David Halvorson, DVM

David Halvorson

Contact Info

[email protected]

Office Phone 612-625-5292

Fax 612-625-5203

Mailing Address:
144 Veterinary Science Building
1971 Commonwealth Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55108

DVM, University of Minnesota

B.S., University of Minnesota


Dr. Halvorson's research focuses on diseases of poultry with particular emphasis on the control and eradication of the same. He is also interested in applying biosecurity principles to enhance pre-harvest food safety. Research-based control strategies have been developed for avian influenza and avian pneumovirus.


Avian health

Awards & Recognition

Bruce W. Calnek Applied Poultry Research Achievement Award, American Association of Avian Pathologists, 2005.

Meritorious Service Award, North Central Avian Disease Conference, 2002.

College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota Teaching Incentive Award, 2000.

President, American Association of Avian Pathologists, 1993–94.

Ranelius Award from Minnesota Turkey Growers Association, 1992.

Charter Diplomate, American College of Poultry Veterinarians, 1991.