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About Alejandro Ramirez

Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Current appointment includes 55%
teaching, 20% research, 20% professional practice and outreach, and 5% institutional service.
My duties include working closely with others in the department in organizing, developing, and
team-based delivery of swine production medicine courses offered by the Food Supply
Veterinary Medicine section of VDPAM. Helping with lecturing in swine related topics in other
veterinary college courses as needed as well as working to convert swine course content to web
based modules for greater flexibility in teaching. Active engagement for delivering continuing
education to swine practitioners in evidence based decision support. Research interests include
infectious disease transmission including PRRS and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae, Clostridium
spp, Biosecurity, as well as infectious diseases of public health significance.


Present Associatet Professor, Iowa State University Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine

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Contact Information

2231 Lloyd Vet Med Ctr
Ames, IA 50011-1250
1809 S Riverside Dr
Phone: 515-294-7463
Fax: 515-294-1072


Peer-Reviewed Articles (20)

Book Chapters (1)

Books (1)

Thesis (1)

Technical Reports (5)