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Specialty: Infectious Dz - Immunology

Alice Wolf
Craig Datz
Melissa Kennedy
J. Scott Weese

Associate Editors:
An Nguyen

Craig Datz

Board Certification

  • American College of Veterinary Nutrition (ACVN) Small Animal Nutrition, 2010
  • American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP) Feline Practice, 2006
  • American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP) Canine and Feline Practice, 1994


  • Master of Science (MS), University of Missouri, 2008
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM), VA-MD Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, 1987

Current Professional Activities

  • 2012 - Present - Senior Scientific Affairs Manager, Royal Canin USA, AAVN Vice-President, ABVP Chair of Residency Committee, Chair of annual Symposium
  • 2012 - Present - Adjunct Faculty, University of Missouri, College of Veterinary Medicine
Past Professional Activities
  • 2001 – 2012 – Associate Professor, University of Missouri, College of Veterinary Medicine
  • 1987 – 2001 – Companion animal general and emergency practice, Arkansas and Virginia
Marital Status
  • Married to Paula for 31 years and counting
  • Evan - graduate student at University of Missouri, Carter - student at Truman State University
  • KC the cat
Other Activities
  • Organist, Missouri United Methodist Church, Columbia, Missouri
Favorite Quote
  • The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not “Eureka!” but “That's funny...” – Isaac Asimov
What I like Most About VIN
  • The enthusiasm we all share for learning, knowledge, and progress in improving our care for animals.
Craig Datz

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