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Gustavo M. Schuenemann, DVM, MS, PhD
Extension Veterinarian - Dairy

Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine

Ohio State University Extension-Veterinary Medicine
The Ohio State University
A100S Sisson Hall
1920 Coffey Road
Columbus, Ohio 43210

(614) 292-6924
(614) 292-4142

Professional Training and Experience

  • PhD: University of Tennessee, Department of Animal Science, 2008
  • MS: University of Tennessee, Department of Animal Science, 2004
  • MV (DVM equivalent): Facultad de Ciencias Veterianrias, Universidad Nacional del Centro de la Provincia de Buenos Aires, Tandil, Argentina, 1998

Research and Extension Interests

  • Transition cow management with emphasis on calving-related losses and reproductive performance of dairy cattle (organic and conventional herds).
  • Dairy personnel performance.
  • Development of dynamic user-friendly risk assessment tools to assist producers and veterinarians with decision-making.

Instructional Areas

  • Bovine Theriogenology (VETPREV 7774)
  • Dairy Herd Management and Preventive Medicine (VETPREV 7776)

Extension Programs

Dr. Gustavo Schuenemann coordinates Extension programs designed to translate research-based knowledge and skills into practical applications for immediate use. Below you will find more details on current programs:

  • Ohio Dairy Health and Management Certificate Program (ODHMCP) : this comprehensive educational 3-year program offers advanced research-based knowledge and hands-on opportunities in an intensive face-to-face workshop environment to progressive dairy veterinary practitioners. For more information click here.
  • Dairy Personnel School: this educational and training program provides up-to-date research-based knowledge and skills in relevant areas to dairy personnel. Educational workshops are delivered in English & Spanish. For more information click here.
  • International Dairy Certificate Program (IDCP): this program offers advanced educational knowledge and hands-on opportunities in an intensive 6-day (from Monday to Saturday) face-to-face workshop for practicing veterinarians and consultants. For more details click here.
  • Ohio Sustainable Dairy Program (OSDP): this is an educational program for dairy producers (from small to large) and their veterinarians. The OSDP uses on-farm collaborative learning to translate and implement sustainable dairy practices. For more information click here.

Graduate Students:

  • Bernardo Thomas Menichetti, DVM, MS (PhD student)