Kent Schwartz

Kent Schwartz
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Iowa State University, ISU VDL, Sioux Nation Ag Center. United States


Year Institution Location  Degree
1987 Iowa State University Ames, Iowa M.S. - Pathology
1978 Iowa State University Ames, Iowa D.V.M. (distinction)
1974 Iowa State University Ames, Iowa B.S. - Bacteriology



2011: Senior Clinician, Faculty status, CVM, Iowa State University

1989-Present:  Iowa State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, Ames, Iowa

  • Veterinary Diagnostician: Responsible for 1500-3300 cases/year, submitted from veterinarians
  • Instruct veterinary students; Pathology Section Leader; Field Investigations; Continuing education

2007: Exploring evidence-based medicine with veterinary practice context

  • Explore applications to veterinary medicine; visualizing data; continuous improvement tools; visualizing data over time; integrating diagnostic laboratory data into field decisions

1987-2005: Research Director, TEAM ASSOCIATES, Story City, Iowa.   

  • Responsibilities include study design and implementation, generate Investigator's Final Reports
  • Disease Models:  Models developed or adapted for studies include 16 different infectious agents 
  • Trials for Growth and Performance, efficacy (pharmaceuticals and biologicals), safety bioequivalency using GCP or GLP; experienced with two FDA Site Audits

1978-1985: Veterinary Practitioner

1971-1978: Veterinary Research Technician; Iowa State University (Dr. Robert Glock and Dr. DL Harris)



Awards: 2013-Alumni Service Award; 2010-CVM Faculty of the year; 2009-Howard Dunne Award, AASV           

Editorial Board/Reviewer: 6 professional journals

AASV: Board of Directors; AASV Swine Health Committee Chair 2008-2012

National Pork Board: Sentinel Clinics / Surveillance


Books and book chapters

Co-editor: Diseases of Swine. 2012.

Schwartz, K.J. 2005/09: Swine Disease Manual. Completely revised and published in cooperation with the American Association of Swine Veterinarians and Iowa State University Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine.

Updated CV 08-Oct-2014