Dr. Cherie Pucheu-Haston
Associate Professor
Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS)
(225) 578-9600

Biography:
Dr. Cherie Pucheu-Haston received her DVM from Louisiana State University in 1992, and completed an internship at LSU in 1993. She received her residency training in veterinary dermatology at North Carolina State University in 1993-1995, and achieved board certification in Veterinary Dermatology in 1995. She worked as a specialist in private practice for seven years, then returned to NCSU in 2002 to pursue advanced graduate training. She received her PhD in Immunology from NCSU in 2006. Dr. Pucheu-Haston returned to LSU in 2011. She is currently serving as the American co-chair of the International Committee on Allergic Diseases in Animals.

Research Interests:
Cutaneous and respiratory immunology, especially hypersensitivity; Feline and canine immunology; Equine immunology; Proteolytic allergens and the development of hypersensitivity; Development of improved diagnostic techniques for the identification of specific food and environmental allergens; Antifungal immunology

 Awards & Honors:
  • 2017 Dean's Teacher Merit Honor Roll
  • 2016 Dean's Teacher Merit Honor Roll
  • 2016 Outstanding teacher selected by Class of 2019
  • 2016 Zoetis Award for Veterinary Research Excellence
  • 2015 Rising Faculty Research Award 2015
  • 2015 Dean's Teacher Merit Honor Roll
  • 2015 Master of Ceremonies, 2015 SVM Awards and Honors Ceremony
  • 2014 Dean's Teacher Merit Honor Roll
  • 2014 Outstanding teacher selected by Class of 2015
  • 2014 Outstanding teacher selected by Class of 2017
  • 2014 Zoetis distinguished veterinary teacher award
  • 2013 Dean's Teacher Merit Honor Roll
  • 2012 First place, Phi Zeta research emphasis day, clinical research category
  • 2012 Dean's Teacher Merit Honor Roll
  • 2009 Participant, Strategic Training in Allergy Research Program
  • 1992 Pfizer Senior Student Award
  • 1991 Baton Rouge SPCA Scholarship
  • 1989 Lorio Children Memorial Scholarship
 Education:
  • PhD North Carolina State University
  • Diplomate American College of Veterinary Dermatology
  • DVM Louisiana State University, School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Louisiana State University
 Grants:
  • Residual antibacterial activity of canine hair following treatment with five different topical mousse products, VCS Corp, $1,151.00
  • Efficacy of an accelerated hydrogen peroxide topical solution on bacterial folliculitis in dogs, Virox Animal Health, $41,147.00
  • Serial immunoblotting of sera from dogs with suspected and confirmed adverse reactions to food: a pilot study, Royal Canin, $25,270.64
  • Determination of antibiotic resistance profiles for Staphylococcus pseudintermedius isolated at Louisiana State University from 2005-2013, Departmental Research,
  • Determination of dermatophyte species most commonly associated with clinical lesions in cats in shelters in southeast Louisiana, Departmental Research, $650.00
  • Cytokine tear film profile determination in healthy dogs and those with inflammatory ocular surface disorders, SVM Corp fund, $9,902.00
  • Quantitation of anti-Pythium insidiosum IgG antibodies before and after immunotherapy in healthy dogs, VCS Corp, $3,763.71
  • Determination of allergen irritant threshold concentrations for equine intradermal testing in normal horses in the southeastern United States, Equine Health Studies Program, $8,558.32
  • The effects of a hypoallergenic diet on the clinical signs associated with food allergy in cats, Royal Canin,
  • Cytokine profile of healthy canine tear fluid, VCS Corp fund, $2,352.00
  • Oral administration of a mineral supplement to dogs: preliminary safety study, Avelis Biotechnology, $2,408.18
  • Evaluation of the development of allergic sensitization following the induction of IgE-mediated cutaneous immediate and late phase reactions in healthy horses, Equine Health Studies Program, $6,000.00
  • A model for characterization of IgE-mediated cutaneous immediate and late phase reactions in non-allergic horses, Equine Health Studies Program, $11,807.53
  • A pilot study for characterization of IgE-mediated cutaneous immediate and late-phase reactions in non-allergic domestic cats, VCS Corp Fund, $4,000.00
  • Evaluation of the development of allergic sensitization following the induction of IgE-mediated cutaneous immediate and late phase reactions in healthy horses, Merial Summer Veterinary Scholars Program ,
  • Evaluation of the development of allergic sensitization following the induction of IgE-mediated cutaneous immediate and late-phase reactions in healthy, non-allergic dogs, VCS Corp Fund, $4,000.00
  • The evaluation of pentoxifylline on cutaneous IgE-mediated immedate and late-phase reactions in dogs, NIH Biomedical Research Experience for Veterinary Students Award, $6,450.00
 Publications:
Journal Article, Professional Journal:
  • Survey of cytokines in normal canine tear film by multiplex analysis: a pilot study, Martinez, Paoul; Storey, Eric; Pucheu-Haston, Cherie, 2018, Veterinary Immunology and immunopathology , Volume: 201, Number: July, Pages: 38-42
  • Cytological comparsion of the percentage of mast cells in lymph nodes of normal dogs versus dogs with allergic dermatologic disease and dogs with cutaneous mast cell tumors, Pucheu-Haston, Cherie; Boudreaux, Bonnie; Merchant, Sandra; Mutz, Melanie; Gieger, Tracy; Royal, Angela; Griffith, Emily, 2017, Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association , Volume: 251, Number: 4, Pages: 421-428
  • Practical parasitology: the flea infested pet--how to manage the pet and its environment, Pucheu-Haston, Cherie, 2017, Today's Veterinary Practice , Volume: 7, Number: 4
  • Practical parasitology: The flea infested pet--overview of current products, Pucheu-Haston, Cherie, 2017, Today's Veterinary Practice , Volume: 7, Number: 3
  • Zymbal's gland (auditory sebaceous gland) adenocarcinoma presenting as otitis externa in a pet rat, Pucheu-Haston, Cherie; Brandao, Joao; Jones, Krista; Tully, Thomas; Nevarez, Javier; Seals, Shanna; Evans, Dawn, 2016, Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine , Volume: 25, Number: 2, Pages: 133
  • Atopic dermatitis in the domestic dog, Pucheu-Haston, Cherie, 2016, Clinics in Dermatology , Volume: 34, Number: 2, Pages: 299-303
  • Dorsal skin necrosis secondary to a solar-induced thermal burn in a brown-coated Dachshund, Pucheu-Haston, Cherie; Sumner, Julia; Fowlkes, Natalie; Merchant, Sandra, 2016, The Canadian Veterinary Journal , Volume: 57, Number: 3, Pages: 305-308
  • Introduction to the ICADA updates on the pathogenesis of atopic dermatitis in dogs, Pucheu-Haston, Cherie; Eisenschenk, Melissa; Bizikova, Petra; Marsella, Rosanna; Nuttall, Tim; Santoro, Domenico, 2015, Veterinary Dermatology , Volume: 26, Number: 2, Pages: 77-78
  • Review: Clinical and histological manifestations of canine atopic dermatitis, Pucheu-Haston, Cherie; Bizikova, Petra; Santoro, Domenico; Marsella, Rosanna; Nuttall, Tim; Eisenschenk, Melissa, 2015, Veterinary Dermatology , Volume: 26, Number: 2, Pages: 79-83
  • Review: Innate immunity, lipid metabolism and nutrition in canine atopic dermatitis, Pucheu-Haston, Cherie; Santoro, Domenico; Bizikova, Petra; Eisenschenk, Melissa; Marsella, Rosanna; Nuttall, Tim, 2015, Veterinary Dermatology , Volume: 26, Number: 2, Pages: 95-103
  • Review: Innate immunity, lipid metabolism and nutrition in canine atopic dermatitis, Pucheu-Haston, Cherie; Santoro, Domenico; Bizikova, Petra; Eisenschenk, Melissa; Marsella, Rosanna; Nuttall, Tim, 2015, Veterinary Dermatology , Volume: 26, Number: 2, Pages: 104-114
  • Review: Lymphocytes, cytokines, chemokines and the Th1-Th2 balance in canine atopic dermatitis, Pucheu-Haston, Cherie; Bizikova, Petra; Marsella, Rosanna; Santoro, Domenico; Nuttall, Tim; Melissa, Melissa, 2015, Veterinary Dermatology , Volume: 26, Number: 2, Pages: 124-132
  • Review: Pathogenesis of canine atopic dermatitis: skin barrier and host-microorganism interaction, Pucheu-Haston, Cherie; Santoro, Domenico; Marsella, Rosanna; Eisenschenk, Melissa; Nuttall, Tim; Bizikova, Petra, 2015, Veterinary Dermatology , Volume: 26, Number: 2, Pages: 84-94
  • Review: The role of antibodies, autoantigens and food allergens in canine atopic dermatitis, Pucheu-Haston, Cherie; Bizikova, Petra; Eisenschenk, Melissa; Santoro, Domenico; Nuttall, Tim; Marsella, Rosanna, 2015, Veterinary Dermatology , Volume: 26, Number: 2, Pages: 115-123
  • Review: The role of genetics and the environment in the pathogenesis of canine atopic dermatitis, Pucheu-Haston, Cherie; Bizikova, Petra; Eisenschenk, Melissa; Marsella, Rosanna; Nuttall, Tim; Santoro, Domenico, 2015, Veterinary Dermatology , Volume: 26, Number: 2, Pages: 95-103
  • Pemphigus vulgaris in a dog, Pucheu-Haston, Cherie; Blair, Robert; Wakamatsu, Nobuko, 2015, Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association , Volume: 246, Number: 4, Pages: 419-421
  • Characterization of IgE-mediated cutaneous immediate and late-phase reactions in non-allergic horses, Woodward, Michelle; Pucheu-Haston, Cherie; Andrews, Frank; Kearney, Michael; Del Piero, Fabio, 2014, American Journal of Veterinary Research , Volume: 75, Number: 7, Pages: 633-641
  • A study for characterization of IgE-mediated cutaneous immediate and late-phase reactions in non-allergic domestic cats, Pucheu-Haston, Cherie; Seals, Shanna; Kearney, Michael; Del Piero, Fabio, 2014, Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology , Volume: 159, Number: 1-2, Pages: 41-49
  • Pentoxifylline inhibits IgE-mediated cutaneous late-phase but not immediate reactions in normal dogs, Pucheu-Haston, Cherie; Kasparek, Kaitlin; Stout, Rhett; Kearney, Michael; Hammerberg, Bruce, 2014, American Journal of Veterinary Research , Volume: 75, Number: 2, Pages: 152-160
  • Disseminated histoplasmosis (Histoplasma capsulatum) in a pet rabbit – case report and review of the literature, Pucheu-Haston, Cherie; Brandao, Joao; Woods, Samantha; Fowlkes, Natalie; Leissinger, Mary; Blair, Robert; Johnson, James; Tully, Thomas; Phillips, Christina, 2014, Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation , Volume: 26, Number: 1, Pages: 158-162
  • Chronic dermatitis caused by Lactobacillus jensenii in a Blue-and-gold Macaw (Ara arauna)”, , Pucheu-Haston, Cherie; Brandao, Joao; Wong, Carolyn; Kurotaki, Testuro; Mitchell, Maria; Roy, Alma; Fabio, Del Piero; Tully, Thomas, 2013, Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association , Volume: 243, Number: 7, Pages: 1030-1034
  • Biomarkers of acute respiratory allergen exposure: Screening for sensitization potential, Pucheu-Haston, Cherie; Copeland, Lisa; Vallanat, Beena; Boykin, Elizabeth; Ward, Marsha, 2010, Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology , Volume: 244, Number: 2, Pages: 144-155
  • Clinical and immunological heterogeneity of canine subepidermal blistering dermatoes with anti-laminin 332 (laminin 5) auto-antibodies, Pucheu-Haston, Cherie; Olivry, Thierry; Bizikova, Petra; Dunston, Stanley; Halliwell, Richard; Loeffler, A; Chen, M; Marinkovich, M; Bond, Ross, 2010, Veterinary Dermatology , Volume: 21, Number: 4, Pages: 345-357
  • Maternal respiratory sensitization and gestational allergen exposure does not affect subsequent pup responses to homologous or heterologous allergen, Pucheu-Haston, Cherie; Copeland, Lisa; Haykal-Coates, Najwa; Ward, Marsha, 2010, Journal of Immunotoxicology , Volume: 7, Number: 1, Pages: 57-67
Journal Article, Academic Journal:
  • Determination of irritant threshold concentrations of multiple tree, grass, weed, and mold allergens for equine intradermal skin testing, Lane, Martha; Woodward, Michelle; Pucheu-Haston, Cherie; Kearney, Michael, 2017, Veterinary Dermatology , Volume: 28, Pages: 604-611
  • Sepsis and multi-organ dysfunction associated with post-grooming furunculosis in a dog, Pucheu-Haston, Cherie; Pipe-Martin, Hannah; Peterson, Tiffany; Lane, Martha; Fletcher, Jon; Langohr, Ingeborg; Gaschen, Frederic, 2016, Veterinary Dermatology , Volume: 27, Number: 3, Pages: 198-201
  • Characterization of IgE-mediated cutaneous immediate and late-phase reactions in non-allergic horses. , Woodward, Michelle; Merchant, Sandra; Andrews, Frank; Kearney, Michael; Del Piero, Fabio; Woodward, MIchelle, 2014, Veterinary Dermatology , Volume: 24, Number: 3, Pages: 305
  • Chronic dermatitis caused by Lactobacillus jensenii infection in a blue and gold macaw (Ara ararauna)., Brandão, J; Wong, C; Kurotaki, T; Johnson, Jill; Mitchell, M; Roy, Alma; Pucheu-Haston, Cherie; Del Piero, Fabio; Tully, Thomas, 2013, Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association , Volume: 243, Number: 7, Pages: 1030-4
Book, Textbook Chapter:
  • Brushing/Grooming, Pucheu-Haston, Cherie; Woodward, Michelle, 2017, Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Pages: 551-555
  • Cellophane tape preparation, Pucheu-Haston, Cherie; Woodward, Michelle, 2017, Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Pages: 556-557
  • Dermatophilus preparation, Pucheu-Haston, Cherie; Woodward, Michelle, 2017, Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Pages: 562-565
  • Fungal culture of superficial skin lesions, Pucheu-Haston, Cherie; Woodward, Michelle, 2017, Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Pages: 566-569
  • Onchocerca preparation, Pucheu-Haston, Cherie; Woodward, Michelle, 2017, Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Pages: 575-577
  • Skin biopsy, Pucheu-Haston, Cherie; Woodward, Michelle, 2017, Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Pages: 570-574
  • Skin scraping, Pucheu-Haston, Cherie; Woodward, Michelle, 2017, Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Pages: 558-561
  • Integumentary System, Pucheu-Haston, Cherie, 2010, Publisher: Teton New Media
Other:
  • Quantitation of anti-Pythium insidiosum antibodies before and after immunotherapy in healthy dogs, Arsuaga, Carmen; Pucheu-Haston, Cherie, 2017
  • Characterization of IgE mediated cutaneous immediate and late phase reactions in non-allergic horses, Woodward, Michelle; Pucheu-Haston, Cherie, 2014
Scientific Abstract:
  • Multi-drug, extensive drug, methicillin resistance and associated risk factors in feline staphylococci cultured from 2001-2014, Lane, Martha; Roy, Alma; Kearney, Michael; Pucheu-Haston, Cherie, 2017
Journal Article, Public or Trade Journal:
  • Case Reports from the LSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital: Hepatocutaneous Syndrome in a Dog, Ryan, Kirk; Lane, Martha; Pucheu-Haston, Cherie, 2014
Editorial:
  • Equine multi-systemic eosinophilic epitheliotrophic disease (MEED), Pucheu-Haston, Cherie; Del Piero, Fabio, 2013