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Stephen White- BA, DVM
Medicine & Epidemiology

2107 Tupper Hall
Davis, CA 95616

+1 530 752 5908


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1974 BA Biology, Stevenson College, Santa Cruz, CA
1979 DVM Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA

Honors and Awards

2000 Visiting Coughlin Professor
2000 American College of Veterinary Dermatology Award of Excellence
1996 'Promotion' (Recognition for the participation in the teaching of classes of veterinarians in France for the French advice certificate in dermatology)
1980 Small Animal Intern Award
1976 - 79 Regent's Scholarship
1974 College Honors
1974 Board of Study Honors
Honorary Life Member - British Veterinary Dermatology Study Group


Diplomate American College of Veterinary Dermatology

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • Link Icon 2010 Restrepo C, Ihrke PJ, White SD, Spiegel IB, Affolter VK Evaluation of the clinical efficacy of pradofloxacin tablets for the treatment of canine pyoderma J Am Anim Hosp Assoc,
  • Link Icon 2010 White SD, Bourdeau P, Bruet V, Kass PH, Tell L, Hawkins MG Reptiles with dermatological lesions: a retrospective study of 301 cases at two university veterinary teaching hospitals (1992-2008) Vet Dermatol,
  • Link Icon 2010 Torres SM, Malone ED, White SD, Koch SN, Watson JL The efficacy of imiquimod 5% cream (Aldara) in the treatment of aural plaque in horses: a pilot open-label clinical trial Vet Dermatol,
  • Link Icon 2009 White SD, Foley JE, Spiegel IB, Ihrke PJ Lack of detectable equine herpesviruses 1 and 2 in paraffin-embedded specimens of equine sarcoidosis J Vet Intern Med,
  • Link Icon 2009 Crothers SL, White SD, Ihrke PJ, Affolter VK Sporotrichosis: a retrospective evaluation of 23 cases seen in northern California (1987-2007) Vet Dermatol,
  • Link Icon 2009 White SD, Affolter VK, Dewey J, Kass PH, Outerbridge C, Ihrke PJ Cutaneous vasculitis in equines: a retrospective study of 72 cases Vet Dermatol,
  • Link Icon 2008 Zehnder AM, Hawkins MG, Koski MA, Luff JA, Benak J, Lowenstine LJ, White SD An unusual presentation of canine distemper virus infection in a domestic ferret (Mustela putorius furo) Vet Dermatol,
  • Link Icon 2008 White SD, Ghoddusi M, Grooters AM, Jones K Cutaneous pythiosis in a nontravelled California horse Vet Dermatol,
  • Link Icon 2008 Hilton H, Affolter VK, White SD Evaluation of four topical preparations for the treatment of cannon hyperkeratosis in a horse Vet Dermatol,
  • Link Icon 2008 MacDonald KA, Kittleson MD, Kass PH, White SD Effect of spironolactone on diastolic function and left ventricular mass in Maine Coon cats with familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy J Vet Intern Med,

Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

2009 White SD: Les Pododermatites, Carlotti DN, (ed), L’indispensable de Dermatologie canine et féline. 317-321.

2009 Bannasch D, White SD: HERDA (Hereditary Equine Regional Dermal Asthenia) or hyperelastosis cutis, Robinson NE, (ed), Current Therapy in Equine Medicine, Philadelphia, PA. 706-708.

2008 White SD: Diseases of the Skin, Smith B, (ed), Large Animal Internal Medicine. 1306-1338.

2008 White SD: Alterations in the Skin, Smith B, (ed), Large Animal Internal Medicine. 178-193.

2006 White SD: Food allergy; Miscellaneous dermatosis; Seborrhea; Urticaria; Nasal dermatosis of dogs, , The Merck Veterinary Manual, 9th ed, Rahway, NJ. .