John Fetrow, VMD, MBA

Professor (retired), Department of Veterinary Population Medicine (VPM)

John Fetrow

Contact Info

Office Address:
225 Veterinary Medical Center
1365 Gortner Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108

Professor (retired), Department of Veterinary Population Medicine (VPM)

College of Veterinary Medicine

VMD, University of Pennsylvania College of Veterinary Medicine

MBA, Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania


Awards & Recognition

  • American Association of Bovine Practitioners: Award of Excellence
  • American Association of Bovine Practitioners: Distinguished Service Award
  • College of Veterinary Medicine Teaching Award: Class of 2002
  • Norden Award for Distinguished Teaching in Veterinary Medicine
  • Merck AgVet Award for Creativity in Teaching


Research Summary/Interests

  • Economics of decision-making in food animal production (dairy)
  • Drug use, protocols and drug management on dairies
  • Epidemiology of dairy disease
  • Farm performance evaluation and dairy record systems


For a listing of recent publications, refer to PubMed, a service provided by the National Library of Medicine, and Google Scholar.


Teaching Areas

  • Dairy production medicine
  • Epidemiology
  • Food animal production economics
  • Large animal nutrition
  • Animal welfare in production agriculture


Board Certifications

American Board of Veterinary Practitioners, Dairy Specialty

Clinical Interests

Dairy production medicine