Veterinary Research

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Debra Lee Miller
Veterinary pathology

Marcy Jan Souza
Assistant Professor
Veterinary Public Health

Lindsay Taylor Phillips
Major Gifts Officer

Katie Tolbert
Assistant Professor
Small animal gastroenterology

Rebecca Tiffany (Becky) Trout Fryxell
Assistant Professor
Medical and Veterinary Entomology

Brian Whitlock
Assistant Professor
Field Services, Theriogenology

Jacqueline C. (Jacqui) Whittemore
Associate Professor
Internal Medicine

Groups and Facilities

(5 mentions)

Ag & Food Security 
Training industry and government to prevent terrorist acts targeting the ag and food sector.



Promotion and Tenure 2019, 11/12/2019

UTIA and Hanover Research, 9/24/2019

Israeli and UTIA Scientists Receive Grant to Study Bovine Mastitis in Dairy Cows, 2/18/2019

Promoting the Responsible Conduct of Research at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture, 11/1/2017

Dr. Bree Dell to Speak on Bushmeat in Uganda, 9/19/2017

UTIA Priorities Poise Institute for Future Success, 2/5/2017

New UTIA AgResearch Associate Deans Announced, 9/20/2016

New Head for Department of Entomology & Plant Pathology, 9/15/2016

Five Things You Didnt Know about the AgResearch & Education Center at Ames Plantation, 10/6/2015


(5 mentions)

Vet Equine Center 
Tennessee has more than 40,000 horse farms. Keeping these beautiful animals healthy is a goal for veterinarians and horse owners. UTs college of Veterinary Medicine has a new facility to help.

(1 mention)

Its a common site on Tennessee farmland a grazing herd of goats or sheep. But for small animal farmers, their herds can sometimes face health risks.

(1 mention)

Three D Printing 
The UT College of Veterinary Medicine uses 3-D printing to create replicas of animal bones and tissue - and as a way to rehearse a surgery before actually touching a patient.

(1 mention)

Horse Simulator 
Students at UTs College of Veterinary Medicine practice surgeries on animal simulators with replica organs and tissue made of fibers, water and synthetic materials.


Recent Publications

Competitive sorption mechanism of boron (B) and selected veterinary antibiotics on iron oxide minerals.  C. Anuo, S. Rakshit, and M. E. Essington.  2019.  International Soils Meetings Abstracts. SSSA, Madison, WI.

Chapter 28: Molecular Tools Used in Medical and Veterinary Entomology D. Nayduch, P. Olafson, and R. T. Trout Fryxell.  2019.  Medical and Veterinary Entomology 3rd Edition. Academic Press, Durden LA and Mullen GB, editors.

Woodchip-derived bioreactor and silage leachate to attenuate NO3-N and veterinary antibiotics.  Fan Y., J. Lee, M. E. Essington, J. Zhuang, and S. Jagadamma.  2019.  International Soils Meetings Abstracts. SSSA, Madison, WI..

Comments on the Notice of Demonstration To Assess the National Standards for the Physical Inspection of Real Estate and Associated Protocols/Pest Infestations Wang, C., D. Gouge, K. M. Vail, D. Miller, S. Crawley, and S. Reese.  2019.  Docket No. FR6160N01. [Abstract]

Sorption and mobility of veterinary pharmaceuticals in soil.  Lee, J., and M. E. Essington.  2018.  2018 International conference on BEEM, June 11-14.

Past, present, and future contributions and needs for veterinary entomology in the United States and Canada Mullens, B. A., N. C. Hinkle, R. T. Trout Fryxell, and K. Rochon.  2018.  American Entomologist, 64(1): 20-31.

Equine Lacerations.  McCracken, M. J.  2017.  Tennessee Horseman's Newsletter, Fall 2017. [Abstract]

Hospitalization - What to Expect.  McCracken, M. J.  2017.  UTCVM Equine Hospital Handout. [Abstract]

Integrative veterinary medical education and consensus guidelines for an integrative veterinary medicine curriculum within veterinary colleges.  M.A. Memon, J. Shmalberg, H. S. Adair, III, and et al.  2016.  Open Veterinary Journal.

Veterinary Feed Directives: An overview of the upcoming federal regulatory changes for medicated feeds.  Smith, J. K.  2016.  Tennessee Cattle Business Magazine, January.

It isn't too early to begin planning for the new year: Answers to some common questions on veterinary feed directives Smith, J. K.  2016.  Tennessee Cattle Business Magazine; Drovers CattleNetwork, September issue.

Federal Drug Administration Veterinary Feed Directive for Producers.  Strickland, L. G.  2016.  Tennessee Cattleman's Magazine.