Dr. Clare Scully
Associate Professor
Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS)
(225) 578-9500

In 2005, Dr. Scully left Ireland and a career in public relations to apply to the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine (UTCVM). Dr. Scully was accepted in 2007 and spent five years at UTCVM graduating in 2011 and completing a food animal internship in 2012. During this time, she realized her true interest was theriogenology. She completed her theriogenology residency and a Masters of Veterinary Sciences degree at Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2015. Dr. Scully achieved board certification in theriogenology in 2016 and is currently on faculty as an assistant professor in the food animal medicine and surgery department at the Louisiana State University’s School of Veterinary Medicine. Bovine advanced reproductive techniques, pain management and surgery are her specific areas of interest.

Teaching Interests:
Food Animal Medicine/Herd Health Food Animal Theriogenology

Research Interests:
Pain Control in Food Animals Ram Lamb Fertility Feral Horse Sterilization

 Awards & Honors:
  • 2021 Dean's Teacher Merit Honor Roll
  • 2020 Dean's Teacher Merit Honor Roll
  • 2020 Dean's Teacher Merit Honor Roll
  • 2019 Dean's Teacher Merit Honor Roll
  • 2018 Dean's Teacher Merit Honor Roll
  • 2017 Dean's Teacher Merit Honor Roll
  • 2014 Emerging Leader Scholoarship
  • 2014 Food Animal Incentive Award
  • 2013 Food Animal Incentive Award
  • 2011 Bascom Cooksey Jr. Endowed Scholarship in Veterinary Medicine
  • 2011 Dr. Keith D. Sidorsky Memorial Award
  • 2011 Intern/Resident Award for Professional Excellence
  • 2011 Russell E. Leed Scholarship in Veterinary Medicine
  • 2011 Tennessee Livestock Award
  • 1998 Certificate of Academic Excellence
  • 1998 President’s Medal for Scholarship Award
  • MS Oregon State University
  • DVM University of Tennessee
  • M.A. CUNY Hunter College
  • BA SUNY Old Westbury
  • Assessment Of The Bovine Ocular Microbiome For Therapeutic Targets In Disease States, USDA, $200,000.00
  • Assessing the ocular microbiome in bovine infectious keratoconjunctivitis., VCS CORP, $4,000.00
  • Distribution of AO blood group phenotype of pet pigs referred to a Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Start Up Research Funds, $4,000.00
  • The pharmacokinetics of morphine in goats by three routes of administration, LSU CORP, $4,952.00
Scientific Abstract:
  • Relative and absolute quantification of the ocular microbiome in infectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis, Lewin, Andrew; Armstrong, Chance; Carter, Renee; Gafen, Hannah; Ineck, Nikole; Leis, Marina; Liu, Chin-Chi; Luo, Meng; Mironovich, Melanie; Scott, Erin; Scully, Clare; Taylor, Chris, 2021
  • Pharmacokinetic analysis of IV, IM and SQ morphine sulfate administration in the goat at three doses 0.1, 0.25, & 0.4mg/kg, Sprinkle, Saybl; Dirikolu, Levent; Welborn, Matthew; Armstrong, Chance; Scully, Clare, 2019
Journal Article, Academic Journal:
  • Uterine Rupture with connection to an ectopic fetus, Whitler, William ; Scully, Clare; Charles Estill, Charles , 2019, Clinical Theriogenology , Volume: 11, Number: 2
  • Early prenatal androgen exposure reduces testes size and sperm concentration in sheep without altering neuroendocrine differentiation and masculine sexual behavior., Scully, Clare; Estill, C; Amodei, R; McKune, A; Gribbin, K; Meaker, M; Stormshak, F; Roselli, C, 2018, Domestic animal endocrinology , Volume: 62, Pages: 1-9
  • Comparison of Chemical and Surgical Vasectomy on Testicular Activity in Free-Roaming Horses (Equus Caballus)., Scully, Clare; Lee, R; Pielstick, L; Medlock, J; Patton, K; Collins, G; Kutzler, M, 2015, Journal of zoo and wildlife medicine : official publication of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians , Volume: 46, Number: 4, Pages: 815-24
Book, Textbook Chapter:
  • Management of Urologic Conditions in Small Ruminants., Scully, Clare, 2020, Publisher: WB Saunders Co – Elsevier Inc.
  • Semen Collection, Cat, Scully, Clare, 2019, Publisher: Mosby Elsevier
  • Post Partum Care of the Bitch, Scully, Clare, 2019, Publisher: Mosby Elsevier
  • Hydrometra, Scully, Clare, 2017, Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc
  • Hydrops, Scully, Clare, 2017, Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc, Volume: 2e
  • Teratogens, Scully, Clare, 2017, Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc
  • Postpartum Management of the Bitch/Queen, Scully, Clare, 2014, Publisher: Elsevier, Pages: 1680
  • Infectious Agents: Neospora, Estill, Charles; Scully, Clare, 2014, Publisher: Wiley Blackwell
  • Caseous Lymphadenitis, Navarre, Christine; Scully, Clare; Gill, Marjorie, 2020
  • Pinkeye in Cattle, Navarre, Christine; Scully, Clare; Gill, Marjorie, 2020
  • Pseudopregnancy in Goats, Navarre, Christine; Scully, Clare; Gill, Marjorie, 2020
Journal Article, Public or Trade Journal:
  • Comparison of the rate of claw horn growth and wear and sole thickness in dairy cattle housed in a free stall barn with concrete and rubber flooring, van Amstel, Sarel ; Young, Charlie; Scully, Clare; Rohrbach, Barton , 2016
Magazine/Trade Publication:
  • Equine Theriogenology Services at OSU, Scully, Clare, 2015
  • Bovine Trichomoniasis in Tennessee, Scully, Clare; Whitlock, Brian , 2012