Dirk Vanderwall

Animal Dairy & Veterinary Sciences (ADVS)

Department Head | Professor | Horse Reproduction


Dirk Vanderwall

Contact Information

Office Hours: By Appointment
Office Location: AGRS 248A
Phone: 435-797-9438
Email: dirk.vanderwall@usu.edu

Educational Background

PhD, Animal Physiology,, University of Idaho, 1992
Prostaglandin E2 Secretion by the Equine Embryo and Its Role in Uterine Transport and Maternal Recognition of Pregnancy
DVM, Veterinary Medicine,, Cornell University, 1986
BS, Animal Science,, Cornell University, 1982
Other, Science Laboratory Technology,, State University of New York at Cobleskill, 1980

Licensures & Certifications

Diplomate, American College of Theriogenologists, 1993

Awards

Robert Whitlock Award, 2012

Department of Clinical Studies, New Bolton Center, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Idaho Veterinarian of the Year, 2009

Idaho Veterinary Medical Association

Idaho Horse Legend, 2006

Idaho Horse Council

Theriogenologist of the Year, 2005

American College of Theriogenologists

R.M. Wade Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2005

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, University of Idaho

Student Organization Advisor Award, 2005

University of Idaho

George Oakshott Award, 2004

North Idaho Veterinary Medical Association

Award of the Auxiliary of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 1986

Auxillary of the American Veterinary Medical Association

The Colonel Floyd C. Sager Equine Obstetrics and Pediatrics Award, 1986

College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University


Publications | Abstracts

  • Vanderwall, D.K, (2012). In vitro production of equine embryos: from IVF and ICSI to cloning. International Congress on Biotechnology in Animal Reproduction (ICBAR) *

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Publications | Book Chapters

  • Vanderwall, D.K, Dobbie, T.D, Turner, R.M, (2013). Mare Reproductive Emergencies: Equine Emergencies 4th ed. Treatment and Procedures. Elsevier
  • Turner, R.M, Dobbie, T.D, Vanderwall, D.K, (2013). Stallion Reproductive Emergencies: Equine Emergencies 4th ed. Treatment and Procedures. Elsevier

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Fact Sheets

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Journal Articles

Academic Journal

  • Vanderwall, D.K, Kinney, D.L, Mason, H., Ambrose, B., Rigas, J., (2018). Evaluation of Three Proprietary Slow-Release Oxytocin Formulations on Corpus Luteum (CL) Function in Mares. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 66, 159-160.
  • Vanderwall, D.K, Parkinson, K.C, Rigas, J., (2016). How to Use Oxytocin Treatment to Prolong Corpus Luteum Function for Suppressing Estrus in Mares. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 36, 1-4.
  • Vanderwall, D.K, (2015). Is it Time to Retire the Use of Intrauterine Glass Balls for Estrus Suppression in Mares?. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 247, 346-347.
  • Turner, R.M, Vanderwall, D.K, Stawicki, R., (2015). Complications Associated with the Presence of Two Intrauterine Glass Balls Used for Estrus Suppression in a Mare. Equine Veterinary Education, 27, 340-343.
  • Cox, L., Vanderwall, D.K, Parkinson, K.C, Sweat, L., Isom, S., (2015). Expression profiles of select genes in cumulus-oocyte complexes from young and aged mares. Reproduction Fertility & Development, doi: doi: 10.1071/RD14446
  • Vanderwall, D.K, Price, D.K, Stott, R.D, Baldwin, T.J, (2013). Theriogenology Question of the Month. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 243, 791-793.
  • Vanderwall, D.K, Rasmussen, D.M, Carnahan, K.G, Davis, T.L, (2012). Effect of Administration of Oxytocin During Diestrus on Corpus Luteum Function and Endometrial Oxytocin Receptor Concentration in Cycling Mares. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 32, 536-541.

Professional Journal

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Publications | Other

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Teaching

    ADVS 1050 - Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Science Academic and Career Orientation, Fall 2020
    ADVS 2250 - Cooperative Work Experience, Summer 2020
    VM 7567 - Applied Large Animal Theriogenology, Spring 2020
    ADVS 2250 - Cooperative Work Experience, Spring 2020
    VM 7571 - Large Animal Theriogenology Laboratory, Spring 2020
    ADVS 1050 - Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Science Academic and Career Orientation, Fall 2019
    ADVS 2250 - Cooperative Work Experience, Fall 2019
    ADVS 4250 - Internship in Animal Industry, Fall 2019
    ADVS 4220 - Applied Equine Reproduction I, Spring 2019
    VM 7567 - Applied Large Animal Theriogenology, Spring 2019
    VM 7571 - Large Animal Theriogenology Laboratory, Spring 2019
    ADVS 1050 - Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Science Academic and Career Orientation, Fall 2018
    ADVS 4220 - Applied Equine Reproduction I, Spring 2018
    VM 7567 - Applied Large Animal Theriogenology, Spring 2018
    VM 7571 - Large Animal Theriogenology Laboratory, Spring 2018
    ADVS 4220 - Applied Equine Reproduction I, Spring 2017
    VM 7567 - Applied Large Animal Theriogenology, Spring 2017
    VM 7571 - Large Animal Theriogenology Laboratory, Spring 2017
    ADVS 4220 - Applied Equine Reproduction I, Spring 2016
    VM 7567 - Applied Large Animal Theriogenology, Spring 2016
    VM 7571 - Large Animal Theriogenology Laboratory, Spring 2016
    ADVS 4200 - Physiology of Reproduction and Lactation, Fall 2015
    ADVS 4220 - Applied Equine Reproduction I, Spring 2015
    VM 7567 - Applied Large Animal Theriogenology, Spring 2015
    VM 7599 - Equine Neonatal Medicine, Spring 2015
    VM 7571 - Large Animal Theriogenology Laboratory, Spring 2015
    ADVS 4200 - Physiology of Reproduction and Lactation, Fall 2014
    ADVS 4220 - Applied Equine Reproduction I, Spring 2014
    VM 7597 - Special Topics in Veterinary Medicine, Spring 2014
    VM 7597 - Special Topics in Veterinary Medicine, Spring 2014
    VM 7597 - Special Topics in Veterinary Medicine, Spring 2014
    VMED 7568 - Animal Handling and Orientation, Fall 2013
    ADVS 4200 - Physiology of Reproduction and Lactation, Fall 2013
    ADVS 4220 - Applied Equine Reproduction I, Spring 2013
    ADVS 4220 - Applied Equine Reproduction I, Spring 2013
    ADVS 2190 - Horse Production Practices, Spring 2013
    ADVS 2190 - Horse Production Practices, Fall 2012
    ADVS 4200 - Physiology of Reproduction and Lactation, Fall 2012

    Graduate Students Mentored

    Brendan Sarnecky, May 2018 - May 2020
    Kate Parkinson, January 2014 - January 2016