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James Marcu Caldwell DVM, DACVIM (Internal Medicine)
Faculty Assistant Professor
Farm Animal Field Service
Large Animal Clinical Services

Clinical Interests

  • Herd disease outbreak investigation and diagnostic microbiology
  • Food animal preventative and production medicine
  • Food animal medicine and surgery
  • Pain management and lameness in cattle

Research Interests

  • Bovine Respiratory Disease and Immunology
  • Infectious Diseases of Cattle, Sheep and Goats


  • Bachelor of Science, Zoology, cum laude, 2002
    Auburn University, College of Science and Mathematics; Auburn, AL
  • Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine, magna cum laude, 2006
    Auburn University, College of Veterinary Medicine; Auburn, AL
  • Food Animal Internal Medicine Residency, 2009-2012
    Auburn University, College of Veterinary Medicine; Auburn, AL

Board Certification

  • Diplomate-American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine-Large Animal (ACVIM-LA)


  • Clinical Teaching-Food Animal Field Services
  • Veterinary Neurology-Ruminant Neuorologic Diseases

Professional Experiences

  • Hendrix Animal Hospital, 2006-2007
    Shiloh, GA
    Mixed Animal Associate Veterinarian
  • Veterinary Clinical Research Fellow, 2007-2009
    Auburn University Equine Source Plasma Project
    Auburn, AL
    Herd Veterinarian
  • University Appointment
    Assistant Professor
    Farm Animal Field Services
    University of Tennessee
    College of Veterinary Medicine
    Department of Clinical Sciences