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Barrett D. Slenning, DVM, MPVM

Barrett Slenning

Epidemiology and Public Health
Ruminant Health and Production Medicine

Associate Professor
CVM Director, Agrosecurity and Biopreparedness
Educational Coordinator, CVM Teaching Animal Unit

Office: D-251, CVM Main Building
Phone: 919.513.6324
Fax: 919.513.6464
Email: barrett_slenning@ncsu.edu


Course Involvement

  • VMP 912: Introduction to Clinical Problem Solving in Veterinary Practice
  • VMP 916: Health Maintenance and Animal Production I
  • VMP 936: Health Maintenance and Animal Production II
  • VMP 945: Epidemiology and Public Health
  • VMP 956: Health Maintenance and Animal Production III
  • VMP 958: Exotic and Emerging Diseases
  • VMC 962: Animal Welfare, Ethics, and Societal Responsibility
  • VMP 971: Food Animal Diagnostics for Disease Diagnosis, Control and Population Surveillance

Graduate Courses

  • VMP 986: One Health: From Philosophy to Practice

Undergraduate Courses

  • ANS 281: Professional Development of PreVeterinary Track Students
  • VMF 420: Diseases of Farm Animals

Education/Training

  • MS Preventive Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis
  • DVM, University of California, Davis
  • MS, Animal Science and Management, University of California, Davis
  • BS, Animal Science, University of California, Davis

Employment

Kingsburg Vet Clinic, Kingsburg California. 1982-1989.

NC State College of Vet Medicine. 1989-Present

Narrative

Barrett Slenning gained an MS degree in Economics/Nutrition and another MS in Epidemiology, before earning his DVM – all from UC Davis. He is also a federally credentialed emergency responder. His career began with 8-years in a mostly dairy-based practice in the central valley of California, where Barrett created and delivered production medicine services for the clinic's 40+ dairy clients, and served small animal, exotic, and equine clients as well. He joined NCSU in 1989, and is the Veterinary College’s Director for Agrosecurity & Biopreparedness. He teaches in all 4 years of the curriculum, manages the three year educational program of the CVM’s Teaching Animal Unit, and participates in several animal/public health committees for North Carolina, federal agencies, and agricultural organizations. He is licensed in California and North Carolina, is Tier II Federally Accredited, and is a Federally Credentialed second level Veterinary Disaster Responder. Since 1996 Barrett has focused on food security, with the main theme on agricultural disaster preparation, response, and recovery. Lastly, he is a founding member of the NC One Health Collaborative, a group promoting the idea that human health, animal health, and environmental health are inextricably linked.

Selected Publications