G. Elizabeth Pluhar - CVM - Veterinary Clinical Sciences, University of Minnesota
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G. Elizabeth Pluhar

Pluha006@umn.edu

Education

Ph.D. University of Wisconsin Madison, Wisconsin 1999
M.S. Washington State University Pullman, Washington 1995
D.V.M. Oregon State University Corvallis, Oregon 1989
M.S. Northern Illinois University DeKalb, Illinois 1979
B.S. Northern Illinois University Northern Illinois University 1978

American College of Veterinary Surgeons Diplomate                            1999

Instructional Areas

  • Interlocking Nailing in Canine Fracture Repair, Angular Limb Deformities

  • Suture, Suture Patterns (lecture and laboratory), Grafts and Plastic Surgery, Surgical Infections, Antibiotics in Surgery

  • Ethics ¿ Animal Use in Veterinary Teaching

  • Osteoarthritis, Orthopedic examination, Introduction to arthroscopy

Publications

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

Current Funding

  • Assessment of intercalary allograft incorporation with 99TcHDP scans in an ovine model ¿ a continuation. Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation, Principal Investigator, GE Pluhar, $75,000, 2004.

  • Assessment of intercalary allograft incorporation with 99TcHDP scans in an ovine model, Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation, Principal Investigator, GE Pluhar, Funded $99,959, 2003.

  • Physical characteristics of retrieved massive allografts, Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation, Co-Investigator, GE Pluhar, Funded $48,917, 2003.

Honors and Awards

  • Who's Who in 20th Century America, Marquis' Who's Who, 2003
  • Hall of Fame Inductee, Oak Lawn Community High School, Oak Lawn, Illinois, 2003
  • First Place Faculty Oral Presentation, Phi Zeta Research Day, Colorado State University, 2003
  • First Place Faculty Poster Presentation, Phi Zeta Research Day, Colorado State University, 2003
  • The William Harris Award (for outstanding work in orthopaedic research related to the hip), Orthopaedic Research Society and the Harris Fellows Club, 2002
  • Second Place Faculty Oral Presentation, Phi Zeta Research Day, Colorado State University, 2000
  • Annual Dissertator Travel Award, Animal Health and Biomedical Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1999
  • First Place Pre-Doctoral Abstract Award, First Annual Department of Veterans Affairs Rehabilitation Research and Development National Meeting, Washington D.C., 1998

Current Students

  •  Cheri Neilsen D.V.M, M.S., M.S. major advisor, 2003-2006
  • John Bevan D.V.M., M.S. major advisor, 2004-2007

 

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