David Baum

Education & Certifications  

BS, Zoology, Iowa State University, 1975
MS, Immunobiology, Iowa State University, 1978
DVM, Iowa State University, 1983
PhD, Veterinary Microbiology and Preventive Medicine (emph. Preventive Medicine), 1997

Executive Veterinary Program, University of Illinois, 1993
Introduction to Statistical Process Control, SPC, Inc., Knoxville, TN 1998
Advanced Topics in Statistical Process Control, SPC, Inc., Knoxville, TN, 1998
Understanding Industrial Experimentation, SPC, Inc., Knoxville, TN, 1999
Building Continuous Improvement for Newsham Genetics and Iowa State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, Pinnacle Partners Inc., Oak Ridge, TN, 2007


Lecturer: VDPAM 456 - Introduction to Diagnostic Medicine.

Lecturer: VDPAM 455 - Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory Rotation.

Research Focus & Interests  

Serologic monitoring of populations; continuous process improvement using process mapping, value stream mapping, and statistical process control.

Honors & Awards  

Phi Zeta, Gamma Chapter, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, 1996


AVMA 1979 - present

AASV 1979 - present

AASV District Director 1987-1991

AASV Swine Health Committee 2010-present

AAVLD 1997 - present

AABP 1980-1989; 2015 - present

IVMA 1979-2004; 2015 - present

Selected Publications  

Google Scholar Page

Olds, JE, Y Sun, DH Baum, P Gauger. 2015. Serologic survey and results of urinary PCR testing for leptospirosis in captive black-tailed prairie dogs. JZWM 46(4): ACCEPTED

Baum, DH, S. Ward, CL Baum, et al. 2005. Statistical process control methods used to evaluate the serologic responses of pigs infected with three Salmonella serovars. J Swine Health Prod. 13(6): 304-313.

Baum, DH, and LA Joens. 1979. Partial purification of a specific antigen of Treponema hyodysenteriae. Infect. Immun. 26(3): 1211-1213.

Joens, LA, DH Harris, DH Baum. 1979. Immunity to swine dysentery in recovered pigs. AJVR 40(10):1352-1354

Baum, DH and LA Joens. 1979. Serotypes of beta-hemolytic Treponema hyodysenteriae. Infect. Immun. 25(3):792-796