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Tulio M. Prado MV (DVM), MS, DACT
Associate Professor
Farm Animal Reproductive Medicine
Large Animal Clinical Services

Clinical Interests

  • Large animal reproductive efficiency with emphasis on food animal production medicine and embryo transfer. General animal reproduction including companion animals, lamoids, and equine.

Research Interests

  • Prado TM, Morgan GL, Dawson L. Strategic use of prostaglandin F2? and Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone in controlling estrus onset to justify fixed time insemination in dairy cows.
  • DuBois WR, Prado TM, Ko JCH, MorganGL.
    • Effective dosage of xylazine and ketamine combination for anesthesia in South American camelids: llamas vs. alpacas.
    • Retrograde contrast uretrography study in normal female llamas.


  • M.S. -- Oklahoma State University - 1999
  • Residency -- Oklahoma State University - 1998
  • M.V. (D.V.M.) --University of Zulia, Maracaibo, Venezuela - 1984

Board Certification

  • Diplomate, The American College of Theriogenologists, 2002

Honorary and Professional Societies

  • Society for Theriogenologists, 1996 - Present
  • Nu Chapter Society of Phi Zeta, 1997 - Present
  • The American College of Theriogenologists, 2002 - Present

Professional Experience

  • Staff Veterinarian, Santa Rosa Feedlot,
    Mene Grande, Zulia, Venezuela (1984)
  • Staff Veterinarian, Valle Verde Dairy,
    Valle Verde, Trujillo, Venezuela (1985)
  • Private Practice, Merida, Venezuela(1986)
  • Staff Veterinarian, Oropeza Farms,
    Caja Seca, Zulia, Venezuela (1986-1989)
  • Veterinary Assistant, Dr. William Gardner,
    Dairy Practice, Salunga, PA (1989-1991)
  • Veterinary Technician, Large Animals,
    Boren Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital,
    Oklahoma State University (1991-1995)
  • Residency in Theriogenology, Food Animal Emphasis
    BVMTH, Oklahoma State University (1995-1998)
  • Visiting Assistant Professor Food Animal Theriogenology,
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, BVMTH, Oklahoma
    State University (1998-2001)
  • Assistant Professor Food Animal Rural Service,
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, BVMTH, Oklahoma
    State University (2001-2004)
  • Assistant Professor-Theriogenology,
    Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
    The University of Tennessee (2004-Present)