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Dr. Schurig is currently Associate Dean for Research and International Programs Director of the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. The International Program coordinates faculty exchanges with universities abroad and links cooperative research programs.
Dr. Schurig also directs the World Health Organization's Collaborating Center for Veterinary Education in Management and Public Health. He is charged with assisting the Pan-American Health Organization in resolving problems related to disease outbreaks and public health problems in general which originate from animal sources . This includes assisting in training foreign health officers by offering specific courses.
VetTech directly markets products in Chile, Bolivia and Peru through Agrovet, a Chilean company. This South American marketing effort has been accomplished largely by Schurig, a native of Chile, with many contacts in South America. Schurig has assisted in establishing distribution channels for VetTech products in Venezuela, Columbia and Argentina.
Schurig is currently
on the University's Biotechnology Executive Planning Committee. He is
a Board Member of Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties (VTIP) Corporation
and is a member of the College's Research and Graduate Studies Board.
He is a member of the national Brucellosis Scientific Advisory Committee
of the United States Animal Health Association (USAHA) and a member
of the United Nations University.