VPM Graduate Faculty

Name Focus Areas Phone
Arruda, Bailey
DVM, PhD
Assistant Professor
Pathology, Pestivirus, PED, Pestivirus 515-294-5750
Baum, David
DVM, MS, PhD
Clinical Associate Professor
Serology 515-294-1186
Blitvich, Bradley
B.Sc., Ph.D.
Professor
515-294-9861
Borts, David J.
PhD
Assistant Professor
Pharmacology Analytical Support Team (PhAST) 515-294-3912
Burrough, Eric R
DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVP
Associate Professor
Pathology, Brachyspira, Enteric Diseases of Swine 515-294-0190
Clavijo, Maria
DVM, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Bacteriology, Mycoplasma 612-868-4396
Danielson, Jared A
MS, PhD
Associate Dean
515-294-7945
Derscheid, Rachel Jean
DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVP
Assistant Professor
Pathology 515-294-1173
Dewell, Grant
DVM, MS, PhD
Associate Professor
Beef Production Medicine, Epidemiology, Economics, Food Safety 515-294-2822
Dickson, James
MS, PhD
Professor
515-294-4733
Dohlman, Tyler
DVM, MS, Diplomate ACT
Assistant Professor
Theriogenology 515-294-1095
Dorman, Karin
PhD
Professor
515-294-1457
515-294-6078
El-Gazzar, Mohamed Medhat
DVM, MAM, PhD, Diplomate ACPV
Assistant Professor
Poultry 515-294-1763
Engelken, Terry
DVM, MS
Associate Professor
Beef Production Medicine, Cow - Calf and Stocker 515-294-2192
Gauger, Phillip C.
DVM, MS, PhD
Associate Professor
Pathology, Virology, Swine Influenza, PED, PRRSV, PCV2 515-294-2437
Gimenez-Lirola, Luis
MS, PhD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Serology 515-294-1796
Gorden, Patrick J
DVM, PhD, ABVP-Dairy
Clinical Professor
Dairy Production Medicine, Milk Quality 515-294-3096
Griffith, Ronald W
DVM, MS, PhD, Diplomate ACVM
Professor
515-294-0902
Halbur, Pat
DVM, MS, PhD
Interim Dean
Circovirus, Hepatitis E Virus, Swine Respiratory Disease, PRRSV 515-294-9860
Harmon, Karen M.
PhD
Clinical Associate Professor
Molecular and Viral Diagnostics, Characterization of Animal Bacteria and Viruses 515-294-1950
Hoff, Steven
MS, PhD
Professor
515-294-6180
Holtkamp, Derald J
DVM, MS
Associate Professor
Swine Disease Risk Assessment, Economics of Disease 515-294-9611
Honeyman, Mark
MS, PhD
Associate Dean
515-294-4621
Jergens, Albert
DVM, MS, PhD, Diplomate ACVIM (SAIM)
Professor
515-294-4900
Kaiser, Mark
MS, MA, PhD
Professor
515-294-8871
Karriker, Locke A.
DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVPM
Interim Chair
Systems, Treatment of Swine Diseases, Field Study Design, Evidence-Based Practice 515-294-6970
Li, Ganwu
MS, PhD
Assistant Professor
Molecular, Microbiology 515-294-3358
Linhares, Daniel C L
DVM, MBA, PhD
Assistant Professor
Swine Production Medicine, PRRS 515-294-9358
Madson, Darin
DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVP
Associate Professor
Swine - Nursery/Grow Finish Health 515-294-9808
Main, Rodger
DVM, PhD
Director
Diagnostic Medicine, Area Regional Disease Control, Swine Production Medicine 515-294-6945
Miller, Cathy
BA, PhD
Interim Assistant Dean
515-294-4797
Millman, Suzanne T

Professor
515-294-2817
Mochel, Jonathan Paul M
DVM, MSc, PhD, Diplomate ECVPT
Associate Professor
515-294-7424
O'Connor, Annette M
BVSc, MVSc, DVSc, FANZCVS (Epidemiology)
Professor
Epidemiology, Research synthesis, Zoonotic Disease-food safety, Salmonella, Infectious diseases of cattle - BVDV, Pink-eye 515-294-5012
Opriessnig, Tanja I
DVM, PhD
Professor
Pathology, Porcine Circovirus, Erysipelas, Hepatitis E Virus, Porcine Parvovirus, Swine Respiratory Diseases 515-294-1137
Phillips, Gregory J
M.A., Ph.D.
Professor
515-294-1525
Pineyro, Pablo
DVM, MVSc, DVSc, PhD
Assistant Professor
Pathology, Swine medicine, PRRSV, PCV2, SVA, PEDV 515-294-6250
Plummer, Paul J
DVM, Diplomate ACVIM-LA
Associate Professor
Ruminant Medicine and Surgery, Molecular Biology, Campylobacter 515-294-8522
Ramirez, Alejandro "Alex"
DVM, MPH, PhD, Diplomate ACVPM
Interim Assistant Dean
Zoonotic Diseases and Public Health, Swine Production Medicine 515-294-7463
Roth, James A.
DVM, MS, PhD, Diplomate ACVM
Distinguished Professor
515-294-8459
Rumbeiha, Wilson K
DVM, PhD
Professor
Toxicology/Nutrition 515-294-0630
Sahin, Orhan
DVM, MS, PhD, Diplomate ACVM
Assistant Professor
Bacteriology 515-294-3861
Sato, Yuko
DVM, MS, Diplomate ACPV
Assistant Professor
Poultry Diagnostics and Production Medicine 515-294-0710
Schleining, Jennifer
DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVS-LA
Associate Professor
Large Animal Surgery, Camelids 515-294-1500
Shearer, Jan
DVM, MS
Professor
Dairy Production Medicine, Lameness, Animal Welfare 515-294-3731
Stevenson, Gregory
DVM, MS, PhD, Diplomate ACVP
Professor
Pathology, Swine Diseases, Diagnostic Medicine in Food Production Animals 515-294-1124
Timms, Leo
MS, PhD
Morrill Professor
515-294-4522
Wang, Chong
PhD
Associate Professor
515-294-3836
Yoon, Kyoungjin J.
DVM, MS, PhD, Diplomate ACVM
Professor
Viral Diseases and Diagnostics, PRRS, PED, Influenza, Parainfluenza, Rotavirus, Senecavirus, Techovirus 515-294-1083
Zhang, Jianqiang
MD, MS, PhD
Associate Professor
Molecular and Viral Diagnostics 515-294-8024
Zimmerman, Jeffrey J
DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVPM-Specialty Epidemiology
Professor
Ecology of Viral Infections of Swine 515-294-1073