Dave is passionate about working in the agricultural field to help producers, organizations, and individuals overcome challenges related to animal health, food safety, and antimicrobial use and resistance. He strives to generate innovative ideas to solve these challenges through his training in epidemiology and veterinary medicine. His unique skill set combines a background in advanced quantitative statistical analysis and in conducting large-scale observational and experimental study designs.
In addition to his veterinary consulting role at ACER, Dave is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Population Medicine at the University of Guelph Ontario Veterinary College, where his research program focuses predominantly on the health and welfare of calves. He continues to serve on several other animal health and welfare committees and is excited to create knowledge-based solutions to challenges faced in the agricultural industry.