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Erin Malone

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Contact Information:
Phone: 612-625-4762
Email: malon001@umn.edu

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

A.B. Duke University
D.V.M. North Carolina State University
Ph.D. University of Minnesota

Board Certification
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons

Research Interests

  • Gastrointestinal motility and colic
  • Pharmacology of intestinal motility
  • Effects of pregnancy on motility in horses and cattle
  • Use of ultrasound for monitoring intestinal motility
  • Carpal arthritis
  • Treatment of sarcoids and aural plaques
  • Treatment of navicular syndrome

Clinical Interests

  • General surgery and lameness
  • Equine colic
  • Urogenital surgery
  • Wounds and tumors

Instructional Areas

  • Gastrointestinal surgery in large animals
  • Urogenital surgery in large animals
  • Respiratory surgery in large animals
  • Field surgery
  • Equine limb anatomy and surgery
  • Ruminant surgery senior elective
  • Graduate student courses


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

Honors and Awards

  • Young Investigator Award; poster presentation (1st)
    The Fifth Equine Colic Research Symposium
    "Responses of equine jejunal smooth muscle to adrenergic and cholinergic agonists and antagonists in vitro"
  • Young Investigator Award; oral presentation (2nd)
    The Fifth Equine Colic Research Symposium
    "Nonadrenergic-noncholinergic responses of equine jejunum in vitro"
  • Nominated, SAVMA Teaching Excellence Award, UMN, 1994
  • Graduate Student Council's Excellence in Teaching Award, UMN, 1995
  • Graduation Ceremony selection, UMN, 1995
  • Judge, Young Investigator Competition (Oral Presentations)
    • The Sixth Annual Equine Colic Research Symposium; November, 1998
  • Teaching Incentive Reward, UMN, 1999
  • Resource Teacher for new faculty; UMN, 2001-2002
  • Faculty Award for Excellence in Didactic Teaching, 2006

Current Students

  • Lisa Borgia, Ph.D. (2010) 
  • Megan Swaab, M.S. (2011)
  • Jane Manfredi, M.S. (2012)


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