Stacy Anderson

Stacy Anderson

Contact Information College of Veterinary Medicine Phone: 423.869.6539
Office Location: College of Veterinary Medicine 309
Email: [email protected]

Dr. Stacy (Thacker) Anderson serves as dean of LMU’s College of Veterinary Medicine (LMU-CVM) stepping into the role August 2020. Anderson joined the LMU-CVM in 2015 and has served as associate dean for academic affairs, the director of Large Animal Clinical Skills and associate professor of Large Animal Surgery. Since joining LMU-CVM, Anderson has invested herself fully into the development of curriculum to produce confident, competent day-one ready graduates. Anderson has a passion for teaching, which ultimately drew her to LMU-CVM where the student-centered model of education closely aligned with her previous experiences. 

 

EDUCATION

  • DVM, Iowa State University
  • MVSc, University of Saskatchewan
  • PhD, University of Saskatchewan
  • Diplomate-Large Animal, American College of Veterinary Surgeons

 

Honors & Awards

  • LMU-CVM Zoetis Distinguished Veterinary Teacher Award, 2018-2019
  • LMU-CVM Class of 2020 Teacher of the Year Award, 2018-2019
  • Marshal the inaugural class graduation, LMU CVM, 2018

 

Recent Publications & Book Chapters

  •  Hunt J.A., Schmidt P., Perkins J., Newton G., Anderson S.L. Comparison of three canine models for teaching veterinary dental cleaning. J of Vet Med Ed, in press.
  • Williamson, J.A., Anderson, S.L., White, J.*, Kelly, C.K., Spangler, D. The impact of extracurricular surgical experience on veterinary students’ performance of canine ovariohysterectomy and orchidectomy in a clinical skills curriculum. J Vet Med Ed, in press
  • Hunt (Williamson), J.A., Heydenburg M., Anderson, S.L., Thompson, R.R. Does virtual reality training improve veterinary students’ first canine surgical performance? Vet Rec, doi: 10.1136/vr.105749, 2020.
  • Anderson S.L., Miller L., Gibbons P., Hunt (Williamson) J.A., Roberson J., Raines J.A., Patterson G., Dascanio J.J. Development and validation of a bovine castration model and rubric. J Vet Med Ed, 2020 Feb 13;e20180016.doi: 10.3138/jvme.2018-0016.
  • Williamson, J.A., Brisson, B., Anderson, S.L., Farrell, R., Spangler, D. Comparison of two canine celiotomy closure models for training novice veterinary students. Vet Surg, 48:966-974, 2019.
  • Williamson, J.A., Heydenburg, M., Kelly, C.K., Anderson, S.L., Dascanio, J.J. Development and validation of a canine castration model. J Vet Med Ed, 47(1):78-90, 2020.
  • Williamson, J.A., Johnson, J.T., Anderson, S.L, Spangler, D., Stonerook, M., Dascanio, J.J.: A randomized trial comparing freely moving and zonal small and large group instruction of veterinary surgical skills using ovariohysterectomy models. J Vet Med Ed, org/10.3138/jvme.0817-009r
  • Howard, D.*, Anderson, S.L., Nahar, V. A preliminary study on second-intention healing of full-thickness wounds on equine distal forelimbs treated with maltodextrin. J of Eq Vet Sci, 74:90-94, 2019
  • Anderson S.L. Management of Angular Limb Deformities. In: Equine Reproductive Procedures, 2nd Edition. Dascanio JJ, McCue P, eds. Wiley Blackwell. 2020. In press.
  • Anderson S.L. Management of Flexural Limb Deformities. In: Equine Reproductive Procedures, 2nd Edition. Dascanio JJ, McCue P, eds. Wiley Blackwell. 2020. In press.
  • Anderson S.L. Management of Soft Tissue Laxity. In: Equine Reproductive Procedures, 2nd Edition. Dascanio JJ, McCue P, eds. Wiley Blackwell. 2020. In press.
  • Anderson S.L. Management of Castration Techniques. In: Equine Reproductive Procedures, 2nd Edition. Dascanio JJ, McCue P, eds. Wiley Blackwell. 2020. In press.

 

Research Interests

  • Veterinary medical education with special interest in veterinary surgical skills
  • Equine colic
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