Joe Smith

DVM, MPS, PhD, Diplomate ACVIM (LA)*, CVMA
Education & Certifications  

Iowa State University: PhD in Biomedical Sciences: Pharmacology, 2019
Medical Acupuncture for Veterinarians: Certified Veterinary Medical Acupuncturist, 2017
University of California-Davis: Large Animal Internal Medicine Residency, 2015
Penn State University: Master of Professional Studies in Homeland Security: Agricultural Biosecurity Option, 2012
Penn State University: Dairy Production Medicine Certificate, 2012
Purdue University: Veterinary Homeland Security Graduate Certificate, 2009
The Ohio State University: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, 2009
Penn State University: B.S. Animal Bioscience Major, Animal Science Minor, 2005


VDPAM 477 - Food Animal and Camelid Medicine and Surgery
VDPAM 486 - Introduction to Small Ruminant Production Medicine

Research Focus & Interests  

Pain Management
Bucking Bull Sports Medicine
Management of Envenomation in Livestock Species
Large Animal Internal Medicine
Smartphone Diagnostics
Food Animal Disaster Response

Honors & Awards  

Favorite Resident: In Recognition of Outstanding Service and Dedication to Students, UC Davis DVM Class of 2015, May 2015
Zoetis & ACVIM Foundation Externship Grant, 2014
Award for Excellence in Preventive Medicine, Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2009
National Collegiate Wrestling Association National Tournament Qualifier at 197lbs, 2008, 2009
Ward Family Scholarship, Ohio State College of Veterinary Medicine, 2008
McCune Family Scholarship, Ohio State College of Veterinary Medicine, 2008
OSU Scholarship in Veterinary Medicine, Ohio State University, 2005-2009
The Howard W. Dunne Memorial Award, Penn State University, 2005
Coaly Society, College of Agriculture Honorary, Penn State University, Inducted 2004
Founders of our Future Award, Penn State University, 2004


American Association of Bovine Practitioners
American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners
Iowa Veterinary Medicine Association

Selected Publications  

Google Scholar Page

Smith, J. S., Angelos, J. A., Chigerwe, M. (2017). Disorders of performance-age bucking bulls. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 250(1). 1302-1307. doi: 10.2460/javma.250.11.1302

Smith, J. S., Chigerwe, M., Kanipe, C. and Gray, S. (2017), Femoral head ostectomy for the treatment of acetabular fracture and coxofemoral joint luxation in a Potbelly pig. Veterinary Surgery, 46: 316–321. doi:10.1111/vsu.12604

Smith J, Ward J, Urbano T, Mueller M (2016) Use of AliveCor Heart Monitor for Heart Rate and Rhythm Evaluation in Dairy Water Buffalo Calves (Bubalis Bubalis). J Dairy Vet Anim Res 4(2): 00113. DOI: 10.15406/jdvar.2016.04.00113

Smith J, Kovalik D, Varga A. Rattlesnake Envenomation in 3 Dairy Goats, Case Reports in Veterinary Medicine. Article ID 787534, July 22, 2015

Smith, Joe S., and Gretchen A. Kuldau. "Methods of Instruction of the Incident Command System and Related Topics at US Veterinary Schools." Disaster medicine and public health preparedness 8.06 (2014): 505-510.

Stephen J. Anderson, Kristina M. Feye, Garrett R. Schmidt-McCormack, Emir Malovic, Gregory S.A. Mlynarczyk, Patricia Izbicki, Larissa F. Arnold, Matthew A. Jefferson, Bierlein M. de la Rosa, Rita F. Wehrman, K.C. Luna, Hilary Z. Hu, Naveen C. Kondru, Michael D. Kleinhenz, Joe S. Smith, Sireesha Manne, Marson R. Putra, Shivani Choudhary, Nyzil Massey, Diou Luo, Carrie A. Berg, Sreemoyee Acharya, Shaunik Sharma, Sri Harsha Kanuri, Jennifer K. Lange, Steve A. Carlson Off-Target drug effects resulting in altered gene expression events with epigenetic and "Quasi-Epigenetic" origins. Pharmacol Res 2016;107:229-233.