Veterinary School Welcomes New Program Director

The University of California-Davis (UCD), School of Veterinary Medicine's Center for Equine Health has named a new director.

Gregory Ferraro, DVM, says he plans to actively promote the Center's multidisciplinary approach to equine research, industry service and education for veterinarians and equine enthusiasts.

Ferraro is charged with administering the Center's research and funding process, as well as managing a 60-acre campus facility that includes a 250-horse research herd. Additionally, Ferraro will oversee a USDA-sanctioned quarantine program to monitor equine health, supervise the breeding program and act as a liaison to educational institutions, industry associations, and equine foundations.

Ferraro's background includes extensive Thoroughbred racetrack experience on professional advisory boards and as an associate clinical professor of surgery at UCD.

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