[Global Hot Spots Lecture Series] Pamela Ruegg: A Ground Level Look at Modern Dairy Farming in China

The popular Global Hot Spots Lecture Series will continue Friday, May 20, 2011 with the talk Milk Safety, Melamine and Manure, A Ground Level Look at Modern Dairy Farming in China” by Pamela Ruegg.

This free lecture is open to all, and will take place from 1:30-2:30 p.m. in the Pyle Center, Room 235.

Pamela Ruegg
Pamela Ruegg

Pamela Ruegg is a professor and extension milk quality specialist in the Dept. of Dairy Science at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.  She received her undergraduate degree and D.V.M. from Michigan State University and completed a residency in Food Animal Herd Health and Reproductive Management and Masters of Preventive Veterinary Medicine from the University of California – Davis.

Previous professional experience includes private veterinary practice, faculty positions at both Atlantic Veterinary College in Prince Edward Island, Canada, and the College of Veterinary Medicine at MSU and technical service with the Monsanto Company.  Her extension program is focused on improving milk quality and safety on dairy farms. Dr. Ruegg’s research interests are focused on epidemiologic techniques to critical issues related to milk quality and safety and she enjoys bridging the gap between research and practical applications on dairy farms.   Dr. Ruegg is a frequent speaker at dairy and veterinary conferences in the U.S. and internationally and is the immediate past president of the National Mastitis Council.

About Global Hot Spots Lecture Series
This monthly series focuses on topics of worldwide importance and local interest. Join Madison-area learners and UW-Madison faculty to go beyond the headlines and take an in-depth look at the events that are shaping our society. Along with an exciting slate of scheduled lectures, expect unique insights you can only get from renowned UW-Madison faculty. These thought-provoking lectures focus on everything from politics to faith, to nuclear weapons, the environment, and NGOs.

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The 2011 Global Hot Spots Lecture Series is co-sponsored by the UW-Madison Division of International Studies and the Wisconsin Alumni Association.