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Grant Alan Dewell

Grant Dewell
Grant Dewell

DVM, MS, PhD

Assistant Professor
Vet Diagnostic & Production Animal Med
(515) 294-2822
2237 Lloyd
Expertise / Research Area

Pre-harvest food safety of beef cattle with a primary focus on E. coli O157, health management of feedlot cattle, and economic considerations for beef production operations

Education

Colorado State University, DVM, 1993

Colorado State University, MS (Agriculture Economics), 1998

Colorado State University, PhD (Epidemiology), 2008

Selected Publications

Dargatz, DA, Dewell GA, and Mortimer R. 2004. Calving and calving management of beef cows and heifers on cow/calf operations in the United States. Theriogenology 61(6):997-1007.

Dewell GA, Ransom JR, Dewell RD, McCurdy K, Gardner IA, Hill AE, Sofos JN, Belk KE, Smith GC, Salman MD. 2005. Prevalence of and risk for Escherichia coli O157 in market-ready beef cattle from 12 U.S. feedlots. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease 2(1):70-76.

Woerner DR, Ransom JR, Sofos JN, Dewell GA, Smith GC, Salman MD, Belk KE. 2006. Determining prevalence of Escherichia coli O157 in cattle and beef from the feedlot to the cooler. Journal Food Protection 69(12):2824-2827.

Dewell GA, Simpson CA, Dewell RD, Hyatt DR, Belk KE, Scanga JA, Morley PS, Grandin T, Smith GC, Dargatz DA, Wagner BA and Salman MD. 2008. Impact of transportation and lairage on hide contamination with Escherichia coli O157 in finished beef cattle. Journal Food Protection 71(6):1114-1118.

Dewell GA, Simpson CA, Dewell RD, Hyatt DR, Belk KE, Scanga JA, Morley PS, Grandin T, Smith GC, Dargatz DA, Wagner BA and Salman MD. 2008. Risk associated with transportation and lairage on hide contamination with Salmonella enterica in finished beef cattle at slaughter. Journal Food Protection 71(11):2228-2232.

Honors & Awards

Upjohn Award for Large Animal Clinical Proficiency - 1993

Mark Gearhart Memorial Scholarship – 1997

Memberships

Academy of Veterinary Consultants

Membership Committee

AudioVisula Technology Program Sub-committee

American Association of Bovine Practitioners

Committee on Pharmaceutical and Biologic Issues (Chairperson 2001-2006)

American Veterinary Medical Association

AABP Alternate Representative AVMA Clinical Practitioners Advisory Committee to the Council on Biologic and Therapeutic Agents