Smith, David R.

David R. Smith, DVM, PhD, DACVPM (Epidemiology)
Mikell and Mary Cheek Hall Davis Endowed Professor
Department of Pathobiology and Population Medicine

College of Veterinary Medicine
PO Box 6100
Mississippi State, MS 39762-6100
Phone: 662.325.1344
Fax: 662.325.4548
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  • B.S. – The Ohio State University
  • D.V.M. – The Ohio State University
  • Ph.D. – The Ohio State University
  • Diplomate – American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine –Epidemiology Specialty
  • Research –Use of field epidemiology to discover how beef cattle production-systems can be modified to improve the health, well-being, and productivity of cattle, and benefit human and environmental health.
  • Teaching –Population approaches to veterinary medicine
  • Service –Communicating population medicine principles;  emphasizing  biosecurity and pathogen containment , diagnostics, and the role of the production-system on beef cattle health, reproduction, and pre-harvest food safety

Epidemiology of cattle production systems