Director/Department Head: Dr. Jane Hennings
The Veterinary and Biomedical Science Department (VBSD) is a member of the SDSU College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences. The department works diligently to fulfill the tripartite mission of the land-grant university system: teaching, research and service. The department employees 24 faculty members and over 90 total employees; as well as dozens of part-time student employees.
The department is currently home to several distinct subunits:
- South Dakota Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory
- SDSU Animal Resource Wing (lab animal & animal disease project facility)