Speaker

Chris Ashworth, DVM

Global Research and Development Veterinarian, Zinpro

Dr. Chris Ashworth is a Global Research and Development Veterinarian for Zinpro Performance Minerals, based in Greenwood, Arkansas.  He is a 1987 graduate of Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine. Prior to obtaining his degree, he was a dairy science major at LSU. After veterinary school he completed a one-year large animal internship and then completed a three-year food animal medicine and surgery residency with an emphasis in internal medicine and infectious disease, all at the U. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Ashworth has had an interest in veterinary toxicology and diagnostic disease investigation of food animals for over 35 years.

Dr. Ashworth lives in Greenwood, AR and owns a 200-head Registered Black Angus seed stock operation. Today Dr. Ashworth is responsible for research and development studies across a number of species from cattle to companion animals for Zinpro Performance Minerals. Most of his studies today are involved around preventing viral diseases in animals.