AMES, Iowa – March 7, 2012 – David Baum, D.V.M., Ph.D., has joined Harrisvaccines as vice president of sales and technical services. His duties will include development and management of the Harrisvaccines sales team in addition to providing in-depth product information and technical expertise for veterinarians and their customers.
“We are excited to have Dr. Baum’s extensive animal health expertise on our team,” says D.L. “Hank” Harris, D.V.M., Ph.D., founder and president of Harrisvaccines. “His veterinary medicine, microbiology and immunology background is an important addition to Harrisvaccines and will be a great benefit to our customers.”
Baum earned his master’s degree in immunobiology and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Iowa State University. He later earned a Ph.D. in veterinary microbiology with an emphasis in veterinary preventative medicine from Iowa State.
His professional memberships include the American Veterinary Medical Association, American Association of Swine Veterinarians, American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, U.S. Animal Health Association and the American Association of Animal Scientists.
Before joining Harrisvaccines, Baum served as vice president of health and technical services for Newsham Choice Genetics.
Headquartered in Ames, Iowa, Harrisvaccines focuses on improving animal health and enhancing productivity in the swine, cattle and farmed shrimp industries. Using state-of-the-art advanced molecular science, Harrisvaccines employs two unique RNA platforms to develop products which aid in the prevention and treatment of infectious animal diseases. For more information, visit www.harrisvaccines.com.