Dr. Glen Almond — College of Veterinary Medicine, NC State University

Dr. Glen AlmondDr. Glen Almond is a professor of Pig Health and Production at NC State University. He joined the faculty in 1987 as a graduate research assistant while completing his Ph.D. at NC State University. He received his doctorate in veterinary medicine and from the Ontario Veterinary College, Guelph, Canada. Prior to initiating his PhD, he was a food animal practitioner in Lethbridge, Alberta. His research has focused on reproductive physiology, urogenital disease and interactions between disease and growth. Recent research includes projects on the use of water medications in pig production and understanding the influence of stress on immunity in the pig. Teaching commitments include veterinary, graduate and undergraduate courses. As coordinator of a senior swine medicine course, he has provided educational opportunities for students from twelve veterinary colleges and seven countries. Interdisciplinary research and international exchange of knowledge are priorities in Dr. Almond’s academic endeavors. In addition to serving on the NC Pork Council’s board, Dr. Almond is a member of the Council’s research committee, summer student internship committee, and the National Pork Board’s Welfare Committee.