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Cathy S. Carlson

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Contact Information:
Phone: 612-625-7717
Email: carls099@umn.edu

435 AnSci/VM
1988 Fitch Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108


  • B.A. Gustavus Adolphus College (1976)
  • D.V.M. University of Minnesota (1983)
  • Ph.D. North Carolina State University (1986)
  • Post-doctoral fellowship, North Carolina State University (1986-1989)

Board Certification
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Pathologists, 1990

Research Interests

  • Orthopaedic diseases in animals and humans
  • Osteochondrosis in swine, dogs, and horses
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Diskospondylitis

Clinical Interests

  • Osteochondrosis in swine, dogs, and horses

Instructional Areas

  • Veterinary pathology (hematopoietic and musculoskeletal systems)


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

Current Funding

  • "Comparative Medicine and Pathology Training", National Institutes of Health T32 RR018719. Principal Investigator. $1,769,011, 9/30/03-3/31/14
  • "Musculoskeletal Training Grant", National Institute of health T32AR050938. Co-Director. $1,127,295, 5/1/04-4/30/15

Honors and Awards

  • McKnight Presidential Fellows Award, University of Minnesota. 2002-2004
  • Member, Comparative Medicine Review Committee, National Institutes of Health (NCRR), 2001-2005 and 2006-2010




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