Justin Brown



Education & Certifications  
PhD, Iowa State University, 2022
Executive Veterinary Program in Swine Health Management, University of Illinois, 2022
DVM, University of Georgia, 2016
BSA, Animal Science, University of Georgia, 2012
AnS 225 – Swine Science
BMS 336 – Veterinary Nutrition
VDPAM 310 – Introduction to Production Animal Medicine
VDPAM 340 – Clinical Foundations
VDPAM 478B – Swine Clinical Pharmacology and Treatment Management
VDPAM 478C – Swine Emerging Diseases Diagnosis and Management
VDPAM 480 – Swine Production Medicine
VDPAM 487 – Livestock Disease Prevention
Research Focus & Interests  
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
Emerging swine diseases
Foreign animal diseases and emergency preparedness
Swine Prevention Medicine
Honors & Awards  
Award for Early Achievement in Teaching, Iowa State University - CVM, 2022
#CyThx Honoree, Iowa State University, 2021, 2023
Proficiency in Theriogenology Award, University of Georgia-CVM, 2016
Field Service Award, University of Georgia-CVM, 2016
AASV/National Pork Industry Foundation Internship Grant Recipient, 2014
Iowa State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Curriculum Committee
Iowa State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, VDPAM, Curriculum Committee – Chair
Iowa State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Production Animal – Veterinary Early Acceptance Program, Director, Selection Committee Member
American Association of Swine Veterinarians (AASV)
Iowa Veterinary Medical Association
American Veterinary Medical Association
Selected Publications  

Brown J, Walthart B, Pieters M, Karriker L, Zhitnitskiy P. Swine Medicine Education: A Survey of North American and Caribbean Veterinary Colleges Curricula. Accepted by Journal of the Veterinary Medical Education. https://doi.org/10.3138/jvme-2023-0086 Advance Access August 2023

Becker SL, Humphrey DC, Karriker LA, Brown JT, Skoland KJ, Greiner LL. The effects of dietary essential fatty acid ratios and energy level on growth performance, lipid metabolism, and inflammation in grow-finish pigs, Journal of Animal Science, Volume 101, 2023, skad151, https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/skad151

Ramirez BC, Jeon R, Stender DR, Kohl KD, Rademacher CJ, Brown JT, Mogler D. Characterization of in-barn heat processed swine mortalities. Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 2023; 10. https://doi.org/10.3389/fvets.2023.929160

Brown J, Poonsuk K, Cheng T-Y, Rademacher C, Kalkwarf E, Tian L, McKeen LA, Wang C, Gimenez-Lirola L, Baum D, Karriker LA. Comparison of Two Diagnostic Assays for the Detection of Serum Neutralizing Antibody to Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus. Animals. 2023; 13(4):757. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani13040757

Taylor WE, Humphrey DC, Peyer BD, Johnson AK, Brown JT, Millman ST, Chipman AL, Cassady CJ, Lonergan SM, Stalder KJ. Body condition score accuracy and repeatability from evaluation of cull sow digital images at a midwestern harvest facility. Submitted to Applied Animal Science. 38:627-638. https://doi.org/10.15232/aas.2022-02295

Rademacher, C., Brown, J., & Karriker, L. (2022). Impact of human behavior on the spread of African swine fever virus: what every veterinarian should know, Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association (published online ahead of print 2022). https://doi.org/10.2460/javma.22.06.0250

Patterson, G., Brown, J. T., Almond, G. W., Ramirez, A., Pittman, J., Pieters, M., Bowman, A. S., Karriker, L. A., & Zhitnitskiy, P. E. (2022). Challenges and opportunities in modern swine veterinary education, Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association260(7), 711-713. https://doi.org/10.2460/javma.21.10.0443

Brown J, Rademacher C, Baker S, Poonsuk K, Cheng TY, Skoland K, Canning P, Forseth A, Karriker L. (2019). Evaluation of a commercial PEDV vaccine in reducing duration of viral shedding in gilts. Journal of Swine Health & Production. 2019;27(5):256-264