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Jessica Suagee Bedore

Associate Professor of Practice, Undergraduate Advising Office
Professional photo of Dr. Jessica Bedore.
School of Animal Sciences
3420 Litton-Reaves Hall
175 West Campus Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Ph.D., Animal and Poultry Science, 2010, Virginia Tech

M.S., Animal Science, 2007, University of Maryland, College Park

B.S., Nutritional Science, 2005, University of Maryland, College Park


Research Awards

  • 2009 - 1st Place Graduate Student Oral Competition in Production and Management, Equine Science Society
  • 2009 - 2nd Place Graduate Student Poster Competition, 8th Annual Mid-Atlantic Nutrition Conference


Fellowship and Academic Awards  

  • 2007 - John Lee Pratt Fellowship in Animal Nutrition, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • 2005Research Fellowship at the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, administered by the Oak Ridge Associated Universities, through a contract with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  • 2004 - University Honors Citation, University of Maryland College Park, MD
  • Equine group- curriculum revisions underway
  • APSC 2124 Horse Handling Lab
  • APSC 2224 Horse Industry
  • APSC 4424 Horse Production

Professional Membership


Equine Science Society

American Society of Animal Science

American Registry of Professional Animal Scientist (Equine)

North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture

National Association of Equine Affiliated Academics