Brian Herrin, DVM, PhD, DACVM (Parasitology)
Dr. Brian Herrin is a board certified veterinary parasitologist at Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine. He completed both his DVM and PhD at Oklahoma State University before accepting a faculty position at Kansas State. Over the past 5 years, Dr. Herrin has been researching the use of canine serologic diagnostic tests for Lyme disease to predict the range expansion of the disease and the risk of infection to humans. While his current research focus is on the epidemiology Lyme borreliosis in humans and dogs in North America, he is always looking for new and interesting projects on ticks and tick-borne diseases. Some of his recent interests are the evaluation of diagnostic assays for tick-borne diseases and surveillance of ticks and tick-borne diseases from horses. Although his research focus is on ticks, Dr. Herrin enjoys working with all parasites of veterinary importance through the diagnostic service and teaching/outreach opportunities. If you come across any interesting or challenging parasite cases, do not hesitate to contact Dr. Herrin at the Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory.