INTERCOUNTRY LECTURESHIP QUESTIONNAIRE 2013-2014
GRANT PERIOD: September 16, 2013- February 15, 2014 Email Address: dcf@il inois.edu BORN: January 10, 1954
2006-present: Professor of Clinical Pharmacology and Department Head, Col ege of Veterinary
Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign LANGUAGES: English (for lectures), German (possibly lectures later in term), French (reading only)
GERMAN HOST INSTITUTION Tierärztliche Hochschule Hannover
(University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover), Hannover http://www.tiho-hannover.de/
Veterinary clinical pharmacology and endocrinology AREAS OF RESEARCH
Educational techniques to develop critical clinical thinking skil s; thyroid hormone metabolism and toxicology; thyroid diseases and diagnostic tests in animals; feline diabetes mel itus and obesity
POSSIBLE LECTURE TOPICS Encouraging Critical Thinking in Medical Professionals
Rational Glucocorticoid Usage in Smal Animal Medicine Evidence-Based Therapy in Veterinary Medicine
Diagnosis and Treatment of Canine Hypothyroidism Diagnosis and Treatment of Feline Hyperthyroidism
ACADEMIC TRAINING AND DEGREES A.B. Dartmouth Col ege (Chemistry) – 1975
V.M.D. University of Pennsylvania – 1979 Ph.D. (Pharmacology) University of Pennsylvania – 1982
Residency in Smal Animal Internal Medicine – University of Pennsylvania – 1985
Diplomate, American Col ege of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Smal Animal) – 1985 Diplomate, American Col ege of Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology - 1991
1994-2006: Professor of Physiology and Pharmacology and of Smal Animal Medicine, University of Georgia Col ege of Veterinary Medicine, Athens, GA
1989-1994: Associate Professor of Physiology and Pharmacology and of Smal Animal Medicine,
University of Georgia Col ege of Veterinary Medicine, Athens, GA 1986-1989: Assistant Professor of Physiology and Pharmacology and of Smal Animal Medicine,
University of Georgia Col ege of Veterinary Medicine, Athens, GA 1983-1986: Assistant Professor of Pharmacology, Department of Pharmacology, New York State
Col ege of Veterinary Medicine, Cornel University, Ithaca, NY
Clark MH, Ferguson DC, Bunick D, Hoenig M (2012): Molecular and histological evidence of
brown adipose tissue in adult cats; Veterinary Journal 195 (1) 66-72.
DOI: 10.1016/j.tvjl.2012.05.029 2. Clark M, Hoenig M, Ferguson DC, Dirikolu L (2012): Pharmacokinetics of pioglitazone in lean
and obese cats. J. Vet Pharmacology and Therapeutics, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2885.2011.01341.x.
3. Mensching DA, Slater M, Scott JW, Ferguson DC, Beasley VR (2012): The feline thyroid gland: a model for endocrine disruption by polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs)? Journal of
toxicology and environmental health. 75(4):201-212.
4. Hoenig M, Pach N, Thomaseth K, DeVries F, Ferguson DC (2012): Evaluation of long-term glucose homeostasis in lean and obese cats using continuous glucose monitoring. Am J Vet Res 73
(7): 1100-6. 2012. DOI: 10.2460/ajvr.73.7.1100 5. Hoenig M, Jordan E, Glushka J, Kley S, Patil A, Waldron, M, Prestegard J, Ferguson DC, Wu
S, Olson D (2011). Effect of macronutrients, age, and obesity on 6 and 24-hour post-prandial
glucose metabolism in cats. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 301, R1798-1807. 6. Hoenig M, Pach N, Thomaseth K, DeVries F, Ferguson DC (2012): Evaluation of long-term
glucose homeostasis in lean and obese cats using continuous glucose monitoring. Am J Vet Res
American journal of veterinary research 73 (7 1100-6 DOI: 10.2460/ajvr.73.7.1100 7. Poon E, Powers BE, McAlonan RM, Ferguson DC, Schantz SL (2011): Effects of
Developmental Exposure to Polychlorinated Biphenyls and/or Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers on Cochlear Function. Toxicol. Sci. 124(1): 161-8 . DOI: 10.1093/toxsci/kfr214 doi:
9. Sharlin DS, Gilbert ME, Taylor MA, Ferguson DC, Zoel er RT (2010): The nature of the compensatory response to low thyroid hormone in the developing brain. J. Neuroendocrinology
22(3): 153-165. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2826.2009.01947.x
10. Hoenig M, Jordan ET, Ferguson DC, de Vries F (2010): Oral glucose leads to a differential response in glucose, insulin ad GLP-1 in lean versus obese cats. Domestic Anim Endocrinology
38(2): 95-102. DOI:10.1016/j.domaniend.2009.08.00 Textbook Chapters
Ferguson DC (2013): Principles of Pharmacodynamics and Toxicodynamics, in Haschek
and Rousseaux’s Handbook of Toxicologic Pathology, 3rd ed., Elsevier. 2.
Clark MH, Ferguson DC (2012): Monitoring Longterm Therapy, in The Cat: Clinical
Medicine and Management (ed: Little S) ed 1, Elsevier Saunders, St. Louis, MO, pp. 1138-1143.
Ferguson DC, Hoenig M (2011): Endocrine System, in Latimer, K.S. (ed): Duncan and
Prasse’s Veterinary Laboratory Medicine: Clinical Pathology. 5th edition, Wiley-Blackwel , Chapt.11.
Ferguson, DC, Dirikolu L, Hoenig M (2009): Adrenal Corticosteroids, Mineralocorticoids,
and Steroid Synthesis Inhibitors, in in Riviere JE, Papich M (eds): Veterinary Pharmacology and
Therapeutics, 9th ed., Wiley-Blackwel , pp. 771-802. 5.
Ferguson DC (2009): Thyroid Hormones and Antithyroid Drugs, in Riviere JE, Papich M
(eds): Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 9th ed., Wiley-Blackwel , pp. 735-770.
Rayalam S, Hoenig MH, Ferguson DC (2009): Hypothalamic and Pituitary Hormones, in
Riviere JE, Papich M (eds): Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 9th ed., Wiley-Blackwel ,
Ferguson DC (2007): Testing for hypothyroidism in dogs. Veterinary Clinics of North
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