Professor: Fred Launer
Prerequisites: AVS 331.
Catalog Description: Specific diseases of avian and mammalian species; etiology, symptoms, and control.
At the completion of this course students will:
Grades will be based on the following criteria:
Lecturer, Animal Science
University of Rhode Island
Department of Fisheries, Animal and Veterinary Science
25 Woodward Hall
Kingston, RI 02881
Additional Office at Peckham Farm
Fred Launer is a new addition to the Animal Science department. Fred specializes in the area of animal management, handling and disease. He came to the University of Rhode Island after extensive experience as an Animal Health Technician with the USDA and a Veterinary Paramedic with the State of Rhode Island DEM, Division of Agriculture. Fred comes to us with a wealth of knowledge regarding disease prevention, testing and education. Before taking the lecturer position at the University of Rhode Island, Fred has acted as an adjunct and guest lecturer at Tufts Veterinary School and the University of Connecticut, respectively. Students enjoy Fred's interactive style of teaching, his depth of knowledge and his dedication to his students and classes.