Angela Baysinger, DVM, MS, MSc, is the Animal Welfare Lead, North American Operations, for Merck Animal Health. In this role, Angela is responsible for developing and verifying science-based welfare and sustainability standards within Merck Animal Health. Angela also interacts closely with food animal industry groups and producers to provide and discuss the science of livestock, poultry, and aquaculture care and well-being. Additionally, she connects with the Food Service and Retail organizations to advise them on food animal sustainability, husbandry, and welfare. Finally, she liaisons with policy teams domestically and internationally toward advancing animal welfare and sustainability. She resides in Nebraska on a progressive grain crop farm with her husband, Jerry.