Theresa Beachler

DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACT
Assistant Professor
2418 Lloyd 1809 S River
Education & Certifications  
DACT- Diplomate of the American College of Theriogenologists, 2015
PhD, Comparative Biomedical Sciences, North Carolina State University, 2019
DVM, North Carolina State University, 2012
BS, Animal Science- North Carolina State University: Animal Science, 2007
VDPAM 471E – Equine Reproduction
VDPAM 450 – Disturbances in Reproduction
VDPAM 471C-Comparative Reproduction
VDPAM 471S – Small Animal Reproduction
Research Focus & Interests  

Dr. Beachler is a Theriogenologist at the College of Veterinary Medicine focusing on equine and small animals.  Dr. Beachler’s research interests include comparative reproduction, assisted reproductive techniques, and gestational pathology. 

ACT – American College of Theriogenologists
SFT – Society for Theriogenology
AAEP – American Association of Equine Practitioners
IVMA – Iowa Veterinary Medical Association
Phi Zeta Veterinary Honor Society
Selected Publications

  1. Beachler, TM, Gracz, HS, Morgan, DR, Bembenek Bailey, SA, Borst, L, Ellis, KE, Von Dollen, KA, Lyle, SK, Nebel, A, Andrews, NC, Koipailli, J, Gadsby, JE, Bailey, CS. Plasma metabolomic profiling of healthy pregnant mares and mares with experimentally induced placentitis.  Equine Veterinary Journal. 2020. 00:1-9.
  2. Beachler TM, Von Dollen KA, Bailey CS. Recognizing Problems in the High-Risk Pregnant Mare: Diagnosis of Placentitis and Other Infectious Problems. American Association of the Equine Practitioner. 2019.  65:126-32.
  3. Von Dollen KA, Beachler TM, Bailey CS. Managing the High-Risk Pregnant Mare with Placentitis. American Association of the Equine Practitioner. 2019.  65:141-8.
  4. Von Dollen, KA, Jones, M, Beachler, T, Harris, TL, Papich, MG, Lyle, SK, and Bailey, CS. Antimicrobial activity of ceftiofur and penicillin with gentamicin against Escherichia coli and Streptococcus equi subspecies zooepidemicus in an ex vivo model of equine postpartum uterine disease. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science. 2019. 79:121-126.
  5. Beachler, TM, Gracz, H, Long, NM, Borst, L, Morgan, D, Nebel, A, Andrews, N, Koipillai, J, Frable, S, Bembenek Bailey, S, Ellis, K, Von Dollen, K, Lyle, S, Gadsby, J, and Bailey, CS. Allantoic metabolites, progesterone, and estradiol-17β remain unchanged after infection in an experimental model of equine placentitis. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science. 2019. 73:209-215.
  6. Ellis, KE, McAlister Council-Troche, R, Von Dollen, KA, Beachler, TM, Bailey, CS, Davis, JL, and Lyle, SK.  Pharmacokinetics of intrarectal altrenogest in horses. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science. 2019. 72:41-46.
  7. Beachler, TM, Bailey, CS, McKelvey, KA, Davis, JL, Edwards, A, Diaw, M, Vasgaard, J, and Whitacre, MD. Hemoperitoneum in a pregnant mare with an ovarian hematoma. Equine Veterinary Education. 2016. 28(7):353-411. 
  8. McKelvey KA, Beachler TM, Ferris KK, Diaw M, Vasgaard JM, Bailey CS.  Vaginal prolapse in a pregnant maine coon cat: a case report.  Journal of Small Animal Practice.  2015. 56(7):472-475.  
  9. Beachler, TM, Sper, R, Bailey, CS, Shewmaker, J, Buchanan, CN, Josson-Schramme, A, and Whitacre, MD.  Effect of administration of phenylephrine immediately after low dose insemination on pregnancy rates in mares.  OJOG. 2013.  3:722-726.
  10. Bailey, CS, Sper, RB, Schewmaker, JL, Buhanan, CN, Beachler, TM, Pozor, MA, and Whitacre, MD.  Uterine artery blood flow remains unchanged in pregnant mares in response to short-term administration of pentoxyfylline.  Theriogenology. 2012.  77:430-436.