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John Fetrow

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Contact Information:
Phone: 612-625-3776
Email: fetrow@umn.edu

225 Veterinary Medical Center
1365 Gortner Avenue
St. Paul, MN  55108


M.B.A. 1981: Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania
V.M.D. 1977: University of Pennsylvania College of Veterinary Medicine
Bachelor's degree in biology, 1973: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Board Certification:
American Board of Veterinary Practitioners, Dairy Specialty

Research Interests

  • Economics of decision-making in food animal production (dairy)
  • Drug use, protocols and drug management on dairies
  • Epidemiology of dairy disease
  • Farm performance evaluation and dairy record systems

Clinical Interests

  • Dairy production medicine

Instructional areas

  • Dairy production medicine
  • Epidemiology
  • Food animal production economics
  • Large animal nutrition
  • Animal welfare in production agriculture


For a listing of recent publications, refer to PubMed, a service provided by the National Library of Medicine, and Google Scholar.

Honors and Awards

  • American Association of Bovine Practitioners: Award of Excellence
  • American Association of Bovine Practitioners: Distinguished Service Award
  • College of Veterinary Medicine Teaching Award: Class of 2002
  • Norden Award for Distinguished Teaching in Veterinary Medicine
  • Merck AgVet Award for Creativity in Teaching

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