Brad White Takes Over as AVC President

Announcement and photo by John Maday, Bovine Veterinarian

Incoming AVC president Dr. Brad White (left) thanks past president Dr. Tom Portillo for his service.

Incoming AVC president Dr. Brad White (left) thanks past president Dr. Tom Portillo for his service.

During the Academy of Veterinary Consultants (AVC) Spring Conference recently, Kansas State University veterinarian Brad White, DVM, MS, began his term as AVC president. White succeeds past president Tom Portillo, a feedyard consultant from Amarillo Texas.

At Kansas State, White serves as professor of production medicine and director of the Beef Cattle Institute. White earned his DVM at the University of Missouri-Columbia and Masters of Science degree from Mississippi State University. He currently teaches courses in advanced cow-calf production management, production medicine, rural food animal business management and applied production medicine.

He conducts research in beef production and management with focus areas of cow-calf, stocker, and feeder calf health systems, bovine respiratory disease prevention, diagnosis, and management, utilization of operational data to enhance decisions and veterinary practice business management.

Previously published onĀ www.bovinevetonline.com.

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