Dr. Walter Threlfall, DVM, DACT

Dr. Walter ThrelfallAVMA Vice President 2012-2014

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Biographical Sketch

Dr. Walter R. Threlfall is a consulting theriogenologist and professor emeritus at the Ohio State University (OSU) College of Veterinary Medicine.  He has had a long career at OSU, serving as the director of continuing education at the school and head of the theriogenology area of the OSU Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences.
Dr. Threlfall received his DVM degree from the Ohio State University and a master’s in veterinary medicine and surgery as well as a Ph.D. in reproductive physiology from the University of Missouri where he also completed a residency in theriogenology. He is board certified by the American College of Theriogenologists (ACT) as well as an ACT past president. He served for seven years as the delegate to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) representing the Society for Theriogenology and currently is the delegate to the AVMA representing the Ohio Veterinary Medical Association.
Dr. Threlfall is also very active in his community, having served on his Township Board of Zoning Appeals and Zoning Commission. In addition, he served on the County Health Department Board of Health for 16 years, including 11 years as the board president.
Dr. Threlfall has spoken at over 250 state, national and international meetings, and has published more than 80 scientific articles and more than 50 chapters in numerous textbooks. He has advised over 40 graduate students and residents. He has been honored for his teaching techniques both locally and nationally and has received educational grants to explore improved methods of instruction.