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Danielle Alethea Mzyk

Graduate Research Assistant


"Danielle A. Mzyk is an DVM/PhD student and a graduate research assistant in the Department of Population Health and Pathobiology at North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Her research is focused on the effect of age and disease on drug distribution in food producing species. A better understanding of drug disposition and efficacy in neonatal animals may allow for development and approval of new drugs that are specifically for use in pediatric patients. She is a responder for the Food Animal Residue Avoidance Databank (FARAD), where she answers calls and questions from veterinarians and producers regarding extra-label drug use and residue avoidance. She has clinical experience working with dairy practitioners and dairy farmers around the US. Additional interests include dairy calf health and welfare and residue avoidance in food producing species.

Danielle received her Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology from NC State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2012, is currently enrolled as a DVM/PhD student at NC State College of Veterinary Medicine. Danielle has received national honors for her volunteer work including a National Points of Light Award from President George H. Bush in 2014, was the recipient of the Joseph L. Grimes Leadership Award from NC State CVM in 2014 and was selected as the Deborah S. Moore Outstanding Student in Public Service from NC State University in 2015. "
"American Association of Bovine Practitioners"
"Dairy Calf and Heifer Association"
Food Animal Pharmacology