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Dr. Mulherin returned to Iowa State University, her alma mater, in 2008. She began her appointment with the Primary Care Service where she practiced general small animal medicine and dentistry. In 2010, Dr. Mulherin began a dual appointment with Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Veterinary Medicine in a Dentistry and Oral Surgery Residency. She completed her residency with the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine in July of 2014. Since then she completed all the requirements of the American Veterinary Dental College and became a Diplomate of the American Veterinary Dental College in August of 2015. Dr. Mulherin’s interests include feline tooth resorptions, endodotic therapies, and periodontal disease.
2015 Diplomate of American Veterinary Dental College
2010-2014 Residency, Dentistry and Oral Surgery, University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine
2002 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine
1998 Bachelors of Science, Animal Science Iowa State University
VCS 482X Dentistry and Oral Surgery Rotation
VCS 480 Veterinary Dentistry
VCS 395 Small Animal Surgery
VCS 405 Pet Birds and Exotic species Medicine
VCS 463 Primary Care Rotation
VCS 407 Feline Internal Medicine
VCS 419 Preceptorship in Companion Animal Veterinary Medical Practice
1997- Teaching Assistant at Iowa State University, College of Agriculture, Reproduction Lab
Dental and Oral Surgery
2016 Promoted to Associate Clinical Professor
2013-2014 Clinical Teaching Excellence Award
2012 John Sowers Memorial Veterinary Dental Resident Award, University of Wisconsin Madison, School of Veterinary Medicine
2001 Dr. Allison and Dr. Thomas Sullivan Scholarship
1998- H. Geodes Sternway Scholarship
American Veterinary Dental College Examination Committee
Veterinary Clinical Sciences Curriculum Committee
|AVDC||American Veterinary Dental College, Diplomate, Examination Committee member|
|AVMA||American Veterinary Medical Association, member|
|IVMA||Iowa Veterinary Medical Association, member|
|AAHA||American Animal Hospital Association, member|
|AVDS||American Veterinary Dental Society, member|
|SCAVDS||Student Chapter of the American Veterinary Dental Society-Advisor|
|Veterinary Accreditation||USDA, APHIS, VS|
Mulherin BL. Surgical Skills: Tips to avoid tooth extraction complications. Today’s Veterinary Practice. September/October 2017, vol 7 number 5.
Mulherin BL, Ewing JR, Miles K. Diagnostic imaging of oronasal fistulas in a dachshund. J Small Anim Pract. 2017 May 29. doi: 10.1111/jsap.12692. PMID:28556234
Mulherin BL, Snyder CJ, Soukup JW. Retrospective evaluation of canine and feline maxillomandibular trauma cases; a comparison of signalment with non-maxillomandibular traumatic injuries (2003-2012). Vet Comp Orthop Traumatol. 2014;27(3):192-7. doi: 10.3415/VCOT-13-06-0074. Epub 2014 Feb 26.
Mulherin BL, Snyder CJ, Soukup JW. Retrospective evaluation of canine and feline maxillomandibular trauma cases; comparison of lunar cycle and seasonality with non-maxillomandibular traumatic injuries (2003-2012). Vet Comp Orthop Traumatol. 2014;27(3):198-203. doi: 10.3415/VCOT-13-06-0075. Epub 2014 Feb 26.
Soukup JW, Mulherin BL, Snyder CJ. Prevalence and nature of dentoalveolar injuries among patients with maxillofacial fractures. J Small Anim Pract. 2013 Jan;54(1):9-14.
Mulherin BL, Snyder CJ, Soukup JW. An alternative symphyseal wiring technique. J Vet Dent. 2012 Fall;29 (3):176-84.