Assistant Professor of Shelter Medicine and Surgery
Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences
LSU School of Veterinary Medicine
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
DVM, Louisiana State University, 1986
BS, Louisiana State University, 1982
Infectious disease in relation to animal shelters
Parasitology of shelter animals
Forensics in veterinary medicine
Basic techniques of surgery
Shelter medicine and surgery
Awards & Honors
Everett Besch Distinguished Service Award, Louisiana Veterinary Medical Association
Diversity and Inclusion Award, LSU School of Veterinary Medicine
Humanitarian of the Year, Louisiana Animal Care and Control Association
Ten Animal Advocates of 2011, 225 Magazine of Baton Rouge
Dumonteil, E., Desale, H., Tu, W., Duhon, B., Wolfson, W., Balsamo, G., Herrera, C. (2021). Shelter cats host infections with multiple Trypanosoma cruzi discrete typing units in southern Louisiana. Veterinary Research, 52, 8.
Elmayan, A., Tu, W., Duhon, B., Marx, P., Wolfson, W., Balsamo, G., Herrera, C., Dumonteil, E. (2019). High prevalence of Trypanosoma cruzi infection in shelter dogs from southern Louisiana,USA. Parasites and Vectors, 12(322), 8.
Digangi, B., Dworkin, K., Stull, J., O'Quin, J., Elser, M., Marsh, A., Gershong, L., Wolfson, W., Duhon, B. (2017). Impact of heat treatment on regional prevalence of dirofilaria immitis antigen detection in shelter dogs. Parasites and Vectors 2017, 10(suppl2)483(10.1186/s13071-017-2443-7), 123-235.
Balsamo, G., Wolfson, W., Waldron, C., Tonzel, J., Simonson, S. (2019). Chagas disease in shelter dogs, the relationship to human health (September-October 2019 #5 ed., vol. 30, pp. 2,4). New Orleans,LA: Louisiana Office of Public Health.
Wolfson, W.,Storey, Eric. (2015). Case Report from the Louisiana State University Teaching School. The Louisiana Veterinarian/LVMA (no 6 ed., vol. vol 25, pp. page 13).
da Cunha, A. F., Saile, K., Wolfson, W., Seaton, D., Acierno, M. J. (2014). Measuring level of agreement between directly measured blood pressure and values obtained by the ultrasonic Doppler flow detector in cats. Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, 24(3), 272-278.
Grasperge, B., Wolfson, W., Macaluso, K. R. (2012). Rickettsia parkeri infection in domestic dogs, Southern Louisiana, USA, 2011. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 18(6), 995-997.
Mudenda, N., Wolfson, W., Malone, Jr, J. B. (2013). Gastrointestinal parasitological survey of shelter dogs in southern Louisiana. Meeting Proceedings-Abstract. American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists. Chicago, IL.
Atkins, C., Buzhardt, L., Buzhardt, S., Armstrong, T., Hood, A., Lee, S., Payne, L., Heaton, H., Wilson, L., Wolfson, W., Ku, T., Barron, R., Vaith, R. (2019). Effect of 2016 severe flooding in dogs in Baton Rouge, LA. American Heartworm Society 2019 Triennial Symposium
Wolfson, W., Hernandez, T. Soil sampling for intestinal parasite ova in local animal shelters. Louisiana State University VCS Corps Grant Program, $2,500.00, October 2020 - March 2021
Dumonteil, E., Herrera, C., Duhon, B. Wolfson, W., Diagnostic and molecular identification of Trypanosoma cruzi infection in cats from animal shelters in southern Louisiana, Winn Feline Foundation, $24,937.00, September 2019 - 2024
Dumonteil, E., Herrara, C., Wolfson, W., Duhon, B. "Diagnostic and molecular identification of Trypanosoma cruzi infection in cats from animal shelters in southern Louisiana, Winn Feline Foundation, $7,000.00, April 2019 - 2024
Wolfson, W. Support of the Shelter Medicine Program Internship, Engelhart estate, $620,000.00, October 2015 – 2023
Setzer, K., Johnston, A., Gaschen, F. P., Wolfson, W. Determining regional prevalence of schistosomiasis in owned and shelter dogs, CGS/IDEXX, $9,000.00, June 1, 2021 - August 1, 2021
Balsamo, G., Balasuriya, U., Wolfson, W. Surveillance and Investigation of SARS-CoV-2 in Animals (LA animal shelters), CDC, $50,000.00, September 2020 - 2021
Wolfson, W. Support for Mobile Unit Driver, Purina, $100,000.00, December 2015 – 2022
Wolfson, W. World Spay Day, HSVMA, $1,000.00, March 2021
Hampton, C. Wolfson, W. Blood typing for Porcine Patients, Eldon Biological A/S, $340.00, August 2019 - 2020