Shannon Hostetter

Department of Pathology
Office of Research and Faculty and Graduate Affairs
One Health Certificate
Associate Professor
Director of Comparative Biomedical Sciences
Interim Assistant Dean for Graduate Affairs
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Educational Background

BS Biology, Washington and Lee University (1994)

DVM, Iowa State University (2000)

PhD, Iowa State University (2009)

Selected Publications

  • Bender HS, Garrett KM, and Hostetter SJ.  Engaging students with team-based learning in courses taught at two campuses synchronously: Two case studies in health sciences. New Directions for Teaching and Learning. 165:107-121. 2021.
  • Harm T, Hostetter S, Nenninger A, Valentine B, Ellinwood N.M., and J. Smith.  Temporospatial development of neuropathological lesions in a canine model of mucopolysaccharidosis IIIB.  Veterinary Pathology. Jan;58(1):205-222.  2020.
  • Viall AK, McNamee AL, Olsen LE, Deitz KL, and Hostetter SJ. Prognostic value of dyslipidemias for sick dogs hospitalized in the intensive care unit of a veterinary teaching hospital. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. J Am Vet Med Assoc. Mar 15;254(6):699-709. 2019.
  • Hostetter SJ, Hu HX, and JS Haynes. What’s your diagnosis? Caudal fossa mass in a dog. Veterinary Clinical Pathology. 47(2):322-323.  2018.
  • Hostetter SJ, Clark S, Gilbertie JM, Wiechert SA, Jones DE, and BA Sponseller. Age-related variation in the cellular composition of equine bronchoalveolar lavage fluid. Veterinary Clinical Pathology. Jun 46(2):344-353. 2017.
  • Hostetter SJ, Helgerson AF, Paton JC, Paton AW, and NA Cornick. Therapeutic use of a receptor mimic probiotic reduces intestinal Shiga toxin levels in a piglet model of hemolytic uremic syndrome. BMC Research Notes. Jun 2;7:331. 2014.