The following are unpaid staff/board members of the SMD.
Dr. John Carr, BVSc, PhD, DPM, DiplECPHM, MRCVS
John started learning the ropes about pigs at the age of 11 . He qualified as a veterinarian in 1982. After 5 years in general practice he returned to university to complete a Leverhulme residency in pigs and the PhD in urinary tract problems of pigs at Liverpool specializing in microbiology and pathology. He has taught production medicine to veterinarians and farmers throughout the world through positions at several universities: UK; Liverpool and Royal Veterinary College, London, US; North Carolina and Iowa State and in Western Australia at Murdoch. John runs a consultancy practice with clients in North America, Europe, Asia, Australia and Africa. John specialises in maintaining the health of pigs through promoting excellence in stockmanship and production practices while controlling the cost of production.