Diplomate American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Large Animal
Diplomate American College of Veterinary Microbiology, Bacteriology and Mycology
1980, BA, University of California, Santa Cruz,
1987, DVM, Colorado State University,
1998, PhD, Washington State University,
Active Research Grants
Co-Principal Investigator, Characterization of biofilm formation and the anti-biofilm effect of a novel coated sustained release chlorhexidine varnish on dental composite material, Boaz Arzi (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health
Honors and Awards
1984 Tracy Bissette Memorial Scholarship
1986 Phi Zeta, Veterinary Honor Society
1986 Isaac E. Newsom Memorial Scholarship
1987 Pfizer Veterinary Scholarship
1990 The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine Hospital Service Award
1994 Washington State University: TA Excellence in Teaching Award
2003 Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine Alumni Teaching Award
2012 Top 5 Article published in 2011, Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine
2015 Fellow. Teaching Academy of the Consortium of Western Region Colleges of Veterinary Medicine
Most Recent Five Book Chapters
2017 Byrne BA : PCR Diagnostics, Chase C, Lutz K, McKenzie E, Tibary A, (ed), Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult, Ruminant, 2nd Edition, . .
2017 Byrne BA : Microbiologic Sampling, Chase C, Lutz K, McKenzie E, Tibary A, (ed), Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult, Ruminant. 2nd Edition, . .
2014 Byrne BA : Chapter 45: Rational antimicrobial use, Smith BP, (ed), Large Animal Internal Medicine, 5e, St Louis. 1391-8.
2014 Byrne BA : Chapter 46: Laboratory diagnosis of fungal infections, Sellon DC, Long MT, (ed), Equine Infectious Diseases, 2e, St Louis. 393-91.e1.
2014 Byrne BA : Chapter 27: Laboratory diagnosis of bacterial infections, Sellon DC, Long MT, (ed), Equine Infectious Diseases. 2e, St Louis. 257-65.e1.
Clinical microbiology, marine mammal bacterial disease, ecology of microbial disease