EDMONTON, Feb. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - The Alberta Veterinary Medical
Association (ABVMA) is very pleased to announce that Dr. Egan Brockhoff has been appointed to the position of ABVMA President.
Dr. Egan Brockhoff is a graduate of the Western College of Veterinary
Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon. His interests
in food animal medicine, food safety, animal welfare and production
economics stem from a diversified background within various livestock
and professional industries.
He is part of his family's third generation feedlot and cow calf
production enterprise in east central Alberta. For nine years and
throughout his university experience he was national youth and projects
coordinator for the Canadian Simmental Association. He is a graduate of
Cornell University's Dairy Institute. Following graduation he worked as
a feedlot veterinarian before taking the opportunity to further his
growth in a swine veterinary practice.
Dr. Brockhoff is a full business partner in Prairie Swine Health
Services in Red Deer, Alberta as well as Veterinary Dairy Health
Services in Olds, Alberta. He is associated with the Western Swine
Health Associates and is a partner in Swine Database Systems, a swine
health surveillance and management tool. In the spring of 2009 he
joined the University of Calgary, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in the
department of production animal health as a sessional faculty member.
Dr. Brockhoff has been an active speaker for many years. Currently he
sits as the vice-chair of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency swine
experts committee. In 2007 he was elected as district 13 Director for
the American Association of Bovine Practitioners where he sits as the
vice-chair of the Food Quality Safety and Security committee.
Dr. Brockhoff was the Alberta Veterinary Medical Association's Young
Veterinarian of the Year in 2010, and joined Council in 2011.
SOURCE: Alberta Veterinary Medical Association
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Midge Landals, Manager, Communications and Professional Enhancement