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Paul Rapnicki

Dr. Paul Rapnicki


Clinical Professor

Contact Information:
Phone: 612-625-8184

225 Veterinary Medical Center
1365 Gortner Avenue
St. Paul, MN  55108

M.B.A. – University of Guelph, 2002
A.G.D.M. – Athabasca University, 2001
D.V.M. – Michigan State University, 1986
B.S. – Michigan State University, 1984

Research Interests

  • Dairy Cattle Behavior
  • Dairy Stockmanship
  • Mastitis and Milk Quality
  • Milking Equipment

Clinical Interests

  • Dairy Production Medicine
  • Dairy Stockmanship
  • Dairy Information Management
  • Management and Treatment Protocols for Dairy Operations

Instructional Areas

  • Dairy Production Medicine
  • Dairy Stockmanship
  • CVM Outreach/Extension Programs
    • Online training in DairyCOMP305
    • Dairy Stockmanship Training

Selected Publications

For a listing of recent publications, refer to PubMed, a service provided by the National Library of Medicine, and Google Scholar.

Current Funding

CVM Ag Experiment Station: Development and Application of a Minnesota Dairy Health Surveillance Network.

Honors and Awards

  • President of Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association 2009
  • Gordon L. Starr Faculty and Staff Award – University of Minn. Student Association 2007
  • Food Animal Speaker of the Year – North American Veterinary Conference 2003
  • Certificate of Appreciation AVMA (Animal Agriculture Liaison Committee) 2002.
  • Distinguished Veterinary Alumnus Award MSU 2001
  • Meritorious Service Award WVMA 1998
  • Certificate of Appreciation AVMA (Milk Quality Committee) 1998


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