Hello, I’m Dr. Jeffrey Nelson. I’m a Veterinary Medical Officer with USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS). I work in Ames, Iowa at the National Veterinary Services Laboratory (NVSL).
Being a veterinarian runs in my family – my father is a veterinarian for USDA as well. I heard his stories about the challenges of regulatory medicine and it sounded like a unique opportunity. My goal in vet school was to end up working in regulatory medicine myself. Read more »