Director and a Professor at the Veterinary Technology Program at Yuba College.
Prior to this position Dr. Haskell has taught and/or done livestock disease research at the University of Minnesota, the University of Maine, University of Illinois, and the University of California. He is the primary editor of the recently published livestock disease textbook: Five Minute Veterinary Consult: Ruminant (2009-Wiley-Blackwell Publishing). Additionally he has worked extensively with international development projects in India, Bangladesh, Egypt, Moldavia, the Ukraine, Belarus, Romania, Guatemala, Mexico, and Haiti.
Dr. Haskell holds the BS, DVM, MPVM and PhD degrees from the University of California, Davis. He was a Visiting Scholar at the University of California, San Diego with research emphasis in microbial ecology. His professional specializations include pre-harvest food safety, biosecurity, concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFO’s), food safety antibiotic residue issues, HACCP, zoonotic disease transmission of E. coli O157:H7 and the environmental effects of manure microbial pathogen loading.