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BVD Virus Research Update

Started Jul 12, 2020
1.5 credits

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10 Quiz Questions for 1.5 CE credits.  70% is passing score

Biosketch: Paul H. Walz, DVM, MS, PhD, Diplomate, ACVIM, Professor and Coordinator, Animal Health Research, Department of Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Auburn University

Dr. Walz received his DVM from Michigan State University in 1992. Following 2 years in a mixed animal practice in Corunna, Michigan, he returned to Michigan State University for a residency in Food Animal Medicine, Surgery, & Production Medicine. Dr. Walz completed his residency, received his MS degree in 1997, and became board certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in Large Animal Medicine. Dr. Walz continued his graduate studies at Michigan State University and received the PhD degree in 2000. After postgraduate training, Dr. Walz joined the faculty at Kansas State University in 2000 as an assistant professor in the Section of Agricultural Practices. Dr. Walz joined the faculty at Auburn University in 2004 as an Assistant Professor in the Section of Food Animal Medicine in the Departments of Clinical Sciences and Pathobiology, and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2007 and then to Professor in 2014. Dr. Walz currently serves as the Coordinator of Animal Health Research, College of Veterinary Medicine, Auburn University.  Dr. Walz’s clinical interests include medical and surgical conditions affecting horses and cattle. Dr. Walz has a Ph.D. in virology and his primary research focus is infectious diseases of cattle, specifically, bovine viral diarrhea virus (BVDV) infections. Current research activities include vaccine development for BVDV, role of heterologous hosts in viral diversity, and equine-source hyperimmune plasma production.

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