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Specialty: Zoonoses and Public Health

Norman Ronald
Radford Davis
Andrew Hennenfent
J. Scott Weese

Radford Davis

Board Certification

  • American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine (ACVPM) Public Health, 2002


  • Master of Public Health (MPH), University of Arizona, 1997
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM), Colorado State University, 1991
  • Bachelor of Science (BS), Weber State University, 1987

Current Professional Activities

  • Associate Professor of Public Health, Dept. of Veterinary Microbiology and Preventive Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University.
  • Zoonoses and public health consulting.
  • International development that incorporates animal health and human health. Focusing on poorer countries.
Past Professional Activities
  • Heavy into the field of agroterrorism and bioterrorism from 2000-2006. Consulted for several companies, FBI, USDA, and DHS on agroterrorism. Designed and taught a course on agroterrorism for the Naval Postgraduate School.
  • Practiced for 7 years in emergency medicine in Tucson, AZ after graduation.
  • Spent 2 years researching plague in Arizona (camping and trapping and testing rodents).
Marital Status
  • Wife, Kristina August, DVM (classmate in vet school). She runs a part-time, low-stress small animal housecall business from our home and I play tech in my free time. She's on VIN all the time, but never seems to visit the public health boards.... go figure.
  • Two daughters: Jordan and Kira
  • 2 cats and a chocolate lab
Hobbies Favorite Quote
  • Let me think about that ... wait, maybe that's a quote in itself!
What I like Most About VIN
  • Learning as I try to help others, the camaraderie, the caring about making our work better.
Radford Davis

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