Texas Tech University

Department of Veterinary Sciences


Vinicius Silva Machado

Vinicius Silva Machado
Assistant Professor
(806) 834-4695
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Machado, who was born in Goiania, Goias, Brazil, earned his veterinary medicine degree in 2009 from Federal University of Goias, Brazil, and his doctorate in 2015 in animal sciences from Cornell under supervision of Rodrigo Bicalho. His research interests include a variety of areas related to dairy health, such as postpartum uterine health, transition period management and immunity. Machado completed a residency program in dairy medicine in June at the Cornell University Ambulatory and Production Medicine Clinic. He is a member of the American Dairy Science Association, and the American Association of Bovine Practitioners. Machado's experience includes serving as a teaching assistant at the Veterinary School of Federal University of Goias, and Cornell's College of Veterinary Medicine.