David E Anderson, DVM, MS, DACVS is a Professor and the Head of Large Animal Clinical Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Tennessee. Dr. Anderson was raised in North Carolina in the small farming town of Oak Ridge. He earned a BS in Animal Science from the College of Arts and Sciences at NC State in 1988 prior to earning his DVM from the College of Veterinary Medicine at NC State in the spring of 1990. David completed an intensive rotating Internship in large animal medicine and surgery at the University of Georgia in 1991 and a Residency in Food Animal Medicine, Surgery, and Reproduction at Kansas State University in 1994 under Dr. Guy St-Jean. While at Kansas State University, he earned a MS degree in Clinical Sciences focusing on bone physiology and fracture repair. Dr. Anderson became a board certified specialist in surgery as a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 1995. Dr. Anderson became a Regional Director of the American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners and a Large Animal Regent on the Board of Regents of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. He was the Founding Director of the International Camelid Institute based in the College of Veterinary Medicine at The Ohio State University. Recently, Dr. Anderson founded the International Academy of Farm Animal Surgeons and is the current Director of that organization. Dr. Anderson’s research interests include surgery, pain management, and biomaterials.
Focus Areas: Biomaterials | Biomedical Devices | Tissue Regeneration | Models for Application of Nanoparticle Scaffolds | Biomechanics
Skills and Expertise: Animals Models (rats, goats, sheep, cattle, horses, llamas, alpacas, camels) | Histomorphometry | Biomechanics (pressure mat sensing) | High Definition Thermal Imaging | Clinical Trials (animals)