Ben S. Nelson, DVM

Ben S. Nelson, DVM


Research Interests
Antibiotic Resistance
Biomedical Research


Texas A&M University, DVM, 1974 (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine)

Professional Experience

1995 – 2000 Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology, New Mexico Highlands University
1993 – 1995 Adjunct Professor of Biology, New Mexico Highlands University
1974 – present Own and operate Las Vegas-San Miguel Veterinary Hospital
1974 – present Practice of Veterinary Medicine – General Practice – Las Vegas, NM
1983 – present Veterinarian for NMHU, Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
2003 – present Discipline coordinator for Biology Department
1. Active practice of veterinary medicine since August 1974.

2. Over 40 years experience including practical mammalian physiology, pathology, endocrinology, parasitology, theriogenology, pharmacology, embryo transfer, ultrasound, endoscopy, radiology, anesthesiology, general surgery, as well as client and personnel skills. From 1974 to 1995, averaged 70 to 80 hours per week in veterinary practice.

3. In 1995, joined the biology faculty at New Mexico Highlands University in a visiting professor position, decreasing private practice hospital duties.

Personal Interests

Fishing & Hunting