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Bruce W Christensen- BS, DVM, MS
Assistant Professor
Population Health & Reproduction

3221 VM3B
Davis, CA 95616

+1 530 752 0440
christensen@ucdavis.edu

  

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Equine Reproduction

Education

1998 BS with Hons Conservation/Wildlife Biology, College of Biology and Agriculture, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
2002 DVM , College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
2006 Resident of Theriogenology , College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
2006 Diplomate , American College of Theriogenology, ACT meeting, St. Paul, MN
2007 MS , College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Honors and Awards

1987 Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America
2004 First place in Safe-Capture International Inc. 2004 American Association of Zoo Veterinarians poster competition, conservation section.
2004 First place in Dr. Jerry Rains Memorial Abstract Competition for residents and graduate students at 2004 Society for Theriogenology conference
2008-09 ISU SCAVMA Teaching Excellence Award in Clinical Sciences, Iowa State University

Active Research Grants

Principal Investigator, Somali wild ass (Equus africanus somaliensis) chilled semen transport for frozen cryopreservation, (Principal Investigator), VCS Competitive Grants Program

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • Link Icon 2012 Christensen, BW, Schlafer, DH, Agnew, DW, Wang, C, Kozlowski, C, Asa, CS Diagnostic value of transcervical endometrial biopsies in domestic dogs compared with full-thickness uterine sections. Reproduction in domestic animals = Zuchthygiene,
  • Link Icon 2012 Christensen, Bruce W. Disorders of Sexual Development in Dogs and Cats Veterinary Clinics of North America: Small Animal Practice,
  • Link Icon 2011 Christensen BW, Asa CS, Wang C, Vansandt L, Bauman K, Callahan M, Jens JK, Ellinwood NM Effect of semen collection method on sperm motility of gray wolves (Canis lupus) and domestic dogs (C. l. familiaris) Theriogenology,
  • Link Icon 2009 Christensen BW, Troedsson MH, Young LJ, Oliva M, Penfold LM Effects of sociosexual environment on serum testosterone in captive male African rhinoceros Theriogenology,
  • Link Icon 2007 Christensen BW, Ernst N, Powe JR, Pozor MA, Milton AJ, Reinhard MK Theriogenology question of the month: Bilateral seminoma in a stallion J Am Vet Med Assoc,
  • Link Icon 2006 Christensen BW, Troedsson MH, Roberts JF, Pozor MA, Macpherson ML, Eichelberger AC Theriogenology question of the month. Bleeding varicose veins J Am Vet Med Assoc,
  • Link Icon 2006 Christensen BW, Roberts JF, Pozor MA, Giguere S, Sells SF, Donahue JM Nocardioform placentitis with isolation of Amycolatopsis spp in a Florida-bred mare J Am Vet Med Assoc,
  • Link Icon 2006 Christensen BW, Troedsson MH, Murchie TA, Pozor MA, Macpherson ML, Estrada AH, Carrillo NA, Mackay RJ, Roberts GD, Langlois J Management of hydrops amnion in a mare resulting in birth of a live foal J Am Vet Med Assoc,

Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

2010 Christensen BW: Parturition, McKinnon AO, (ed), Equine Reproduction. .

2010 Christensen BW: Estrogens, McKinnon AO, (ed), Equine Reproduction. .

2010 Christensen BW, Meyers-Wallen VN: Sex Determination and Differentiation, McKinnon AO, (ed), Equine Reproduction. .

2009 Troedsson MHT, Christensen BW: Diseases of the Reproductive System, Smith BP, (ed), Large Animal Medicine, St. Louis, MO. .

2008 Troedsson MHT, Christensen BW: Alterations in Sexual Function, Smith BP, (ed), Large Animal Medicine, St. Louis, MO. .