Dr. Simon Shane
Simon Mark Shane
205 Landreth Court
Durham, North Carolina, 27713
Phone and Fax
Citizenship: United States, Naturalized 1985
Degrees and Qualifications
» B.V.Sc. (equivalent to DVM) University of Pretorla 19611964
» Ph.D. Cornell University 19651968
» M.B.L. (equivalent to MBA) University of South Africa 19711974
» Dip. ACPV Charter Diplomate American College of Poultry Veterinarians 1991
» Specialist in Poultry Medicine and Production Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons 1993
» FRCVS Fellow of the Royal College
of Veterinary Surgeons
By Thesis, Royal College
of Veterinary Surgeons
» 1975 to Present Consultant Poultry Veterinarian; Concentration on enhancing profitability through services,
including diagnostic and preventive medicine, food safety, planning, analysis and
implementation of projects in the U.S.A., Africa, Europe, and Middle East, evaluation of
pharmaceutical and biological products, expert testimony and promotional seminars.
» 2001 to Present Adjunct Professor, Department of Poultry Science and College of Veterinary Medicine, North
Carolina State University
» 1979 to 2001 Professor of Avian Medicine; School of Veterinary Medicine, Louisiana State University.
Responsible for instruction, research, and service relating to the health, nutrition and
management of commercial poultry; epidemiology and food safety.
» 1969 to 1974 Executive Director, Rainbow Chicken Farms, South Africa. Successively Veterinarian, Director,
Livebird Production and Executive Member of Board of Holding Company and Subsidiaries.
» Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons 1965
» Poultry Science Association 1972
» American Veterinary Medical Association 1974
» American Association of Avian Pathologists 1974
» Institute of Food Technologists, Professional Member 1997
Conference Papers and Presentations, since 1979
» 72 posters and papers delivered at national and regional poultry and veterinary conferences
» Over 100 platform presentations at international symposia and industry meetings
Peer Reviewed Articles, since 1979
» 54 articles as principal or coauthor,
» 26 published abstracts
» 9 invited chapters and contributions to scientific texts
Articles in Industry Peridicals, since 1979
» Over 1,000 technical articles and reports, published
Professional Reports, Evaluations and Feasibility Studies
» Over 250 documents prepared for clients
» Henry Denton Scholarship 19611964
» Sir Arnold Theiller Medal 1964
» Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society 1967
» Sigma Xi Honor Society 1968
» Phi Zeta Honor Society 1980
» Norden Distinguished Teacher Award 1982
Aesculapian Lecturer 1986
» AAAP LasherBotorff
» Line manager responsible for planning, implementing and controlling livebird
production in an integrated
broiler company, involving control of personnel, assets, and operating budgets consistent with an annual
production level of 30 million birds.
» Professional consultant in agribusiness involving the interaction of economics, disease control, nutrition and
management with specific application to broiler and commercial egg industries. Implementation of diagnostic
procedures under laboratory and field conditions. United States, Latin America, Southern Africa, Middle East
» Feed formulation and implementation of ingredient acquisition and quality control programs. Investigation of
the nutritional requirements of commercial chickens with an emphasis on mineral metabolism and interaction
between diet and disease.
» Application of current knowledge of diagnosis and treatment of infections and implementation of preventive
measures including biosecurity and immunizations of breeders, broilers and commercial layers.
» Site investigations and preparation of technical and financial feasibility studies for poultry projects, including
evaluation of candidates for acquisition.
» Planning and presentation of educational programs and instructional seminars. Compilation and editing of
» Research conducted on biosecurity and epidemiology of foodborne
diseases. Diagnosis and control of
campylobacteriosis, salmonellosis, and coccidiosis; food safety and irradiation of poultry products.
» Design and implementation of programs to promote flock welfare. Field audits of integrations to ensure
compliance with standards established by multinational institutional and food service Clients.