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  Home > Graduate Programs and Degrees Offered > Veterinary Medicine Graduate Program > VMED Faculty > Sheila Torres
 

Sheila Torres

Dr. Sheila Torres

Associate Professor

torre009@umn.edu

Degrees

DVM Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil

MS Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil

PhD University of Minnesota, USA

Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Dermatology

Memberships

  • Conselho Regional de Medicina Veterinária
  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • The American Academy of Veterinary Dermatology
  • The American College of Veterinary Dermatology 
  • International Society of Veterinary Dermatohistopathology
  • Phi Zeta

Research Interests

  • Pathogenesis and therapy of canine and feline atopic dermatitis
  • Canine hypothyroidism
  • Pathogenesis of non-inflammatory alopecias.

Clinical Interests

Dermatologic skin disorders of all domesticated species

Instructional Areas

Skin disorders of dogs, cats, horses, cattle, sheep, goats and pigs

Publications

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

Current Funding

  • “Field safety and efficacy of investigational drug compared to placebo for the control of atopic dermatitis in client-owned dog”. 2011. $23,200.00. Sponsored by Pfizer Animal Health. PI.
  • “Genome wide association analysis for sebaceous adenitis in Havanese dogs. 2011. $58,056.00. Sponsored by AKC Canine Health Foundation. Co-PI
  • “Keratinocyte-microbial interactions in an in vitro canine skin model”. 2010. $26,144.00. Sponsored by Grant-in-Aid of Research, Artistry, & Scholarship Program. PI.
  • “Dose Confirmation: Field Safety and Efficacy of PF-03394197 Compared to Placebo for the Control of Atopic Dermatitis in Client-Owned Dogs. 2010. $45,950. Sponsored by Pfizer Animal Health. PI.

Honors and Awards

  • Received the Excellence in Course Coordination Award in recognition of outstanding contributions to student learning through excellence in course coordination, 2011
  • Received the MVMA’s Outstanding Faculty Award for providing outstanding contributions to the veterinary profession as well as students, animal patients and colleagues at the college, 2011
  • Received the Outstanding Faculty Award for providing outstanding service to faculty, staff and students at the College of Veterinary Medicine, 2010
  • Received the Excellence in Course Coordination Award in recognition of outstanding contributions to student learning through excellence in course coordination, 2009
  • Received a teaching incentive award by the College of Vet. Medicine, 2000

 

 

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