Dr. Kalen Cookson received his Doctorate from North Carolina State University—College of Veterinary Medicine. After working in the California Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory System, he received a Masters in Avian Medicine from the University of Georgia and is a Diplomate of the American College of Poultry Veterinarians.
Dr. Cookson has over 28 years of experience in the biologicals industry working for Zoetis and its legacies. Dr. Cookson has expertise in vaccine programming and as well as diagnosis and prevention of the diseases they help control. He provides critical information and advice to colleagues and their customers as well as valuable input regarding new product development.
His role over the past several years has been Director of Clinical Research where he helps Zoetis execute mostly post-licensure trials conducted under both controlled and field settings.