Jodi D Smith

DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVP
Assistant Professor
2714 Vet Med
Education & Certifications  

2010   Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Pathologists; Anatomic Pathology

2008   Ph.D., Veterinary Anatomy; Iowa State University, Ames, IA. “The effects of abnormal prion protein accumulation on retinal morphology and function in sheep and cattle”

2004   D.V.M., with Distinction; Iowa State University, Ames, IA

2001   B.S., Biology; South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD


Instructor-in-charge, Histopathology of Laboratory Animals (VPTH 679)

Instructor-in-charge, Principles of Pathology (VPTH 503)

Instructor, Necropsy Practicum (VPTH 456)

Anatomic Pathology Resident Training (surgical biopsy, necropsy)

Selected Publications  

 Smith J.D. and Greenlee J.J. (2014) Detection of prion protein in retina samples of sheep and cattle by use of a commercially available enzyme immunoassay. Am J Vet Res, 75(3):268-272.

Smith J.D., Nicholson E.M., Greenlee J.J. (2013) Evaluation of a combinatorial approach to prion inactivation using an oxidizing agent, SDS, and proteinase K. BMC Vet Res, 9:151.

Smith J.D., Nicholson E.M., Foster G.H., Greenlee J.J. (2013) Exposure of the RML scrapie agent to a sodium percarbonate-based product and sodium dodecyl sulfate renders PrPSc protease sensitive but does not eliminate infectivity. BMC Vet Res, 9:8.

Smith J.D., Greenlee J.J., Foster G.H., Nicholson E.M. (2012) Acetone precipitation of the scrapie agent results in successful recovery of PrPSc but decreased infectivity. J Ag Food Chem, 60(18):4758–4762.

Greenlee J.J., Smith J.D., West Greenlee M.H., and Nicholson E.M. (2012) Clinical and pathologic features of H-type bovine spongiform encephalopathy associated with E211K prion gene polymorphism. PLoS ONE, 7(6): e38678.