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Dr. Scott Dee, International Research Veterinarian, Joins Pipestone Veterinary Clinic

scottdee.JPGThe Pipestone Veterinary Clinic (Pipestone, MN) announces Dr. Scott Dee’s appointment as director of research. Scott Dee, DVM, Ph.D., made his reputation as a national and international expert in applied disease-control research, with an emphasis on PRRS virus control and elimination. For the past 12 years, Dee has been a professor at the University of Minnesota (U of M) College of Veterinary Medicine, serving for the past five years as director of the Swine Disease Eradication Center.

“Naming a director of research at Pipestone underscores our commitment to the pork producers we serve. Because our choice is Dr. Scott Dee, we know our veterinary clients and Pipestone System farmer-owners can look forward to ideas that will keep their operations performing at peak levels,” says Dr. Luke Minion, Pipestone Veterinary Clinic’s CEO.

Following his graduation from the U of M, Dee spent 12 years as a practicing veterinarian in Morris, MN, earning his Ph.D. in the process. “It is an honor to join Pipestone,” said Dee. “We have had a great working relationship over the past several years and together have brought real-time solutions to not only to Pipestone’s clients, but the entire swine industry. I enjoy working with these early adopters of innovative technologies who rely on scientific data to make decisions. This new opportunity will be both challenging and fun.”

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