Tim Hanosh, DVM
Tim Hanosh has a broad background in large animal veterinary medicine. A native New Mexican, Tim and his wife Karen operated a mixed animal practice in Albuquerque, New Mexico for 20 years. Upon leaving private practice, he became the assistant state veterinarian with the New Mexico Livestock Board. While with the board, he was involved in all aspects of state regulations concerning livestock. He also worked closely with other state and federal agencies in developing and coordinating emergency response programs. Tim is a foreign animal disease diagnostician and has extensive experience working with bovine tuberculosis and with diseases affecting bovine reproduction. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Creighton University and his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Colorado State University. Prior to taking on the role of interim director of the New Mexico Veterinary Diagnostic Services Laboratory, Tim worked with livestock producers throughout the state. He was on staff with the Southwest Border Food Safety and Defense Center at New Mexico State University and taught a FEMA/DHS sponsored Animal Disease Response course for Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Although the interim director position keeps him busy, Tim continues to work with the Southwest Boarder Food Safety and Defense Center and with livestock producers as time allows.