Erin Malone, DVM, PhD

Professor, Department of Veterinary Population Medicine (VPM)
Erin Malone


Office Phone
Office Address

225 Veterinary Medical Center
1365 Gortner Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108
United States


DVM, North Carolina State University

PhD, University of Minnesota

AB, Duke University

Licensures and Certifications

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons

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Awards & recognition

  • Young Investigator Award; poster presentation (1st)
  • The Fifth Equine Colic Research Symposium
  • "Responses of equine jejunal smooth muscle to adrenergic and cholinergic agonists and antagonists in vitro"
  • Young Investigator Award; oral presentation (2nd)
  • The Fifth Equine Colic Research Symposium
  • "Nonadrenergic-noncholinergic responses of equine jejunum in vitro"
  • Nominated, SAVMA Teaching Excellence Award, UMN, 1994
  • Graduate Student Council's Excellence in Teaching Award, UMN, 1995
  • Graduation Ceremony selection, UMN, 1995
  • Judge, Young Investigator Competition (Oral Presentations)
  • The Sixth Annual Equine Colic Research Symposium; November, 1998
  • Teaching Incentive Reward, UMN, 1999
  • Resource Teacher for new faculty; UMN, 2001-2002
  • Faculty Award for Excellence in Didactic Teaching, 2006


Research summary/interests

  • Gastrointestinal motility and colic
  • Pharmacology of intestinal motility
  • Effects of pregnancy on motility in horses and cattle
  • Use of ultrasound for monitoring intestinal motility
  • Carpal arthritis
  • Treatment of sarcoids and aural plaques
  • Treatment of navicular syndrome


Selected publications

For a listing of recent publications, refer to PubMed, a service provided by the National Library of Medicine, and to Google Scholar.


  • Gastrointestinal surgery in large animals
  • Urogenital surgery in large animals
  • Respiratory surgery in large animals
  • Field surgery
  • Equine limb anatomy and surgery
  • Ruminant surgery senior elective
  • Graduate student courses


Clinical interests

  • General surgery and lameness
  • Equine colic
  • Urogenital surgery
  • Wounds and tumors