Renee Streeter, DVM, DACVN
Clinical Nutrition Services Principal Nutritionist
Petfood Essentials presentation description:
Setting the new product strategy — Renee Streeter, DVM, DACVN, clinical nutrition services practice principal with BSM Partners, focuses on discovering how nutrition plays a role in new concept development and how to discover an appropriate target audience and distribution channels for novel products.
Streeter is a doctor of veterinary medicine and diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Nutrition. She obtained her undergraduate degree in animal science from Cornell University and served as a farm animal nutritionist for a major feed company before attending veterinary school at Ross University. Her clinical rotations were done at Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, where she stayed on to do her clinical nutrition residency. There, she saw clinical nutrition cases and researched the relationship between omega-3 fatty acids, adipokines and canine obesity as well as selenium deficiency and white muscle disease in horses. While working in general practice and clinical nutrition for the next six years, Streeter also founded her own veterinary nutrition consulting company. She currently helps industry clients through her position as the clinical nutrition services practice principal at BSM Partners and helps veterinary patients as a clinical nutritionist, taking referrals through veterinarians and seeing patients at a specialty hospital in upstate New York. She has given student lectures at Cornell University, presented an abstract at an American Academy of Veterinary Nutrition symposium and given multiple continuing education lectures for pet owners, veterinarians and other pet food industry professionals.