National Hog Farmer

Pfizer Animal Health Selects Four Interns for TEAM Pork

New York (August 2, 2010)--Pfizer Animal Health U.S. Pork Business Unit has named four interns who will be an integral part of their team - working with territory managers to implement diagnostic programs, manage on-farm trials and provide customer support.

"The Pfizer internship program is designed to identify talented young professionals who are passionate about the pork industry and provide hands-on experiences to help them grow their skills and further define their educational and career interests," says Jeff Hay, area sales manager for Pfizer Animal Health.

The interns are:

- Matthew Asmus - a recent graduate of Michigan State University from Vandalia, Mich.

- Joe Sperfslage - a recent graduate of Iowa State University from Coggon, Iowa.

- Ryan Green - a Michigan State University student from Vandalia, Mich.

- Lindsey Lewis - a Purdue University student from Greenfield, Ind.

"In addition to providing leading swine vaccines and anti-infectives, Pfizer supports the pork industry with programs such as Individual Pig Care™," Hay explains. "One of the interns' responsibilities will be training pig caregivers on this program that provides the skills needed to advance the care of pigs and provide judicious use of antibiotics."

Pfizer Animal Health, a business of Pfizer Inc., is a world leader in discovering and developing innovative animal vaccines and prescription medicines, investing an estimated $300 million annually in animal health product research and development. For more information about how Pfizer Animal Health works to ensure a safe, sustainable global food supply from healthy swine and other livestock, visit

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Benjamin Church

Pfizer Animal Health

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