Marie R Culhane, DVM, PhD

Professor, Department of Veterinary Population Medicine (VPM)
Marie Culhane


Office Phone
Office Address

385F AS/VM
1988 Fitch Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108
United States


DVM, University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine

PhD, Infectious Diseases, University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine

BA, English, University of Minnesota, Morris

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Marie Culhane is a veterinarian working with all species, but having a special interest in diseases of food animals, especially swine. Her research involves the antigenic and genetic characterization of influenza A viruses of swine and turkeys, pathogenesis of unique influenza A virus infections in swine and turkeys, and the possible impact these viruses may have on current vaccination protocols in place in the US livestock industry. She is also involved in animal disease emergency planning at local, national, and global levels.


Research summary/interests

  • Influenza A viruses of swine, avians, and humans
  • Influenza A virus surveillance, control, prevention, and vaccination
  • Animal disease emergency planning


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


Clinical interests

Diagnosis of infectious diseases of swine and cattle