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New Pet Food Specialist at CVM

January 5, 2001

Dr. William J. Burkholder, D.V.M., Ph.D. ACVN joined FDA's Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) on December 18, 2000, as the canine and feline nutrition and pet food specialist in CVM's Division of Animal Feeds. Prior to coming to CVM, Dr. Burkholder was an Assistant Professor of Veterinary Clinical Nutrition in the Department of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas. While at Texas A& M he completed research regarding obesity in dogs and cats and assessed methods to measure body composition of dogs.

Dr. Burkholder received his B.A. from the University of Virginia, D.V.M. from Virginia Tech in 1985, and Ph.D. in veterinary nutrition from Virginia Tech in 1994. He is board certified in veterinary nutrition holding Diplomate status in the American College of Veterinary Nutrition. His address is: FDA/Center for Veterinary Medicine, Division of Animal Feeds, 7500 Standish Place, HFV-228, Rockville, MD 20855, telephone: 301-827-0179, e-mail: bburkhol@cvm.fda.gov.


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240-276-9115 FAX
Issued by: FDA, Center for Veterinary Medicine

Communications Staff, HFV-12

7519 Standish Place

Rockville, MD 20855