NAMI hires two scientific experts

Meatingplace, By Rita Jane Gabbett on 1/2/2017

The North American Meat Institute (NAMI) announced the addition of Tiffany Lee, D.V.M., and KatieRose McCullough to the organization’s regulatory and scientific affairs staff.  Both Lee and McCullough will join the Meat Institute Jan. 3 as directors of regulatory and scientific affairs.

Lee joins the Meat Institute from Kansas State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, where she is completing her Ph.D. in diagnostic medicine and pathobiology.  Lee earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and Master of Science in biomedical sciences at KSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine in Manhattan, Kansas.

At KSU, she was actively engaged in interdisciplinary research in physiology, epidemiology, sociology, statistics and animal welfare. Lee’s research examined beef cattle health and welfare, as well as other contemporary issues facing the meat industry, such as antibiotic use in cattle. She is a member of numerous veterinary and livestock professional associations and has co-authored several published articles.

McCullough joins the Meat Institute from Colorado State University, where she recently earned a Ph.D. in animal sciences and focused her research concerning campylobacter and salmonella on pork subprimals and the efficacy of pathogenic E. coli and salmonella in beef production systems.

As a graduate student, McCullough taught animal science courses at CSU and was actively involved in writing manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals. She is concurrently pursuing a Master of Public Health at CSU.