Designated Representative: Tiffany Lee, DVM, PhD, MS
North American Meat Institute (NAMI), Washington, DC; Designated Representative: Tiffany Lee, DVM, PhD, MS
The NAMI is the nation’s oldest and largest trade association representing packers and processors of beef, pork, lamb, veal, turkey, and processed meat products. The NAMI has nominated Dr. Tiffany Lee to serve as their designated representative.
As NAMI’s Director of Regulatory and Scientific Affairs, Dr. Lee oversees many issues pertaining to antibiotic resistance, and provides informed scientific analysis to its members on many issues, including food safety, food processing, food quality, diet and health, nutrition, public health initiatives, biotechnology, new technologies, research priorities, and animal health and welfare. Dr. Lee utilizes her experience as a practicing veterinarian, coupled with her research and academic training from her doctorate program in veterinary science, to address the needs of member companies through educational seminars, committee briefings and updates, regulatory proceedings, and the day to day communication and problem solving required to assist member companies.
Dr. Lee earned her Master of Science degree in 2012, with a focus on ruminant nutrition and physiology. She also earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Kansas State University in 2012. After practicing in a mixed animal clinic in Limon, Colorado, she returned to Kansas State University to pursue a PhD degree in Diagnostic Medicine and Pathobiology, where her dissertation focused upon beef cattle health and welfare. She will receive this degree in August, 2017.