AUBURN, Ala. - Richard Daugherty, D.V.M., of Louisville, Tenn., is a new member of the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine Alumni Advisory Council. Dr. Daugherty is a 1970 graduate of Auburn’s College of Veterinary Medicine.
He graduated in 1966 from the University of Tennessee with a degree in agriculture. In 1972 Dr. Daugherty established Airport Animal Clinic in Alcoa, Tenn., and practiced there until his retirement in 2005. He is past president of the Smoky Mountain Feeder Calf Association and the Tennessee Cattlemen’s Association. He is currently president of the Tennessee Livestock Network and is a member of the managers’ board for the Southeastern Livestock Network. Dr. Daugherty also serves as a member of the University of Tennessee Beef Cattle Research Committee.
In 2006 he received the Blount County Soil Conservation Award and for the past 16 years Daugherty has served as an Adult Leader for the Blount County 4-H Club.
Since its inception, the Alumni Advisory Council has played an integral role in providing guidance and counsel to administration of the College of Veterinary Medicine and has provided support for various college functions.
Auburn’s College of Veterinary Medicine is the oldest in the South and seventh oldest in the nation, having graduated more than 6,000 doctors of veterinary medicine.