Daniel O. Farrington

Daniel O. FarringtonDaniel O. Farrington, D.V.M., Ph.D.

Senior Advisor (Emeritus)

Dr. Farrington is a Senior Advisor at Sundance Research Institute. Until July 2006, he served as South Dakota Board of Regents System Vice President of Research. Previously, he served as Sponsored Programs Director, Research Director, and Vice President of Academic Affairs at Black Hills State University. He spent more than 20 years as a research executive in animal health research, working for Pfizer Central Research and Merck Research Laboratories (MRL).


He was a tenured Associate Professor at Iowa State University from 1974 to 1977. Prior to attending ISU for his Ph.D., he was in equine practice in Idaho and Nebraska. Additionally, Dr. Farrington served in the U.S. Marine Corps as an artillery officer, leaving the Marines with the rank of Captain.


Dr. Farrington has a D.V.M. from Colorado State University and a Ph.D. in Veterinary Microbiology and Preventive Medicine from Iowa State University.