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Department of Veterinary Sciences|College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Merl Raisbeck
Veterinary Sciences

Merl Raisbeck, DVM, Ph.D., DABVT


  • B.S., Colorado State University
  • DVM, Colorado State University
  • Ph.D., University of Missouri

Research Interests:

Dr. Raisbeck's major interest is in clinical and diagnostic veterinary toxicology, and has a particular fascination with two diseases: polioencephalomalacia in ruminants and selenium poisoning in cattle, horses and waterfowl. Other interests include xenobiotic residues in food animal tissues, and metal intoxication in wildlife and domestic livestock associated with drastically disturbed lands, such as strip mines and industrial pollution.


  • American Board of Veterinary Toxicology
  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Wyoming Veterinary Medical Association
  • American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians
  • Society of Toxicology


PATB 4140/5140 - Principles of Toxicology
HM 5512 - Cell Physiology (WWAMI)
PATB 5120 - Topics
PATB 5140 - Research

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