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Faculty & Staff Honors

Penn State Alumni Appointed as State Veterinarian

Dr. David Wolfgang, a graduate of the Penn State Master of Public Health (MPH) Program, was appointed to the role of State Veterinarian by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. Dr. Wolfgang has served for the past 17 years as the Penn State Extension veterinarian overseeing the Dairy Production Medicine Certificate Program. He served as the director of the Field Investigation Unit in Penn State’s department of veterinary and biomedical sciences and as co-director of the University’s Center for Animal Care and Health. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine, he is a diplomate of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners certified in dairy practice. Dr. Wolfgang also has completed extensive postgraduate training in pathobiology and dairy production medicine, and he recently earned his MPH from the Penn State College of Medicine in Hershey.

Dave Wolfgang
[Photo: Dr. David Wolfgang]

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