Dairy Herd Health & Management Specialist
Dr. Lynch is part of Cornell University’s PRO-DAIRY Program. Dr. Lynch grew up in Elmira, New York. He completed his undergraduate work at Rochester Institute of Technology and received his veterinary degree from Tufts University, School of Veterinary Medicine in 1997. Dr. Lynch worked in private practice for 8 years in Southeast Pennsylvania where his responsibilities included all large animal species with an emphasis on dairy cattle. Dr. Lynch also was a partner in his practice for 4 years. In 2007, Dr. Lynch completed the Dairy Production Medicine Certificate course at Penn State University. Dr. Lynch joined Pfizer’s Cattle Veterinary Operations team in 2005, which later became Zoetis, and provided dairy technical support for the Northeastern US. Area of interest include transition cow health, milk quality, reproduction, replacement management, genomics, housing, lameness prevention, immunology, obstetrics and neonatal care.
Outreach and Extension Focus
Enhancing dairy management strategies to improve herd health, productivity, and farm profitability. I support New York State dairy producers by leading educational programs, integrating research results, identifying research needs, collaborating on-farm with advisors, and participating in industry wide initiatives.