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Dr. Gerald “Jerry” Shurson

Jerry has a very diverse research program and provides programmatic leadership for several interdisciplinary research teams which involve determining biological mechanisms of nutritional responses in pigs; assessing the nutritional value of corn co-products from ethanol production; feeding value of fats and oils; feed safety, biosecurity, and environmental impacts of feed ingredients; and the role of feed ingredients and additives in swine health and productivity.


Shurson’s role in RPTC is to ask uncomfortable questions and provide perspectives on environmental sustainability and One Health of pork production systems.

Involvement in the Project:


University of Minnesota


Area of Expertise:

Environment and Sustainability, Pork Production and One Health



Dr. Gerald “Jerry” Shurson


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