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James Schumacher DVM, MS, DACVS
Professor
Equine Surgery
Large Animal Clinical Services

Clinical Interests

  • skin grafting, reproductive surgery, and respiratory surgery

Research Interests

  • skin grafting, reproductive surgery, and respiratory surgery

Education

  • 1978-1980 - Residency in Large Animal Surgery
    Deptartment of Large Animal Medicine & Surgery, Texas A&M University
  • 1980 - Master of Science Texas A&M University
  • 1973 - D.V.M. Kansas State University
  • 1972 - Bachelor of Science Kansas State University

Board Certification

  • Diplomat, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • Member, Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • MVB, a veterinary degree granted by the University College of Dublin as a requirement for licensure in Ireland

Academic Experience

  • 2006-present
    Professor
    Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
    College of Veterinary Medicine
    The University of Tennessee
  • 2003-2005
    Associate Professor
    Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
    College of Veterinary Medicine
    The University of Tennessee
  • 2001-2003
    Lecturer
    Department of Veterinary Surgery
    University College of Dublin
  • 2001
    Professor
    Department of Large Animal Surgery & Medicine
    College of Veterinary Medicine
    Auburn University
  • 1999-2001
    Associate Professor
    Department of Large Animal Surgery & Medicine
    College of Veterinary Medicine
    Auburn University
  • 1997-1999
    Senior Lecturer
    Department of Farm Animal & Equine Medicine & Surgery
    Royal Veterinary College
    Hertfordshire, UK
  • 1995-1997
    Professor, Department of Large Animal Medicine and Surgery
    College of Veterinary Medicine
    Texas A&M University
  • 1995 - (6 months)
    Visiting Professor Glasgow University Veterinary School
    University of Glasgow
  • 1989-1995
    Associate Professor Department of Large Animal Medicine & Surgery
    College of Veterinary Medicine
    Texas A&M University
  • 1988 - (4 months)
    Visiting Assistant ProfessorDepartment of Surgery
    School of Veterinary Medicine
    University of California, Davis
  • 1982-1989
    Assistant Professor Department of Large Animal Medicine & Surgery
    Texas A&M University
  • 1981-1982
    Instructor
    Department of Large Animal Medicine & Surgery
    Texas A&M University

Professional Organizations (past and present)

  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • American Association of Equine Practitioners
  • American Association of Veterinary Clinicians
  • American College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • British Equine Veterinary Association
  • Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • Wound Management Society