ASAS Fellow: Research Category
Section Awarded: National
Harvey C. Freeetly, ASAS Fellow: Research Category
Sponsored by: American Society of Animal Science
Dr. Freetly has been a member of the American Society of Animal Science since 1985. Over the years, he has served the society in a number of positions. He served as an ASAS Director-at-Large (2011-2014). He was a member of the Ruminant Nutrition Program Committee and the ALPHARMA Beef Cattle Nutrition Symposium Committee. He has also been active with the Journal of Animal Science serving as an Associate Editor, and twice on the Editorial Board. Dr. Freetly received a Ph.D. in Nutrition from the University of California–Davis and, joined the USDA, ARS, U.S. Meat Animal Research Center, Clay Center, NE, in 1990. He became Research Leader of the Nutrition Research Unit in 2009, and then Research Leader of the Nutrition and Environmental Management Research Unit in 2013. His research program has focused on: 1) energetics and intermediary metabolism of pregnancy, lactation, and growth, 2) nutrition-reproduction interactions, and 3) alimentary track microbiology.