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University of Wisconsin–Madison

Tag health/medicine, veterinary

Kurt Sladky

Kurt Sladky

Assistant professor and section head, zoological medicine, surgical sciences

Expert in zoological medicine (zoo animals, wildlife and non-domestic pets) and conservation medicine (ecosystem and global health)

Pamela Ruegg

Pamela Ruegg

Professor, dairy science; extension milk quality specialist

Expert on prevention and treatment of bovine mastitis and on-farm factors that influence milk quality and safety

Joseph Kemnitz

Joseph Kemnitz

Professor, cell and regenerative biology

Expert on research using nonhuman primates (past director of WNPRC)

Linda Sullivan

Linda Sullivan

Curriculum review coordinator, School of Veterinary Medicine

Pet Pals Pet therapy program

Christopher Olsen

Christopher Olsen

Professor, public health; associate dean, academic affairs, veterinary medicine

Expert on influenza viruses and other zoonotic infections transmitted between animals and human beings

Ruthanne Chun

Ruthanne Chun

Clinical associate professor, veterinary medical sciences

Expert on the teaching and practice of clinical oncology, which encompasses client communication and cancer biology

Mary Behan

Mary Behan

Professor, comparative biosciences; associate dean for research and graduate training, School of Veterinary Medicine

Expert in vertebrate neuroanatomy

Sandra (Sandi) Sawchuk

Sandra (Sandi) Sawchuk

Clinical instructor, section head, primary care service, Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital

Small animal (dogs and cats) veterinarian with extensive media experience

Dörte Döpfer

Dörte Döpfer

Assistant professor, veterinary medicine, food animal medicine

Expert in veterinary epidemiology of infectious diseases with a focus on food safety, applied mathematical modeling and interdisciplinary communication

David Vail

David Vail

Professor, veterinary medical oncology; director, Center for Clinical Trials and Research, School of Veterinary Medicine

Expert on clinical trials for novel cancer therapies with companion (pet) animals with natural cancers

Mark Markel

Mark Markel

Professor, chair, medical sciences; director, comparative orthopedic research lab; associate dean, vet school

Expert on bone and cartilage regeneration/healing and bone fracture. Also, focused on prevention of breakdown injuries in horses

Toni Ziegler

Toni Ziegler

Senior scientist, Wisconsin National Primate Research Center

Expert on neuroendocrinology of male parental care in primates and on methods to measure neurologically active hormones

Paul Miller

Paul Miller

Clinical professor, comparative ophthalmology

Expert on animal vision and diseases affecting the animal eye

Sheila McGuirk

Sheila McGuirk

Professor, medical sciences, veterinary medicine

Expert on integrating diagnostic, therapeutic and preventative strategies and tools into dairy herds to improve health, welfare and productivity

Timothy Stein

Timothy Stein

Assistant professor, medical sciences

Expert in spontaneous and genetically modified animal models of cancer

Lisa Forrest

Lisa Forrest

Professor, radiology and radiation oncology, veterinary medicine; director of Tomotherapy; section chief, radiotherapy

Expert on clinical trials for pet dogs with cancer, and diagnostic imaging for dogs, cats, horses, cows and exotic species

Robert Hardie

Robert Hardie

Clinical associate professor, small animal general surgery

Expert in veterinary surgery

Peter Vanderloo

Peter Vanderloo

Associate director, clinical associate professor, Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory

Expert in veterinary medicine and livestock diseases

Peter Muir

Peter Muir

Associate professor, orthopedics

Expert on small-animal veterinary orthopedics and neuronal regulation of skeletal adaptation

Dale Bjorling

Dale Bjorling

Associate dean for research and graduate training, School of Veterinary Medicine

Expert on veterinary general surgery and bladder inflammation (cystitis)

Laura Hernandez

Laura Hernandez

Assistant professor, dairy science

Expert in the area of lactation biology and the factors that regulate milk synthesis

Edmund Elder

Edmund Elder

Director, Lenor Zeeh Pharmaceutical Experiment Station, pharmacy

Expert in drug delivery, dosage, development, manufacturing and patents; FDA regulations, generic drugs, nanotechnology; pharmaceutical analysis

Caitlin Pepperell

Caitlin Pepperell

Assistant professor, medicine (infectious diseases), medical microbiology, immunology

Expert on tuberculosis, ecology and evolution of infectious diseases

Susan Schaefer

Susan Schaefer

Clinical associate professor, small animal orthopaedics, surgical sciences

Expert on canine arthroscopic joint surgery and canine musculoskeletal MRI

Michael Collins

Michael Collins

Professor, pathobiological sciences

Expert on paratuberculosis, also called Johne's disease, in animals.

Barry Hartup

Barry Hartup

Clinical instructor, surgical sciences (veterinary); director, Veterinary Services, International Crane Foundation

Expert on endangered species health management, e.g., whooping cranes and their recovery. Experience in wildlife and conservation medicine.

Tony Goldberg

Tony Goldberg

Professor, Pathobiological Sciences; Associate Director for Research, Global Health Institute

Expert on emerging infectious diseases of humans and animals

Melissa Behr

Melissa Behr

Clinical professor, veterinary pathobiology

Pathology of bats and other wild and domestic species

David Thomas

David Thomas

Professor, animal sciences

Expert on meat sheep production and dairy sheep production

Christoph Mans

Christoph Mans

Clinical Assistant Professor, Zoological Medicine

Expert in zoological and exotic animal medicine, with an emphasis on birds, reptiles, small mammals

Sandra Newbury

Sandra Newbury

Director, University of Wisconsin Shelter Medicine Program, Assistant Professor, UW School of Veterinary Medicine

Expert on animal sheltering, animal welfare, community efforts for homeless animals, infectious disease, canine influenza, canine distemper, and outbreak response

Keith Poulsen

Keith Poulsen

Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory and School of Veterinary Medicine

Expertise in veterinary infectious diseases, zoonotic food borne diseases, and large animal internal medicine

David O'Connor

David O'Connor

Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine; Associate Director, Wisconsin National Primate Research Center

Study the interplay of genetics, immunology, and viral pathogenesis. Focus on HIV/AIDS and novel viral pathogen emergence in human populations.