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William S. Swecker, Jr., DVM, PhD, DACVN

Director
  • Veterinary Teaching Hospital
  • Professor
  • Production Manage Medicine / Clinical Nutrition
William S. Swecker
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
VA-MD College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
205 Duck Pond Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061

PhD, 1990
Dissertation: Selenium supplementation and selected immune responses of beef cattle
Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA

DVM, 1984
Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA

BS, Animal Science, 1980
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA

  • American College of Veterinary Nutrition, 1989
  • Trace elements and immune function in cattle

August 2015–present            
Director
Veterinary Teaching Hospital
Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA

January 2015–August 2015
Interim Director

Veterinary Teaching Hospital
Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA

2009–present
Professor

Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA

2009–2014
Associate Department Head

Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA

1990–2009
Associate Professor

Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA

1984–1986
Associate Veterinarian

Troutville Veterinary Clinic
Troutville, VA

  • Academy of Veterinary Consultants
  • American Academy of Veterinary Nutrition
  • American Association of Bovine Practitioners
  • American College of Veterinary Nutrition
  • American Dairy Science Association
  • American Society of Animal Science
  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Society for Theriogenology
  • Southwest Virginia Veterinary Medical Association
  • Virginia Food Animal Academy
  • Virginia Veterinary Medical Association
  • Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity
  • Phi Zeta