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Jessica Suagee Bedore

Associate Professor of Practice, Undergraduate Advising Office
Dr. Jessica Suagee Bedore with her horse by a fence. Fall foliage in the background.
Department of Animal and Poultry 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

APSC 4424   Horse Production and Management

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