Dr. Adrian A. Barragan is an Extension Veterinarian and Assistant Clinical Professor within the Veterinary and Biomedical Science Department in the College of Agricultural Sciences at the Pennsylvania State University.

Dr. Barragan is originally from Algarrobo, Buenos Aires, Argentina. He completed his DVM in 2010 at the University of La Plata, Argentina. After graduating from vet school, he practiced as a beef cattle veterinarian on feedlot facilities in Argentina before moving to Colorado, where he worked as a veterinarian and researcher on a large organic dairy farm. Afterward, he pursued graduate training at The Ohio State University, where he obtained his Master's and Ph.D. degrees.

Dr. Barragan is involved in extension and outreach activities and field investigations, as well as developing and performing applied research to help PA producers. His research interests have been related to developing new disease preventive practices to improve cow welfare and fertility and developing better training and management programs for Spanish-speaking farm employees in dairy operations.

  1. Radio Interview Argentinean Agriculture Radio Program (Spanish; June 14, 2021)
    Radio interview by Red TodoAgro Radio regarding my career and my latest research on modulating inflammation in transition dairy cows to improve cow welfare and performance.
  2. Infortambo Magazine Interview (Spanish; June 2021)
    Interview by the Infortambo Magazine regarding my professional career.
  3. Infortambo Aspirin Article (Spanish; May 2021)
    Interview by the Infortambo Magazine regarding my latest research on modulating inflammation in transition dairy cows to improve cow welfare and performance.

Email: axb779@psu.edu