Dr. Spronk received his D.V.M. from the University of Minnesota in 1981. A staff veterinarian and partner at Pipestone Veterinary Clinic in Pipestone, Minnesota, for 30 years, he has served as a consultant in swine health in more than 10 states and 10 countries. He is also an adjunct professor at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, where he serves on the advisory board of the Swine Disease Eradication Center.
Dr. Spronk was named Swine Practitioner of the Year by the American Association of Swine Practitioners in 2000. Vitally active in the field of swine health, management, and production, he makes numerous presentations at swine veterinary conferences and production meetings throughout the Midwest, nationally, and internationally.