Scott Haskell

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Professor and Lead Instructor - Animal Health, World Trade, and Food Safety (OIE)
Washington, USA

Scott R.R. Haskell received a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree (specializing in food animal medicine and surgery) from the University of California, Davis. He also completed a Masters of Preventive Veterinary Medicine (MPVM) degree in veterinary epidemiology and a scientific doctorate (PhD) degree in environmental microbiology of food animal systems. Scott was in large animal veterinary practice (primarily food animal) for 18 years prior to entering academia and public service. Additionally, he has numerous scientific publications and is a primary editor to the industry standard textbook Five Minute Veterinary Consult: Ruminant. Dr. Haskell is currently the Interim State Veterinarian with the Washington State Department of Agriculture.

Dr. Haskell was formerly the Director and a Professor at the Veterinary Technology Program at Yuba College. Prior to this position Dr. Haskell has taught and/or done livestock disease research at the University of Minnesota, the University of Maine, University of Illinois, and the University of California.  Additionally he has worked extensively with international development projects in India, Bangladesh, Egypt, Moldavia, the Ukraine, Belarus, Romania, Guatemala, Mexico, and Haiti.

Dr. Haskell holds the BS, DVM, MPVM and PhD degrees from the University of California, Davis. He was a Visiting Scholar at the University of California, San Diego with research emphasis in microbial ecology. His professional specializations include pre-harvest food safety, biosecurity, concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFO’s), food safety antibiotic residue issues, HACCP, zoonotic disease transmission of E. coli O157:H7 and the environmental effects of manure microbial pathogen loading. Additionally, he is the author of numerous veterinary articles, several textbooks, and selected textbook chapters. Dr. Haskell has guest lectured extensively on food safety and antibiotic residue issues at various veterinary schools and colleges in the U.S. and at professional, international, and industry forums.

Lead Instructor:
      Animal Heath, World Trade, and Food Safety: Challenges and Opportunities ( O.I.E)