The National Pork Board has announced the hiring of Lisa Becton, DVM, as director of Swine Health Information and Research.

Effective April 1, Becton will replace Pam Zaabel, DVM, who will continue to work with the Pork Board on specific projects.

Becton has served as the health assurance manager with Premium Standard Farms in Princeton, MO, since 1996.
She received her DVM degree from North Carolina State University in 1994.