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College of Veterinary Medicine

Elizabeth Davis


Department Head and Professor, Equine Internal Medicine 

Phone: 785-532-5700
E-mail: edavis@vet.k-state.edu

Education and Professional Training

  • DVM: University of Florida
  • Internship: Kansas State University
  • Residency: Kansas State University
  • PhD: Kansas State University


  • Practical use and interpretation of veterinary literature (1st year)
  • Learning curve of equine practice (1-2 year)
  • Advanced equine internal medicine elective, course coordinator (2-3rd year)
  • Medicine III (3rd year)
  • Veterinary Pharmacology (2nd year)
  • Clinical Skills, course coordinator (3rd year)
  • Equine Medicine & Field Service (4th year)
  • Research Methods, course coordinator (Graduate)


  • Immunology as it relates to effective vaccine strategies in horses and influences on the immune system.
  • Clinical pharmacology involving commonly used drugs in equine case management.
  • Evaluation of the pathogenesis of EHV-5 and related disorders: EMPF and lymphoma.


Dr. Davis is an internist with clinical interests involving immunologic, neurologic, respiratory and gastrointestinal diseases affecting horses.

Selected Publications