Joseph Taboada

Joseph Taboada

Professor of Small Animal Medicine

Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences

LSU School of Veterinary Medicine
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803

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Education

DVM, Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine

BS, Georgetown University

Certifications

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)

Research Interest

Veterinary education, Small Animal Hepatic diseases, Small Animal Infectious diseases

Teaching Interest

Small Animal Internal Medicine, Feline Medicine

Clinical Interest

Small Animal Internal Medicine, Feline Medicine

Awards & Honors

2020, Dr. Andrew Lackner Mentoring Award 

2013, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Foundation Distinguished Service Award (This is a national award that is given to an ACVIM diplomate who has contributed in a substantial way to the leadership and service missions of the ACVIMF.)

2012, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Distinguished Service Award (This is a national award that is given to an ACVIM diplomate who has contributed in a substantial way to the leadership and service missions of the ACVIM.)

2020, LSU Vet Med Teacher Merit Honor Roll (Years I, II, and III)

2019, LSU Vet Med Teacher Merit Honor Roll (Years I, II, and III)

2018, LSU Vet Med Teacher Merit Honor Roll (Years I, II, and III)

2017, LSU Vet Med Teacher Merit Honor Roll (Years I, II, and III)

2016, LSU Vet Med Teacher Merit Honor Roll (Years I, II, and III)

2015, LSU Vet Med Teacher Merit Honor Roll (Years I, II, and III)

2014, LSU Vet Med Teacher Merit Honor Roll (Years I, II, and III)

2013, LSU Vet Med Teacher Merit Honor Roll (Years I, II, and III)

2012, LSU Vet Med Teacher Merit Honor Roll (Years I, II, and III)

2011, LSU Vet Med Teacher Merit Honor Roll (Years I, II, and III)

2010, LSU Vet Med Teacher Merit Honor Roll (Years I, II, and III)

2007, Carl Norden-Pfizer Distinguished Teaching Award (This is the award that is presented to the teacher of the year as voted on by the entire veterinary student body.)

2007, Hill's Pet Nutrition/VSIPP Spirt of Excellence Award (Presented by Hill=s Pet Nutrition and the Veterinary Specialists in Private Practice for contributions to the Veterinary Profession)

2007, Gamma Sigma Delta School of Veterinary Medicine Teaching Merit Honor Role

2007, Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine Teacher of the Year Award (Class of 2008)

2005, American Animal Hospital Distinguished Service Award  (This is a national award that is given to a veterinarian who has contributed in a substantial way to the leadership, service and teaching missions of the American Animal Hospital Association.)

2004, Animal Medical Center Distinguished Alumni Award (This is a national lifetime achievement award that is given to a veterinarian who is an alumnus of The Animal Medical Center and has contributed extensively to his/her.)

2004, Gamma Sigma Delta School of Veterinary Medicine Teaching Merit Honor Role

2003, American Animal Hospital Association Innovative Veterinary Diets Award. (This is a national lifetime achievement award that is given to a veterinarian who has contributed extensively to small animal medicine and surgery.)

2002, Gamma Sigma Delta School of Veterinary Medicine Teaching Merit Honor Role

2001, American Association of Veterinary Clinicians Clinical Faculty Achievement Award. (This is a national award that is given to a faculty clinician who, for at least 5 years, has achieved special recognition for his or her efforts on behalf of clinical veterinary medicine.)

1997,  Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine Teacher of the Year Award (Class of 1998)

1997, Gamma Sigma Delta School of Veterinary Medicine Teaching Merit Honor Role

1996-97, Incentive Grants for Teaching Innovation Awards, Center for Faculty Development, Louisiana State University. Digitization of Endoscopic Video Images.

1996-97, Incentive Grants for Teaching Innovation Awards, Center for Faculty Development, Louisiana State University. Problem-based learning in VMED 5323: Companion Animal Medicine and Surgery.

1996, Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine Teacher of the Year Award (Class of 1997)

1996, Gamma Sigma Delta School of Veterinary Medicine Teaching Merit Honor Role

1996, Merck AgVet Creativity in Teaching Award (I won this award twice, in 1993 and 1996 for different efforts involving problem-based learning).

1995, Gamma Sigma Delta School of Veterinary Medicine Teaching Merit Honor Role

1994, Gamma Sigma Delta School of Veterinary Medicine Teaching Merit Honor Role (1994 was the first year this award was given in the school)

1993, Merck AgVet Creativity in Teaching Award

Who's Who in Veterinary Medicine

Publications

Section Editor Infectious Disease Section. Cohn L, Cote E (ed): Cote’s Clinical Veterinary Advisor: Dogs and Cats, 4th edition. St. Louis, Elsevier Inc, 2019

Section Editor Infectious Disease Section. Cote E (ed): Clinical Veterinary Advisor: Dogs and Cats, 3rd edition. St. Louis, Elsevier Inc, 2015

Hedlund CS, Taboada J. Clinical Atlas of Ear, Nose, and Throat Diseases in Small Animals, Hannover, Germany, Schlutersche, 2002

Dedeaux A, Taboada J. Blastomycosis, In Cote E, Cohn L (eds): Cote’s Clinical Veterinary Advisor: Dogs and Cats. 4th edition, St. Louis, Mosby Elsevier, Inc. 2020; pp 121-123.

Taboada J. Cryptococcosis, In Cote E, Cohn L (eds): Cote’s Clinical Veterinary Advisor: Dogs and Cats. 4th edition, St. Louis, Mosby Elsevier, Inc. 2020; pp 223-225.

Taboada J. Hepatozoonosis, In Cote E, Cohn L (eds): Cote’s Clinical Veterinary Advisor: Dogs and Cats. 4th edition, St. Louis, Mosby Elsevier, Inc. 2020; pp 461-462.

Dedeaux A, Taboada J. Histoplasmosis, In Cote E, Cohn L (eds): Cote’s Clinical Veterinary Advisor: Dogs and Cats. 4th edition, St. Louis, Mosby Elsevier, Inc. 2020; pp 476-477.

Taboada J. Pythiosis and Lagenidiosis, In Cote E, Cohn L (eds): Cote’s Clinical Veterinary Advisor: Dogs and Cats. 4th edition, St. Louis, Mosby Elsevier, Inc. 2020; pp 860-861.

Dedeaux AM, Flesner BK, Reinhart JM, Langohr IM, Husnik R, Geraci SN, Taboada J, et al. Biochemical, functional, and histopathologic characterization of lomustine-induced liver injury in dogs. Am J Vet Res 81:810-820, 2020

Dedeaux A, Grooters A, Wakamatsu-Utsuki N, Taboada J. Opportunistic fungal infections in small animals. J Am Anim Hosp Assoc 54:327-337, 2018

Grant Funding

2021, Boehringer Ingelheim Veterinary Scholars Research Grant Program, Co-PI with Francis J, Leise B. Funded by Merial ($20,000) 

Blue Buffalo Veterinary Scholars Research Grant, Co-PI with Francis J, Leise B. Funded by Blue Baffalo ($5,000)

2020, Boehringer Ingelheim Veterinary Scholars Research Grant Program, Co-PI with Cardin R, Leise B. Funded by Merial ($15,000) 

2019, Boehringer Ingelheim Veterinary Scholars Research Grant Program, Co-PI with Cardin R, Macaluso K. Funded by Merial ($20,000) 

NIH T35 Grant renewal; Biomedical Research Experiences for Veterinary Students, Co-PI with Macaluso K, Grasperge B. Funded by NIH ($150,000)

2018, Merial Veterinary Scholars Research Grant Program, Co-PI with Macaluso K, Grasperge B. Funded by Merial ($15,000) 

2017, Merial Veterinary Scholars Research Grant Program, Co-PI with Macaluso K, Grasperge B. Funded by Merial ($15,000) 

2016, NIH T35 Grant renewal; Biomedical Research Experiences for Veterinary Students, Co-PI with Macaluso K, Grasperge B. Funded by NIH ($200,000)

2015, Merial Veterinary Scholars Research Grant Program, Co-PI with Macaluso K, Baker D. Funded by Merial ($25,000)