Dr. Joe Smith graduated from veterinary school at Ohio State in 2009, and afterward he served as an associate veterinarian at a mixed practice in northwestern Pennsylvania and northeastern Ohio. While in practice he completed a certificate program in Dairy Production Medicine, and a Master’s degree in Agricultural Biosecurity, both from Penn State. In 2012 he started a residency in Large Animal Internal Medicine at the University of California-Davis, which he completed in 2015. He then joined Iowa State University as a clinical pharmacology resident, graduate student, and part-time faculty member in the Food Animal and Camelid Hospital. He completed a PhD in Biomedical Sciences with an area of emphasis in pharmacology in 2019. Dr. Smith is a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine and the American College of Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology. His professional interests include large animal pharmacology, livestock clinical practice, and minor species.