Daniel Smeak joined Inotiv in January 2021 as vice president of surgical models. A skilled and experienced surgeon, Dr. Smeak lends a heightened level of credibility and versatility to the surgical device services we provide our sponsors.
Before joining Inotiv, Dr. Smeak enjoyed a 13-year career at the Colorado State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital as Professor and Chief of Small Animal Surgery and Dental/Oral Surgery. Previously, Dr. Smeak was at The Ohio State University for 27 years, where he advanced through the academic ranks from assistant professor to professor, and then Section Head, Small Animal Surgery at the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences.
Dr. Smeak’s credentials and training include a B.S. and DVM with high honor from Michigan State University, a rotating Small Animal Internship at the Colorado State University Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, and a Residency in Small Animal Surgery at The Ohio State University, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences. Dr. Smeak became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 1986. He has been active ever since, serving as a productive academic surgeon, resident mentor, researcher, and clinical teacher. In addition, he is an award-winning continuing education speaker and laboratory instructor worldwide.