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Dan Posey bio
Dan Posey

Dan Posey, DVM


Office: Happy State Bank Academic and Research Building, Room 233
Email: dposey@wtamu.edu
Phone: 806-651-4262

Professional Profile

Dr. Posey joined the West Texas A&M University faculty in 2016. He is a clinical professor of veterinary science and the academic coordinator for the Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Center at West Texas A&M University. He received his BS in microbiology from Texas Tech University in 1979. He received a BS in veterinary science and his DVM degree from Texas A&M University in 1981 and 1982, respectively.  Dr. Posey was in private general veterinary practice in rural Madison County for 20 years. He was certified in beef cattle production management through the Great Plains Veterinary Educational Center in Clay Center, Nebraska in 1997. Dr. Posey joined the faculty of the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences at Texas A&M University in March 2002. Dr. Posey is boarded by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners in beef cattle practice since 2003.  He served as the Chief of Food Animal Medicine in the Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences from 2003 to 2008. In January 2009, he joined the Professional Programs Office at the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences as the Director of Special Program and then served as the Director of Student Affairs from 2014 to 2016.  

Teaching and Related Service

Dr. Posey is one of the teachers that coordinates the freshman Agri 2300 course that helps transition freshman agriculture students into college. He is an instructor and contributor in numerous courses in the WT agriculture program. 

Dr. Posey is the veterinarian for the West Texas A&M Research Feedlot and the West Texas A&M University Nance Ranch. Dr. Posey is the advisor for the West Texas A&M Prevet Club.

Dr. Posey is an active member in the Texas Veterinary Medical Association. He has served on the TVMA Bovine Committee, TVMA Membership Committee, the TVMA Board Directors and TVMA Executive Committee. He is currently the President-elect of the TVMA. 

Research and Creative Activity

Beef cattle production medicine; issues associated with sustainable agriculture; instruction and teaching of non-technical competencies

Personal Sketch

Dr. Posey is originally from Lubbock, Texas.  He lives in Canyon with his wife, Timmye. They are truly enjoying being back on the plains of Texas and enjoying every sunset. They are blessed with two daughters and their husbands; Abra and Heath Polinard, Rachel and Dale Austin.

Dr. Posey is an avid Aggie and Buff sports, Texas Ranger and Dallas Cowboy fan.