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David has 40+ years of experience as a University Professor, in private practice, and working with veterinary organizations and governmental agencies in numerous countries. Currently he is CEO of Aquatic Veterinary Associates International, LLC and oversees veterinarians in several countries who provide services to aquaculture producers and industries throughout the world. David has previously owned and operated multi-veterinarian private practices, has overseen aquatic veterinary issues for the American Veterinary Medical Association, and has consulted with numerous veterinary organizations and governmental agencies in several countries, on veterinary education, and legislative and regulatory animal health issues. David is also the immediate Past-President of the World Aquatic Veterinary Medical Association, an Extraordinary Professor and the Director of the Center of Excellence for Aquatic Veterinary Education, Diagnostics and Biosecurity Training at the University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science (Onderstepoort, S. Africa), and serves as the Associate Director of the International Aquatic Veterinary Biosecurity Consortium, with the Secretariat located within the Centre of Excellence for Aquatic Veterinary Education & Biosecurity at Tierärztliche Fakultät, Ludwig Maximillians University (Munich, Germany). Within these positions David assists several international organizations and veterinary schools in North and Central America, Europe, Africa and Asia refine and implement aquatic veterinary academic and continuing education programs to ensure a global well-trained aquatic veterinary global workforce; many of which involve developing and running aquatic veterinary biosecurity training programs to assist governmental agencies, aquaculture producers and industries, and private practitioners prevent, control and eradicate infectious diseases.