Large Animal Clinical Sciences
- Bailey, Jeremy
- Barber, Spencer
Arthrodesis of the equine carpometacarpal joint,
evaluation of commercial wound products, and enhancement of second intention
- Barth, Albert
Bull fertility - including sperm morphology, pathogenesis of abnormal spermatogenesis, testis degeneration, vesicular gland infections, factors affecting pubertal development, serving capacity and seasonality.
- Bracamonte, Joe
Dr. Bracamonte's research interests are primarily focused on anastomotic healing, adhesions and equine laparoscopy.
- Campbell, John
Epidemiology of bovine trichomoniasis, vitamin E and selenium status of cow-calf herds, and factors affecting culling of breeding bulls.
- Card, Claire
The use of computer-assisted ultrasound image analysis, low dose insemination, semen cryopreservation, fertility of frozen semen, and breeding-induced inflammation in the mare.
- Carmalt, James
Equine pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (PPID or Cushing's disease), equine dentistry (temporomandibular joint disease or TMJ) and evidence-based medicine.
- Chavarria, Nora
- Clark, Chris
Cattle lameness and the control and prevention of infectious disease. Dr. Clark has a particular interest in clinical pharmacology and is involved in the Canadian gFARAD initiative (Global Food Animal Residues Avoidance Databank).
- Epp, Tasha
Zoonotic diseases, public health and epidemiology.
- Erickson, Nathan
- Feng, Cindy Xin
My primary research interest is developing statistical methods for analysis of complex health data in which multiple outcome types, spatially correlated data, repeated measurements, and hierarchical clustering may occur.
- Fretz, Peter
- Gow, Sheryl
- Haigh, Jerry
- Harding, John
Swine health including investigations of porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2), and the effects of fetal programming on fetal immunology and post-natal health of swine.
- Jelinski, Murray
Changing demographics of the veterinary profession in Western Canada, and the ecology and epidemiology of Mycoplasma bovis in the feedlot.
- Lohmann, Katharina
Inflammation, endotoxemia and host-pathogen interactions.
- Luby, Chris
Bovine mastitis with focus on host-pathogen interactions and novel mastitis control measures.
- Manning, Stephen
acupuncture, advanced reproductive techniques, and subfertility/infertility in
mares and stallions.
- Mapletoft, Reuben
Dr. Mapletoft has a very active research and graduate student training program, paying particular attention to the control of ovarian function, superovulation,
- Marques, Fernando
Infectious diseases, sepsis and inflammation; the immune response to infection and vaccine formulation; and the epidemiology of equine gastric ulcer syndrome (EGUS) in western Canadian horses.
- Montgomery, Julia
- Palmer, Colin
Semen collection and breeding soundness evaluation in the bull and postpartum metritis in the cow.
- Parker, Sarah
Evaluation of diagnostic tests for surveillance of foodborne disease, risk factors for occurrence of pathogens during management prior to slaughter, health risk analysis comparing pathogen loads and chemical residue levels, and the epidemiology of food-borne disease.
- Petrie, Lyall
Neonatal calf diarrhea and bovine lameness and problems of the bovine hoof.
- Rhodes, Charles
Swine production medicine.
- Robinson, Kate
- Schumann, Fritz
- Stookey, Joe
Maternal and social behaviour of cattle, swine and sheep, plus the factors that influence handling and temperament in beef cattle.
- Townsend, Hugh
Infectious disease epidemiology, vaccine formulation, delivery and efficacy; and the immune response to infection. Dr. Townsend's recent research focuses on the investigation of a foal's immune response and its susceptibility to Rhodococcus equi pneumonia.
- Uehlinger, Fabienne
- Waldner, Cheryl
Examining the factors affecting the health and productivity of cow-calf herds in Western Canada. Dr. Waldner's current research includes drought related nutritional issues, BVDV, Neospora, zoonotic E. coli, antimicrobial resistance, and Cryptosporidia spp. and Giardia spp. in cow-calf herds. She also has a continuing interest in environmental epidemiology.
- Wilson, David
Implant biomechanics, developmental orthopedic disease and minimally invasive surgical techniques.
- Woodbury, Murray
Basic and applied research into the determinants of disease and health in specialized livestock including bison, deer and elk.