GVL Beef Industry Expert Michael D. Apley

by Rebecca Haugland | April 29, 2019

The GVL® Expert Council was created to better understand our customers’ needs by providing industry knowledge and expertise for product development. We are featuring our Expert Council members on our blog so you can learn more about their fields of research and the experience they bring to GVL.

Dr. Mike Apley is a veterinarian with a PhD in physiology (pharmacology), and a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology. His background includes general practice in central Kansas and a feedlot consulting/contract research practice based in Colorado. Dr. Apley was also on the faculty at Iowa State University for nine years through 2005.

Currently, Dr. Apley is Professor of Production Medicine / Clinical Pharmacology in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences at Kansas State University (KSU). At KSU, Dr. Apley teaches in beef production medicine, large animal medicine and pharmacology courses. His research interests include infectious disease, antibiotic efficacy and resistance, drug residues, and applications of drugs in food animals.

Dr. Apley works with veterinarians and producers throughout the United States concerning the use of drugs in food animals, and also in the area of beef cattle health with an emphasis on feedlots.

Previously, Dr. Apley served as president of the Academy of Veterinary Consultants, the American College of Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology and the American Association of Bovine Practitioners. In 2016, Dr. Apley was appointed as a voting member of the Presidential Advisory Council on Combating Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria.