Veterinary Medicine / Population Medicine + Diagnostic Sciences (PROF)
Daryl Nydam, the David Drinkwater ’94 Faculty Director, is a professor in Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences and serves as director of the Quality Milk Production Services (QMPS) program in the College of Veterinary Medicine. At Cornell Atkinson, Nydam serves as David Drinkwater Faculty Director and leads the Advancing One Health working group.
His research interests are at the intersection of production animal agriculture and public health at the population level – with an emphasis on dairy cattle. His ongoing projects are in the areas of transition cow health and performance, calf infectious diseases (especially zoonoses), and milk quality. He teaches a variety of bovine herd health and epidemiology classes as well as provides consulting and clinical service for the dairy industry.