The 2nd International Conference on Necrotic Enteritis will be held on July 11-12th 2018, just prior to the AAAP Annual Meeting


Items of Interest

Click here for answers to questions about the Veterinary Feed Directives


AAAP Media Coverage

AAAP issues statement on misleading marketing claim for chicken (1/6/17)

The Poultry Site
Watt AgNet
Poultry Health Today
US Poultry Wire

Woody Breast not Linked to Infectious Pathogens or Food Safety
(12/9/16)

AAAP Hall of Honor Inaugural Class
(8/12/16)

Elanco Scholarship News Release


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Gift A Chicken Project, coordinated by Arizona State University, provides rural Ugandan families with flocks of special, hybrid chickens that will guarantee the families better nutrition and a sustainable source of income.

Congratulations to Dr. Jagdev Sharma, & Dr. Sylvia Lemus Sharma.

Learn More here.


 Avian Pathology Continuing Education Materials Available On-Line

A collection of over 600 virtual slides of avian histopathology cases with a reduced rate for AAAP Members

Provided by
Dr. Oscar Fletcher and
Dr. Tahseen Aziz

Available through the Continuing Education office in the College of Veterinary Medicine at NC State


Commentary from CAST available: The Direct Relationship between Animal Health and Food Safety Outcomes


AVMA


Keep our Food Safe


Frequently Asked Questions about Antimicrobial Use and Antimcrobial Resistance


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To submit a job position please send a short description to be posted online with a pdf or link to job details to: aaap@aaap.info
  

Quality Control Analyst III alt
The position will include routine testing of in-process and final container samples for the release of avian vaccines. The individual will be responsible for ensuring all methods are performed as written and filed with regulatory agencies. The individual may conduct specific studies or projects to improve the quality or efficiency of the company’s products or procedures.  The QC Analyst III will provide administrative and technical support in the absence of the QC Manager. (6-18-13)

Quality Control Analyst II 
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The position will include routine testing of in-process and final container samples for the release of avian vaccines. The individual will be responsible for ensuring all methods are performed as written and filed with regulatory agencies. (6-18-13)

Technical Services Manager 
alt Midwest
Merck is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and consumer health products, as well as animal health products.  Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company – one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us.  We are currently seeking to fill a Technical Services Manager role with our Poultry team. This position is responsible for providing technical support to Sales and Marketing for Merck Animal Health products specific to poultry health. (5-17-13)

Professor and Head Department of Pathobiology 
alt Auburn, Alabama
The College of Veterinary Medicine, Auburn University, invites applications and nominations for the position of Professor and Head of the Department of Pathobiology. The Department of Pathobiology is seeking a dedicated, enthusiastic Department Head to lead a diverse and progressive faculty of over 45 tenure-track, clinical/research track, adjunct and affiliate members in the development of its scholarly programs devoted to excellence in research, teaching, and diagnostic service.   Review of applications with begin August 1,   2013, and continue until the position is filled. For a complete description of the position, please see website (http://www.vetmed.auburn.edu/pathobiology). Auburn University is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity employer and educational institution.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. (5-15-13)

NCVDLS Branch Laboratory Director 
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The North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory System (NCVDLS) has one vacancy for a motivated individual to serve as Branch Laboratory Director. The position is headquartered at the Northwestern Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory in Elkin which is located in the beautiful Yadkin Valley and the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The laboratory caseload is predominantly avian in nature with the bulk of work consisting of chicken broiler/breeder samples. (4-30-13)

Interdisciplinary Veterinary Medical Officer alt
This position is located with the Aquaculture, Swine, Equine and Poultry (ASEP) Unit, National Center for Animal Health Programs (NCAHP), Veterinary Services (VS). The incumbent serves as Senior Coordinator, the National Poultry Improvement Plan (NPIP) and collaborates with a NPIP Staff Officer in the direction, administration, and coordination of the NPIP. (4-30-13)

Poultry Veterinarian alt Canada
The Department of Veterinary Pathology invites applications from veterinarians for an extension position working with poultry. The position is funded by the Saskatchewan Poultry Industry. It is based at the University of Saskatchewan and supervised by faculty members of the Departments of Veterinary Pathology and Animal and Poultry Science. (3-8-13)

Poultry Manager upper-Midwest
Responsible for all aspects of health care for 25mm layers in 3 upper-Midwest locations. About 50% overnight travel. Will relocate or very flexible on work-from-home location in Iowa or Ohio. Must have DVM degree and at least 5 years of experience as a vet for any kind of poultry, preferably production environment. To $150,000. Please contact Garry Harper (360) 627-9338 or garry@agjobswest.com (2-15-13)

Director of Technical Services 
alt Stone Mountain, GA
The Director represents the export interests of the U.S. poultry and egg industry to USDA, FDA, and other federal and state regulatory agencies; serves as the scientific/technical advisor to the U.S. poultry and egg industry relative to disease related, biosecurity, and product safety issues as they relate to exports of U.S. poultry and egg products; serves as a professional resource for the industry. (2-12-13)

Public Health and Preventative Medicine Residency Program 
alt Minnesota
Public health veterinarians reduce human exposure to hazards and diseases that arise from domestic and wild animals, work control and eradicate zoonoses, including new and emerging diseases, protect the food supply from food-borne pathogens and bioterrorism, and educate the public. Our two-year program provides residents with public practice experiences in preventive medicine, public health, and population medicine. Residents are assigned a faculty mentor as well as a peer mentor. (2-8-13)


Veterinary Diagnostician 
alt Indiana
The Indiana Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (ADDL) at Purdue University invites applications for a Veterinary Diagnostician at the Heeke ADDL located at the Southern Indiana Purdue Agricultural Center (SIPAC) in Dubois, IN.  This position will direct the administrative and professional activities of the ADDL Heeke Laboratory located in Dubois, IN.  This position oversees the diagnostic activities of the laboratory including supervision of technical and clerical personnel with local oversight of the Quality System.  The individual will diagnose diseases in animals and samples submitted to the laboratory including histological examination of tissues, and will communicate results to ADDL clients, veterinarians, and governmental representatives. (2-6-13)

Director of Avian Biology alt
We are looking for a Director of Avian Biology who will be responsible for all activities in the Crystal Bioscience animal facilities.  These responsibilities lie in six major areas:  (1) activities relating to the physiological evaluation of animals including but not limited to immunization and confirmation of genotypes, (2) maintenance of optimal animal performance through appropriate nutritional regimes, photoperiods, insemination and incubation (3) maintenance and preventative maintenance of all equipment for housing, breeding, brooding and incubation of birds (4) compliance with regulatory agencies such as OLAW, IACUC and other agencies that may regulate and/or monitor activities at Crystal Bioscience, (5) implementation and execution of biosecurity measures to ensure the health and welfare of all birds owned and managed by Crystal Bioscience (6) developing and maintaining a current and complete record of animal performance, location, pedigree and history (7) supervision, education and monitoring of all personnel working directly with the birds in Crystal Bioscience’s animal facilities. (1-22-13)


Assistant Professor 
alt University of Minnesota
Assistant Professor, tenure-track 9-month appointment in research and teaching. The appointment is in the Department of Animal Science (http://www.ansci.umn.edu), College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resources Sciences (CFANS) (http://www.cfans.umn.edu/ ). The successful candidate  will  develop an undergraduate teaching program with an emphasis on poultry that complements that of the Midwest Poultry  Consortium – Center of Excellence program and will participate in other courses where a poultry expertise is required. The candidate is expected to develop a research program in a discipline area associated with production of poultry. The candidate will be expected to recruit and mentor graduate students from culturally diverse backgrounds. (1-11-2013)

VIROLOGY FACULTY POSITION 
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 UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA
The Departments of  Population Health and  Infectious Diseases in the College of Veterinary Medicine invite applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the biology of viral pathogens, viral pathogenesis, and/or molecular virology and the host cellular response to  viral infections.  The University of Georgia is undergoing  an expansion in the biomedical and health sciences areas, including the  opening of  new BSL-2 and BSL-3 biocontainment animal and human health research facilities, construction of one of the largest veterinary teaching hospitals in the nation, and the opening of the Medical Partnership Campus. (12-10-12)


Technical Services Manager – Poultry

Quality Technology International (QTI), a leader in the field of direct fed microbial and related products, is recruiting for a Technical Services Manager with a strong background in broiler, turkey, or layer.  This position will support our sales team in building strategic relationships with key accounts, as well as technical and scientific support to marketing and product development.  We require a poultry doctor degree (DVM) from an accredited institution and at least three years of work experience in poultry health and/or food safety.  The position requires travel throughout the United States. For more information regarding the position and its requirements, please visit our website  www.qtitech.com and checkout our Careers page.  Information is also listed there about applying for the position. (12-10-12)



 

 

 

 

 

 

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