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David Haworth, DVM, PhD

David Haworth, DVM, PhD

Non-Profit Researcher

David Haworth, DVM, PhD, joined Morris Animal Foundation as its president and CEO in 2011. David has a diversity of experiences that include corporate partnership development, veterinary research, nonprofit oversight and clinical practice.

He was the director of global alliances for Pfizer Animal Health from 2008 to 2011 and held various other positions with the organization, including director of clinical development at Pfizer Veterinary Medicine Research & Development, now known as Zoetis from 2000 to 2008. While at Pfizer he was also on the board of directors for the AKC Canine Health Foundation. Prior to that, he was an associate veterinarian at a small animal and emergency clinic in Washington State.

David received his bachelor of science in biology from the College of William & Mary and his doctor of veterinary medicine and doctorate of philosophy from Colorado State University. He also completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Colorado State University's Animal Cancer Center.

He and his wife, Claudia, have two children, Connor and Alaina, and a Labrador, Bella and a Golden Retriever named Bridger.

Morris Animal Foundation is a nonprofit organization that invests in science to advance animal health. The Foundation is a global leader in funding scientific studies for companion animals, horses and wildlife. Since its founding in 1948, Morris Animal Foundation has invested more than $92 million toward 2,300 studies that have led to significant breakthroughs in diagnostics, treatments, preventions and cures for animals worldwide.

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