Erin Malone, DVM, PhD

Professor, Department of Veterinary Population Medicine (VPM)

Erin Malone

Contact Info

[email protected]

Office Phone 612-625-4762

Office Address:
225 Veterinary Medical Center
1365 Gortner Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108

DVM, North Carolina State University

PhD, University of Minnesota

AB, Duke University


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



Teaching Areas

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


Board Certifications

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons

Clinical Interests

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