Dr. Eric Gingerich
Purdue University 1977 DVM Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Purdue University 1974 BS Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
- 2010 to Present: Technical Services Specialist, Poultry; Diamond V., Cedar Rapids IA.
- 2000 – 2010: Staff Veterinarian and Adjunct Professor, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, Laboratory of Avian Medicine and Pathology, New Bolton Center
- 1989 – 2000: Head of Veterinary Services, DEKALB Poultry Research, Inc.
- 1983 – 1989: Staff Veterinarian, DEKALB Poultry Research, Inc.
- 1982 – 1983: Staff Veterinarian, Arkansas Livestock and Poultry Commission
- 1977 – 1982: Poultry Research Veterinarian, Central Soya Co., Inc.
- 1992 to Present: Executive Director of the Association of Veterinarians in Egg Production (AVEP)
- 1993 – 1997: Poultry representative member of advisory board for the Illinois Veterinary Lab System
- 1995 – Awarded diplomate status in the American College of Poultry Veterinarians (ACPV)
- 1999 – 2001: ACPV Examinations Committee
- 2005 – 2009: American Association of Avian Pathologists (AAAP) Representative on Professional Animal Auditors Certifying Organization (PAACO), Board of Directors.
- 2001 – 2007: American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Animal Agriculture Liaison Committee (AALC)
- 1993 – 2006: AAAP Program Advisory Committee
- 2002 – 2005: AVMA Committee on Environmental issues (CEI)
- 2012 – 2015: AAAP Board member, Central Region
- 2012 – 2015: ACPV Board member
Dr. Gingerich is active in many professional associations including the ACPV, AAAP (Poultry Research Priorities Committee 2000 – 2006, Epidemiology Committee 2000 – 2009, Respiratory Diseases Committee 2001 – 2008, Animal Welfare Committee 2000 – Present), the AVMA and the Penn Ag Industries Poultry Council (Poultry Health Committee 2000 – 2010, Pennsylvania Egg Quality Assurance Program (PEQAP) Oversight Committee 2000 – 2010, Egg and meat Bird Committee 2000- Present). He has taught various subjects including introductory and advanced poultry medicine, poultry production medicine, poultry diagnostic techniques, animal production systems and food safety rotation from 1983 to 2010. He has also supervised Stubb’s Fellowship Summer Students and professionals from other countries. Dr. Gingerich has been an invited speaker and/or author of 74 publications and lectures including articles in Avian Diseases, Poultry Science and the Encyclopedia of Animal Science. He has also served as the principal or co-principal investigator or primary assistant in 11 projects from 1999 – 2007.