Areas of expertise
Animal physiology, veterinary medicine, anatomy

Dr. Ard (DVM, Texas A&M '56) has been teaching in the Department of Biology at Southwestern for the last five years.  Collectively, he has over 27 years of teaching experience and ran a successful small veterinary practice for 32 years before retiring.  He continues to contribute his expertise in the field of veterinary medicine by pre-vet advising and participating as a member of the Animal Behavior Program Committee.  Dr. Ard also serves as the veterinarian for review of animal welfare protocols on campus. Dr. Ard often teaches a section of Human Biology Today for non-science majors.  He routinely holds office hours and welcomes student questions. 

Find Dr. Ard in Fondren Jones Room 422B, call 863-1728 or email him at