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Melissa Gale Trogdon Hines DVM, DACVIM
Professor
Equine Internal Medicine and Neonatology
Large Animal Clinical Services

Education

  • 1988 - PhD, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
  • 1980 - DVM, Department of Immunology and Medical Microbiology
  • The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH ( Summa cum laude)
  • 1975 - Undergraduate Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
    Zoology

Professional Experience

  • 2011 – present Professor, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences - University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine
  • 1990 – 2011 Section Head, Equine Medicine - Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • 1996 – 2011 Associate Professor of Equine Medicine, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences - Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • 1989 - 1996 Assistant Professor of Equine Medicine, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences - Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • 1986-1988 Resident, Large Animal Internal Medicine - University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine
  • 1984-1987 National Institutes of Health Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Medical Sciences - University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine
  • 1982-1984 Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Immunology and Medical Microbiology - University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine
  • 1980-1982 Associate Veterinarian - Sharon Center Veterinary Hospital, Sharon Center, Ohio
  • 1980 Relief Veterinarian - Carrollton Animal Hospital, Carrollton, Ohio

Recent Publications

  • 1. Rossa RG, Alperin DC, Hines MT, Hines SA. The equine CD1 gene family is the largest and most diverse yet identified. Immunogenetics 2014;66:33-42.
  • 2. Wise LN, Ueti MW, Kappmeyer LS, Hines MT, White SN, Davis W, Knowles DP. In vitro activity of ponazuril against Theileria equi. Vet Parasitol 2012;185:282-5.
  • 3. Harris SP, Hines MT, Mealey RH, Alperin DC, Hines SA. Early development of cytotoxic T lymphocytes in neonatal foals following oral inoculation with Rhodococcus equi. Vet Immunol Immunopathol 2011;141:312-16.
  • 4. Sanz MG, Wills TB, Christopherson, Hines MT. Glanzmann thrombasthenia in a 17 year old Peruvian Paso . Vet Clin Pathol 2011;40:48-51.
  • 5. Sanz MG, Sellon DC, Cary JA, Hines MT, Farnsworth KD. Analgesic effects of butorphanol tartrate and phenylbutazone administered alone and in combination in young horses undergoing routine castration. J Am Vet Med Assoc 2009;235:1194-203.