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M. Donald McGavin, MVSc, Ph.D., DACVP, FACVSc


Professor Emeritus
Department of Pathobiology
The University of Tennessee
PO Box 1071
Knoxville, TN 37901-1071
Phone: (865) 974-8211
FAX: (865) 974-5616
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Education

  • University of Queensland, Brisbane, Qld, AUSTRALIA, 1948-1952, B.V.Sc (DVM)
  • Central Technical College, Brisbane, Qld, AUSTRALIA, 1959-1960, Diploma in Photography
  • University of Queensland, Brisbane, Qld, AUSTRALIA, 1959-1962, M.V.Sc.
  • Michigan State University, Lansing, MI, 1961-1964, Ph.D. (Pathology)

Awards & Honors

  • Fellow, Australian College of Veterinary Scientists, 1998
  • Editor. Veterinary Pathology, 1989-1993 Official Publication of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists
  • Associate Editor. Veterinary Pathology, 1986-1989
  • Faculty Development Award. Exchange to University of Melbourne and Animal Research Institute, Brisbane, Qld, Australia, March-May, 1983
  • Fullbright Scholar. Michigan State University, 1961-1964.

Professional Experience & Appointments


  • 2002 - present
Professor Emeritus, Dept of Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996
  • 1996-2002
Professor of Pathology, Dept. of Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN.
  • 1976-95
Professor of Pathology and Director of Necropsy Laboratories, Department of Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee
  • 1975-76
Professor. Department of Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University,Manhattan, Kansas
  • 1968-75
Associate Professor. Department of Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine, KansasState University, Manhattan, Kansas
  • 1961-64
Assistant Instructor. Department of Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine, MichiganState University, E. Lansing, Michigan (Tuberculosis Project)
  • 1959-61
Senior Histopathologist. Animal Research Institute, Yeerongpilly, Queensland, Australia
  • 1956-59
Veterinary Pathologist. Animal Research Institute, Yeerongpilly, Queensland, Australia
  • 1953-56
Veterinary Pathologist. Animal Health Station, Oonoonba, Queensland, Australia

Board Certifications

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  • 1963
Board, American College of Veterinary Pathologist

Professional Activities

  • American College of Veterinary Pathologists
    • Member. Examination Board - Anatomic Pathology. 1975-1978
    • Chairman. Examination Board - Anatomic Pathology. 1978
  • Veterinary Pathology Journal
    • Co-Editor 1983-1985
    • Associate Editor 1986-1989
    • Editor 1989 - 1993
  • Australian College of Veterinary Scientists (Pathology Chapter)
    • External Examiner for Fellowship Examination (FACVSc) 1986

Consultations

  • Design of necropsy and auxiliary laboratories.
    • Alabama Department of Agriculture Veterinary Diagnostic Lab, 2001-2002
    • University College,Dublin, Ireland 2000
    • Kimron VeterinaryInstitute, Beit. Dagan, Israel 50250. February 12 - February 24, 1997 and to the present.
    • Queensland Department of Agriculture, Queensland, Australia.1983.
    • College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee. Knoxville, TN. 1975 - 1976.
    • College of Veterinary Medicine. Kansas State University. Manhattan, KS. 1975.
  • Review of Graduate Programs in Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University. For the Council of Graduate Schools in the United States. Jan. 1982.

ed

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  • McGavin, M.D.: Procedures for morphological studies of skeletal muscle, rat, mouse or hamster. In: Cardiovascular and Musculoskeletal Systems, T.C. Jones, U. Mohrand R.D. Hunt (eds.), pp. 101-108, 1991.
  • McGavin, M.D., Walker, R.D.,Schroeder, E.C., Patton, C.S. and McCracken, M.D.: Death of an African elephant from probable toxemia attributed to chronic pulpitis. J. Am. Vet. Med. Assoc., 183(11):1269-1273, 1983.
  • McGavin, M.D.: Progressive ovine muscular dystrophy - an animal model of human disease. Comp. Path. Bulletin, 6(3):3-4, 1974.
  • McGavin, M.D., Cornelius, C.E. and Gronwall, R.R.: Lesions in Southdown sheep with hereditary hyperbilirubinemia. Path. Vet., 9:142-151, 1972.
  • McGavin, M.D., Gronwall, R.R., Cornelius, C.E. and Mia, A.S.: Renal radial fibrosis in mutant Southdown sheep with congenital hyperbilirubinemia. Amer. J. Path.,67:601-610, 1972
  • McGavin, M.D., Gronwall, R.R. and Mia, A.S.: Pathological changes in experimental equine anaphylaxis. J. Am. Vet. Med. Assoc., 160:1632-1636, 1972.
  • McGavin, M.D. and Baynes, I.D.: A congenital progressive ovine muscular dystrophy. Path. Vet.,6:513-524, 1969.
  • Hall, W.T.K. and McGavin, M.D.: Clinical and neuropathological changes in cattle eating the leaves of Macrozamia lucida or Bowenia serrulata. Path. Vet., 5:26-34,1968
  • Mallman, W.L., Mallman, V.H.,McGavin, M.D. and Ray, J.A.: A study of pathogenicity of Runyon group III organisms isolated from bovine and porcine sources. Amer. Rev. Resp. Dis., 92:82-84, 1965.
  • McGavin, M.D., Ranby, P.D. and Tammemagi, L.: Demyelination associated with low liver copper levels in pigs. Aust. Vet. J. 38:8-14, 1962.
Books:
  • McGavin, M.D. Muscular System in Special Veterinary Pathology. R.G. Thomson editor. Toronto. Decker pp. 345-368, 1988.
  • McGavin, M.D. and Thompson S.W.: Specimen Dissection and Photography for the Pathologist, Anatomist and Biologist. Springfield, Thomas, 1988.
  • McGavin, M.D. "Muscle" in Thomson's Special Veterinary Pathology. 2nd edition. Carlton, W. and McGavin, M.D., editors. St. Louis. Mosby. 393-422. 1995.
  • Carlton, William and McGavin, M. Donald. (editors) Thomson's Special Veterinary Pathology. 2nd edition. St. Louis. Mosby. 1995.
  • McGavin, M. Donald, Carlton, William and Zachary, James (editors) Thomson's Special Veterinary Pathology. 3rd edition. St. Louis. Mosby. 2000.