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Animal & Veterinary Science
University of Idaho
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Moscow, ID 83844-2330

Gordon Brumbaugh DVM

Gordon W. Brumbaugh

Office: 1020 E. Homedale Road, Caldwell, ID 83607
Phone: 208-454-8657
Email: gordonb@uidaho.edu
Mailing Address: Caine Veterinary Teaching and Research Center
1020 Homedale Road
Caldwell, ID 83605

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Caine Veterinary Teaching Center
Director and Veterinary Scientist

Campus Locations: Caine Veterinary Teaching Center
With UI Since 2013

  • Biography
    2007 Certified by examination: Editor in Life Sciences (ELS); Board of Editors in Life Sciences
    1991 Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology (DACVCP)
    1985 Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (DACVIM), Specialty of Internal Medicine – Large Animal

    2013-present: Associate Professor; Director and Veterinary Scientist, Caine Veterinary Teaching
    Center, University of Idaho, Caldwell, ID
    2011-2013 Private consultant; invited speaker; technical writer, Wellborn, TX
    2004-2011 Cattle Specialty Veterinary Operations, Pfizer Animal Health, Wellborn, TX
    1991-2004 Associate Professor, Department of Veterinary Physiology and Pharmacology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
    1986-1991 Associate Professor, Department of Large Animal Medicine & Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
    1982-1986 Teaching Associate, Department of Veterinary Biosciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
    1980-1982 Kindness Large Animal Hospital, Nampa, ID
    1978-1980 Veterinary Clinical Associate — Residency in Equine Medicine, Department of Large Animal Medicine, Veterinary Teaching Hospital, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA
    1977-1978 Veterinary Clinical Associate – Intern, Department of Large Animal Medicine & Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University, College
    Station, TX


    Dr. Brumbaugh’s teaching experience includes professional courses, graduate courses, as well as clinical training of interns and residents. Subjects included large animal internal medicine, respiratory physiology, veterinary pharmacology, and veterinary clinical pharmacology. He has served as committee member for 26 graduate students; and, has conducted several training meetings for Spanish-speaking employees of feedlots, dairies or calf-ranches. Regarding the future of professional education, Dr. Brumbaugh is an advocate of proper application of evidence based medicine because it provides a means to incorporate critical, analytical evaluation of results of valid research into clinical decisions.

  • Selected Publications
    Cortese, VS, Seeger JT, Stokka GS, Hunsaker BD, Lardy GP, Weigel DJ, Brumbaugh GW. Serologic response to Mannheimia haemolytica in calves concurrently inoculated with inactivated or modified-live preparations of M. haemolytica and viral combination vaccines containing modified-live bovine herpesvirus type 1. Am J Vet Res 72(11):1541-1549, 2011.

    Sweeney MT, Brumbaugh GW, Watts JL. In Vitro Activities of Tulathromycin and Ceftiofur Combined with Other Antimicrobial Agents Using Bovine Pasteurella multocida and Mannheimia haemolytica Isolates. Vet Therap. 9(3):212-222, 2008.

    Fielding CL, Brumbaugh GW, Matthews NS, Peck KE, Roussel AJ, Jr. Pharmacokinetics and clinical effects of a subanesthetic continuous rate infusion of ketamine in awake horses. Am. J. Vet. Res. 67(9):1484-1490, 2006.

    Brumbaugh, G.W., Simpson, R.B., Edwards, J.F., Anders D.R., Thomson, T.D.: Susceptibility of Mycobacterium avium sbsp. paratuberculosis to monensin sodium or tilmicosin phospate in vitro and resultant infectivity in a murine model. Can. J.Vet. Res. 68(3):175-181, 2004.

  • Research Projects

    Research activities of Dr. Brumbaugh have been funded from university, state, national, association, foundation, trust, veterinary pharmaceutical industry, or international sources. Dr. Brumbaugh has authored or co-authored 45 articles in refereed journals; 7 abstracts; 4 chapters in textbooks; and, 19 non-refereed publications. He has been an invited speaker (English or Spanish) at more than 100 state, national, or international meetings for veterinarians, animal scientists, and/or producers.

    Dr. Brumbaugh has served as reviewer for 9 professional journals. He has been consulting editor or guest editor for professional textbooks, for journals, or for professional associations. He has been co-translator (English to Spanish) of technical information for a professional association, for training of lay personnel at feedlots or dairies. In addition, he has been a technical writer for manuscripts submitted for publication in human as well as for veterinary medical journals.

  • Outreach Projects
    Brumbaugh GW. Control or Treatment of BRD: Don’t base your decisions on “myth-stakes”. Eastern Iowa Veterinary Meeting. Riverside, IA. October 20, 2011.

    Brumbaugh GW. Evidence-Based Medicine: Strategies for BRD Metaphylaxis or Treatment. Jackson Hole Veterinary Rendezvous, Jackson Hole, WY. June 21, 2011.

    Brumbaugh GW. North American Veterinary Dermatology Forum. Galveston, TX. April 14-16, 2011. -Dermatology in Cattle, Sheep, Goats, and Pigs -What is Evidence-Based Medicine?

    Brumbaugh GW. Risk Assessment and Evidence-Based Medicine: What’re they worth to you?; 99th Annual Kentucky Veterinary Medical Association Meeting; 37th Mid-America Veterinary Conference; Louisville, KY. October 8-10, 2010.

  • Awards and Honors
    • 2008 Innovation Award – Evidence Based Medicine, Trial Design & Evaluation

    • 2007 Innovation Award – Hispanic Training & Education

    • 2005 Teamwork Award