@ifas.ufl.edu

Georgia

Dr. Joseph Frank
Professor
Department of Food Science and Technology
University of Georgia
(706) 542-2286
cmsjoe@uga.edu

Dr. Elizabeth Hoyle
Professor
Department of Packaging Science
Clemson University
(864) 656-5713
lhoyle@clemson.edu
Food service sanitation and food safety issues.

Dr. Yen-Con Hung
Professor
Department of Food Science and Technology
University of Georgia
(770) 412-4739
yhung@griffin.uga.edu

John Pierson, P.E.
Research Engineer
Wastewater Pretreatment Alternatives, Environmental Control Systems, Pollution Control
Georgia Tech Research Institute
(404) 894-8059
john.pierson@gtri.gatech.edu

J. Craig Wyvill, P.E.
Chief
Food Processing Technology Division Processing and Production Technology Alternatives, Employee and Product Safety
Georgia Tech Research Institute
(404) 894-3412
craig.wyvill@gtri.gatech.edu

Indiana

Dr. Arun Bhunia
Associate Professor
Department of Food Science
Purdue University
(765) 494-5443
bhuniaa@foodsci.purdue.edu
Food safety and the impact of food-borne bacteria on consumers' health and the economy. Immunological and molecular approaches for rapid detection and identification of food-borne bacteria.

Zheko Kounev
Associate Professor
Department of Animal Disease and Diagnostic Laboratory
Purdue University
(765) 496-3347
zkounev@purdue.edu

Richard Linton
Associate Professor
Department of Food Science
Purdue University
(765) 494-7892
linton@purdue.edu
Factors which affect microbial heat resistance of foodborne pathogens.

April Mason
Professor
Department of Foods and Nutrition
Purdue University
(765) 494-8539
masona@cfs.purdue.edu
Food safety and mineral availability from foods.

Iowa

Dr. Sam Beattie
Assistant Professor
Extension food safety specialist
Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition
Iowa State University
(515) 294-3357
beatties@iastate.edu
Consumer food safety; food microbiology; quality assurance systems for processors and implementing HACCP.

Dr. Joseph Cordray
Professor
Department of Animal Science
Iowa State University
(515) 294-4266
jcordray@iastate.edu

Dr. James Dickson
Professor
Department of Animal Science
Director, Food Safety Consortium
Iowa State University
(515) 294-4733
jdickson@iastate.edu
Food safety. Shelf life. Microbiology. HACCP. Irradiation.

Jim McKean, DVM, JD
Professor
Extension swine veterinarian
Associate director, Iowa Pork Industry Center
Iowa State University
(515) 294-8792
x2mckean@iastate.edu
Swine diseases; pre-harvest food safety of pork (epidemiology and interventions); swine welfare; antimicrobial residues and animal identification.

Dr. Joe Sebranek
Professor
Department of Animal Science
Iowa State University
(515) 294-1091
sebranek@iastate.edu

Dr. Sam Beattie
Assistant Professor
Extension food safety specialist
Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition
Iowa State University
(515) 294-3357
beatties@iastate.edu
Consumer food safety, food microbiology, quality assurance systems for processors and implementing HACCP.

Kansas

Dr. John A. Fox
Associate Professor
Department of Agriculture Economics
Kansas State University
(785) 532-4446
seanfox@ksu.edu
http://www-personal.ksu.edu/~seanfox

Dr. Karen P. Penner
Professor
Department of Animal Sciences and Industry
Kansas State University
(785) 532-1672
kpenner@ksu.edu

Kentucky

Dr. Benjy Mikel
Extension Meat Scientist
Department of Animal Science
University of Kentucky
(859) 257-7550
wmikel@uky.edu

Maryland

Dr. Sam Joseph
Professor
Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics
University of Maryland
(301) 405-5452
(301) 405-5451 (Lab)
sj13@umail.umd.edu
http://www.life.umd.edu/CBMG/faculty/joseph.htm
Pathogens in the food supply and antibiotic resistance.

Michigan

Dr. Ewen Todd
NFSTC Director
National Food Safety & Toxicology Center
Michigan State University
(517) 432-3100, x. 111
khirek@cvm.msu.edu
www.foodsafe.msu.edu

Ohio

Julie Funk, DVM, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Food Safety, Epidemiology
College of Veterinary Medicine
The Ohio State University
(614) 247-6635
funk.74@osu.edu

Jeff LeJeune, DVM, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Food Safety
College of Veterinary Medicine
The Ohio State University
(330) 263-3677
LeJeune.3@osu.edu

Thomas Wittum, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Epidemiology
College of Veterinary Medicine
The Ohio State University
(614) 292-8157
wittum.1@osu.edu

Pennsylvania

Dr. Catherine Cutter
Assistant Professor of Food Science
Department of Food Science
Penn State University
(814) 865-8862
cnc3@psu.edu

Dr. William Henning
Professor of Animal Science
Department of Dairy and Animal Science
Penn State University
(814) 863-3670
bhenning@psu.edu

Dr. Edward Mills
Associate Professor of Animal Science
Department of Dairy and Animal Science
Penn State University
(814) 865-2394
emills@psu.edu

South Carolina

Dr. Paul L. Dawson
Professor
Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition
Clemson University
(864) 656-1138
pdawson@clemson.edu
Processing and packaging on muscle food quality with an emphasis on poultry products.

Tennessee

Dr. F. Ann Draughon
Professor & Co-Director, UT Food Safety Center of Excellence
Department of Food Science and Technology
The University of Tennessee
(865) 974-7425
draughon@utk.edu
foodscience.utk.edu/faculty/#draughon

Dr. Bart Rohrbac
Associate Professor
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
The University of Tennessee
(865) 974-7377
brohrbac@utk.edu
www.vet.utk.edu/faculty/rohrbach.shtml

Texas

Dr. Sarah Birkhold
Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist
Department of Poultry Science
Texas A&M University
(979) 845-4318
sbirkhol@poultry.tamu.edu

Dr. Darla Daniel
Assistant Professor
Department of Human Sciences
Stephen F. Austin State University
(936) 468-4502
ddaniel@sfasu.edu

Dr. Davey Griffin
Associate Professor and Extension Meat Specialist
Department of Animal Science
Texas A&M University
(979) 845-3935
dgriff@tamu.edu

Dr. Kerri B. Harris
HACCP Coordinator
Executive Director, International HACCP Alliance
Texas A&M University
(979) 862-3643
HACCP implementation expert.

Dr. Brenda Marques
Associate Professor
Department of Human Sciences
Stephen F. Austin State University
(936) 468-4502
bmarques@sfasu.edu

Dr. Elsa Murano

Professor, President Emerita

Department of Nutrition and Food Science

Texas A&M University

(979) 845-0834

eamurano@tamu.edu

Dr. Jeff W. Savell
Professor and E.M. Rosenthal Chairholder in Meat Science
Department of Animal Science
Texas A&M University
(979) 845-3935
j-savell@tamu.edu
Beef quality and food safety.


FOOD SAFETY TECHNOLOGIES

California

Dr. Christine Bruhn
Consumers Food Marketing Specialist
Department of Food Science and Technology
University of California, Davis
(530) 752-2774
cmbruhn@ucdavis.edu

Colorado

Dr. John Sofos
Professor
College of Agricultural Services
Colorado State University
(970) 491-6009
DellRae.Moellenberg@colostate.edu
Food safety, microbial pathogens and bacterial sampling.

Dr. Darly Tatum
Professor
College of Agricultural Services
Colorado State University
(970) 491-6009
DellRae.Moellenberg@colostate.edu
Pre-harvest food safety.

Georgia

Dr. Michael Doyle
Director
Center for Food Safety
University of Georgia
(770) 228-7284
mdoyle@uga.edu
Pre-harvest food safety.

Indiana

Dr. April Mason
Professor
Department of Consumer and Family Sciences Foods and Nutrition
Purdue University
(765) 494-8539
masona@cfs.purdue.edu
Developed a program to educate adults on the use of irradiation in food preservation.

Iowa

Dr. Dong Ahn
Associate Professor
Department of Animal Science
Iowa State University
(515) 294-6595
duahn@iastate.edu

Dr. Joseph Cordray
Professor
Department of Animal Science
Iowa State University
(515) 294-4266
jcordray@iastate.edu

Dr. Joe Sebranek
Professor
Department of Animal Science
Iowa State University
(515) 294-1091
sebranek@iastate.edu

Kansas

Dr. Elizabeth Boyle
Associate Professor and Extension-Specialist Meats
Department of Animal Sciences and Industry
Kansas State University
(785) 532-1247
lboyle@oz.oznet.ksu.edu

Dr. Michael E. Dikeman
Professor
Department of Animal Sciences and Industry
Kansas State University
(785) 532-1225
mdikeman@oz.oznet.ksu.edu

Dr. Donald H. Kropf
Professor
Department of Animal Sciences and Industry
Kansas State University
(785) 532-1235
dkropf@ksu.edu

Dr. John Unruh
Professor
Department of Animal Sciences and Industry
Kansas State University
(785) 532-1245
junruh@oz.oznet.ksu.edu

Michigan

Dr. Toby Ten Eyck
Assistant Professor
National Food Safety & Toxicology Center
Michigan State University
(517) 432-3100, x. 111
khirek@cvm.msu.edu
www.foodsafe.msu.edu

Dr. Paisan Loaharanu
Adjunct Faculty Member
National Food Safety & Toxicology Center
Michigan State University
(517) 432-3100, x. 111
khirek@cvm.msu.edu
www.foodsafe.msu.edu

Dr. Ed Mather
Professor and NFSTC Deputy Director
National Food Safety & Toxicology Center
Michigan State University
(517) 432-3100, x. 111
khirek@cvm.msu.edu
www.foodsafe.msu.edu

Minnesota

Dr. Ted Labuza
Professor
Department of Food Science and Nutrition
University of Minnesota
(612) 624-1290
tplabuza@tc.umn.edu

Nebraska

Dr. Dennis Burson
Extension Meat Specialist
Department of Animal Science
University of Nebraska
(402) 474-6457
dburson1@unl.edu

Pennsylvania

Dr. Catherine Cutter
Assistant Professor of Food Science
Department of Food Science
Penn State University
(814) 865-8862
cnc3@psu.edu

Dr. William Henning
Professor of Animal Science
Department of Dairy and Animal Science
Penn State University
(814) 863-3670
bhenning@psu.edu

South Carolina

Dr. Kay Cooksey
Associate Professor
Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition
Clemson University
(864) 656-1138
kcookse@clemson.edu
Interaction of food and packaging components.

Dr. Paul L. Dawson
Professor
Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition
Clemson University
(864) 656-1138
pdawson@clemson.edu
Processing and packaging; interaction of packaging materials with food components.

Tennessee

Dr. P. Michael Davidson
Professor of Food Microbiology
Department of Food Science and Technology
The University of Tennessee
(865) 974-0098
pmdavidson@utk.edu
http://foodscience.utk.edu/faculty/#pdavids1

Texas

John R. Blanton Jr., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Animal and Food Sciences
Director, Center of the Center for Excellence in Cryobiology
Texas Tech University
(806) 742-2804
jblanton@ttacs.ttu.edu

Mindy Brashears, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Animal and Food Sciences
Texas Tech University
(806) 742-2469
mindy.brashears@ttu.edu

Dr. Daniel S. Hale
Professor and Extension Meat Specialist
Texas Agricultural Extension Service
Texas A&M University
(409) 845-0435
dsh0668@zeus.tamu.edu

Dr. Elsa Murano

Professor, President Emerita

Department of Nutrition and Food Science

Texas A&M University

(979) 845-0834

eamurano@tamu.edu

Dr. Andy Vestal
Associate Professor and Extension Specialist
Institute of Food Science and Engineering
Texas A&M University
(979) 862-3013
t-vestal@tamu.edu

Wisconsin

Dr. Robert Kauffman
Emeritus Professor
Animal Science Department
University of Wisconsin - Madison
(608) 238-7878
rgkaufm@facstaff.wisc.edu

Dr. Andrew Milkowski

Core Executive Committee, Food Research Institute

Adjunct Professor, Department of Animal Sciences

Meat Science and Muscle Biology Lab

University of Wisconsin–Madison 

(608) 262-1606

amilkowski@ansci.wisc.edu

 


FOOD SECURITY AND BIOSECURITY

Colorado

Dr. Paul Morley
Associate Professor
Clinical Sciences
Colorado State University
(970) 491-7332
Paul.Morley@ColoState.EDU

Georgia

Dr. Michael Doyle
Director
Center for Food Safety
University of Georgia
(770) 228-7284
mdoyle@uga.edu
Pre-harvest food safety.

Dr. Jeff Fisher
Department Head
Department of Environmental Health Sciences
University of Georgia
(706) 542-1001
jwfisher@uga.edu

J. Craig Wyvill, P.E.
Chief
Food Processing Technology Division Processing and Production Technology Alternatives, Employee and Product Safety
Georgia Tech Research Institute
(404) 894-3412
craig.wyvill@gtri.gatech.edu

Indiana

Dr. Sandra (Sandy) Amass
Associate Professor
Director, National Biosecurity Resource Center for Animal Disease Emergencies
Department of Veterinary Medicine Veterinary Clinical Sciences
(765) 494-8052
amasss@purdue.edu
Expertise in biosecurity, swine diseases and swine production medicine.

Dr. William Masters
Professor
Department of Agricultural Economics
Purdue University
(765) 494-4235
wmasters@purdue.edu
Expertise in child malnutrition and the value of food certification testing in Mali. Researching global food security.

Iowa

James Roth, DVM
Distinguished Professor of veterinary microbiology and preventive medicine
Director, Center for Food Security and Public Health
Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Preventive Medicine
Iowa State University
(515) 294-8459
jaroth@iastate.edu
Livestock diseases and vaccine development.

Kansas

Dr. Fadi M. Aramouni
Professor
Department of Food Science, HACCP
Kansas State University
(785) 532-1668
faramoun@ksu.edu

Michigan

Dr. Roy Klaviter
Adjunct Professor
National Food Safety & Toxicology Center
Michigan State University
(517) 432-3100, x. 111
khirek@cvm.msu.edu
www.foodsafe.msu.edu

Dr. Ed Mather
Professor and NFSTC Deputy Director
National Food Safety & Toxicology Center
Michigan State University
(517) 432-3100, x. 111
khirek@cvm.msu.edu
www.foodsafe.msu.edu

Dr. Ewen Todd
NFSTC Director
National Food Safety & Toxicology Center
Michigan State University
(517) 432-3100, x. 111
khirek@cvm.msu.edu
www.foodsafe.msu.edu

Dr. Tom Whittam
Hannah Distinguished Professor
National Food Safety & Toxicology Center
Michigan State University
(517) 432-3100, x. 111
khirek@cvm.msu.edu
www.foodsafe.msu.edu

Minnesota

Dr. Michael Osterholm
Director of Center for Infectious Disease
University of Minnesota
(612) 626-6770
mto@tc.umn.edu

Ohio

J. A. William Saville, DVM, Ph.D., DACVIM
Associate Professor, Epidemiology
College of Veterinary Medicine
The Ohio State University
(614) 292-8553
saville.4@osu.edu

William Shulaw, DVM, MS, DACVPM
Professor and Extension Veterinarian, Beef Cattle and Sheep
College of Veterinary Medicine
The Ohio State University
(614) 292-9453
shulaw.1@osu.edu

South Carolina

Dr. Susan Barefoot
Chief Operating Officer for the Clemson University Experiment Station; Associate Dean for Food Safety & Nutrition
Clemson University
(864) 656-3140
sbrft@clemson.edu
Microbiological food safety, bacteriocins, biosecurity and bioterrorism prevention.

Tennessee

Michael Blackwell
Dean
College of Veterinary Medicine
The University of Tennessee
(865) 974-7377
mblackw1@utk.edu
http://www.vet.utk.edu/faculty/blackwell.shtml

Dr. F. Ann Draughon
Professor & Co-Director, UT Food Safety Center of Excellence
Department of Food Science and Technology
The University of Tennessee
(865) 974-7377
draughon@utk.edu
foodscience.utk.edu/faculty/#draughon

Dr. Fred Hopkins
Professor
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
The University of Tennessee
(865) 974-7377
fhopkins@utk.edu
www.vet.utk.edu/faculty/hopkins.shtml

Dr. Larry Kerr
Associate Professor
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
The University of Tennessee
(865) 974-7377
lkerr@utk.edu
www.vet.utk.edu/faculty/kerr.shtml

Dr. Sharon Thompson
Chair of the University of Tennessee
Institute of Agriculture Homeland Security Coordinating Committee
College of Veterinary Medicine
The University of Tennessee
(865) 974-7377
srthompson@utk.edu

Dr. Sarel Van Amstel
Associate Professor
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
The University of Tennessee
(865) 974-7377
svanamst@utk.edu
www.vet.utk.edu/faculty/vanamstel.shtml

Dr. Matt Welborn
Assistant Professor
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
The University of Tennessee
(865) 974-7377
MWelborn@utk.edu
www.vet.utk.edu/faculty/welborn.shtml


LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION

Arkansas

Dr. Hayden Brown
Professor Arkansas Department of Animal Science
University of Arkansas
(479) 575-4855
hbrown@uark.edu
Breeding methods for beef cattle and composition traits in livestock

Dr. Rick Rorie
Professor
Department of Animal Science
University of Arkansas
(479) 575-6398
rrorie@uark.edu
Meat quality and safety; international marketing and quality management; vitamin E supplementation and sampling protocols for ground beef raw materials.

Colorado

Dr. Keith Belk
Associate Professor
College of Agricultural Services
Colorado State University
(970) 491-6009
DellRae.Moellenberg@colostate.edu

Dr. W. Dennis Lamm
Professor
College of Agricultural Services
Colorado State University
(970) 491-6009
DellRae.Moellenberg@colostate.edu
Sustainability of our natural resource base and profitable production of food.

Dr. Stephon Byron Levalley
Assistant Professor
College of Agricultural Services
Colorado State University
(970) 491-6009
DellRae.Moellenberg@colostate.edu
Lamb yield grade determination; Salmonella and generic E. coli baseline data for the USDA HACCP regulation.

Dr. Gary Smith
Professor
College of Agricultural Services
Colorado State University
(970) 491-6009
DellRae.Moellenberg@colostate.edu
Carcass evaluation and grading; composition, quality and palatability.

Dr. Darly Tatum
Professor
College of Agricultural Services
Colorado State University
(970) 491-6009
DellRae.Moellenberg@colostate.edu
Pre-harvest and post-harvest factors that affect meat quality; and grading/classification and marketing of livestock and meat; and meat animal growth and development.

Indiana

Dr. Todd Applegate
Assistant Professor
Department of Animal Sciences
Purdue University
(765) 496-7769
applegt@purdue.edu

Dr. Kenneth Foster
Professor
Department of Agricultural Economics
Purdue University
(765) 494-1116
kfoster@purdue.edu
Livestock production and marketing, including contracts, vertical integration and coordination.

Dr. Patricia (Scotti) Hester
Professor
Department of Animal Sciences
Purdue University
(765) 494-8019
phester@purdue.edu
Environmental physiology; immunology; stress; animal well being; endocrinology; disease/nutritional/stress interactions; and space biology.

Dr. Simon Kenyon
Associate Professor
Department of Veterinary Medicine Veterinary Clinical Sciences
Purdue University
(765) 494-0333
skenyon@purdue.edu
Cattle production; nutrition for large animals; and large animal medicine.

Dr. Mark Russell
Professor
Department of Animal Sciences
Purdue University
(765) 494-9478
mrussell@purdue.edu
Horse management and nutrition.

Dr. Allan Schinckel
Professor
Department of Animal Sciences
Purdue University
(765) 494-4836
aschinck@purdue.edu
Swine genetics; swine production and development of lean pork through improved swine breeds; growth modeling and effects of disease on pig growth.

Dr. Michael Schutz
Professor
Department of Animal Sciences
(765) 494-9478
mschutz@purdue.edu
Relationships among mastitis; somatic cell counts in milk; and milk yield in first-calf heifers.

Dr. Alan Sutton
Professor
Department of Animal Sciences
Purdue University
(765) 494-8012
asutton@purdue.edu
Nutrition and intestinal microbiology of agricultural livestock and how these variables change the composition of livestock manure and its effects on the environment.

Iowa

Dr. Tom Baas
Professor
Department of Animal Science
Iowa State University
(515) 294-3795
tjbaas@iastate.edu
Swine production systems.

Dr. Pete Hoffman
Professor
Department of Animal Science
Iowa State University
(515) 294-5517
phoffman@iastate.edu
Beef and swine production systems.

Dr. Mark Honeyman
Professor, Department of Animal Science
Coordinator, ISU Research and Demonstration Farms
Iowa State University
(515) 294-4621
honeyman@iastate.edu
Sustainable production systems for swine.

Dr. Lee Kilmer
Professor
Department of Animal Science
Iowa State University
(515) 294-6021
lhkilmer@iastate.edu
management information systems for dairy cattle

Dr. Dan Loy
Professor
Department of Animal Science
Iowa State University
(515) 294-1058
dloy@iastate.edu
Beef cattle production systems.

Dr. John Mabry
Professor, Department of Animal Science
Director, Iowa Pork Industry Center
Iowa State University
(515) 294-6325
jmabry@iastate.edu
Swine production systems.

Dr. Dan Morrical
Professor
Department of Animal Science
Iowa State University
(515) 294-2904
morrical@iastate.edu
Sheep and goats, beef cattle, forage production systems.

Dr. Max Rothschild
Charles F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor of Agriculture
Professor
Co-director, Center for Integrated Animal Genomics
Department of Animal Science
Iowa State University
(515) 294-6202
mfrothsc@iastate.edu
Animal genetics; pig genome sequencing. Researches livestock gene mapping, and identification of genes controlling growth; feed efficiency; reproduction; meat quality and disease resistance. Coordinator of a USDA national swine gene mapping project.

Dr. James Russell
Professor
Department of Animal Science
Iowa State University
(515) 294-4631
jrussell@iastate.edu
forage systems and sustainable systems for beef cattle production

Dr. Daryl Strohbehn
Professor
Department of Animal Science
Iowa State University
(515) 294-3020
stroh@iastate.edu
Beef cattle production and marketing.

Dr. Leo Timms
Associate Professor
Department of Animal Science
Iowa State University
(515) 294-4522
ltimms@iastate.edu
Dairy cattle management

Dr. Howard Tyler
Associate Professor
Department of Animal Science
Iowa State University
(515) 294-6434
htyler@iastate.edu
Dairy cattle production systems

New Mexico

Dr. L. Neil Burcham
Associate Professor
Department of Animal Science
New Mexico State University
(505) 646-2309


MEAT SCIENCE/MEAT PROCESSING

Alabama

Dr. Chris Kerth
Assistant Professor
Department of Animal Science
Auburn University
(334) 844-1503
kerthcr@auburn.edu

Arkansas

Dr. Jason Apple
Associate Professor
Department of Animal Science
University of Arkansas
(479) 575-4840
japple@uark.edu
Red meat processing; added value; consumer acceptance and food safety.

Dr. Fred Pohlman
Associate Professor
Department of Animal Science
University of Arkansas
(479) 575-5634
fpohlma@uark.edu
Meat quality; processing and safety; muscle foods formulation and manufacture.

Dr. Janeal Yancey

Program Technician

Department of Animal Science

University of Arkansas

(479) 575-4115

jws09@uark.edu

Colorado

Dr. Keith Belk
Associate Professor
College of Agricultural Services
Colorado State University
(970) 491-6009
DellRae.Moellenberg@colostate.edu
Meat quality and safety; safety and value of retail beef cuts; and sampling protocols for ground beef raw materials.

Dr. Gary Smith
Professor
College of Agricultural Services
Colorado State University
(970) 491-6009
DellRae.Moellenberg@colostate.edu
Red meat safety; packaging and retailing of red meat.

Dr. John Sofos
Professor
College of Agricultural Services
Colorado State University
(970) 491-6009
DellRae.Moellenberg@colostate.edu
Food microbiology; food biotechnology; meat safety; HACCP and TQM.

Iowa

Dr. Doug Ahn
Associate Professor
Department of Animal Science
Iowa State University
(515) 294-6594
duahn@iastate.edu

Dr. Joseph Cordray
Professor
Department of Animal Science
Iowa State University
(515) 294-4266
jcordray@iastate.edu
Meat science; processed meats; HACCP; food safety.

Dr. Elisabeth Huff-Lonergan
Associate Professor
Department of Animal Science
Iowa State University
(515) 294-9125
elonerga@iastate.edu

Dr. Steven Lonergan
Associate Professor
Department of Animal Science
Iowa State University
(515) 294-9126
slonerga@iastate.edu

Dr. Kenneth Prusa
Professor
Departments of Food Science and Human Nutrition and Animal Science
Iowa State University
(515) 294-4323
kprusa@iastate.edu

Dr. Joe Sebranek
Professor
Department of Animal Science
Iowa State University
(515) 294-1091
sebranek@iastate.edu

Kansas

Dr. Michael E. Dikeman
Professor
Department of Animal Sciences and Industry
Kansas State University
(785) 532-1225
mdikeman@oz.oznet.ksu.edu

Dr. Melvin Hunt

Professor

Department of Animal Sciences & Industry

Kansas State University

(785) 532-1232

hhunt@k-state.edu

Dr. John Unruh
Professor
Department of Animal Sciences and Industry
Kansas State University
(785) 532-1245
junruh@oz.oznet.ksu.edu

Kentucky

Dr. Benjy Mikel
Extension Meat Scientist
Department of Animal Sciences
University of Kentucky
(859) 257-7550
wmikel@uky.edu

Minnesota

Dr. Ryan B. Cox

Assistant Professor

Department of Animal Science

University of Minnesota

(612) 624-3063

ryancox@umn.edu

 

Nebraska

 

Dr. Dennis Burson

Professor Meat Extension & Food Safety Specialist

Animal Science Department

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

(402) 472-6457

dburson1@unl.edu

 

Dr. Chris Calkins

Nebraska Beef Industry Professor of Animal Science

Animal Science Department

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

(402) 472-6314

ccalkins1@unl.edu

New Mexico

Dr. Jack T. Thomas
Professor
Department of Animal Science
New Mexico State University
(505) 646-1943
jthomas@nmsu.edu
http://web.nmsu.edu/~jthomas

Oklahoma

Dr. James Bradley (Brad) Morgan

Professor

Department of Animal Science

Oklahoma State University

(405) 744-6616

brad.morgan@okstate.edu

 

Dr. Deborah VanOverbeke

Assistant Professor - Meat Science

Department of Animal Science

Oklahoma State University

(405)744-9262
deb.vanoverbeke@okstate.edu

Pennsylvania

Dr. Edward Mills
Associate Professor of Animal Science
Department of Dairy and Animal Science
Penn State University
(814) 865-2394
emills@psu.edu

Christopher Raines

Assistant Professor of Meat Science and Technology

Department of Dairy and Animal Science

Pennsylvania State University

(814) 867-2880

craines@psu.edu

Texas

Dr. Davey Griffin
Associate Professor and Extension Meat Specialist
Department of Animal Science
Texas A&M University
(979) 845-3935
dgriff@tamu.edu

Dr. Dan Hale
Professor and Extension Meat Specialist
Department of Animal Science
Texas A&M University
(979) 845-3935
D-hale@tamu.edu

Dr. Jimmy T. Keeton

Department Head, AgriLife Fellow & Professor

Department of Nutrition & Food Science

Texas A&M University

(979) 458-3428

jkeeton@tamu.edu

Markus F. Miller, Ph. D.
Professor
Department of Animal and Food Sciences
Texas Tech University
(806) 742-2804
mfmrraider@aol.com

Dr. Rhonda Miller
Professor
Department of Animal Science
Texas A&M University
(979) 845-3935
rmiller@tamu.edu

Dr. Jeff W. Savell
Professor and E.M. Rosenthal Chairholder in Meat Science
Department of Animal Science
Texas A&M University
(979) 845-3935
j-savell@tamu.edu
Beef quality and food safety.

Wisconsin

Dr. Larry Borchert
University of Wisconsin
llborche@facstaff.wisc.edu
Meat curing, sodium nitrite use and safety.

Dr. Robert Kauffman
Emeritus Professor
Animal Science Department
University of Wisconsin - Madison
(608) 238-7878
rgkaufm@facstaff.wisc.edu

Dr. Andrew Milkowski

Core Executive Committee, Food Research Institute

Adjunct Professor, Department of Animal Sciences

Meat Science and Muscle Biology Lab

University of Wisconsin–Madison 

(608) 262-1606

amilkowski@ansci.wisc.edu

Dr. Michael Pariza
Department Chairperson
Food Microbiology and Toxicology
University of Wisconsin
(608) 263-7777
mwpariza@facstaff.wisc.edu

Dr. Jeff Sindelar

Assistant Professor /Extension Meat Specialist

Meat Science & Muscle Biology Laboratory

University of WisconsinMadison

(608) – 262 – 0555

jsindelar@wisc.edu

 

 

 

 

 


NUTRITIONAL ISSUES (Dietary Guidelines, Food Guide Pyramid)

Georgia

Dr. Elizabeth Andress
Associate Professor
Extension Family and Consumer Science Department
University of Georgia
(706) 542-3773
eandress@uga.edu

Dr. Connie Crawley
Public Service Associate
Extension Family and Consumer Science Department
University of Georgia
(706) 542-8870
ccrawley@uga.edu

Indiana

Donna Vandergraff
Extension Specialist, Foods and Nutrition
School of Consumer and Family Sciences
Purdue University
(765) 494-8538
vandergraff@cfs.purdue.edu
State coordinator of Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program, which reaches 10,000 people annually in Indiana with food safety, nutrition and information about stretching limited food resources.

Dr. Connie Weaver
Distinguished Professor
Department of Consumer and Family Sciences
Purdue University
(765) 494-8231
weavercm@purdue.edu
Researches calcium levels that will maximize calcium retention and optimize bone mass in young women as a way to help prevent osteoporosis in later life.

Iowa

Dr. Donald Beitz
Charles F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor in Agriculture
Professor, Departments of Animal Science and Biochemistry
Iowa State University
(515) 294-5626
dcbeitz@iastate.edu
Healthful properties of animal-derived foods.

Dr. Paul Flakoll
Director, Center for Designing Foods to Improve Nutrition
Professor, Departments of Animal Science and Food Science and Human Nutrition
Iowa State University
(515) 294-8935
flakollp@iastate.edu

Dr. Kenneth Prusa
Professor
Departments of Food Science and Human Nutrition and Animal Science
Iowa State University
(515) 294-4323
kprusa@iastate.edu

Kansas

Dr. Richard C. Baybutt
Associate Professor
Department of Human Nutrition
Kansas State University
(785) 532-0169
baybutt@ksu.edu

Dianna L. Schalles
Nutritionist
Lafene Student Health Center
Kansas State University
(785) 532-6595
http://www-personal.ksu.edu/~diannas diannas@ksu.edu

Maryland

Dr. Brian J. Bequette
Assistant Professor
Department of Animal and Avian Sciences
University of Maryland
(301) 405-8457
bbequett@umd.edu
Ruminant, poultry nutrition.

Dr. Laurie Simms, Ph.D., MPH, RD
Professor
Department of Nutrition and Food Science
University of Maryland
(301) 405-4509
ls56@umail.umd.edu

Minnesota

Dr. Bill Schafer
Associate Professor
Department of Food Science/Nutrition
University of Minnesota
(612) 624-3224
wschafer@umn.edu

New York

Dr. Gilbert Ross, M.D.
Director of Nutrition
American Council on Science and Health
(212) 362-7044
ross@acsh.org

South Carolina

Dr. Katherine Cason
Professor
Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition
Clemson University
(864) 656-0539
kcason@clemson.edu
Registered dietician. Influences of socioeconomic and ecological factors on food and nutrient intake, food purchasing and preparation practices.

Dr. Marge Condrasky
Assistant Professor
Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition
Clemson University
(864) 656-6554
mcondra@clemson.edu
Human nutrition, food service operations and quantity food production.

Dr. Beth Kunkel
Professor
Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition
Clemson University
864-656-5690
bkunkel@clemson.edu

Tennessee

Dr. Janie L. Burney
Associate Professor and Nutrition Specialist
The University of Tennessee
Agricultural Extension Service
Family and Consumer Sciences
(865) 974-8198
jburney@utk.edu
http://fcs.tennessee.edu/facultystaff.htm

Dr. Nicholas Frank
Assistant Professor
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
The University of Tennessee
(865) 974-7377
nfrank@utk.edu
www.vet.utk.edu/faculty/frank_n.shtml

Dr. Betty P. Greer
Associate Professor and Nutrition Specialist
The University of Tennessee
Agricultural Extension Service
Family and Consumer Sciences
(865) 974-7402
bgreer@utk.edu
http://fcs.tennessee.edu/facultystaff.htm

Texas

Dr. Jenna Anding
Assistant Professor and Nutrition Specialis
Department of Animal Science
Texas A&M University
Ph: 979-847-9227
j-anding@tamu.edu
Food security; adult obesity and weight management; consumer issues related to nutrition.

Dr. Debra Reed
Associate Professor and Nutrition Specialist
Department of Animal Science
Texas A&M University
(979) 845-2798
d-reed@tamu.edu
Food and nutrition education for limited resource audiences.

Dr. Sharon Robinson
Assistant Professor and Nutrition Specialist
Department of Animal Science
Texas A&M University
(979) 845-6379
s-robinson@tamu.edu
Nutrition throughout the life cycle, and food guidance programs.

Britta Thompson
Program Specialist
Department of Animal Science
Texas A&M University
(979) 845-6379
b-thompson@tamu.edu
Food protection management.

Dr. Peggy Van Laanen
Professor and Extension Food and Nutrition Specialist
Department of Animal Science
Texas A&M University
(979) 845-6379
P-vanlaanen@tamu.edu


TOXICOLOGY

California

Dr. Carl Winter
Director, Food Safety Program
University of California, Davis
(530) 752-5448
ckwinter@ucdavis.edu
Pesticide residues in foods; bioanalytical methods; biomarkers and toxicology of naturally-occurring chemicals.

Georgia

Dr. Jeff Fisher
Department Head
Department of Environmental Health Science
University of Georgia
(706) 542-1001
jwfisher@uga.edu

Dr. Luke Naeher
Assistant Professor
Department of Environmental Health Science
University of Georgia
(706) 542-9850
lnaeher@uga.edu

Dr. Mary Alice Smith
Associate Professor
Department of Environmental Health Science
University of Georgia
(706) 542-1599
masmith@uga.edu

Indiana

Dr. Stephen Hooser
Associate Professor
Head, Toxicology Section, Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory
Department of Veterinary Medicine Veterinary Pathobiology
Purdue University
(765) 494-6831
shooser1@purdue.edu
Expertise in poisonings in animals and on chemicals that cause damage to the liver or to ovaries and testes. Board certified in veterinary toxicology.

Kansas

Dr. Frederick W. Oehme
Professor
Department of Diagnostic Medicine and Pathogiology
(785) 532-4334
oehme@ksu.edu
http://www-personal.ksu.edu/~oehme

Michigan

Dr. Karen Chou
Associate Professor
National Food Safety & Toxicology Center
Michigan State University
(517) 432-3100, x. 111
khirek@cvm.msu.edu
www.foodsafe.msu.edu

Dr. John Giesy
Distinguished Professor
National Food Safety & Toxicology Center
Michigan State University
(517) 432-3100, x. 111
khirek@cvm.msu.edu
www.foodsafe.msu.edu

Dr. Norb Kaminski
Professor
National Food Safety & Toxicology Center
Michigan State University
(517) 432-3100, x. 111
khirek@cvm.msu.edu
www.foodsafe.msu.edu

Dr. David Klurfeld
Professor and Chairman
Department of Nutrition and Food Science
Wayne State University
(313) 577-2500
david.klurfeld@wayne.edu

Dr. John LaPres
Assistant Professor
National Food Safety & Toxicology Center
Michigan State University
(517) 432-3100, x. 111
khirek@cvm.msu.edu
www.foodsafe.msu.edu

Dr. Robert Roth
Professor
National Food Safety & Toxicology Center
Michigan State University
(517) 432-3100, x. 111
khirek@cvm.msu.edu
www.foodsafe.msu.edu

Dr. Wilson Rumbeiha
Associate Professor
National Food Safety & Toxicology Center
Michigan State University
(517) 432-3100, x. 111
khirek@cvm.msu.edu
www.foodsafe.msu.edu

Dr. James E. Trosko
Professor
National Food Safety & Toxicology Center
Michigan State University
(517) 432-3100, x. 111
khirek@cvm.msu.edu
www.foodsafe.msu.edu

Dr. Tim Zacharewski
Associate Professor
National Food Safety & Toxicology Center
Michigan State University
(517) 432-3100, x. 111
khirek@cvm.msu.edu
www.foodsafe.msu.edu

New Mexico

Dr. Timothy T. Ross
Professor and Assistant Department Head
Department of Animal Science
New Mexico State University
(505) 646-3402
tross@nmsu.edu
http://web.nmsu.edu/~tross

Tennessee

Dr. Larry Kerr
Associate Professor
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
The University of Tennessee
(865) 974-7377
lkerr@utk.edu
www.vet.utk.edu/faculty/kerr.shtml

Dr. Robert Linnabarry
Associate Professor
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
The University of Tennessee
(865) 974-7377
rlinnaba@utk.edu
www.vet.utk.edu/faculty/linnabary.shtml