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Dr. Tanya Burkholder


Chief, Veterinary Medicine Branch

Education & Certifications

  • DVM, Texas A&M University, College of Veterinary Medicine, 2002
  • Diplomate, American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine, 2008
  • ​BBA in International Business, University of Texas, Austin
  • BA in Archeology, University of Texas, Austin

Specialties or Areas of Expertise

Pain management and critical care for laboratory animals

Personal Interest

  • Cooking
  • Biking and swimming
  • Italian language
  • Travel

Select Publications

  • Burkholder TH, Feliciano CL, VandeWoude S and Baker, HJ. Biology and Diseases of Cats.  2014. in Fox, J, Anderson L, Otto G, Pritchett-Corning K, Whary M. (Eds.), Laboratory Animal Medicine, 3rd Edition.  Philadelphia: Academic Press. 
  • Burkholder TH, Linton C, Hoyt R and R Young.  2012. In Suckow mA, Stevens KA, Wilson RP.  (Eds.),   The Rabbit as an Experimental Model.  In The Laboratory Rabbit, Guinea Pig, Hamster, and Other Rodents.  Academic Press: Philadelphia, pp. 530-552.
  • Burkholder T, Foltz C, Karlsson E, Linton CG, Smith JM. Health Evaluation of Experimental Laboratory Mice. Protocols in Mouse Biology, Current Protocols in Mouse Biology 2: 145-165, June 2012.