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Michelle Coleman

Associate Department Head for Academic Programs & Assistant Professor of Large Animal Internal Medicine


Phone: (979) 845-3541

Mailstop: 4475

Department: VLCS

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  • PhD Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University 2016
  • D.V.M. , University of Georgia 2007
  • B.A. Public Health, University of Rochester 2003
  • B.S. Microbiology, University of Rochester 2003


  • American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Large Animal)
  • Texas Veterinary Medical License: 12286
  • Texas Veterinary Medical Specialty License: 0354-S

Scholarly Interests

Epidemiology, Equine Endocrinology, Equine Infectious Disease


Oral administration of electron-beam inactivated Rhodococcus equi failed to protect foals against intrabronchial infection with Live, Virulent R. equi
Rocha JN, Cohen ND, Bordin AI, Brake CN, Giguere S, Coleman MC, Alaniz RC, Lawhon SD, Mwangi W, Pillai SD
PloS One. 2016 11.
Use of liposomal gentamicin for treatment of 5 foals with experimentally-induced Rhodococcus equi pneumonia
Cohen ND, Giguere S, Burton A, Rocha JN, Berghaus LJ, Brake CN, Bordin AI, Coleman MC
JVIM. 2016 20:322-325.
Clinical characteristics of horses and foals diagnosed with cleft palate in a referral population: 28 cases (1988-2011)
Shaw SD, Norman TE, Arnold CE, Coleman MC.
Canadian Veterinary Journal. 2015 56:756-760.
Lipid profiling in healthy, laminitic and obese horses
Coleman M, Cohen N, Walzem R, Suchodolski J, Kieffer A, Mawyer J
Immunogenicity of an electron mean inactivated Rhodococcus equi vaccine in neonatal foals
Bordin AI, Pallai SD, Brake C, Bagley, KB, Bouquin JR, Coleman MC, Oliveria FN, Mwangi W, McMurray DN, Love CC, Felippe MJ, Cohen ND
Plos One. 2014
What is your diagnosis? Persistent right aortic arch in a foal
Coleman MC, Norman TE, Wall CR
J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2014 244(11):1253-5.
Strengths and limitations of the epidemiological approach for studying laminitis
Cohen N and Coleman M
Journal of Veterinary Science. 2013
Laminitis in horses
Coleman MC
Speedhorse. 2013
Concurrent ivermectin and Solanum spp. toxicosis in a herd of horses.
Norman TE, Chaffin MK, Norton PL, Coleman MC, Stoughton WB, Mays T
J Vet Intern Med. 2012 26(6):1439-42.
B-cell lymphoma and secondary leukemia in a mule,
Norman T, Rodrigues A, Russell K, Burke K, Ajithdoss D, Coleman M, Martin M
Equine Veterinary Education. 2012 24:599-602.
Septic arthritis, navicular bursitis, and osseous cyst-like lesion in a foal
Griffin J, Coleman M, Quist E, Spaulding KA, Dabareiner, RM, Giri DK, Pool RR
Equine Veterinary Education. 2011 24:610-614.
The use of computed tomography in the diagnosis of an ectopic ureter in a Quarter Horse filly
Coleman M, Chaffin M, Arnold C, Young BD
Equine Veterinary Education. 2011 23:597-602.
Diskospondylitis in the horses
Coleman MC
The Remuda. 2011
In vtro antimicrobial activity of gallium maltolate against virulent Rhodococcus equi
Coleman M, Kuskie K, Lui M, Chaffin MK, Libal M, Giguère S, Bernstein L, Cohen N
Veterinary Microbiology. 2010 146:175-178.
Long term prognosis of gastrojejunostomy in foals with gastric outflow obstruction: 16 cases (2001-2006)
Coleman, M, Slovis N, Hunt R
Equine Veterinary Education. 2009 41:653-657.
Gastroduodenal Ulcers in Foals
Coleman MC
Equine Compendium. 2008 3:476-480.

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