Dr. Carla Huston

Dr. Carla Huston

Department

  • Extension
  • Pathobiology and Population Medicine

Titles

  • Professor, Beef Extension Veterinarian
  • Carla Huston

Contacts

huston@cvm.msstate.edu
Office: (662) 325-1183
A2228B

Overview

Summary:

Carla has over 25 years of experience in livestock health and emergency management. She teaches in the DVM curriculum and also serves as the state’s beef extension veterinarian, providing training to veterinarians, veterinary students, livestock producers, and emergency management personnel. She is board-certified in the American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, with specialty certification in Epidemiology.

Education:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Veterinary Preventive Medicine, Ohio State University, The, 2001
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.), Veterinary Medicine and Science, Ohio State University, The, 1994
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Animal Science, Ohio State University, The, 1991

Research interests:

Bovine infectious diseases
Beef Quality Assurance
Pre-harvest food safety
Disaster management

Publications

Conference Proceeding

  • The Mississippi Beef Quality Assurance Program: Certification Demographics from 2015 to 2019.  Journal of Animal Science. Volume 98, Issue Supplement 1. 2020

Journal Article

Presentations

Demonstration

  • "Beef Quality Assurance Hands-On Demostrations." NWMCC Animal Science Lab - BQA, Northwest Mississippi Community College, Northwest Mississippi Community College. 2017

Oral Presentation

  • "Beef Quality Assurance." Jones County - BQA, Jones County Cattlemen's Association, Laurel, MS. 2017
  • "Beef Quality Assurance." Stockmanship and Stewardship Regional Event, National Cattlemen's Beef Association/MSU, Starkville, MS. 2017
  • "Beef Quality Assurance." Making Tracks, Mississippi Junior Cattlemen's Association, Starkville, MS. 2017
  • "Beef Quality Assurance." Oktibbeha County - BQA, Oktibbeha County Cattlemen's Association, Starkville, MS. 2017
  • "Beef Quality Assurance." Beef Quality Assurance Meeting, MSU, Tylertown, MS. 2016
  • "Beef Quality Assurance." Beef Quality Assurance Meeting, MSU, Kosciusko, MS. 2016
  • "Beef Quality Assurance." MVMA - BQA, Mississippi Veterinary Medical Association, Starkville, MS. 2016
  • "Beef Quality Assurance." Union County - BQA, Union and Tippah County Cattlemen's Associations, New Albany, MS. 2016
  • "Development of a risk assessment model for proliferative gill disease in channel catfish." Myxozoan Parasites of Fish Conference, Myxozoan Parasites of Fish Conference, Nanaimo, British Columbia. 2002

Areas of Expertise

Herd Health and Preventive Medicine
Livestock disease control programs

Transboundary animal diseases

Disaster management

Food safety and security