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Dr. Ann Macrina is a Senior Instructor in the Department of Dairy and Animal Science at Penn State University. Her research areas have included bST use in dairy cattle, induced lactation, and hormone concentrations in milk. She teaches a senior/graduate level lactation biology course and a senior level course in equine facilitated therapy. Dr. Macrina serves as Coordinator of the Equine Science Minor and Co-advisor to the Penn State Collegiate Horsemen’s Association. She advises undergraduate students and is involved in student recruiting at Penn State. In addition, she is a consultant in the area of human lactation. A native of the Mohawk Valley in New York, Dr. Macrina grew up on a dairy farm.
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