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Munashe Chigerwe- BVSc, MPH, PhD
Assistant Professor
Medicine & Epidemiology

3121 Tupper Hall
Davis, CA 95616

+1 530 752 8235
mchigerwe@ucdavis.edu

  

Research Focus

Passive transfer of colostral immunoglobulins in dairy calves.

Specialty Focus

Food Animal Medicine & Surgery

Education

2001 BVSc Veterinary Medicine, University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe
2008 PhD Pathobiology, University of Missouri, Columbia, Columbia, MO
2008 MPH Veterinary Public Health, University of Missouri, Columbia, Columbia, MO

Honors and Awards

1998 Caps scholarship, University of Zimbabwe
1999 Ecomed scholarship, University of Zimbabwe
2001 Class prize and best clinical student, University of Zimbabwe.
2004, 2005 Phi Zeta award for scientific presentation.
2005 E.R Price Public Health Scholarship in Veterinary Medicine
2006 University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine nominee for the AAVC resident award
2006 E.R Price Public Health Scholarship in Veterinary Medicine
2007 E.R Price Public Health Scholarship in Veterinary Medicine
2008 E.R Price Public Health Scholarship in Veterinary Medicine
2008 Graduating Doctoral Commencement Student Marshall
2008 Master of Public Health Student Distinction Award
2010 Favorite Teacher Award: Awarded by the Class of 2011
2010 Favorite Large Animal Clinician Award. Awarded by the Class of 2010
2011 Favorite Faculty Award: Awarded by the Class of 2011
2011 Favorite Large Animal Clinician Award: Awarded by the Class of 2011.
2012 Favorite Large Animal Clinician Award: Awarded by the Class of 2012.

Licenses

Council of Veterinary Surgeons, Zimbabwe
Diplomate American College of Veterinary Medicine

Active Research Grants

Principal Investigator, Comparison of colostrum feeding by oroesophageal tubing versus nipple bottle feeding in dairy calves., Chigerwe M (Principal Investigator), USDA Formula Funds

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • Link Icon 2012 Sakai RR, Coons DM, Chigerwe M Effect of single oroesophageal feeding of 3 L versus 4 L of colostrum on absorption of colostral IgG in Holstein bull calves ,
  • Link Icon 2012 Coons DM, Thompson KA, Lamberski N, Chigerwe M. Quantitative indirect ELISA-based method for the measurement of serum IgG in springbok calves. International Journal of Applied Research in Veterinary Medicine,
  • Link Icon 2012 Chigerwe M, Coons DM, Hagey JV Comparison of colostrum feeding by nipple bottle versus oroesophageal tubing in Holstein dairy bull calves Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association,
  • Link Icon 2011 Griffiths LG, Fransioli JR, Chigerwe M Echocardiographic assessment of interventricular and intraventricular mechanical synchrony in normal dogs Journal of Veterinary Cardiology,
  • Link Icon 2011 Chigerwe M, Ilkiw JE, Boudreaux KA Influence of a Veterinary Curriculum on the Approaches and Study Skills of Veterinary Medical Students Journal of Veterinary Medical Education,
  • Link Icon 2010 Chigerwe M, Boudreaux KA, Ilkiw JE Factors affecting track selection by veterinary professional students admitted to the school of veterinary medicine at the University of California, Davis Journal of Veterinary Medical Education,
  • Link Icon 2010 Chigerwe M, Tyler JW Serum IgG concentrations after intravenous serum transfusion in a randomized clinical trial in dairy calves with inadequate transfer of colostral immunoglobulins Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine,
  • Link Icon 2009 Royal AB ,Chigerwe M, Coates JR, Wiedmeyer CE, Berent LM Cytologic and Histopathologic Evaluation of Extruded Canine Degenerate Disks Veterinary Surgery,
  • Link Icon 2009 Urday K, Chigerwe M, Tyler JW Voluntary colostrum intake in Holstein calves Bovine Practitioner,
  • Link Icon 2009 Chigerwe M, Tyler JW, Summers MK, Middleton JR, Schultz LG, Nagy DW Evaluation of factors affecting serum IgG concentrations in bottle-fed calves J Am Vet Med Assoc,

Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

2008 Chigerwe M: Bovine Petechial Fever, , Haskell S. 5 Minute Veterinary Consult - Ruminants. .

2008 Chigerwe M: Cowdriosis, , Haskell S. 5 Minute Veterinary Consult - Ruminants. .

2008 Chigerwe M: Osteochondrosis, , Haskell S. 5 Minute Veterinary Consult - Ruminants. .