Population Medicine & Diagnostic Sciences


Cats  

Advancing the health and well-being of animals and people


Dogs  

Advancing the health and well-being of animals and people


Pig  

Advancing the health and well-being of animals and people


Cells  

Advancing the health and well-being of animals and people


Cattle  

Advancing the health and well-being of animals and people


Horses  

Advancing the health and well-being of animals and people


Barbara Schanbacher

BarbSchanbacherExtension Associate
Department of Population Medicine
and Diagnostic Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
Cornell University
Ithaca, New York 14853
Phone:  607-253-3673
e-mail:  bjs24@cornell.edu

 

Research Interests

My research interest is Endocrinology – Equine Cushings & Metabolic Syndrome, Reproduction

 

Certifications and Licenses

  • NY licensed and accredited

 

Education

  • B.S. - 1986 Elmira College, Biology-Chemistry major, Math minor, Cum Laude
  • DVM - 1993 Cornell University


Research and Professional Experience

  • 1996 - present Research Associate II - NYSCVM Diagnostic Lab - Endocrinology : Cornell University
  • 1999 - present QA auditor as needed for the NYSCVM Diagnostic Center
  • 1994 - present Equine Veterinarian
  • 1994 - 1996 Medical Technologist II - NYSCVM Diagnostic Lab - Endocrinology : Cornell University
  • 1993 - 1994, 1995 Large Animal Ambulatory Veterinarian - Pine City Vet Clinic, Pine City, NY
  • 1987 - 1993 Research Laboratory Technician - NYSCVM Diagnostic Lab - Endocrinology: Cornell University
  • 1990 Bacteriology Laboratory Technician - NYSCVM Diagnostic Lab - Johnes Laboratory: Cornell University
  • 1987 Research Technician - Entomology: Cornell University
  • 1985 - 1986 Microbiology Stock Room Technician: Elmira College
  • 1983 - 1986 Chemistry Stock Room Technician: Elmira College
  • 1978 - 1984 Summer Music Teacher at S-VE High School - clarinet and saxophone

 

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Society for Comparative Endocrinology


Selected Publications (2009-present)

  1. GA Perkins, S Lamb, HN Erb, B Schanbacher, DV Nydam, and TJ Divers. (2001). Plasma adrenocorticotropin (ACTH) concentrations and clinical response in horses treated for equine Cushing=s disease with cyproheptadine or pergolide. Eq Vet Journal. Vol 34 #7. P679-685.
  2. Mark T Donaldson, S McDonnell, BJ Schanbacher, SV Lamb, D McFarlane, and J Beech (2005) Variation in plasma ACTH concentration and dexamethasone suppression test results in association with season, age and sex in healthy ponies and horses. J Vet Intern Med. Vol 19. P217-222.
  3. Donald M Walsh, CM McGowan, T McGowan, SV Lamb, BJ Schanbacher, and NJ Place (2009) Correlation of Plasma Insulin Concentration with Laminitis Score in a Field Study of Equine Cushing’s Disease and Equine Metabolic Syndrome. J Eq Vet SciTo be published
  4. Anna M Firshman, Christopher K Cebra, Barbara J Schanbacher, Elizabeth Seaquist (2013) Evaluation of insulin secretion and action in New World camelids. AJVR Vol 74 No 1. (Jan 2013) P96-101.