Dr. Carla Huston, DVM, PhD, DACVPM

Dr. Carla Huston, DVM, PhD, DACVPM

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

  • Case-control study to identify management practices associated with morbidity and mortality from bovine anaplasmosis in Mississippi USA cow-calf herds..  International Symposium of Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics. 2022
  • The Mississippi Beef Quality Assurance Program: Certification Demographics from 2015 to 2019.  Journal of Animal Science. Volume 98, Issue Supplement 1. 2020

Journal Article

  • Survey of veterinary involvement in cattle health and production record-keeping on U.S. cow-calf operations.. Bovine Practitioner . Volume 56, Issue 2, Pages 29-37. 2022
  • Survey of U.S. cow-calf producer access to and use of technology for cattle health and production record-keeping purposes. Bovine Practitioner / Intl Symp Vet Epidemiology Economics. Volume 56, Issue 2, Pages 16-28. 2022
  • Survey of U.S. cow-calf producer methods and opinions of cattle health and production record-keeping. . Bovine Practitioner / Intl Symp Vet Epidemiology Economics. Volume 56, Issue 2, Pages 1-15. 2022
  • Assessing Veterinary Practice and Practitioner Preparedness for Natural and Man-Made Disasters, Including COVID-19Journal of Veterinary Medical Education. 2021
  • Assessing Disaster Preparedness and Educational Needs of Private Veterinary Practitioners in Mississippi.. Journal of veterinary medical education. Volume 47, Issue 2, Pages 230-238. 2020
  • Animal disaster training: Assessing disaster preparedness and perceptions of respondersJournal of Extension. Volume 57, Issue 6. 2019
  • An Integrative Analysis of Foot-and-Mouth Disease Virus Carriers in Vietnam Achieved Through Targeted Surveillance and Molecular Epidemiology.. Transboundary and emerging diseases. Volume 64, Issue 2, Pages 547-563. 2017
  • Safety of Benazepril in 400 Azotemic and 110 Non-Azotemic Client-Owned Cats (2001-2012).. Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association. Volume 53, Issue 2, Pages 119-127. 2017
  • Scrotal castration versus prescrotal castration in dogsDVM360. Volume 110, Issue 5. 2015
  • Factors influencing diagnostic sample submission by food animal veterinarians in Mississippi.. Veterinaria italiana. Volume 48, Issue 1, Pages 31-9. 2012
  • Genetic and phenotypic characterization of the bla(CMY) gene from Escherichia coli and Salmonella enterica isolated from food-producing animals, humans, the environment, and retail meat.. Foodborne pathogens and disease. Volume 6, Issue 10, Pages 1235-40. 2009
  • Prevalence of and risk factors associated with shedding of Cryptosporidium felis in domestic cats of Mississippi and AlabamaVeterinary Parasitology. Volume 160, Issue 3-4, Pages 306-310. 2009
  • Genotypic analysis of Giardia duodenalis in domestic catsJournal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. Volume 21, Issue 2, Pages 352-355. 2007
  • Prevalence and factors associated with fecal shedding of Giardia spp. in domestic cats.. Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association. Volume 42, Issue 6, Pages 424-9. 2006
  • Prevalence and factors associated with fecal shedding of Giardia spp. in domestic catsJournal of the American Animal Hospital Association. Volume 42, Issue 6, Pages 424-429. 2006
  • Persistent fecal Salmonella shedding in five dairy herds.. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. Volume 220, Issue 5, Pages 650-5. 2002
  • Prevalence of fecal shedding of Salmonella spp in dairy herds.. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. Volume 220, Issue 5, Pages 645-9. 2002

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