CURRICULUM VITAE – CONTRACT FACULTY DEPARTMENT OF VETERINARY CLINICAL SCIENCES

CURRICULUM VITAE – CONTRACT FACULTY
DEPARTMENT OF VETERINARY CLINICAL SCIENCES
COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA
Name:
Date: 07-08-13
Margaret V. Root Kustritz, DVM, PhD
Office Address and Contact Information:
C344 VMC
Ph: 612-624-7290
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.tc.umn.edu/~rootk001
Training, Licensure and Professional Positions
Education:
1. University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine, DVM, 1983-1987.
2. University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine, BS, Veterinary
Science, 1983-1985.
3. University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine, BS, Biology, 19791983.
Postgraduate Training:
1. University of Minnesota, College of Continuing Education, Certificate, Applied
Business, 2007-2008.
2. University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine, PhD, Theriogenology,
1992-1995.
Positions / Faculty Appointments:
1. Professor, University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, 2011present.
2. Associate Professor, University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine,
2004-2011.
3. Associate Clinical Professor, University of Minnesota College of Veterinary
Medicine, 2002-2004.
4. Assistant Clinical Professor, University of Minnesota College of Veterinary
Medicine, 1996-2002.
5. Associate Veterinarian, Apache Animal Hospital, Saint Anthony, Minnesota,
1996.
6. Associate Veterinarian, Stillwater Veterinary Clinic, Stillwater, Minnesota, 19951996.
7. Resident, Theriogenology, University of Minnesota College of Veterinary
Medicine, 1991-1995.
8. Associate Veterinarian, Park Grove Pet Hospital, Cottage Grove, Minnesota,
1988-1991.
9. Associate Veterinarian, Southview Animal Hospital, West St. Paul, Minnesota,
1987-1988.
Hospital and Administrative Appointments:
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2.
3.
4.
Acting Chair, Veterinary Clinical Sciences, 2010.
Assistant Dean of Education, 2009-present.
Vice-chair, Veterinary Clinical Sciences, 2006-present.
Division Head, Wellness, University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical Center,
2003-2006.
Specialty Certification:
1. Diplomate, American College of Theriogenologists, 1994
Licensure:
1. Minnesota
Awards and Honors:
1. University of Minnesota Academic Health Center Award for Excellence in the
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2011.
2. University of Minnesota Award for Outstanding Contributions to
Postbaccalaureate, Graduate, and Professional Education, 2011.
3. Faculty representative, Commencement, 2010-2012.
4. Theriogenologist of the Year, Society for Theriogenology and American College
of Theriogenologists, 2010.
5. MVMA Outstanding Faculty Member, 2010.
6. Excellence in Course Coordination Award, 2008-2009.
7. Excellence in Teaching Award, Veterinary Clinical Sciences, 2006-2007.
8. Faculty representative, White Coat Ceremony, 2002, 2003, 2006-2008, 2010,
2011, 2013.
9. Excellence in Teaching Award, Veterinary Clinical Sciences, 2004-2005.
10. Excellence in Teaching Award, Small Animal Clinical Sciences, 2000-2001.
11. Externship Award: Limb salvage as a treatment for implant-associated
osteosarcoma using chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and replacement of affected
bone with an allograft. Beecham Laboratories, 1987.
Memberships in Professional and Scientific Societies:
1. American College of Theriogenologists (president; secretary; member, Examining
Committee; member; Residency training committee; member, Animal welfare
committee; member, Public relations committee)
2. Society for Theriogenology (director; member, Animal welfare committee;
director, SFT Foundation)
3. American Veterinary Medical Association (member, Council on Education)
4. Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association
5. International Association of Medical Science Educators
6. Evidence-based Medicine Association
7. International Association for Scholarship of Teaching
8. Association for Shelter Veterinarians
Editorial Positions:
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4.
Today’s Veterinary Practice, editorial board member, 2011-present.
Clinical Theriogenology, editorial board member, 2008-present.
VetMedCenter (www.vetmedcenter.com), senior editor, Theriogenology, 2000.
PetCare website (www.petcare.umn.edu), University of Minnesota College of
Veterinary Medicine and Minnesota Board of Animal Health, content editor,
2000-2002.
Scientific Advisory Boards:
1. Michelson Prize and Grants in Reproduction Biology; Creation of the first safe,
effective, and practical non-surgical sterilant for use in cats and dogs, 2011present.
Publications:
Original Papers in Refereed Journals:
1. Root Kustritz MV, Rice R. Retrospective evaluation of breeding management
data and breeding type and correlation with successful breeding of bitches.
Accepted, Clin Therio, 2013.
2. Root Kustritz MV. Comparison of canine thyroid hormone values between
laboratories. Accepted, Clin Therio, 2013.
3. Root Kustritz MV. Use of an impact score to guide client decision making about
timing of spay-castration of dogs and cats. Clin Therio 2012;4:481-485.
4. Root Kustritz MV. Survey of owners of dogs with prostate carcinoma for
identification of risk factors. Clin Therio 2012;4:149-152.
5. Root Kustritz MV. Value of specific history and physical examination findings
and diagnostic test results for differentiation of benign from malignant prostate
disease in dogs. Clin Therio 2012;4:49-54.
6. Traas AM, Root Kustritz MV, Lopate C, et al. The canine neonatal vitality score
(CNVS): Validation of Apgar-like scoring system developed with data from 242
newborn puppies. Submitted, JAVMA, 2011.
7. Root Kustritz MV. Evaluation of clinical application of diagnostic tests for canine
brucellosis by calculation of predictive value. Clin Therio 2009;1:343-346.
8. Root Kustritz MV, Hess M. Effect of administration of prostaglandin F2alpha or
presence of an estrous teaser bitch on characteristics of the canine ejaculate.
Theriogenology 2007;67:255-258.
9. Root Kustritz MV, Kilty C, Vollmer M. Spermatocrit as a measure of
concentration of spermatozoa in the canine ejaculate. Vet Rec 2007;161:566-567.
10. Root Kustritz MV, Johnston SD, Olson PN, Lindeman CJ. Relationship between
inflammatory cytology of canine seminal fluid and significant aerobic, anaerobic,
or mycoplasma cultures of canine seminal fluid: 95 cases (1987-2000).
Theriogenology 2005;64:1333-1339.
11. Traas A, Root Kustritz MV. Effect of administration of oxytocin or prostaglandin
F2alpha on total number of spermatozoa in the ejaculate of the dog. Can Vet J
2004;45:999-1002.
12. Sirinarumitr K, Sirinarumitr T, Johnston SD, Sarkar DK, Root Kustritz MV.
Finasteride-induced prostatic involution by apoptosis in dogs with benign
prostatic hypertrophy. Amer J Vet Res 2002;63:495-498.
13. Sirinarumitr K, Johnston SD, Root Kustritz MV, et al. Effects of finasteride on
size of the prostate gland and semen quality in dogs with benign prostatic
hypertrophy. J Amer Vet Med Assoc 2001;218:1275-1280.
14. Root Kustritz MV, Johnston SD, Olson PN, Root TK. The effect of stains and
investigators on assessment of morphology of canine spermatozoa. J Amer Anim
Hosp Assoc 1998;34:348-352.
15. Root MV, Johnston SD, Olson PN. The effect of prepuberal and postpuberal
gonadectomy on radial physeal closure in male and female domestic cats. Vet Rad
US 1997;38:42-47.
16. Root MV, Johnston SD, Johnston GR, Olson PN. The effect of prepuberal and
postpuberal gonadectomy on penile extrusion and urethral diameter in the
domestic cat. Vet Rad US 1996;37:363-366.
17. Root MV, Johnston SD, Olson PN. Effect of prepuberal and postpuberal
gonadectomy on heat production measured by indirect calorimetry in male and
female domestic cats. Amer J Vet Res 1996;57:371-374.
18. Root MV, Johnston SD. The effect of early spay-neuter in the development of
feline obesity. Vet Forum 1995;12:38-43.
19. Root MV, Johnston SD, Olson PN. Estrous length, pregnancy rate, gestation and
parturition lengths, litter size, and pre-weaning mortality in the domestic cat. J
Amer Anim Hosp Assoc 1995;31:429-433.
20. Root MV, Johnston SD, Johnston GR. Vaginal septa in dogs: 15 cases (19831992). J Amer Vet Med Assoc 1995;206:56-58.
Original Papers in Refereed Journals – Teaching:
1. Root Kustritz MV. Use of Facebook as a teaching tool in a veterinary
communications course. Accepted, Journal of Veterinary Medical Education,
2013.
2. Root Kustritz MV, Molgaard LK, Tegzes JH. Interactions between veterinarians
and other professionals: A survey to determine need in interprofessional
education. Accepted, Journal of Veterinary Medical Education, 2013.
3. Root Kustritz MV. Effect of increasing student engagement on multiple-choice
test scores in a theriogenology diagnostics course. Clin Therio 2013;5:63-65.
4. Root Kustritz MV, Copes L. Use of a civil discourse website for ethics training.
Journal of Veterinary Medical Education 2013;40:45-51.
5. Root Kustritz MV, Molgaard LK, Rendahl A. Comparison of self-assessment
with faculty assessment of clinical competence of fourth year veterinary students.
J Vet Med Educ 2011;38:163-170.
6. Root Kustritz MV. Effect of attitudes toward study, study behaviors, and use of
study aids on successful completion of the certifying examination of the
American College of Theriogenologists. Clin Therio 2010;2:467-471.
7. Root Kustritz MV. Alternative assessment tools. Clin Therio 2010;2:473-476.
8. Root Kustritz MV, Nault A. Professional development training through the
veterinary curriculum at the University of Minnesota. J Vet Med Educ
2010;37:233-237.
9. Root Kustritz MV. Use of stories as a way to increase retention of small animal
theriogenology information. Clin Therio 2009;1:347-348.
10. Root Kustritz MV, Tibary A, Chenoweth PJ. Availability of theriogenology
training at North American and Caribbean veterinary colleges. J Vet Med Educ
2006;33:140-144.
11. Root Kustritz MV, Chenoweth PJ, Tibary A. Determination of efficacy of training
in theriogenology by survey of practitioners. J Amer Vet Med Assoc
2006;229:514-521.
12. Root Kustritz MV, Johnston SD, Lieberman LL. Availability of training for
prepuberal gonadectomy at North American veterinary colleges. J Amer Vet Med
Assoc 2000;216:1566-1567.
Original Papers in Refereed Journals – Case Reports:
1. Goodrich ZJ, Wilke VL, Root Kustritz MV. Two cases of paraprostatic cysts in
castrated male dogs. J Amer Anim Hosp Assoc 2011;47:195-198.
2. Goldberg JA, Hall KE, Root Kustritz MV. Pregnancy toxemia in dogs: A case
series. J Amer Vet Med Assoc, submitted 2011.
3. Root Kustritz MV. Theriogenology question of the month: Vulvar discharge in a
diestrous bitch. J Amer Vet Med Assoc 2007;232:841-843.
4. Root Kustritz MV, Fick JL. Theriogenology question of the month:
Mesenchyoma of the os penis in a dog. J Amer Vet Med Assoc 2007;230:197198.
5. Hardy RM, Root Kustritz MV. Theriogenology question of the month:
Hypospadias in an intact male dog. J Amer Vet Med Assoc 2005;227:887-888.
6. Root Kustritz MV. Theriogenology question of the month: Open cervix pyometra
in a bitch. J Amer Vet Med Assoc 2002;220:175-177.
7. Root Kustritz MV, Vizecky K. Theriogenology question of the month: Hormone
testing for intact status in a dog. J Amer Vet Med Assoc 2002;221:199-200.
8. Root Kustritz MV. Theriogenology question of the month: Use of the relaxin
assay for pregnancy diagnosis in a mismated bitch. J Amer Vet Med Assoc
2002;220:747-748.
9. Pacchiana PD, Root Kustritz MV. Theriogenology question of the month: Ovarian
remnant in a dog. J Amer Vet Med Assoc 2002;220:1465-1467.
10. Root Kustritz MV, Rudolph KD. Theriogenology question of the month: Ovarian
remnant containing a teratoma in a cat. J Amer Vet Med Assoc 2001;219:10651066.
11. Root Kustritz MV. Theriogenology question of the month: Serologic testing for
brucellosis in dogs. J Amer Vet Med Assoc 2000;216:181-182.
12. Root Kustritz MV, Olson PN. Theriogenology question of the month: Idiopathic
priapism in a dog. J Amer Vet Med Assoc 1999;214:1483-1484.
13. Root Kustritz MV, Merkel L. Theriogenology question of the month: Benign
prostatic hypertrophy in a dog. J Amer Vet Med Assoc 1998;213:807-809.
14. Evers P, Kramek BA, Root MV. Intestinal pseudodiverticulosis in a cat. J Amer
Anim Hosp Assoc 1996;32:291-293.
15. Root MV, Johnson KH, Allen WT, Johnston SD. Diabetes mellitus associated
with pancreatic endocrine insufficiency in a kitten. J Sm Anim Prac 1995;36:416420.
16. Zucker SA, Root MV, Johnston SD. Diphallia and polymelia in a dog. Canine
Prac 1993;18:15-19.
17. Root MV, Johnston SD, Olson PNS. Concurrent retrograde ejaculation and
hypothyroidism in a dog; a case report. Theriogenology 1993;41:593-600.
Books:
1. Root Kustritz MV (section editor). Spay-neuter surgery and other common
surgeries in shelter animal practice. Wiley-Blackwell, Ames IA, 2013 (in press).
1. Root Kustritz MV. Clinical canine and feline reproduction: Evidence-based
answers. Wiley-Blackwell, Ames IA, translation copyright 2011 [Spanish].
2. Root Kustritz MV (editor). The University of Minnesota Guide to Dog and Cat
Wellness. Self-published, 2010.
3. Root Kustritz MV. Clinical canine and feline reproduction: Evidence-based
answers. Wiley-Blackwell, Ames IA, 2009.
4. Root Kustritz MV (section editor). Current Veterinary Therapy XIV, WB
Saunders, Philadelphia PA, 2008.
5. Root Kustritz MV (editor). The Practical Veterinarian: Small animal
theriogenology (Manual de reproduccion del perro y del gato), Elsevier, St. Louis
MO, translation copyright 2006 [Spanish].
6. Root Kustritz MV. The dog breeder’s guide to successful breeding and health
management, Elsevier, St. Louis MO, 2005.
7. Johnston SD, Root Kustritz MV, Olson PN. Canine and feline theriogenology,
WB Saunders, Philadelphia PA, translation copyright 2004 [Korean].
8. Root Kustritz MV (editor). The Practical Veterinarian: Small animal
theriogenology, Butterworth-Heinemann, St. Louis MO, 2003.
9. Johnston SD, Root Kustritz MV, Olson PN. Canine and feline theriogenology,
WB Saunders, Philadelphia PA, 2001.
Chapters, Reviews, Editorials:
1. Root Kustritz MV. Pros, cons, and techniques of pediatric neutering. Vet clin NA,
2013 (in press).
2. Root Kustritz MV. Fungal diseases of the canine reproductive tract. Accepted,
Clin Therio, 2013.
3. Root Kustritz MV. Current and proposed research in canine and feline nonsurgical sterilization. Clin Therio 2012;4:225-231.
4. Root Kustritz MV. Ovarian remnant syndrome. In: Spay-neuter surgery and other
common surgeries in shelter animal practice. Wiley-Blackwell, Ames IA, 2013
(in press).
5. Root Kustritz MV. Influence of spay-neuter on health. In: Spay-neuter surgery
and other common surgeries in shelter animal practice. Wiley-Blackwell, Ames
IA, 2013(in press).
6. Root Kustritz MV. Common reproductive anomalies. In: Spay-neuter surgery and
other common surgeries in shelter animal practice. Wiley-Blackwell, Ames IA,
2013 (in press).
7. Root Kustritz MV. Journal club review: Intratesticular injection of CaCl for
contraception in cats. Today’s Veterinary Practice 2012;2(3):86.
8. Root Kustritz MV. Journal club review: Candidate genes for cryptorchidism in
Siberian Husky dogs. Today’s Veterinary Practice, submitted 2012.
9. Root Kustritz MV. Journal club review: Fertility after surgical repair of vaginal
anomalies in bitches. Today’s Veterinary Practice 2012;2(1):80.
10. Root Kustritz MV. Effects of surgical sterilization on canine and feline health and
on society. Reproduction in Domestic Animals 2012;47:214-222.
11. Root Kustritz MV. Biosecurity: Canine. International Veterinary Information
System, http://www.ivis.org/proceedings/aaaa/2012/Root.pdf, posted October 11,
2012.
12. Root Kustritz MV. Recommendations for management of breeding dogs: A
review. Clin Therio 2012;4:27-37.
13. Root Kustritz MV. Journal club review: Feline parturition. Today’s Veterinary
Practice 2011;1(1):77.
14. Root Kustritz MV. Journal club review: Canine pyometra. Today’s Veterinary
Practice 2011;1(1):74.
15. Root Kustritz MV. Managing the reproductive cycle in the bitch. In: Veterinary
Clinics of North America: Small Animal Reproduction 2012;42:423-437.
16. Root Kustritz MV. Applied small animal andrology. In: Animal Andrology,
Nottingham University Press, Nottingham UK. In press (2011).
17. Root Kustritz MV. Feral cats: A review of concerns and control measures. Clin
Therio 2010;2:437-442.
18. Purswell BJ, Althouse GC, Root Kustritz MV, Pretzer S, Lopate C. Guidelines for
using the canine breeding soundness evaluation form. Clin Therio 2010;2:51-59.
19. Root Kustritz MV. Pathogenesis of prostatic neoplasia in castrated dogs: Why the
increased risk? Clin Therio 2010;2:182-184.
20. Root Kustritz MV. Feline reproduction FAQs. Clinical Theriogenology
2010;2:230-232.
21. Root Kustritz MV. Optimal age for gonadectomy in dogs and cats. Clin Therio
2010;2:177-181.
22. Root Kustritz MV and Johnston SD. Prostatic cysts. In: The 5-Minute Veterinary
Consult, Blackwell Publishing, Ames IA. In press (2009).
23. Root Kustritz MV and Johnston SD. Prostatitis and prostatic abscesses. In: The 5Minute Veterinary Consult, Blackwell Publishing, Ames IA. In press (2009).
24. Root Kustritz MV and Klausner J. Benign prostatic hypertrophy. In: The 5Minute Veterinary Consult, Blackwell Publishing, Ames IA. In press (2009).
25. Root Kustritz MV and Klausner J. Prostatomegaly. In: The 5-Minute Veterinary
Consult, Blackwell Publishing, Ames IA. In press (2009).
26. Root Kustritz MV. Canine neonatal disorders. In: Small animal neonatal care,
Blackwell Publishing, Ames IA. In press (2009).
27. Root Kustritz MV. Feline neonatal disorders. In: Small animal neonatal care,
Blackwell Publishing, Ames IA. In press (2009).
28. Root Kustritz MV and Johnston SD. Infertility – Female. In: The 5-Minute
Veterinary Consult, Blackwell Publishing, Ames IA. In press (2009).
29. Root Kustritz MV. Pyometra and cystic endometrial hyperplasia. In: The 5Minute Veterinary Consult, Blackwell Publishing, Ames IA. In press (2009).
30. Root Kustritz MV. Mammary gland hyperplasia – Feline. In: The 5-Minute
Veterinary Consult, Blackwell Publishing, Ames IA. In press (2009).
31. Root Kustritz MV. Neoplasia of the reproductive tract of the male dog. Clin
Therio, 2009;1:45-48.
32. Root Kustritz MV. Antibiotic use in prostatic disease in dogs. Clin Therio,
2009;1:41-44.
33. Root Kustritz MV, Kastelic J. Statistical analysis of the certifying examination of
the American College of Theriogenologists. American College of
Theriogenologists (www.theriogenology.org), 2009.
34. Root Kustritz MV. Vaginitis. Vet Med 2008;130:562-567.
35. Root Kustritz MV. Vaginitis. In: Current Veterinary Therapy XIV, Elsevier, St.
Louis MO, 2008:1010-1011.
36. Root Kustritz MV. Ovarian remnant syndrome in cats. In: Current Veterinary
Therapy XIV, Elsevier, St. Louis MO, 2008:1040-1041.
37. Root Kustritz MV. Intermittent erection of the penis in neutered male dogs. In:
Current Veterinary Therapy XIV, Elsevier, St. Louis MO, 2008:1053.
38. Root Kustritz MV. Toxicology of veterinary and human estrogen and
progesterone formulations in dogs. In: Current Veterinary Therapy XIV, Elsevier,
St. Louis MO, 2008:147-149.
39. Root Kustritz MV. Practical Matters: Vaginal cytology: Its value in detecting the
cause of vulvar discharge. Vet Med 2008;103:358-359.
40. Root Kustritz MV. Practical Matters: Vaginal cytology for ovulation timing. Vet
Med 2008;103:599.
41. Root Kustritz MV. Practical Matters: Mycoplasma. Vet Med 2008;103:646.
42. Root Kustritz MV. Ask the Expert: Early spay-neuter in dogs and cats. Clin Brief
2008;6:66-67.
43. Root Kustritz MV. Breeding management in a bitch. Clin Brief 2008;6:53-54.
44. Root Kustritz MV. Practical Matters: Assessment of hydration status in puppies
and kittens. Vet Med 2008;103:431.
45. Root Kustritz MV. Practical Matters: Calcium supplementation during pregnancy.
Vet Med 2008;103:490.
46. Root Kustritz MV. Effect of age at time of spay or castration on long-term health
of dogs and cats. In: Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Elsevier, St.
Louis MO. In press (2008).
47. Root Kustritz MV. Prostate. In: Nephrology and urology of small animals,
Blackwell Publishing, Ames IA. In press (2008).
48. Root Kustritz MV. Vaginoscopy. In: Nephrology and urology of small animals,
Blackwell Publishing, Ames IA. In press (2008).
49. Root Kustritz MV. Reproduction control in pediatric animals. In: Small animal
pediatrics: The first 12 months of life, Elsevier, St. Louis MO. In press (2008).
50. Peterson M, Root Kustritz MV: Causes of neonatal mortality. In: Small animal
pediatrics: The first 12 months of life, Elsevier, St. Louis MO. In press (2008).
51. Root Kustritz MV. History and physical examination of the weanling and
adolescent. In: Small animal pediatrics: The first 12 months of life, Elsevier, St.
Louis MO. In press (2008).
52. Root Kustritz MV. History and physical examination of the neonate. In: Small
animal pediatrics: The first 12 months of life, Elsevier, St. Louis MO. In press
(2008).
53. Root Kustritz MV. Determining the optimal age for gonadectomy of dogs and
cats. J Amer Vet Med Assoc 2007;231:1665-1675.
54. Root Kustritz MV. The value of canine semen evaluation for practitioners.
Theriogenology 2007;68:329-337.
55. Root Kustritz MV. Guidelines for canine breeding soundness examination.
Society for Theriogenology newsletter, 2007.
56. Root Kustritz MV, Johnston SD. Prostatic cysts. In: The 5-Minute Veterinary
Consult, Blackwell Publishing, Ames IA, 2007;1128-1129.
57. Root Kustritz MV, Johnston SD. Prostatitis and prostatic abscesses. In: The 5Minute Veterinary Consult, Blackwell Publishing, Ames IA, 2007;1130-1131.
58. Root Kustritz MV, Klausner J. Benign prostatic hypertrophy. In: The 5-Minute
Veterinary Consult, Blackwell Publishing, Ames IA, 2007;1126-1127.
59. Root Kustritz MV, Klausner J. Prostatomegaly. In: The 5-Minute Veterinary
Consult, Blackwell Publishing, Ames IA, 2007;1132-1133.
60. Root Kustritz MV. Mammary gland hyperplasia – Feline. In: The 5-Minute
Veterinary Consult, Blackwell Publishing, Ames IA, 2007;852-853.
61. Root Kustritz MV. Cystic endometrial hyperplasia / Pyometra. In: The 5-Minute
Veterinary Consult, Blackwell Publishing, Ames IA, 2007;1164-1165.
62. Root Kustritz MV, Johnston SD. Infertility – Female. In: The 5-Minute
Veterinary Consult, Blackwell Publishing, Ames IA, 2007;752-753.
63. Root Kustritz MV. Disorders of canine reproduction. In: Morgan’s Handbook of
small animal practice, WB Saunders, Philadelphia PA, 2007;613-615.
64. Root Kustritz MV. Practical Matters: Reconsider drug dosages for puppies and
kittens. Vet Med 2007;102:581.
65. Root Kustritz MV. Practical Matters: Oxytocin use during dystocia. Vet Med
2007;102:163.
66. Root Kustritz MV. Practical Matters: Relaxin assay for pregnancy diagnosis. Vet
Med 2007;102:366.
67. Root Kustritz MV. Canine brucellosis. In: Veterinary Clinical Advisor, Elsevier,
St. Louis MO, 2006;162-163.
68. Root Kustritz MV. Clinical management of pregnancy in cats. Theriogenology
2006;66:145-150.
69. Root Kustritz MV. Collection of tissue and culture samples from the canine
reproductive tract. Theriogenology 2006;66:567-574.
70. Root Kustritz MV. Disorders of canine reproduction. In: Morgan’s Handbook of
small animal practice, WB Saunders, Philadelphia PA, 2005:617-629.
71. Root Kustritz MV. Reproductive behavior of small animals. Theriogenology
2005;64:743-746.
72. Root Kustritz MV. Pregnancy diagnosis and abnormalities of pregnancy in the
dog. Theriogenology 2005;64:755-765.
73. Root Kustritz MV. The Certifying Examination of the American College of
Theriogenologists: Update on examination procedures and a statistical analysis.
American College of Theriogenologists (www.theriogenology.org), posted 2005.
74. Root Kustritz MV. Timing the stork: Predicting onset of parturition in bitches.
The Boxer Ring 2005;2:38-41.
75. Root Kustritz MV. Prostate disease in dogs. The Boxer Ring 2005;2:48-51.
76. Root Kustritz MV. Early spay-neuter. In: Textbook of veterinary internal
medicine, WB Saunders, Philadelphia PA, 2004:1667-1669.
77. Root Kustritz MV. Cystic endometrial hyperplasia / Pyometra. In: Textbook of
veterinary internal medicine, 2004:1676-1680.
78. Root Kustritz MV. Neonatology. In: The Practical Veterinarian: Small animal
theriogenology, Butterworth-Heinemann, Woburn MA. 2003;283-329.
79. Root Kustritz MV. Infertility in the dog and cat. In: The Practical Veterinarian:
Small animal theriogenology, Butterworth-Heinemann, Woburn MA. 2003;561598.
80. Root Kustritz MV. Breeding management in the dog. Shih Tzu Bulletin
2003;July-Sept:36-38.
81. Root Kustritz MV, Klausner J. Benign prostatic hypertrophy. In: The 5-Minute
Veterinary Consult, Williams and Wilkins, Malvern PA, 2003:149-150.
82. Root Kustritz MV, Klausner J. Prostatomegaly. In: The 5-Minute Veterinary
Consult, Williams and Wilkins, Malvern PA, 2003:1068-1069.
83. Root Kustritz MV. Mammary gland hyperplasia – Feline. In: The 5-Minute
Veterinary Consult, Williams and Wilkins, Malvern PA, 2003:802-803.
84. Root Kustritz MV. Cystic endometrial hyperplasia / Pyometra. In: The 5-Minute
Veterinary Consult, Williams and Wilkins, Malvern PA, 2003:1100-1101.
85. Root Kustritz MV, Johnston SD. Infertility – Female. In: The 5-Minute
Veterinary Consult, Williams and Wilkins, Malvern PA, 2003:706-707.
86. Root Kustritz MV. Early neuter and spay: Clinical considerations. In: Clinical
techniques in small animal practice, WB Saunders, Philadelphia PA,
2002;17:124-128.
87. Root Kustritz MV. Pregnancy diagnosis in the dog. In: Reproduccion en caninos y
felinos domesticos, Inter-Medica, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2002:31-40.
88. Root Kustritz MV. Uso de kits comerciales para ensayos de hormona luteinizante
y de progesterone en el manejo reproductive canino. International Veterinary
Information Systems (www.ivis.com). Document number A1221.0501.ES. Posted
2002.
89. Root Kustritz MV. Disorders of canine reproduction. In: Morgan’s Handbook of
small animal practice, WB Saunders, Philadelphia PA, 2002;617-629.
90. Root Kustritz MV. Cat breeds (48 web pages). University of Minnesota PetCARE
website (www.petcare.umn.edu), posted 2002.
91. Root Kustritz MV. Husbandry, nutrition, behavior and common diseases of
various exotic species (14 web pages). University of Minnesota PetCARE website
(www.petcare.umn.edu), posted 2002.
92. Root Kustritz MV. FAQ: Toxicology (9 web pages). University of Minnesota
PetCARE website (www.petcare.umn.edu), posted 2002.
93. Root Kustritz MV. FAQ: Neurology (3 web pages). University of Minnesota
PetCARE website (www.petcare.umn.edu), posted 2002.
94. Root Kustritz MV. FAQ: Reproduction (10 web pages). University of Minnesota
PetCARE website (www.petcare.umn.edu), posted 2002.
95. Root Kustritz MV: FAQ: Zoonoses (20 web pages). University of Minnesota
PetCARE website (www.petcare.umn.edu), posted 2002.
96. Root Kustritz MV. FAQ: Parasitology (4 web pages). University of Minnesota
PetCARE website (www.petcare.umn.edu), posted 2002.
97. Root Kustritz MV. Understanding chemotherapy. Just Terriers, 2002.
98. Root Kustritz MV. Vaginal infections in dogs. Cornell Dogwatch newsletter,
2002.
99. Root Kustritz MV. Canine penile disorders. In: Veterinary clinics of North
America: Reproduction, WB Saunders, Philadelphia PA, 2001;31:247-258.
100.
Root Kustritz MV. Use of supplemental progesterone in management of
canine pregnancy. International Veterinary Information Systems (www.ivis.com).
Document number A1220.0401. Posted 2001.
101.
Root Kustritz MV. Uso de progesterone suplemenaria en el mantenimients
de la preñez canina. International Veterinary Information Systems
(www.ivis.com). Document number A1220.0901.ES. Posted 2001.
102.
Root Kustritz MV. Timing of ovulation in the bitch with in-house
progesterone and LH assays. International Veterinary Information Systems
(www.ivis.com). Document number A1221.0501. Posted 2001.
103.
Olson PN, Root Kustritz MV, Johnston SD. Prepubertal gonadectomy –
Early –age neutering of dogs and cats in the United States (a review). J Repro Fert
2001;Suppl 57:223-232.
104.
Root MV, Johnston SD. Infertility – Female. In: The 5-Minute Veterinary
Consult, Williams and Wilkins, Malvern PA, 2000;104-105.
105.
Root MV. Cystic endometrial hyperplasia / Pyometra. In: The 5-Minute
Veterinary Consult, Williams and Wilkins, Malvern PA, 2000;1138-1139.
106.
Root MV. Mammary gland hyperplasia – Feline. In: The 5-Minute
Veterinary Consult, Williams and Wilkins, Malvern PA, 2000;931.
107.
Root Kustritz MV, Klausner JS. Prostatic diseases. In: Textbook of
veterinary internal medicine, WB Saunders, Philadelphia PA, 2000;1687-1698.
108.
Olson PN, Root Kustritz MV. Early spay-neuter. In: Textbook of
veterinary internal medicine, WB Saunders, Philadelphia PA, 2000;1539-1541.
109.
Root Kustritz MV, Davidson AP. Whelping in the bitch. In: Textbook of
veterinary internal medicine, WB Saunders, Philadelphia PA, 2000;1935.
110.
Root Kustritz MV. Emergencies of the male reproductive tract and
genitalia. In: The handbook of veterinary procedures and emergency treatment,
7th edition, WB Saunders, Philadelphia PA, 2000.
111.
Root Kustritz MV. Emergencies of the female reproductive tract and
genitalia. In: The handbook of veterinary procedures and emergency treatment,
7th edition, WB Saunders, Philadelphia PA, 2000.
112.
Root Kustritz MV. Ovarian remnant syndrome. Cats 2001;57:16-18.
113.
Johnston SD, Kamolpatana K, Root Kustritz MV, Johnston GR. Prostatic
disorders in the dog. Anim Repro Sci 2000;1973:405-415.
114.
Root Kustritz MV, Ferguson RG, Purswell BJ. Estrus induction in the
bitch. Society for Theriogenology newsletter, 2000.
115.
Root Kustritz MV, Johnston SD. Use of serum progesterone for ovulation
timing in the bitch. In: Current Veterinary Therapy XIII, WB Saunders,
Philadelphia PA, 1999;914-915.
116.
Root Kustritz MV, Johnston SD. Artificial insemination in the bitch. In:
Current Veterinary Therapy XIII, WB Saunders, Philadelphia PA, 1999;916-917.
117.
Root Kustritz MV. Early spay-neuter in the dog and cat. In: Veterinary
clinics of North America: Small animal pediatrics, WB Saunders, Philadelphia
PA, 1999;29:935-943.
118.
Root Kustritz MV. Breeding management in the dog. Rev Bras Repro
Anim 1999;23:106-108.
119.
Root Kustritz MV. Updates on canine pregnancy diagnosis. Rev Bras
Repro Anim 1999;23:108-110.
120.
Root Kustritz MV. Update on infectious diseases of the canine
reproductive tract. Veterinary Medicine Reporter, University of Minnesota
Extension Service, 1998;1:7-9.
121.
Root MV, Johnston SD. Infertility – Female. In: The 5-Minute Veterinary
Consult, Williams and Wilkins, Malvern PA, 1997;88-89.
122.
Root MV. Cystic endometrial hyperplasia / Pyometra. In: The 5-Minute
Veterinary Consult, Williams and Wilkins, Malvern PA, 1997;1000-1001.
123.
Root MV. Mammary gland hyperplasia – Feline. In: The 5-Minute
Veterinary Consult, Williams and Wilkins, Malvern PA, 1997;798-799.
124.
Johnston SD, Root MV. Managing infertility in purebred catteries. In:
Consultations in feline internal medicine, WB Saunders, Philadelphia PA,
1997;581-586.
125.
Root Kustritz MV. Postpartum disorders of the bitch and queen. Ped
Breed Forum 1996;5:3-7.
126.
Root Kustritz MV. Elective gonadectomy in the cat. Feline Prac
1996;24:36-39.
127.
Johnston SD, Root MV, Olson PNS. Ovarian and testicular function in the
domestic cat: Clinical management of spontaneous reproductive disease. Anim
Repro Sci 1996;42:261-274.
128.
Root MV. Canine reproductive services can help you build practice,
provide better service. DVM Newsmagazine, 1995;26:18S-20S, 26:2S,6S-7S.
129.
Root MV. Early spay/neuter in the cat: Effect on development of obesity
and metabolic rate. Vet Clin Nutr 1995;2:132-134.
130.
Root MV, Johnston SD. Pregnancy termination using prostaglandin
F2alpha in the dog. In: Current Veterinary Therapy XII, WB Saunders,
Philadelphia PA, 1995;1097-1098.
131.
Root MV, Johnston SD. Basics for a complete reproductive examination
of the male dog. In: Seminars in veterinary medicine and surgery (small animal),
WB Saunders, Philadelphia PA, 1994;9:41-45.
132.
Johnston SD, Olson PN, Root MV. Approach to infertility in the bitch. In:
Seminars in veterinary medicine and surgery (small animal), WB Saunders,
Philadelphia PA, 1994;9:2-6.
133.
Root MV, Johnston SD. Ovarian remnant syndrome in the queen. College
of Veterinary Medicine Reporter, University of Minnesota Extension Service,
1993;1:3.
134.
Purswell BJ, Althouse GC, Root MV. Guidelines for using the canine
breeding soundness evaluation form. Society for Theriogenology, Hastings NE,
1992.
135.
Romagnoli SE, Majolino G, Root MV, Johnston SD. Retrograde
ejaculation in the dog. World Small Animal Veterinary Association Congress,
Rome, Italy, 1992.
136.
Olson PN, Johnston SD, Root MV, Hegstad RL. Terminating pregnancy in
dogs and cats. Anim Repro Sci 1992;28:399-406.
Scientific Abstracts:
1. Use of stories as a way to increase retention of clinical small animal
theriogenology information [invited abstract], University of Minnesota Best
Practices Institute, Minneapolis MN, 2009.
2. Root Kustritz MV. Efficacy of traditional and online methods for teaching of
canine vaginal cytology interpretation to veterinary students: Preliminary study
[invited abstract], University of Minnesota Teaching and Learning Conference,
Minneapolis MN, 2007.
3. Root Kustritz MV, Kilty C, Vollmer M. Spermatocrit as a measure of
concentration of spermatozoa in the canine ejaculate [invited abstract
presentation], Society for Theriogenology, St. Paul MN, 2006.
4. Johnston SD, Root MV, Olson PN. Canine pregnancy length from serum
progesterone concentrations of 3-32 nmol/L (1-10 ng/ml). International Congress
on Animal Reproduction, Sydney, Australia, 1996.
5. Root MV, Johnston SD, Olson PN. Effect of prepuberal gonadectomy in the cat.
International Congress on Animal Reproduction, Sydney, Australia, 1996.
6. Root MV, Johnston SD, Olson PN, Root TK. The effect of stains and
investigators on assessment of morphology of canine spermatozoa [invited
abstract], International Congress on Animal Reproduction, Den Hague, the
Netherlands, 1992.
Grants:
Grants, Contracts, and Other Funding – Research:
1. Root Kustritz MV. Effect of antibacterial agents in semen extenders on bacterial
growth in fresh extended and extended chilled canine semen. $12,776.94. AKC
ACORN grant, 2012. Funded in 2013.
2. Root Kustritz MV. Comparison of canine thyroid hormone values between
laboratories. $9,290.60. Ohio Animal Health Foundation, 2012. Not funded.
3. Root Kustritz MV, Torres S, Lowum S. Evaluation of vaginoscopic findings in
dogs with and without clinical manifestations of atopic dermatitis. Self-funded,
2012.
4. Root Kustritz MV. Determination of accuracy of an enzyme-linked
immunosorbent assay for canine luteinizing hormone by comparison with
radioimmunoassay. $9978. AKC ACORN grant, 2012. Not funded.
5. Larson C, Root Kustritz MV. Does intranasal vaccination with Bordetella
bronchiseptica vaccine create false positive results on Rapid Slide Agglutination
Tests used to detect Brucella canis infection in dogs? $10,567. AKC ACORN
grant, 2011. Funded.
6. Root Kustritz MV, Rice R. Evaluation of parameters for canine breeding
management using banked serum. $9562.50. Society for Theriogenology
Foundation, 2011. Funded.
7. Root Kustritz MV, Merica R, Scheftel J. Zoonotic potential of Brucella canis
infection. $25,000. AHC Seed Grant, 2010. Not funded.
8. Larson C, Root Kustritz MV. Does intranasal vaccination with Bordetella
bronchiseptica vaccine create false positive results on Rapid Slide Agglutination
Tests used to detect Brucella canis infection in dogs? $11, 232. AKC ACORN
grant, 2010. Not funded.
9. Murphy M, Root Kustritz MV. Creation of a ranked database of canine and feline
contraceptives: Efficacy, safety and marketability. $150,000. Michelson Prize for
Reproductive Biology, 2008 (letter of intent). Not funded.
10. Root Kustritz MV, Davies RL. Variation in leukocyte number and differential
count with stage of the estrous cycle in bitches and association with endogenous
cortisol and parasitism. $11,991.89. American Kennel Club, 2007. Funded.
11. Davies RL, Root Kustritz MV. Variation in thyroid hormone concentration and
thyroglobulin autoantibody status with stage of the canine estrous cycle.
$10,930.00. American Kennel Club, 2007. Funded.
12. Root Kustritz MV. Induction of estrus in bitches by oral administration of red
clover (Trifolium pretense). $10,034.28. American Kennel Club, 2007. Funded.
13. Root Kustritz MV. Induction of estrus in bitches by oral administration of Black
cohosh (Cimicifuga racemosa). $9888.38. American Kennel Club, 2007. Funded.
14. Root Kustritz MV. Determination of incidence of vaginal anatomic anomalies and
correlation with presence of genitourinary disease in bitches. $11,970.00.
Waltham Foundation, 2007. Conditional acceptance; not funded due to lack of
funds.
15. Root Kustritz MV. Determination of incidence of vaginal anatomic anomalies and
correlation with presence of genitourinary disease in bitches. $13,897.37. Ohio
Animal Health Foundation, 2006. Not funded.
16. Root Kustritz MV, Davies R, Robins L, Root TK. Correlation between canine
progesterone concentrations in saliva and serum measured by chemiluminescence
immunoassay and enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay. $1049.88. Self-funded as
a pilot study, 2006.
17. Root Kustritz MV, Hess M. Effect of administration of prostaglandin F2alpha or
presence of an estrous teaser bitch on characteristics of the canine ejaculate.
$241.07. American Kennel Club, 2005. Funded.
18. Root Kustritz MV. Relationship between genitourinary disease and presence of
vaginal anatomic anomalies in adult female dogs. $24,983.48. Academic Health
Center Seed Grants, 2005. Not funded.
19. Root Kustritz MV, Kilty C, Vollmer M. Spermatocrit as a measure of
concentration of spermatozoa in the canine ejaculate. $609.30. CVM Companion
animal grants, 2005. Funded.
20. Root Kustritz MV. Determination of incidence of vaginal anatomic anomalies and
correlation with clinical signs of vaginal disease, gonadal histology and karyotype
in bitches. American Kennel Club, 2004. Not funded.
21. Davies R, Root Kustritz MV. Identification of intact status in female dogs using
various luteinizing hormone assays. CVM Companion animal grants, 2004. Not
funded.
22. Root Kustritz MV, Ellings A. Prevalence of canine herpesvirus in breeding
bitches and non-breeding female dogs in Minnesota and correlation with
physiologic state. CVM Companion animal grants, 2004. Not funded.
23. Root Kustritz MV, Davies R. Investigation of a novel protein for pregnancy
diagnosis in the bitch. Submitted through Dr. Stromberg with Dr. Brad Seguin at
the request of an outside researcher, 2003. Not funded.
24. Root Kustritz MV. Prevalence of persistent bregmatic fontanelles and association
with ventriculomegaly and clinical signs of neurologic disease in puppies. Collie
Health Foundation, 2003. Not funded.
25. Root Kustritz MV. Investigation of infectious causes of chronic vaginitis in
spayed female dogs. Submitted to CVM Companion animal grants, 2003. Not
funded. Study completed using faculty advancement funds.
26. Root Kustritz MV. Investigation of infectious causes of chronic vaginitis in
spayed female dogs. Collie Club of America Foundation, 2000. Not funded.
27. Root Kustritz MV. The effect of intranasal administration of combined canine
parainfluenza-Bordetella bronchiseptica vaccine on serologic tests for canine
brucellosis. Schering-Plough Animal Health, 2000. Not funded. Study completed
using faculty advancement funds.
28. Root Kustritz MV. Influence of systemic oxytocin, prostaglandin F2alpha,
yohimbine, and pseudoephedrine on various seminal parameters in the dog. Collie
Club of America Foundation, 1999. Not funded. Study completed using faculty
advancement funds.
Grants, Contracts and Other Funding – Teaching and Learning:
1. Root Kustritz MV. Reference library for Student Initiative for Reservation
Veterinary Services (SIRVS). $839.48. Bernice Barbour Foundation, 2012. Not
funded.
2. Root Kustritz MV. Reference library for Student Initiative for Reservation
Veterinary Services (SIRVS). $789.48. Minnesota Veterinary Medical
Foundation, 2012. Not funded.
3. Root Kustritz MV. Use of video vignettes for small animal theriogenology
education. $16,768.00. Grant-in-aid, University of Minnesota, 2012. Not funded.
4. Root Kustritz MV. Faculty communications training. $500.00. AVMA SCAVMA
Faculty Advisor Grant Program, 2011. Funded.
5. Churchill J, Ritt M, Root Kustritz MV. Faculty communications training.
$1140.00. Pfizer, 2011. Funded.
6. Molgaard L, Root Kustritz MV. Survey of veterinary practitioners regarding
interprofessional communications as a determinant of curricular needs in
interprofessional education. $2000.00. Academic Health Center, University of
Minnesota, 2011. Funded.
7. Root Kustritz MV. Use of video vignettes for small animal theriogenology
education. $13,196.00. OIT Faculty Fellowship Program, 2010. Not funded.
8. Root Kustritz MV. Use of study aids for preparation for the certifying
examination of the American College of Theriogenologists. Non-funded research,
2010.
9. Root Kustritz MV. Educator’s Forum. $2500.00. Theriogenology Foundation.
Funded, 2009.
10. Root Kustritz MV. Change in the sequential-global domain with successful
completion of the veterinary curriculum. Non-funded research, 2009.
11. Root Kustritz MV. Use of video vignettes for small animal theriogenology
education. $13,196.00. Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, 2010. Not funded.
12. Root Kustritz MV, Nelson K. Correlation of handwriting analysis with behavioral
interview assessment and Meyers-Briggs personality inventory characteristics.
Non-funded research, 2009.
13. Root Kustritz MV, Fonseth-Lais S, Lowum S. Assessment of competencies in
communications by review of client interactions. $3100.00. CVM Education
Grants, 2008. Funded.
14. Root Kustritz MV. Use of stories as a way to increase retention of small animal
theriogenology scientific information. Non-funded research. 2008.
15. Root Kustritz MV, Molgaard LM. Peer- and self-assessment of clinical
competence of fourth-year veterinary students in an internal medicine rotation.
$500.00. University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine Office of
Student Affairs, 2008. Funded.
16. Root Kustritz MV, Novo R. Creation of teaching materials for the Universal
Veterinary Information System (UVIS); UVIS training and case-based review of
didactic information in the pre-clinical years. $138,699.00. United States
Department of Education, 2006. Not funded.
17. Swanson J, Root Kustritz MV. Veterinary School for Dog Breeders. $3000.00.
American Kennel Club, 2006. Funded.
18. Root Kustritz MV, Franz C. Breeder forum, Society for Theriogenology.
$2500.00. American Kennel Club, 2006. Funded.
19. Root Kustritz MV, Tibary A, Chenoweth P, Alexander J. A survey of veterinary
practitioners to determine efficacy of training in theriogenology. $7256.02.
Society for Theriogenology and American College of Theriogenologists, 2005.
Funded.
20. Root Kustritz MV, Tibary A, Chenoweth P, Alexander J. A survey of veterinary
practitioners to determine efficacy of training in theriogenology. $7256.02.
American Kennel Club, 2005. Not funded.
21. Root Kustritz MV, Tibary A, Chenoweth P, Alexander J. A survey of veterinary
practitioners to determine efficacy of training in theriogenology. $7256.02.
Alpaca Breeders and Owners, 2004. Not funded.
22. Root Kustritz MV, Tibary A, Chenoweth P, Alexander J. A survey of veterinary
practitioners to determine efficacy of training in theriogenology. $7256.02.
Spencer Foundation, 2004. Not funded.
Presentations:
International Experience:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
Canada, 2012
St. Kitts / Nevis, 2007
Mexico, 2002
United Kingdom, 2000
Brazil, 1999
Canada, 1995
The Netherlands, 1992
Scientific Presentations and Invited Lectures:
1. Root Kustritz MV. Early spay and neuter in the dog and cat. American College of
Veterinary Internal Medicine Forum, Lake Buena Vista FL, 1997.
2. Johnston SD, Root MV, Early spay-neuter in the cat. American Veterinary
Medical Association, Louisville KY, 1996.
3. Root MV. Early spay/neuter in the cat: Effect of development of obesity and
metabolic rate. Ralston Purina Nutrition Forum, St. Louis MO, 1995.
4. Root MV, Johnston SD. Development of obesity and differences in heat
production in gonadectomized and intact domestic cats. Ralston Purina, St. Louis
MO, 1994.
5. Root MV. Calorimetry. Ralston Purina, St. Louis MO, 1993.
Scientific Presentations and Invited Lectures – Teaching and Learning:
1. Root Kustritz MV. Use of Facebook as a tool for teaching and learning in a
veterinary communications course [poster]. Scheduled for CVM Education Day
2014.
2. Root Kustritz MV. Introduction of a uniform testing instrument to assess
educational paradigms in North American and Caribbean veterinary colleges.
Society for Theriogenology / American College of Theriogenologists Educator’s
Forum, Louisville KY, scheduled for August 10, 2013.
3. Rubinyi B, Root Kustritz MV. MOOCs: How massive open online courses can
serve veterinary medicine. Education Day, University of Minnesota College of
Veterinary Medicine, St. Paul MN, May 31, 2013.
4. Root Kustritz MV, Molgaard LK, Tegzes JH. Interactions between veterinarians
and other professionals: A survey to determine need in interprofessional education
[poster]. CVM Education Day, May 31, 2013.
5. Root Kustritz MV. Update on curriculum review [poster]. CVM Education Day,
May 31, 2013.
6. Root Kustritz MV, Malone E, Molgaard L. Outcomes assessment with curriculum
revision: How will we know if we have achieved our goals? [poster]. CVM
Education Day, May 31, 2013.
7. Root Kustritz MV. Effect of increasing student engagement on multiple-choice
test scores in a theriogenology diagnostics course [poster]. CVM Education Day,
May 31, 2013. IOGENOLOGY DIAGNOSTICS CO
8. Root Kustritz MV, Molgaard LK. Understanding accreditation and the NAVLE,
and association with curriculum. Teaching seminar, University of Minnesota
College of Veterinary Medicine, St. Paul MN, October 26, 2012.
9. Root Kustritz MV. Update on assessment tool for determination of efficacy of
theriogenology training. Society for Theriogenology Educator’s Forum, Baltimore
MD, August 21, 2012.
10. Molgaard LK, Root Kustritz MV, Rendahl A. Selection, development and
assessment of professional competencies [poster]. American Veterinary Medical
Association, San Diego CA, August 4, 2012.
11. Root Kustritz MV, Molgaard LK. Correlation of handwriting characteristics with
behavior traits identified by behavioral interview and with Myers-Briggs Type
Indicator® testing [poster]. CVM Education Day, May 30, 2012.
12. Root Kustritz MV, Copes L. Use of a civil discourse website for ethics training
[poster]. CVM Education Day, May 30, 2012.
13. Root Kustritz MV. Update on curriculum review [poster]. CVM Education Day,
May 30, 2012.
14. Root Kustritz MV. Association between determination of core curriculum and
accreditation. Society for Theriogenology Educator’s Forum, Milwaukee WI,
August 9, 2011.
15. Root Kustritz MV, Molgaard LK, Rendahl A. Comparison of self-assessment
with faculty assessment of clinical competence of fourth year veterinary students
[poster]. CVM Education Day, May 23, 2011.
16. Root Kustritz MV. Effect of attitudes toward study, study behaviors, and use of
study aids on successful completion of the certifying examination of the
American College of Theriogenologists [poster]. CVM Education Day, May 23,
2011.
17. Root Kustritz MV, Molgaard L, Churchill J. NAVMEC update. Teaching
seminar, University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, St. Paul MN,
January 7, 2011.
18. Root Kustritz MV, Molgaard L, Churchill J. NAVMEC update. Grand Rounds,
University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, St. Paul MN, November
11, 2010.
19. Root Kustritz MV. Alternative assessment tools. ACT Educator’s Forum, Seattle
WA, September 2, 2010.
20. Wingert D, Molitor T, Molgaard L, Root Kustritz MV, et al. CVM peer review:
Engaging students and faculty [poster]. CVM Education Day, May 19, 2010.
21. Nault A, Root Kustritz MV. The path to a faculty appointment for liaison
librarians [poster], Medical Library Association, May 2010.
22. Root Kustritz MV, Molgaard L. Teaching and assessing clinical communications.
University of Minnesota Best Practices Institute, Minneapolis MN, 2009.
23. Root Kustritz MV, McComas R. Clinical communications training. Teaching
seminar, University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, St. Paul MN,
2008.
24. Root Kustritz MV. Teaching expertise in Veterinary Clinical Sciences. Grand
Rounds, University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, St. Paul, MN,
2008.
25. Root Kustritz MV, Hardy R. Use of WebCT for classroom teaching and
continuing education. Teaching seminar, University of Minnesota College of
Veterinary Medicine, St. Paul MN, 2008.
26. Root Kustritz MV, Churchill J, Wingert D. Teaching with style: Effectively
engaging all students. Best Practices Institute: Teaching in the Health Professions,
University of Minnesota Academic Health Center, Minneapolis MN, 2008.
27. Root Kustritz MV, Churchill J, Wingert D. Learning styles. Grand Rounds,
University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, St. Paul MN, 2008.
28. Root Kustritz MV. Theriogenology teaching as a model for instructional design.
Ross University, St. Kitts, 2007.
29. Root Kustritz MV. The birds and bees: Instruction design with theriogenology
teaching as a model. Teaching seminar, University of Minnesota College of
Veterinary Medicine, St. Paul MN, 2007.
30. Root Kustritz MV. The birds and bees: Instruction design with theriogenology
teaching as a model. Grand Rounds, University of Minnesota College of
Veterinary Medicine, St. Paul MN, 2006.
31. Root Kustritz MV. Availability of theriogenology teaching at North American
and Caribbean veterinary colleges. Society for Theriogenology Educators’ Forum,
St. Paul MN, 2006.
Teaching:
Teaching Responsibilities at the University of Minnesota:
2012:
Course
#
CVM
6644
CVM
6482
Lecture
contact hrs
3 / rotation,
26 rotations
14
Lab contact
hrs
---
C
2
0
DVM
C
1
1
Professional
Development
Professional
Development
DVM
C
6
0
DVM
C
2
VCS
4606
CVM
6481
CVM
6004
Small Animal
Management
Metabolic
Undergrad
E
2
12 (small
group
facilitator)
0
DVM
C
2
0
Critical scientific
reading
DVM
C
0
CVM
6681
Advanced small
animal
theriogenology
DVM
E
3
CVM
6005
Foundations of
interprofessional
communications
and collaboration
Animals and
Society
DVM / AHC
C
0
8 (small group
facilitator,
grading)
On-line
course
offering, 10
modules
10 (small
group
facilitator)
DVM
E
2
CVM
6481
CVM
6032
CVM
6011
CVM
6012
CVM
6050
Course Title
General Practice
rotation
Reproductive
diseases of small
animals
Diagnostics and
obstetrics in
theriogenology
Clinical Skills
1991-2011:
Undergrad /
DVM / Grad
DVM
Core /
Elective
E
DVM
C (SA
track)
DVM
0
0
Course
#
Course Title
CVM
6682
Small animal
theriogenology
rotation
Directed study –
Small animal
theriogenology
rotation
Reproductive
diseases of small
animals
Diagnostic and
obstetrics in
theriogenology
Small animal
theriogenology
laboratory
Clinical Skills
CVM
6682
CVM
6482
CVM
6481
CVM
6685
CVM
6032
CVM
6011
CVM
6012
CVM
6013
CVM
6014
--VCS
4606
CVM
6481
----CVM
1000
---
Undergr
ad /
DVM /
Grad
DVM
Core / Lecture
Electi contact
ve
hrs
Lab contact Year(s)
hrs
taught
E
---
---
1991-1995,
1996-2009
DVM
E
---
---
2000, 2002
DVM
C
(SA
track)
C
10
0
1991, 1997present
2
0
1997-present
0
6
1997-2006
DVM
C
(SA
track)
C
1
1
2008
Professional
Development
Professional
Development
DVM
C
3
0
2007-present
DVM
C
2
Professional
Development
Professional
Development
Companion
Animal Behavior
Small Animal
Management
Metabolic
DVM
C
2
15 (small
2007-present
group
facilitataor)
0
2007-2010
DVM
C
1
0
2007
Undergr
ad
Undergr
ad
DVM
E
2
0
2004-2010
E
2-3
0
2007-present
C
2
0
2003-present
Animal
Populations
Nutrition rotation
Introduction to
veterinary
medicine
Practice readiness
rotation
DVM
C
2
0
1999-2012
DVM
Undergr
ad
E
E
1
1
0
0
1994-1998
2002-2007
DVM
E
2
0
2003
DVM
DVM
---
---
Diagnostic and
Therapeutic
Techniques
Veterinary
Pharmacology
DVM
C
5
0
1996-1997
DVM
C
1
0
1993
Course Coordinator Responsibilities at the University of Minnesota:
2012:
Course #
Course Title
CVM 6482
Reproductive
diseases of small
animals
Professional
Development
CVM 6012
Undergrad /
DVM /
Grad
DVM
Core /
Elective
Lecture
contact hrs
Lab contact
hrs
C (SA
track)
14
0
DVM
C
2
12 (small
group
facilitator)
On-line
course
offering, 10
modules
10
CVM 6681
Advanced small
animal
theriogenology
DVM
E
3
CVM 6005
Foundations of
interprofessional
communications
and collaboration
DVM /
AHC
C
0
Undergrad Core /
/ DVM /
Elective
Grad
DVM
E
Lecture
contact
hrs
---
Lab
contact
hrs
---
Year(s) taught
DVM
C (SA
track)
10
0
Coordinator1997present
DVM
C (SA
track)
0
6
Coordinator
1997-2008
DVM
C
30
0
DVM
C
30
0
Co-coordinator
2007-present
Co-coordinator
2007-2008; sole
1991-2011:
Course Course Title
#
CVM
6682
CVM
6482
CVM
6685
CVM
6011
CVM
6012
Small animal
theriogenology
rotation
Reproductive
diseases of
small animals
Small animal
theriogenology
laboratory
Professional
Development
Professional
Development
Coordinator
1996-2008
CVM
6013
CVM
6014
VCS
4606
CVM
6681
Professional
Development
Professional
Development
Small animal
management
Advanced
small animal
theriogenology
DVM
C
30
0
DVM
C
30
0
Undergrad E
45
0
DVM
On-line
course
offering
E
coordinator 2009
Co-coordinator
2007-present
Co-coordinator
2007-present
Coordinator
2004-2006
2009
Teaching Responsibilities at Other Institutions:
Course
#
Course Title
---
Core
Reproduction
Course –
University of
Pennsylvania
Undergrad Core /
/ DVM /
Elective
Grad
DVM
C
Lecture
contact
hrs
9
Lab
contact
hrs
0
Year(s) taught
1994-1998,
2002-2004
Teaching Aids Prepared / Teaching Innovations:
1. Creation of education website for maintenance of course notes, distribution of
assignments and take-home examinations, study guides, case studies, links to sites
of interest – www.tc.umn.edu/~rootk001 – 2001-present.
2. Fundamentals of small animal theriogenology, web-based course designed in
2003, available via WebCT 2006.
3. Advanced small animal theriogenology, web-based course designed in 2003,
available via WebCT 2006.
4. Small animal theriogenology laboratory (CVM 6685), web-based course designed
in 2006, available via WebCT 2006.
Professional Educational Presentations:
Lectures by Invitation with Published Proceedings:
1. Small animal reproduction. North American Veterinary Conference, Orlando,
Florida, scheduled for January 17-21, 2015.
2. Optimal age for spay-castration and update on non-surgical contraceptives.
Metropolitan New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association, Newark NJ, scheduled
for September 18, 2013. 1 ½ hrs.
3. Fungal diseases of the canine reproductive tract; Retrospective evaluation of
breeding management data and breeding type and correlation with successful
breeding of bitches; Comparison of canine thyroid hormone values between
laboratories. Society for Theriogenology, Louisville KY, scheduled for August
10, 2013. 3 hrs.
4. Differentiation of benign from malignant prostate disease in dogs. Minnesota
Veterinary Medical Association, Minneapolis MN, February 7, 2013. ½ hr.
5. Small animal reproduction short course, Lima, Peru, scheduled for 2013.
6. Update on canine and feline non-surgical contraceptive agents. Society for
Theriogenology, Baltimore MD, August 24, 2012. 1 hr.
7. Biosecurity in canine andrology. Association of Applied Animal Andrology,
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, July 28, 2012. ½ hr.
8. Pros and cons of surgical gonadectomy in dogs and cats. International Congress
on Animal Reproduction, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, July 31, 2012. ½
hr.
9. Vaginitis update. Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association, Minneapolis,
Minnesota, February 2, 2012. ½ hr.
10. Possible links between prostatic neoplasia and castration. Minnesota Veterinary
Medical Association, Minneapolis, Minnesota, February 2, 2012. ½ hr.
11. Small animal reproduction. Washington DC Veterinary Academy, Washington
DC, November 2-3, 2011. 8 hrs.
12. Small animal reproduction. Central Veterinary Conference-East, Washington DC,
May 5-7, 2011. 8 hrs.
13. Estrus management in bitches. International Sled Dog Veterinary Medical
Association, Duluth MN, October 2, 2010. 1 hr.
14. Small animal reproduction. Society for Theriogenology, Seattle WA, August 31,
2010. 3 hrs.
15. Early spay-neuter. Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association Feline
Overpopulation Summit, St. Cloud MN, May 19, 2010. ½ hr.
16. Optimal age for gonadectomy of dogs and cats. Minnesota Veterinary Medical
Association, Minneapolis MN, scheduled for February 4, 2010. 1 hr.
17. Small animal reproduction topics. Chicago Veterinary Medical Association,
Chicago IL, January 20, 2010. 6 hrs.
18. Small animal reproduction topics. Central Veterinary Conference, Kansas City
MO, August 30-31, 2009. 6 hrs.
19. Small animal reproduction topics. Society for Theriogenology, Albuquerque NM,
August 27, 2009. 2 hrs.
20. Small animal reproduction topics. Georgia Veterinary Medical Association, San
Destin FL, May 30, 2009. 4 hrs.
21. Small animal reproduction. Minnesota Association of Veterinary Technicians,
Minneapolis MN, February 7, 2009. 4 hrs.
22. Immunocontraception in dogs and cats. Minnesota Veterinary Medical
Association, Minneapolis MN, February 6, 2009. ½ hr.
23. Canine brucellosis. University of Minnesota Fall Conference, St. Paul MN,
October 29, 2008. ½ hr.
24. Cloning dogs and cats: Where do we stand? Minnesota Veterinary Medical
Association, Minneapolis MN, February 7, 2008.
25. Estrogen toxicity. University of Minnesota Fall Conference, St. Paul MN, October
26, 2007. ½ hr.
26. Small animal reproduction topics. Central Veterinary Conference-West, San
Diego CA, October 22-23, 2007. 6 hrs.
27. Determining optimal age for gonadectomy. Class of 1987 Reunion, University of
Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, St. Paul MN, August 18, 2007.
28. Small animal reproduction topics. Ross University Research and Clinical Seminar
Series, St. Kitts, September 19, 2007. 2 hrs.
29. Small animal reproduction topics. Southwest Veterinary Symposium. Fort Worth
TX, August 25, 2007. 6 hrs.
30. Updates on canine semen evaluation. Society for Theriogenology, Monterey CA,
August 9, 2007. 1 hr.
31. Small animal reproduction topics. Western Veterinary Conference, Las Vegas
NV, February 22, 2007.
32. Small animal reproductive emergencies. St. Cloud Area Veterinarians. St. Cloud
MN, February 12, 2007.
33. Causes of small litter size in bitches. Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association,
Minneapolis MN, February 1, 2007. ½ hr.
34. Small animal reproduction topics. Georgia Veterinary Medical Association,
Atlanta GA, November 20, 2006.
35. Repro questions on the phone: A review of small animal reproduction and
neonatology for technicians. DC Academy of Veterinary Medicine, Washington
DC, October 4, 2006. 2 hrs.
36. Small animal reproduction and neonatology. DC Academy of Veterinary
Medicine, Washington DC, October 5, 2006.
37. Collection of samples from the canine reproductive tract. Society for
Theriogenology, St. Paul MN, August 25, 2006.
38. Small animal reproduction topics. Central Veterinary Conference-East, Baltimore
MD, April 1-2, 2006. 4 hrs.
39. Small animal reproduction topics. Midwest Veterinary Conference, Columbus
OH, February 23, 2006.
40. Small animal reproduction topics. Alabama Veterinary Medical Association,
Montgomery AL, November 4, 2005. 4 hrs.
41. Pregnancy diagnosis, Reproductive behavior. Society for Theriogenology,
Charleston SC, August 12, 2005. 2 hrs.
42. Small animal reproduction topics. American Veterinary Medical Association,
Minneapolis MN, July 19, 2005. 4 hrs.
43. Small animal reproduction topics. Western Veterinary Conference, Las Vegas
NV, February 24, 2005. 4 hrs.
44. Small animal reproduction topics. Kansas State University, Manhattan KS, June
6-7, 2004. 6 hrs.
45. Physical examination and common problems of the small animal pediatric patient.
Society for Theriogenology Pediatrics Symposium, Lexington KY, August 7,
2004. 2 hrs.
46. Small animal reproduction topics. Wild West Veterinary Conference, Reno NV,
October 10-11, 2003. 5hrs.
47. Small animal reproduction topics. American Veterinary Medical Association,
Denver CO, July 20, 2003. 4 hrs.
48. Vaginitis in the dog. Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association, Bloomington
MN, February 8, 2002. 1 hr.
49. Small animal reproduction topics. National Autonomous University of Mexico,
Mexico City, July 25-27, 2002. 8 hrs.
50. Repro questions on the phone. Minnesota Association of Veterinary Technicians,
Bloomington MN, February 2, 2001. 2 hrs.
51. Small animal reproduction topics. Midwest Veterinary Conference, Columbus
OH, February 23, 2001. 6 hrs.
52. Feline reproduction topics. North American Veterinary Conference, Orlando FL,
January 14, 2001. 4 hrs.
53. Reproduction in the dog and cat, Neonatology, British Small Animal Veterinary
Association, England and Scotland, October 20-24, 2000. 20 hrs.
54. Small animal reproduction topics. Western Veterinary Conference, Las Vegas
NV, February 23, 2000. 6 hrs.
55. Reproduction in the cat. American Association of Feline Practitioners, Park City
UT, February 6-8, 2000. 8 hrs.
56. Canine semen evaluation, canine penile disorders. Society for Theriogenology,
San Antonio TX, December 1, 2000, 2 hrs.
57. Small animal reproduction topics. XIII Brazilian Congress on Animal
Reproduction, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, July 25-29, 1999. 8 hrs.
58. Small animal reproduction topics. Montana Veterinary Medical Association,
Bozeman MT, January 15, 1999. 4 hrs.
59. Small animal reproduction topics. Greater Syracuse Academy of Veterinary
Medicine, Syracuse NY, March 5, 1998. 5 hrs.
60. Small animal reproduction topics. Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association,
Bloomington MN, February 7, 1998, 4 hrs.
61. Update on canine pregnancy diagnosis, Medical treatment of canine prostate
disease. Society for Theriogenology, Baltimore MD, December 4, 1998. 2 hrs.
62. Medical treatment of canine prostate disease. University of Minnesota College of
Veterinary Medicine 50th Anniversary Symposium, St. Paul MN, October 25,
1997, 1 hr.
63. Unique aspects of feline reproduction. Society for Theriogenology, Kansas City
MO, August 16, 1996, 1 hr.
64. Prepuberal gonadectomy in the cat. Part I: Anesthetic and surgical techniques,
Part II: Metabolic effects. Society for Theriogenology, San Antonio TX,
September 15,1995, 2 hrs.
65. Unique aspects of feline reproduction. Metropolitan Animal Hospital Association,
Minneapolis MN, January 21, 1993. 1 hr.
66. Society for Theriogenology canine breeding soundness examination procedure.
Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association, Bloomington MN, February 6, 1992.
1 hr.
Lectures by Invitation without Published Proceedings:
1. Spay and Neuter: questioning conventional wisdom from different viewpoints.
Mather Lecture, scheduled for May 1, 2014. 1.5 hrs.
2. Canine and feline reproduction basics. Emergency/Critical Care rounds,
University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, St. Paul, MN, March
19, 2013. 1 hr.
3. Non-surgical contraceptives in dogs and cats. Grand Rounds, University of
Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, St. Paul MN, September 13, 2012. 1
hr.
4. Small animal obstetric emergencies. Intern rounds, University of Minnesota
College of Veterinary Medicine, St. Paul MN, September 11, 2012. 1 hr.
5. Small animal obstetric emergencies. Intern rounds, University of Minnesota
College of Veterinary Medicine, St. Paul MN, September 13, 2011. 1 hr.
6. Updates on canine reproduction. Mather Lecture Series, University of Minnesota
College of Veterinary Medicine, St. Paul MN, June 2, 2011. 1.5 hrs.
7. Optimal age for gonadectomy of dogs and cats. Humane Alliance Spay/Neuter
Industry Professionals Summit, Asheville NC, April 2, 2011. 1 hr.
8. Reproductive endocrinology and biology. Emergency/Critical Care rounds,
University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, St. Paul MN, March 29,
2011. 2 hrs.
9. North American Veterinary Medical Education Consortium: Update. Grand
Rounds, University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, St. Paul MN,
November 11, 2010. 1 hr.
10. Teaching clinical communications. Grand Rounds, University of Minnesota
College of Veterinary Medicine, St. Paul MN, April 8, 2010. 1 hr.
11. Cloning dogs and cats: Where do we stand? Grand Rounds, University of
Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, St. Paul MN, October 4, 2007. 1 hr.
12. Determining optimal age for gonadectomy. Grand Rounds, University of
Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, St. Paul MN, December 1, 2005. 1 hr.
13. Update on contraception and sterilization in dogs. Mather Lecture Series,
University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, St. Paul MN, January 6,
2005. 2 hrs.
14. Feline reproduction and pediatrics: Cat breeds and cat breeding. Mather Lecture
Series, University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, St. Paul MN,
March 7, 2002. 2 hrs.
15. Repro questions on the phone. Mather Lecture Series, University of Minnesota
College of Veterinary Medicine, St. Paul MN, December 7, 2000. 2 hrs.
16. Breeding management in the bitch, Semen evaluation and breeding management
in the stud dog. University of Minnesota Continuing Education, St. Paul MN and
via interactive television, Duluth, Lamberton and Crookston MN, April 14, 1998.
2 hrs.
17. Breeding management in the bitch, Semen evaluation and breeding management
in the stud dog. University of Minnesota Continuing Education, Mankato MN,
March 31, 1998. 2 hrs.
18. Pregnancy termination in the dog, Early spay-neuter in the dog. Mather Lecture
Series, University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, St. Paul MN,
November 7, 1996. 2hrs.
19. Pregnancy termination in the dog. Medicine Journal Club, University of
Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, Philadelphia PA, October 16, 1996.
1 hr.
20. Early spay-neuter in the dog and cat. Grand Rounds, University of Minnesota
College of Veterinary Medicine, St. Paul MN, October 27, 1994. 1 hr.
21. Early spay-neuter in the dog and cat. Animal Models in Biomedical Research,
University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Minneapolis MN, October 11, 1994.
1 hr.
22. Pregnancy termination in the dog. Grand Rounds, University of Minnesota
College of Veterinary Medicine, St. Paul MN, October 14, 1993. 1 hr.
23. Feline reproduction. Grand Rounds, University of Minnesota College of
Veterinary Medicine, October 22, 1992. 1 hr.
Presentations to Veterinary Student Groups:
1. Management of breeding queens. Feline Club, University of Minnesota College of
Veterinary Medicine, St. Paul MN, November 20, 2012. 1 hr.
2. Orphan kitten care. Orphan Kitten Project, University of Minnesota College of
Veterinary Medicine, St. Paul MN, October 30, 2012. 1 hr.
3. Pediatric spay/neuter. Shelter Medicine Club / Canine Club, University of
Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, St. Paul MN, October 25, 2012. 1 hr.
4. Dystocia. Surgery Club, University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine,
St. Paul MN, October 11, 2012. ½ hr.
5. Ovarian cystic disease and pyometra; case reviews. SIRVS, University of
Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, St. Paul MN, April 27, 2012. ¼ hr.
6. Optimal age for gonadectomy of dogs and cats. Pre-vet club, St. Olaf University,
Northfield MN, December 6, 2011. 1 hr.
7. Spay/neuter of pediatric small animals. Shelter Medicine Club, University of
Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, St. Paul MN, October 25, 2011. 1 hr.
8. Clinical decision making. SCAVMA General Meeting, University of Minnesota
College of Veterinary Medicine, St. Paul MN, May 19, 2011. 1 hr.
9. Small animal reproduction. Colorado State University Student Chapter of the
Society for Theriogenology, Fort Collins CO, April 9, 2011. 4 hrs.
10. Optimal age for gonadectomy of dogs and cats. Iowa State University Student
Chapter of the Society for Theriogenology, Ames IA, March 24, 2011. 1 hr.
11. Optimal age for canine gonadectomy. Canine Club, University of Minnesota
College of Veterinary Medicine, St. Paul, MN, September 27, 2010. 1 hr.
12. Accreditation. SCAVMA General Meeting, University of Minnesota College of
Veterinary Medicine, St. Paul MN, October 5, 2009. 1 hr.
13. Treatment of orphan kittens. Orphan Kitten Project, University of Minnesota
College of Veterinary Medicine, St. Paul MN, February 24, 2009. 1 hr.
14. Handling difficult client situations. Feline Club, University of Minnesota College
of Veterinary Medicine, St. Paul MN, December 4, 2008. 1 hr.
15. Determining optimal age for gonadectomy. Student chapter of the Society for
Theriogenology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC, March 7, 2008. 1
hr.
16. Small animal reproduction topics. Student chapter of the Society for
Theriogenology, Washington State University, Pullman WA, January 29, 2007. 2
hrs.
17. Handling difficult client situations. Canine Club, University of Minnesota College
of Veterinary Medicine, St. Paul MN, November 21, 2006. 1 hr.
18. Canine and feline breeding management. Student Chapter of the AVMA
Symposium, Minneapolis MN, March 20, 2006. 2 hrs.
19. Raising orphan kittens. Orphan Kitten Project, University of Minnesota College
of Veterinary Medicine, March 3, 2006. 1 hr.
20. Determining optimal age for gonadectomy of dogs. Canine Club, University of
Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, January 24, 2006. 1 hr.
21. Small animal reproduction topics. Student chapter of the Society for
Theriogenology, Kansas State University, Manhattan KS, March 15, 2005. 1 hr.
22. Obstetrics and neonatal emergencies. Emergency and Critical Care Club,
University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, December 3, 2004. 1 hr.
23. Early spay-neuter in dog and cats. Canine Club, University of Minnesota College
of Veterinary Medicine, St. Paul MN, October 13, 2004. 1 hr.
24. Contraception and sterilization in dogs. Student chapter of the Society for
Theriogenology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA, September 30,
2004. 1 hr.
25. Normal feline reproductive physiology. Feline Club, University of Minnesota
College of Veterinary Medicine, St. Paul MN, January 24, 2001. 1 hr.
26. Reproduction in the dog and cat. University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland,
October 26, 2000. 1 hr.
27. Reproduction in the dog and cat. University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland,
October 25, 2000. 1 hr.
28. Repro phone consults. AAHA Rounds, University of Minnesota College of
Veterinary Medicine, St. Paul MN, February 19, 1998. 1 hr.
29. Reproduction case work-ups. AAHA Rounds, University of Minnesota College of
Veterinary Medicine, St. Paul MN, April 15, 1997. 1 hr.
30. Early spay-neuter in the dog and cat. Central Veterinary Student Association,
Ontario Veterinary College, Guelph, Ontario, March 27, 1995. 1 hr.
31. Early spay-neuter in the dog and cat. Canine Club, University of Minnesota
College of Veterinary Medicine, January 25, 1995. 1 hr.
32. Early spay-neuter in the dog and cat. Alpha Epsilon Delta Honor Society,
University of Minnesota, St. Paul MN, May 25, 1994. 1 hr.
Lay Presentations:
1. Canine reproduction. Samoyed Club of America National Specialty, Louisville
KY, scheduled for September 22-23, 2015. 3 hrs.
2. Canine reproduction. Cairn Terrier Club of America Education Day, Bensalem
PA, scheduled for October 3, 2013. 3 hrs.
3. Canine reproduction. Clumber Spaniel Club of American National Specialty,
Oconomowac WI, April 30, 2013. 1 hr.
4. Canine reproduction. Samoyed Association of Minneapolis/St. Paul, Oakdale
MN, March 23, 2013. 1 hr.
5. Optimal age for spay/neuter in dogs / Canine brucellosis. Society for
Theriogenology Dog Breeders Symposium, Baltimore MD, August 25, 2012. 2
hrs.
6. Care of the pregnant bitch. American Water Spaniel National Specialty, Baldwin
WI, August 8, 2012. 1.5 hr.
7. Cesarean section and puppy resuscitation. Havanese National Specialty,
Bloomington MN, July 11, 2012. 2 hrs.
8. Cesarean section and puppy resuscitation, infertility in dogs. American Kennel
Club Canine Health Foundation Dog Breeders Symposium, St. Paul MN,
November 5, 2011. 2 hrs.
9. Canine reproduction. Sioux Falls Kennel Club, Sioux Falls SD, October 30, 2010.
3 hrs.
10. Canine reproduction. Keeshond National Specialty, Colorado Springs CO, May
21, 2009. 4 hrs.
11. Causes of small litter size in bitches, Canine brucellosis. American Kennel Club
Canine Health Foundation Breeder’s Meeting, Phoenix AZ, October 26, 2008. 2
hrs.
12. Toxic plants and your pet. Minnesota State Fair, St. Paul MN, August 30, 2008. 1
hr.
13. Canine reproduction. English Springer Spaniel Specialty, St. Paul MN, November
10, 2007. 8 hrs.
14. Determining optimal age for gonadectomy of dogs. American Kennel Club
Canine Health Foundation, St. Paul MN, October 19, 2007. 1 hr.
15. Obstetrics and neonate emergencies. American Kennel Club Canine Health
Foundation Breeder’s Meeting, St. Paul MN, May 19, 2007. 1 hr.
16. Veterinary career options. Jackson Elementary School, St. Paul MN, February 8,
2007. 1 hr.
17. Veterinary school for dog breeders. University of Minnesota Continuing
Education, St. Paul MN, October 11 – November 15, 2006. 18 hrs.
18. Breeding management of the bitch. Society for Theriogenology Breeder’s Forum,
St. Paul MN, August 25, 2006. 1 hr.
19. Animal Careers: Veterinary medicine. Dodge Nature Center, West St. Paul MN,
July 25, 2006. 1 hr.
20. Canine reproduction. Hiawatha Cocker Spaniel Club, Minnetonka MN, May 14,
2006. 2 hrs.
21. Breeding management schemes in domestic animals. Mini-Vet School, University
of Minnesota Continuing Education, St. Paul MN, March 16, 2006.2 hrs.
22. Canine reproduction. Collie National Specialty, Lake Elmo MN, May 14, 2005.4
hrs.
23. Canine reproduction. Minnesota Purebred Dog Breeder’s Association, Forest
Lake MN, January 30, 2005. 2 hrs.
24. Canine reproduction. German Shepherd Club of the Twin Cities, ST. Paul MN,
January 25, 2005. 1 hr.
25. Where do puppies come from? Embryologic development and birth defects in
dogs. Land O’ Lakes Kennel Club educational forum, St. Paul MN, January 8,
2005. 1 hr.
26. A brief explanation of procreation. Mini-Vet School, University of Minnesota
Continuing Education, St. Paul MN, October 12, 2004. 2 hrs.
27. Breeding management and artificial insemination in dogs. Countryside Animal
Hospital, Waupaca WI, August 26, 2004. 1 hr.
28. Contraception in female and male dogs. Land O’ Lakes Kennel Club educational
forum, St. Paul MN, January 2, 2004. 1 hr.
29. A brief explanation of procreation. Mini-Vet School, University of Minnesota
Continuing Education, St. Paul MN, October 14, 2003. 2 hrs.
30. Canine reproduction. Shih Tzu Club National Specialty, Minneapolis MN, May
21, 2003. 2 hrs.
31. What’s new in canine reproduction? Lhasa Apso Club, St. Paul MN, April 7,
2003. 1 hr.
32. Breeding management in the dog. Canine Care Workshop, University of
Minnesota and United States Department of Agriculture, St. Paul MN, November
23, 2002. 1 hr.
33. A brief explanation of procreation. Mini-Vet School, University of Minnesota
Continuing Education, St. Paul MN, October 15, 2002. 2 hrs.
34. Canine pyometra. Land O’ Lakes Kennel Club, Maplewood MN, May 25, 2000. 1
hr.
35. Canine reproduction. National French Bulldog Club, Minneapolis MN, August
25, 1999. 2 hrs.
36. Breeding management in the bitch, Update on infectious reproductive diseases in
the dog. Cambridge Kennel Club, Isanti MN, October 6, 1998. 4 hrs.
37. Canine reproduction. Hiawatha Cocker Spaniel Club, St. Paul MN, November 4,
1997. 2 hrs.
38. Breeding management of the bitch and neonatology. German Shorthaired Pointer
Club, St. Paul MN, January 7, 1997. 2 hrs.
39. Basic canine genetics. American Water Spaniel Club, Shakopee MN, August 8,
1996. 2 hrs.
40. Congenital and acquired diseases of the reproductive tract of dogs. Cambridge
Kennel Club, Princeton MN, February 24, 1996. 4 hrs.
41. Genetics and hereditary diseases of the dog. Hiawatha Cocker Spaniel Club,
February 7, 1996. 1 hr.
42. Genetics and hereditary diseases of the dog. Northstar Bichon Frise Club, So. St.
Paul MN, November 9, 1995. 1 hr.
43. Basics of canine reproduction, Breeding management, Parturition and dystocia,
Cambridge Kennel Club, Princeton MN, March 4, 1995. 4 hrs.
44. Early spay-neuter in the dog and cat. Minnesota Purebred Dog Breeder’s
Association, So. St. Paul MN, February 3, 1995. 1 hr.
45. Early spay-neuter in the dog and cat. Minneapolis Kennel Club, St. Paul MN,
October 29, 1994. 1 hr.
46. Breeding management in the bitch. Northstar Bichon Frise Club, Hamel MN,
October 2, 1994. 1 hr.
47. Breeding management in the bitch. Cardigan Welsh Corgi Club of America,
Bloomington MN, May 26, 1994. 1 hr.
48. Breeding management in the stud dog. Northstar Bichon Frise Club, Andover
MN, May 24, 1994. 1 hr.
49. Breeding management in the bitch. Twin Cities Lhasa Apso Club, Roseville MN,
May 17, 1994. 1 hr.
50. Pregnancy termination in the dog. Land O’ Lakes Kennel Club, Arden Hills MN,
May 27, 1993. 1 hr.
51. Breeding management in the stud dog. Samoyed Association of Minneapolis-St.
Paul, Minneapolis MN, April 14, 1993. 1 hr.
52. Currently available technologies in canine reproduction. Collie Club of
Minnesota, St. Paul MN, April 3, 1993. 2 hrs.
53. Ovariohysterectomy in the domestic cat. KUOM, March 17, 1993. ½ hr.
54. Breeding management in the bitch. Samoyed Association of Minneapolis-St. Paul,
Minneapolis MN, June 10, 1992. 1 hr.
55. Various topics in small animal medicine and theriogenology. WCCO-local cable
television affiliate, “For Pet’s Sake”, 1990-1994.
Residents, Graduate Students, and Post-Docs trained:
1. Kukk, Adria (external reviewer, DVSc). Associations between canine male
reproductive parameters and serum vitamin D and prolactin concentrations,
University of Guelph, 2011.
2. Krekeler, Natali (external reviewer, PhD). Studies of the pathogenesis of canine
pyometra, University of Melbourne, 2011.
3. Hoefs, Brian (mentor, board certification applicant through the practitioner route).
American College of Theriogenologists, board certification pending
(credentialed).
4. Morrow, Peter (mentor, board certification applicant through the practitioner
route). American College of Theriogenologists, board certification pending
(credentialed).
5. Levstein-Volanski, Rasa (external reviewer, DVSc). Evaluation of tests
commonly used in canine theriogenology, University of Guelph, 2008.
6. Vetscher, Nancy (graduate committee member). MS, Theriogenology, University
of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, 1999.
Undergraduate students trained:
1. MacDonald, Morgan. Honors Thesis, Science in Agriculture, University of
Minnesota, pending.
2. Schneider, Abigail. Honors Thesis, Science in Agriculture, University of
Minnesota, 2004.
3. Tuerk, Gary. Honors Thesis, Science in Agriculture, University of Minnesota,
2002.
Continuing Education meetings attended:
Detailed information is available through the Academy of Veterinary Medical Practice of
the Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association. I have been a James O. Hanson scholar,
having achieved a minimum of 50 continuing education credits, since enrolling in the
Academy in 1997.
Service:
Clinical service:
Years:
1991-1995, 1996-present
Service area:
Small animal theriogenology
Academic Committees at the University of Minnesota:
1. Chair, Search committee – General Practice clinical faculty member, 2012.
2. Member, CVM eLearning Strategic Planning committee, 2012.
3. Chair, Search committee – General Practice clinical faculty member, 2011-2012.
4. Member, Tuition Allocation task force, 2011.
5. Member, VMC Increment task force, 2011.
6. Member, CVM eLearning task force, 2010.
7. Chair, Search committee – Anesthesia clinical faculty member, 2010-2011.
8. Chair, Search committee – Ophthalmology clinical faculty member, 2009-2010.
9. Chair, Search committee – Anesthesia clinical faculty member, 2009.
10. Chair, Clinical Faculty Mentoring committee, 2009-present.
11. Member, Search committee – Dentistry instructor, 2009.
12. Co-chair P&A promotion document revision committee, 2008-2009.
13. Member, Search committee – bovine theriogenologist, 2008.
14. Member, ECC resident selection committee, 2007.
15. Co-chair, VCS Education committee, 2007-present.
16. Chair, VCS residency supervisors committee, 2007-present.
17. Faculty advisor, Orphan Kitten project, 2006-2011.
18. Faculty advisor, Student Chapter of the AVMA (SCAVMA), 2005-present.
19. Member, VCS space committee, 2007-present.
20. Member, Collegiate committee on curriculum and educational policy (CCEP),
2005-present.
21. Member, Admissions and scholastic standing committee, 2001-2005, 2007.
22. Member, Search committee – large animal theriogenology instructor, 2007.
23. Chair, Search committee – anesthesiologist, 2006-2007.
24. Chair, Search committee – small animal internist, 2006.
25. Member, Search committee – VMC AMDs and PDs, 2006.
26. Chair, Search committee – clinical anesthesiologist, 2006.
27. Chair, Search committee – tenure-track anesthesiologist, 2005.
28. Member, Search committee – General Practice clinician, 2005.
29. Member, VCS education committee, 2005-2007.
30. Member, Search committee – theriogenology resident, 2004.
31. Chair, Search committee – behaviorist, 2004.
32. Member, Search committee – bovine theriogenologist, 2004.
33. Member, Search committee – bovine resident, 2004.
34. Chair, Search committee – Community Practice clinician, 2003.
35. Member, Search committee – VCS chair, 2003.
36. Chair, CVM Internal communications task force, 2004.
37. Member, CVM Promotion and tenure committee, 2004.
38. Member, VCS Promotion and tenure committee, 2003.
39. Member, CVM Internal communications committee, 2003.
40. Chair, CVM Client Education committee, 2002-2005.
External Academic and Administrative Service:
1. Chair, MVMA Cutting Edge subcommittee, 2013.
2. Co-chair, MVMA CVM Liaison committee, 2011-2012.
3. Member, University of Minnesota Senate Council on Educational Policy, 20092012.
4. Member, MVMA Nomination committee, 2010-2011.
5. Faculty liaison, MVMA Membership committee, 2009-present.
6. Member, MVMA Governmental Affairs committee, 2010-present.
7. Chair, Society for Theriogenology / American College of Theriogenologists
Educators Forum, 2006, 2008, 2010-present.
8. Member, AVMA-COE Academic Affairs committee, 2009-present.
9. Member, AVMA Council on Education, 2008-present.
10. Member, Society for Theriogenology Foundation board, 2008-2011.
11. Member, MVMA/CVM/Humane society spay-neuter task force, 2008.
12. Chair, Society for Theriogenology student research grant review committee,
2007-2010.
13. Member, MVMA Breeder bill task force, 2007.
14. Member, University Senate, 2007-2009.
15. Faculty liaison, Society for Theriogenology, 2003-present.
16. Member, Academic Health Center, Interprofessional Education Advisory Group,
2007-2008.
17. Chair, Small animal program, Small animal population control symposium,
breeders’ forum, Society for Theriogenology Annual Meeting, St. Paul MN, 2006.
18. Chair, Pediatrics symposium, Society for Theriogenology Annual Meeting,
Lexington KY, 2005.
19. Chair, Feline reproduction symposium, Society for Theriogenology Annual
Meeting, Columbus OH, 2003.
20. Chair, Small animal program, Society for Theriogenology Annual Meeting,
Kansas City MO, 1996.
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