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CURRICULUM VITAE

Thomas W. Swerczek, DVM, PhD
twswer1@uky.edu
(859) 257-4820

Professor
Department of Veterinary Science
Dimock Animal Pathology Building
College of Agriculture, Food & Environment
University of Kentucky

Education

B.S. 1962 Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas

D.V.M. 1964 Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas

M.S. 1966 Nutritional Pathology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut

Ph.D. 1969 Comparative Pathology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut

Appointments

1964-1969: Resident in Comparative Pathology, Instructor, Department of Pathiobiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut.

1969-1973: Assistant Professor, Department of Veterinary Science, College of Agriculture, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky.

1973-1977: Associate Professor, Department of Veterinary Science, College of Agriculture, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky.

1978-present: Professor, Department of Veterinary Science, College of Agriculture, Food & Environment, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky.

Selected Publications on Original Research Findings:

Swerczek TW and Helmboldt CF. Cerebrospinal Nematodiases in Groundhogs (Marmota Monox) JAVMA 157:674‑674, 1970.

Swerczek TW, Nielsen SW and Helmboldt CF. Ascariasis Causing Pulmonary Arterial Hyperplasia in Cats. Res. in Vet Sci 11:10-104. 1970.

Swerczek TW, Nielsen SW and Helmboldt CF. Transmammary Passage of Toxocara cati in the Cat. Am J Vet Res 32:89-92,1971.

Swerczek TW, Crowe MW, Prickett ME and Bryans JT. Focal Bacterial Hepatitis in Foals: A Newly Recognized Disease Syndrome. Mod Vet Pract. 54:66-67, 1973.

Swerczek TW. Pathology and Pathogenesis of Equine Fetal Diseases. Proc Soc of Theriogenology, Lexington, Kentucky, September 16, 1976.

Swerczek TW. Multifocal Hepatic Necrosis and Hepatitiis in Foals caused by Bacillus piliformis (Tyzzer's disease). Veterinary Annals, 17:130-132,1977.

Bryans JT, Swerczek TW, Darlington RW and Crowe MW. Neonatal Foal Disease Associated with Perinatal Infection by Equine Herpesvirus I. J Eq Med and Surg. 1:20-26, 1977.

Swerczek TW. The First Occurrence of Contagious Equine Metritis in the United States. JAVMA 173:405-407, 1978.

Swerczek TW. Toxicoinfectious Botulism in Foals and Adult Horses. JAVMA 176:217-220, 1980.

Swerczek TW and Crowe ME. Hepatotoxicosis in Neonatal Foals. JAVMA 183:388, 1983.

Swerczek TW: An Overview on the Etiologic Factors and Diagnosis of Equine Fetal Diseases. In: Laboratory Diagnosis of Livestock Abortion. Third ed. Iowa State University Press/Ames. 1990. pp. 202-206.

Swerczek TW: Perinatal Mortality in Foals caused by Fescue Grass Toxicosis. In: Laboratory Diagnosis of Livestock Abortion. Third ed. Iowa State University Press/Ames. 1990. pp. 207-213.

Swerczek, T.W.:Chronic Environmental Cadmium Toxicosis in Horses and Cattle. JAVMA 211:1229-130, 1997.

Swerczek, T.W., Donahue, J.M., and Hunt, R.H. Scedosporium prolificans Associated Arthritis and Osteomyelitis in a Horse. JAVMA 218: 1800-1802, 2001.

Swerczek,T.W: Saprotrophic Fungi and Bacteria and Commensal Bacteria that Infect Frost-Damages Pastures may be Contributing to Gut Microbial Overgrowth and Lesions Associated with the Mare Reproductive Loss Syndrome. Viewpoint J.Eq. Vet. Sci., 22:234-237, 2002.

 

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