Jeffrey J Zimmerman

DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVPM-Specialty Epidemiology
Education & Certifications  

Doctor of Philosophy in Veterinary Microbiology, minor in Economics, Iowa State University 1990
Master of Science in Veterinary Preventive Medicine, Iowa State University 1986
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University 1984
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine
Veterinary licensure in the state of Iowa
Certified, Pork Quality Assurance® Plus

Research Focus & Interests  

Swine health and productivity; diagnostic assay development and improved surveillance.

Honors & Awards  

Outstanding Achievement in Research Award, Iowa State University (2017)
Howard W. Dunne Memorial Lecture, American Association of Swine Veterinarians (2017)
Exemplary Faculty Mentor Award, Iowa State University (2014)
Zoetis Award for Veterinary Research Excellence (2013)
Howard W. Dunne Memorial Award (2013) for outstanding service to the American Association of Swine Veterinarians and the Swine Industry


International Pig Veterinary Society, 2020 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  Member, Scientific Committee.
International Symposium on Emerging and Re-emerging Pig Diseases, 2019 Santiago Chile.  Scientific Committee, 8th International Symposium


American Association of Swine Veterinarians
American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians
Conference of Research Workers in Animal Disease

Selected Publications  

Google Scholar Page

Zimmerman JJ, Karriker LA, Ramirez A, Schwartz KJ, Stevenson GW, Zhang J (editors).  2019.  Diseases of Swine, 11th edition.  John Wiley and Sons, Inc., Hoboken NJ. 

Zimmerman JJ, Karriker LA, Ramirez A, Schwartz KJ, Stevenson GW (editors).  2012.  Diseases of Swine, 10th edition.  Wiley-Blackwell, Hoboken NJ. 

Straw BE, Zimmerman J, D'Allaire S, Taylor DJ (editors).  2006.  Diseases of Swine, 9th edition.  Blackwell Publishing Company, Ames Iowa.