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David Schabdach, DVM, MS

Associate Vice President for Research and Innovation
  • Attending Veterinarian and Director, Animal Resources and Care Division
David Schabdach
Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology
VA-MD College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
205 Duck Pond Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061

MS, Laboratory Animal Medicine, 1992
Penn State University
State College, PA

DVM, 1985
Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA

BS, Agriculture, Biology, 1981
University of Georgia
Athens, GA

  • Animal health and welfare
  • Laboratory animal medicine
  • Regulatory compliance

2019–present
Attending Veterinarian and AVP for Research and Innovation
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA

2012–2019
Attending Veterinarian and Senior Executive Director

Division of Laboratory Animal Resources
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA

2010–2012
Attending Veterinarian and Director

University Laboratory Animal Resources
Temple University
Philadelphia, PA

1997–2010
Attending Veterinarian and Senior Director

Comparative Medicine
Pfizer (formerly Wyeth Research)
Collegeville, PA

1992–1997
Senior Staff Veterinarian

Bristol-Myers Squibb
Wallingford, CT

1990–1992
Laboratory Animal Resident and NIH Post-doctoral Fellow

Penn State University
Hershey, PA

1988–1990
Training Director

International Canine Genetics, Inc.
Malvern, PA

1985–1988
Staff Veterinarian

Greater Annapolis Veterinary Hospital
Annapolis, MD

  • ACLAM
  • AVMA
  • AALAS
  • ASLAP
  • AAALAC Council on Accreditation
  • NABR Board of Directors
  • JoVE Veterinary Advisory Board