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Dr. Melissa Swan

Phone: 859-257-6917 
Fax: 859-255-1624

Dr. Melissa Swan, DVM, MS, DACVP

Assistant Professor

Veterinary Pathologist

BS - Biology, Purdue University, 2014

DVM- Purdue University, 2018

MS - Anatomic Pathology, Purdue University, 2021

Area of Interest: Anatomic and clinical pathology, Equine nephrology, Animal Welfare Science, Laboratory animal medicine

Selected publications:

Swan, M.P. , Hooser, S. B, Lin, T-L. (2021). Bromethalin toxicosis in a 20-month-old feine. Pathology in Practice-Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. In press 2021.

*LaFollette, M.R., Swan, M.P., Smith, B., Gaskill, B.N.(2019). The effects of cage color and lighting intensity on rat affect during heterospecific play. Applied Animal Behavior Science 10.1016/j.applanim.2019.104834

Swan, M.P. and *Hickman, D.L. (2013). “Evaluation of the Neutrophil/Lymphocyte Ratio as a Measurement of Rat Well-Being.”Lab Animal 43(8): 276-282.

Wheeler, R.R., Swan, M.P.,, *Hickman, D.L. (2014). “Effect of multilevel laboratory rat caging system on the well-being of singly housed Sprague-Dawley rat” Laboratory Animal published online 12 August 2014. DOI: 10.1177/0023677214547404

*Hickman, D.L. and Swan, M.P.,(2011). "Effects of age of pups and removal of existing litter on pup survival when cross- fostering between multiparous outbred mice."J Am Assoc Lab Anim Education50(5):641-646.