USDA APHIS, Veterinary Services, Ohio

Description

Our agency deals with livestock disease and control programs, plus export of animals and animal products. Students can observe a variety of activities, both in the office and in the field. The experience varies with what activities are occurring at the time.

Details

Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available

Students can observe field Veterinary Medical Officers, plus interact with the export Veterinary Medical Officer, Scrapie Veterinary Medical Officer, Area Epidemiologist, and Area Veterinarian-in-Charge (AVIC).

Educational Resources

Not on record.

Responsibilities

To see most field activities, students will be required to drive their own vehicle at their own expense. These activities may require driving of 1-2 hours one-way. We are flexible with the scheduling. Students are expected to maintain confidentiality of our clients.

Student Supervision

6-10 hours per day, 5 days per week, usually for a two week period

Housing

No

Practice Information

USDA Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service, Veterinary Services
12927 Stonecreek Drive
Pickerington, OH 43147

Ph: 614-856-4735
Fx: 614-866-1086

Email: VSOH [at] aphis [dot] usda [dot] gov
Web: http://www.aphis.usda.gov/animal_health/

Updated: 2/19/09
Signature On File: Dr. Steven R. Wilden