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Rezabek, Grant B

Clinical Assistant Professor
Serology Section Head, Equine Program Coordinator, Pathologist
Oklahoma Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory

Specialty: Specialty/areas of interest: Equine Pathology; Musculoskeletal Pathology; Racetrack Injuries; Genetic Diseases; Foreign Animal Diseases; Emergency Preparedness; Bovine Pathology (beef production emphasis).

Doctor of Veteriniary Medicine; Oklahoma State University, 1986.
Master of Public Health; University of Oklahoma, 1982.
Bachelor of Science; Universtiy of Virginia, 1979.
Pathology Residency Certificate; University of Kentucky; 1993.

Department: Oklahoma Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory

Contact Information:
Room 172
Stillwater, OK 74078
Office: (405) 744-6623
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Clinical Practice (Equine Veterinary Associates; Broken Arrow, OK 1986-90).

Residency in Veterinary Pathology at University of Kentucky 1993; Kentucky State Racing Commission (1991-1993).

Illinois State Diagnostic Laboratory (Centralia, IL); Private Diagnostic Laboratories (APL (Las Vegas, NV) & ANTECH (Phoenix, AZ)).

Returned to OSU and Oklahoma Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory January 1, 2003.

Chairman; American Quarter Horse Association and Foundation Research Committee - 2007-2010. 

Licenses: Oklahoma, Kentucky, Nevada, Arizona
Selected Publications:

Most Recent:

“Evaluation of frequency and risk factors associated with catastrophic musculoskeletal injuries in QuarterHorses at two Midwestern racetracks”

Andrea L. Beisser, BA; Scott McClure, DVM, PhD, DACVS; Grant Rezabek, DVM, MPH; Keith Soring, DVM; Chong Wang, PhD;  Accepted 2014.

“A retrospective study of equine actinobacillosis cases: 1999−2011”

Quinci D. Layman, Grant B. Rezabek, Akhilesh Ramachandran, Brenda C. Love and Anthony W. Confer;

J VET Diagn Invest published online 17 April 2014

Courses Taught:

Courses Taught:

VMED 7563, Musculoskeletal Systems - Musculoskeletal Pathology

VMED 7564, Alimentary Systems - Liver Pathology; Exocrine Pancreas Pathology

VMED 7933, Diagnostic Rotation, 4th yr.

VMED 7910, Histopathology Slide Conference

VCS 7033, OADDL Diagnostic Rotation

VMED 7771, Equine Medicine Elective

VMED 7620, Food Animal Elective