Dr. Lorrie Hale Mitchell
Instructor
Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS)
(225) 578-9600

Biography:
Certified in Veterinary Acupuncture, Tui-na, Chinese Herbal Medicine, and Food Therapy, thereby earning the title of Certified Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine Practitioner (1 of 3 certified in LA, 1 of 59 in the world). Master's in TCVM expected to be completed by early 2021.

Teaching Interests:
Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine Modalities. Clinical and Surgical Skills.

Research Interests:
Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine, Herbal medicine, alligators, Clinical and Surgical Skills training

 Awards & Honors:
  • 2017 Dean's List Fall 2017
  • 2005 Georgia Rehabilitation of Wildlife Certificate of Appreciation,
  • 2004 Wings of Hope Certificate of Appreciation
  • 1995 Senior Exotics Award
 Education:
  • MS Chi Institution of Chinese Medicine
  • Graduate Certificate in Teaching in the Health Care Professions (GCTHCP) LSU
  • Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine Practitioner (CTCVMP) Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Veterinary Food Therapist (CVFT) Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Veterinary Chinese Herbalist (CVCH) Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Veterinary Tui-na Practitioner (CVTP) Chi Institute of Chinese Medicine
  • Veterinary Acupuncturist (CVA) Chi Institute of Chinese Medicine
  • DVM University of Illinois
  • BS University of Illinois
  • BS University of Illinois
 Grants:
  • Pharmacokinetics of ligustilide from the Chinese herbal Shen Calmer (classical antecedent Tian Wang Bu Xin Dan), after a single-dose oral administration in the American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis)., VCS Corps Grant, $5,000.00
  • Pharmacokinetics of ligustilide from the Chinese herbal Shen Calmer (classical antecedent Tian Wang Bu Xin Dan), after a single-dose oral administration in the American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis)., Dr. Xie's Jing Tang Herbal Co, $500.00
 Publications:
Journal Article, Academic Journal:
  • Development and Evolution of the Clinical Skills Learning Center as an Integral Component of the Illinois Veterinary Professional Curriculum, Morin, Dawn; Arnold, Connie; Hale, Lorrie; McNeil, Leslie; Lanzo, Sherrie; Williams, David; Foreman, Jonathan ; Whiteley, Herbert , 2019, Journal of Veterinary Medical Education , Volume: 46, Number: 4/Winter
  • Integrative treatment of suspected thromboembolism to the brachial plexus caused by asymmetric cardiomyopathy, Hale, Lorrie, 2019, American Journal of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine , Volume: 14, Number: 2, Pages: 67-70
Scientific Abstract:
  • Validation of a canine ocular simulator for use in fundic examination, Banse, Heidi; McMillan, Chantal ; Anderson, Sarah; Hecker, Kent ; Skorobohach, Brian; Carter, Renee; Lewin, Andrew; Baker, Rose; Dehghanpir, Shannon; Hale, Lorrie; Grandt, Beth; Kondro, Doug; Dorosz, Sam; Ungrin, Mark; Warren, Amy, 2019
Journal Article, Professional Journal:
  • Synthetic models for teaching farm animal technical and clinical skills to veterinary undergraduates, Gercke, E; Barett, D; Arnold, Connie; Hale, Lorrie; Baille, Sarah, 2015, Journal of Cattle Practice
  • Integrated treatment for an injured red fox kit (Vulpes vulpes): A case study, Hale, Lorrie; Rosenhagen, Nicole; Whittington, Julia, 2013, Wildlife Rehabilitation Bulletin/National Wildlife Rehabilitators Association , Volume: 31, Number: 2, Pages: 7
Study Guide:
  • Anesthesia Machine Components and Use Manual, Stevens, Shawn; Hale, Lorrie; Arnold, Connie, 2013
  • Bovine Oral Medication Manual, Arnold, Connie; Morin, Dawn; Hale, Lorrie, 2013
  • Bovine restraint casting including bowline knot, Hale, Lorrie; Arnold, Connie, 2012
Book Review:
  • Review of MATERN/Acupuncture for Dogs and Cats; A Pocket Reference, Hale, Lorrie, 2012
  • Review of SMITH/Career Choices for Veterinarians Private Practice and Beyond, 2nd Edition, Hale, Lorrie, 2011
Material Regarding New Courses/Curricula:
  • Surgeon Scrubbing, Rinsing, Drying, Gowning, and Gloving Station, Hale, Lorrie, 2011