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Russell Daly

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Title Professor/Extension Specialist-Veterinarian, State Public Health Veterinarian
Office Building Animal Disease Research & Diagnostic Laboratory
Room Number 107
Mailing Address South Dakota State University
Veterinary & Biomedical Sciences
SAR 107, Box 2175
Brookings, SD 57007

Russ Daly, DVM, MS, DACVPM, is the Extension Veterinarian and Professor in the Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences Department at South Dakota State University in Brookings, SD, and State Public Health Veterinarian for the South Dakota Department of Health. He is a native of Columbia, SD, and practiced for 15 years as a partner in a mixed-animal veterinary practice in Montrose, SD, before joining the faculty at SDSU. He became board certified through the American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine in 2010.

Dr. Daly’s responsibilities involve disseminating animal health information, organizing veterinary continuing education, teaching undergraduate and graduate students, and serving as a resource for professionals and citizens regarding animal and public health issues in South Dakota.

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Academic Interests/Expertise

Epidemiology of food-animal infectious diseases, zoonotic disease and public health.

Academic Responsibilities

VET 403/503, Animal Diseases and Their Control

Committee Activities

Chair, SDVMA Continuing Education Committee
Chair, NASPHV Animal Contact in Public Settings Compendium Committee
SDSU Academic Appeals Committee

Awards & Honors

SDVMA Veterinarian of the Year, 2010


BS, Animal Science, SDSU, 1988
DVM, Iowa State University, 1990
MS, Biological Sciences, SDSU, 2013