Raghavendra Amachawadi

Raghu Amachawadi

Assistant Professor, Food Animal Therapeutics

BVSc, MS, PhD
Phone: 785-532-4356
agraghav@vet.k-state.edu

Education

BVSc: Bangalore Veterinary College, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, India
MS (Microbiology): Kansas State University
PhD (Microbiology/Epidemiology): Kansas State University

Research

Area of Specialization

  • Systems Approach to Antimicrobial Resistance in Food Animal Agriculture
  • Antibiotic Alternatives and Food Animal Therapeutics
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Liver Abscesses in Feedlot Cattle

Clinical

  • Food animal production medicine (swine and cattle) with an emphasis on antimicrobial resistance.
  • Epidemiology of drug resistant bacterial nosocomial infections in small and large animals.
  • Clinical implications of antimicrobial resistance.

Teaching

  • Veterinary Bacteriology and Mycology (VDMP 838/DMP 814; 2nd year DVM/Graduate Students)
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship in Veterinary Medicine (DMP 895/DMP 995; Graduate Students)
  • Topics in Global Veterinary Medicine (VCS 820; Guest Lecture)
  • Topics in Backyard Poultry (VDMP 891; Gues Lecture on Antimicrobial Resistance in Poultry Production)

Selected publications