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Stephen David White- BA (1974) , DVM (1979)
Medicine & Epidemiology

2120Tupper Hall
Davis, CA 95616

+1 530 752 5908


Research Focus

Equine Dermatology

Specialty Focus



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
Licensed to Practice Veterinary Medicine in California
Licensed to Practice Veterinary Medicine in Massachusetts
Licensed to practice Veterinary Medicine in Colorado

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • Link Icon 2013 Doerr KA, Outerbridge CA, White SD, Kass PH, Shiraki R, Lam AT, Affolter VK Calcinosis cutis in dogs: histopathological and clinical analysis of 46 cases Vet Dermatol,
  • Link Icon 2013 Winfield LD, White SD, Affolter VK, Renier AC, Dawson D, Olivry T, Outerbridge CA, Wang YH, Iyori K, Nishifuji K Pemphigus vulgaris in a Welsh pony stallion: case report and demonstration of antidesmoglein autoantibodies Vet Dermatol,
  • Link Icon 2013 Hoolahan DE, White SD, Outerbridge CA, Shearer PL, Affolter VK Equine alopecia areata: a retrospective clinical descriptive study at the University of California, Davis (1980-2011) Vet Dermatol,
  • Link Icon 2013 Eckholm NG, Outerbridge CA, White SD, Sykes JE Prevalence of and risk factors for isolation of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus spp. from dogs with pyoderma in northern California, USA Vet Dermatol,
  • Link Icon 2012 Stepnik CT, Outerbridge CA, White SD, Kass PH Equine atopic skin disease and response to allergen-specific immunotherapy: a retrospective study at the University of California-Davis (1991-2008) Vet Dermatol,
  • Link Icon 2011 Zur G, White SD Hyperadrenocorticism in 10 dogs with skin lesions as the only presenting clinical signs J Am Anim Hosp Assoc,
  • Link Icon 2011 Lam AT, Affolter VK, Outerbridge CA, Gericota B, White SD Oral vitamin A as an adjunct treatment for canine sebaceous adenitis Vet Dermatol,
  • Link Icon 2011 White SD, Bourdeau P Prevalence of the mutation in cyclophilin B (PPIB), a causal candidate gene for HERDA, among Quarter Horses in France. Vet Dermatol,
  • 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,

Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

2013 Sykes JE, Nagle TM, White SD: Pyoderma and otitis, Malassezia, Sykes JE, (ed), Canine and Feline Infectious Diseases. .

2013 Young AE, White SD, Bannasch DM: Genomics of skin disorders, Chowdhary BP, (ed), Equine Genomics, Ames, Iowa. 155-70.

2010 White SD: Food allergy; Miscellaneous systemic dermatosis; Seborrhea; Urticaria; Nasal dermatosis of dogs; Saddle sores; Eosinophilic granuloma complex, Kahn CM, (ed), The Merck Veterinary Manual 10th ed, Rahway, NJ. .

2009 White SD: Les pododermatites, Carlotti DN, (ed), L’indispensable de Dermatologie canine et féline. 317-21.

2009 Bannasch D, White SD: HERDA (Hereditary Equine Regional Dermal Asthenia) or hyperelastosis cutis, Robinson NE, (ed), Current Therapy in Equine Medicine, 6th ed, Philadelphia, PA. 706-8.