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Billy M. Hargis, DVM, PhD, DACPV

Specialties and Expertise

  • Poultry diseases; Sustainable poultry health


  • MS: University of Georgia
  • DVM, PhD: University of Minnesota

Board Certifications

  • Diplomate, American College of Poultry Veterinarians (ACPV)

Select Awards, Achievements, and Publications

  • President, Poultry Science Association, 2018–2019
  • Elected Fellow, Poultry Science Association, 2015
  • Director, University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Poultry Health Laboratory, 2000–present
  • John W. White Award for Outstanding Research, University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture and Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences, 2010
  • Tyson Endowed Professorship for Sustainable Poultry Health, University of Arkansas, 2007–present