Dr. Rodney Moxley is a veterinary pathologist and Professor in the School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He obtained his DVM in 1978 and his PhD in Pathology in 1983, both from the University of Missouri-Columbia.
Dr. Moxley teaches the following courses: (1) BIOS/VBMS 441/841 Pathogenic Microbiology; this is a course for upper level undergraduate students and graduate students that primarily comprises medical microbiology. (2) VMED 642 Veterinary General, Cellular and Molecular Pathology; this is a course in the Professional Program in Veterinary Medicine with Iowa State University taken by second-semester VM1 students. (3) VMED 672 Veterinary Systemic Pathology; this is a course in the Professional Program in Veterinary Medicine with Iowa State University taken by first-semester VM2 students. Dr. Moxley teaches the sections on Alimentary System and Liver, Biliary and Exocrine Pancreas Systems.
Dr. Moxley’s research focus is on Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (EHEC) in cattle and animal models, and enterotoxigenic E. coli (ETEC) of swine. His research has addressed intervention strategies for use in field against E. coli O157:H7 in cattle, and studies of the functions of virulence factors in the pathogenesis of EHEC and ETEC infections in gnotobiotic piglet and calf models.