John Campbell, a leader in beef cattle research and disease surveillance has been recognized with the Canadian beef industry award for outstanding research and innovation.
Campbell is a professor and researcher at the University of Saskatchewan department of large animal clinical science, where he focuses on cattle health and disease management.
He is a founder of the national Canadian cow-calf surveillance network.
He has conducted research projects on infectious diseases like respiratory disease and trichomoniasis, as well as animal welfare and antimicrobial resistance.
He has served on numerous beef industry committees such the National Beef Research Strategy, Western Beef Development Centre Strategic Advisory Committee, Antimicrobial Stewardship in Canadian. He was also a member of both the Scientific and Technical Committees for the Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Beef Cattle for the National Farmed Animal Care Council.
He is also a regular columnist in The Western Producer’s Animal Health column.