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D. Paul Lunn, BVSc, MS, PhD, MRCVS, Dip. ACVIM

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Dean
Phone: 919.513.6210
Fax: 919.513.6452
Email: dplunn@ncsu.edu

Education

Specialty

Equine Medicine

Professional Experience & Qualifications

Dr. Paul Lunn is the Dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine at North Carolina State University, and took up that position on February 20th, 2012. Previously he was a Professor and the Head of the Department of Clinical Sciences at the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at Colorado State University. Before moving to Colorado in 2003, Dr. Lunn worked as a large animal medicine faculty member, and as Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs and Director of the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital at the School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Dr. Lunn hails from Wales, where he grew up in a farming community, before studying veterinary medicine at Liverpool University. After a period in private practice in the UK, he pursued clinical training in Ontario and Wisconsin, and doctoral research training at the University of Cambridge.

As a faculty member, outside of clinical work Dr. Lunn’s interests have been in equine immunology and infectious disease, and he maintains an involvement in research focusing on influenza virus and EHV-1 infection in horses.

Outside of work, he and his wife Kathy enjoy hiking and raising terriers. Dr. Lunn also fly fishes and skis inexpertly but enthusiastically.

Research Area

As a faculty member, outside of clinical work Dr. Lunn’s interests have been in equine immunology and infectious disease, and he maintains an involvement in research focusing on influenza virus and EHV-1 infection in horses.

Selected Publications (from the past 3 years)

Hussey GS, Hussey SB, Wagner B, Horohov DW, Van de Walle GR, Osterrieder N, Goehring LS, Rao S, Lunn DP: Evaluation of immune responses following infection of ponies with an EHV-1 ORF1/2 deletion mutant. Veterinary Research, 42; 23-29, 2011.

Durando M, Birks EK, Hussey SB, Lunn DP: Cardiac troponin I concentrations in ponies challenged with equine influenza virus. J Vet Int Med, 25, 339-344, 2011.

Wilsterman S, Soboll G, Lunn DP, Ashton LV, Callan RJ, Hussey SB, Rao S, Goerhing LS: Equine herpesvirus-1 infected peripheral blood mononuclear cell subpopulations during viremia. Vet. Micro. 149, 40-47, 2011.

Goerhing LS, Soboll G, Ashton LV, Schenkel A, Lunn DP: Infection of central nervous system endothelial cells by cell-associated EHV-1. Vet. Micro. 148, 389-39, 2011.

Kydd JH, Slater J, Osterrieder N, Lunn DP: Report of the Second Havemeyer EHV-1 Workshop, Steamboat Springs, Colorado, September 2008. Equine Veterinary Journal, 42: 572-5, 2010.

Landolt GA, Hussey SB, Kreutzer K, Quintana A, Lunn DP: Intra lymph node low-dose DNA vaccination in ponies. Vet. Rec., 167: 302-4, 2010.

Goehring LS, Wagner B, Bigbie R, Hussey SB, Rao S, Morley PS, Lunn DP: Control of EHV-1 viremia and nasal shedding by commercial vaccines. Vaccine, 28: 5203-5211, 2010.

Muirhead T, McClure J, Wichtel J, Stryhn H, Markham F, McFarlane D, Lunn DP: The Effect of Age on Systemic Antibody Response Following Rabies and Influenza Vaccination in Healthy Horses. J. Comp. Path. 142: S85-S90, 2010.

Soboll G, Breathnach CC, Kydd, Hussey SB, Mealey R, Lunn DP: Vaccination of ponies with the IE gene of EHV-1 in a recombinant modified live vaccinia vector protects against clinical and virological disease. Vet Immunol Immunopathol, 135: 108-117, 2010.

Lunn DP, Davis-Poynter N, Flaminio MJBF, Horohov DW, Osterrieder K, Pusterla N, Townsend HGG: ACVIM EHV-1 consensus statement. J. Vet. Intern. Med. 23:450–461, 2009.

Links

D. Paul Lunn CV