David E Anderson
David E Anderson
Dvid E Anderson, DVM, MS, DACVS, Professor, Head of Agricultural Practices, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University. Dr. Anderson was raised in North Carolina in the small farming town of Oak Ridge. He earned both a BS degree in Animal Science and a DVM from North Carolina State University. He then completed an intensive rotating Internship in large animal medicine and surgery at the University of Georgia and a Residency in Food Animal Medicine, Surgery, and Reproduction at Kansas State University under Dr. Guy St-Jean. Dr. Anderson became a board certified specialist in surgery (Diplomate American College of Veterinary Surgeons) in 1995. While at Kansas State University, he earned a MS degree in Clinical Sciences focusing on bone physiology and fracture repair. Dr. Anderson is a past Regional Director of the American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners and a past member of the Board of Regents of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. He was the Founding Director of the International Camelid Institute based in the College of Veterinary Medicine at The Ohio State University. Recently, Dr. Anderson founded the International Academy of Farm Animal Surgeons and is the current Director of that organization. Dr. Anderson also teaches in the College of Veterinary Medicine and is the Head of Agricultural Practices in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University. Dr. Anderson’s laboratory, the Ruminant Models Laboratory, has a rebust research program focusing on surgery of food animals with special emphasis on developing animal models for teaching and research. Special emphasis areas include bovine pain, welfare assessment, and lameness.