Jackie Wahrmund, Ph.D, PAS

Lecturer

jackie.wahrmund@uky.edu
Phone (859) 257-7531

912 W.P. Garrigus Building
Lexington KY 40546

Professional Profile

University of Kentucky, Department of Animal and Food Sciences

Lecturer of Animal Science & Equine Science and Management, 2016 to Present

 

Responsibilities:

  • Teach courses in Animal Science and Equine Science & Management degree programs
    • ASC 101      Domestic Animal Biology
    • ASC 205      Career Development for Animal Sciences
    • Advise students majoring in Equine Studies & Management
    • Serve on thesis committees for graduate students majoring in Animal Science

 

Texas A&M University-Commerce, School of Agriculture

Assistant Professor of Animal Science, 2012 to 2015

Animal Science Program Coordinator

 

Teaching Responsibilities:

  • AG 100            Introduction to Agriculture                                       Fall 2012
  • AG 400            Senior Seminar in Agricultural Science                     Fall 2012, Spring 2013
  • AG 408            Nutritional Biochemistry                                          Spring 2013 & 2014
  • AG 595            Research Literature and Techniques                         Summer 2014

Teaching Responsibilities, cont’d:

  • ANS 1319        Introduction to Animal Science                               Fall 2013 & 2014; Spring 2014

            & 2015

  • ANS 307          Animal Feeds & Feeding                                         Spring 2013, 2014 & 2015
  • ANS 308          Animal Nutrition                                                     Fall 2012, 2013 & 2014
  • ANS 319          Anatomy & Physiology of Domestic Animals           Fall 2012 & 2013
  • ANS 397          Animal Industry Tour                                              May Mini 2013
  • ANS 415          Companion Animal Management                             Summer 2013 & 2015
  • ANS 416          Animals and Society                                                Summer 2014
  • ANS 512          Endocrinology of Domestic Animals                        Fall 2014
  • ANS 513          Environmental Physiology of Domestic Animals        Spring 2013
  • ANS 515          Advanced Animal Nutrition                                     Fall 2013
  • EQSC 342        Equine Nutrition                                                      Summer 2013 & Spring 2015

 

Research Responsibilities:

 

  • Principal Investigator:
    • Effect of Hydration Hay™ on hydration status of horses transported long distances during summer conditions
    • Comparison of hydration supplements for performance horses in the summer
    • Use of artificial lighting to increase photoperiod length for pasture-raised laying hens to improve egg productivity and quality
    • Utilizing FFA Veterinary Science CDE contest results to target Animal Science recruiting efforts

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Animal Nutrition: July 2011

College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK

Committee Chair: Chris Richards (chris.richards@okstate.edu)

 

Master of Science, Animal Sciences: December 2007

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Committee Chair: Matt Hersom (hersom@ufl.edu)

 

Bachelor of Science, Animal Science (Equine Production Option): May 2005

College of Agriculture, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

 

Bachelor of Science, Agricultural Economics: May 2005

College of Agriculture, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Areas of Interest

advisor, equine education, equine science and management degree, undergraduate education