Patrick E. Phillips

DVM, Diplomate ACT
Clinical Associate Professor
2434 Lloyd
Education & Certifications  

BS University of Nebraska – Lincoln
DVM – Kansas State University
Residency – University of Missouri – Columbia
AETA – Certified Embryo Practitioner
Diplomate – American College of Theriogenologists
Board Certified Chiropractitioner - CVCP


VDPAM 416 - Bovine Reproduction Evaluation Laboratory
VDPAM 450 - Disturbances of Reproduction
VDPAM 471 - Theriogenology: Food Animal

VCS 471C - Animal Reproduction: Comparative

Research Focus & Interests  

Bovine Reproduction, Embryo Transfer, Breeding Soundness Exam in Ruminants, Trichomoniasis

Honors & Awards  

Outstanding Food Animal Student – KSU Class of 1985
Alpha Zeta
Bronze Star – Afghanistan


2014 to Present – IVMA Reproduction Committee
2015 to Present – 1st Vice Commander – American Legion
1999-2000 President – Society for Theriogenology
Lieutenant Colonel – United States Army – Retired
1995-1999 – Board of Directors Society for Theriogenology
1993-1996 – Board of Directors – National Association of Animal Breeders


Society for Theriogenology
American College of Theriogenologist
American Embryo Transfer Association
Iowa Veterinary Medical Association
Iowa Cattlemans Association
National Animal Industry Association

Selected Publications  

Phillips PE, Jahnke M. Embryo transfer (techniques, donors and recipients). Book chapter Veterinary Clinics of North America. July 2016.

Phillips PE, Plummer PJ, Krull AC, Dohlman TA, Kreuder AJ. Diagnosis and clinical management of a spontaneous pre-partum uterine rupture in an angus heifer carrying twins. Clinical Theriogenology 7(2), June 2015, 209-224.

Dewell GA, Phillips PE. Trichomoniasis in beef cattle. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, PUB PWR1012.

Stice SL, Keefer CL, Maki-Laurila M, Phillips PE. Producing multiple generations of bovine nuclear transplant embroys. Theriogenology 25(1), 273.

Dobrinsky JR, Stice SL, Phillips PE, Duby RT, Roble JM. Development of IVM-IVF bovine embryos following vitrification dilution treatments. Theriogenology 37(1), 202.

Phillips PE. Seminal vesiculitis, new strategies for an old problem. Proceedings of the Society for Theriogenology Jacksonville, Florida, USA, 59-66.