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Dr. Brian Joseph

Washington State Department of Agriculture
State Veterinarian
Dr. Brian Joseph joined WSDA as state veterinarian in December 2016. He is responsible for animal and livestock health, disease prevention and containment, livestock identification, compliance with animal health and livestock identification regulations and animal disease traceability. Dr. Joseph holds a Bachelor Degree in Science in Zoology from San Diego State University and a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from the University of California, Davis. He has worked extensively in many aspects of veterinary medicine, is an officer in the United States Army Reserve Veterinary Corps and has been involved in livestock development projects in developing countries.