Rachel Friedrich

DVM, Diplomate ABVP-Food Animal
Clinical Assistant Professor
1255B Veterinary Field Services Building
Education & Certifications  
Diplomate ABVP- Food Animal
DVM, Iowa State University, 2009, Summa cum laude
BS, Agricultural Sciences, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2005 with honors and highest distinction
VDPAM 340 Large Animal Clinical Foundations
VDPAM 486 Small Ruminant Medicine and Surgery Elective
VDPAM 476 Food Animal and Camelid Field Service
VDPAM 490 State Fair Rotation
VDPAM 495 Advanced Small Ruminant Production Medicine
Research Focus & Interests  
Bovine Medicine, Surgery, and Respiratory Disease Prevention
Small Ruminant Medicine and Surgery

IVMA Foundation Board Member 2015 – present

American Association of Bovine Practitioners
American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners
American Veterinary Medical Association
Iowa Veterinary Medical Association
Selected Publications  
Garcia-Morante, B.; Friedrich, R.; Kaiser, T.; Kraft, C.; Bridger, P.; Noguera, M. Gilt Vaccination with a Mixed Administration of a PRRS MLV and a PPV1 Subunit Vaccine Protects against Heterologous PRRSV1 Infection and Prevents Detrimental Effects on Piglet Performance. Viruses 202012, 789.
Friedrich, R.; Patterson, A.R.; Johnson, W.; Fergen, B.; Hernandez, L.; Grosse-Liesner, B.; and Hermann, J.R. Efficacy of Porcine Circovirus Type 2a and 2d Based Vaccines Following PCV2 Challenge. Journal of Vaccines and Vaccination. 2019 Apr 20 10:402 (1-4)
Sponseller, B.A., S.K. Clark, and R.A. Friedrich. Mechanisms of Equine Infectious Anemia Virus Escape from Neutralizing Antibody Responses Define Epitope Specificity. Viral Immunology.  Viral Immunol. 2012 Aug;25(4):324-8. doi: 10.1089/vim.2012.0030. Epub 2012 Jul 2.