Sheri Birmingham, Professor & Department Chair, Equine Science

Sheri Birmingham

Phone
614-823-1032

Email
sbirmingham@otterbein.edu

Office
Science Center, 144A

Sheri Birmingham is a member of Otterbein’s Experts Bureau. To speak with an expert, please contact Director of Communications Jenny Hill at jhill@otterbein.edu or 614-370-3221.

Expert Profile

Sheri Birmingham is a graduate of The Ohio State University-University of Veterinary Medicine and received her Bachelor of Science degree in Pre-Vet/Equine Science from Otterbein University. While at OSU, she was involved in equine elective courses, equine research and interned at various prestigious equine clinics such as San Luis Rey Equine Hospital, Alamo Pintado Equine Medical Center, Peninsula Equine Center, and Morris Equine Associates, Inc. Prior to joining the faculty at Otterbein as Assistant Professor of Equine Science, she practiced veterinary medicine at an equine and small animal clinic.

Birmingham has a strong equine background, which began in her youth as a member of the United States Pony Club and continued at Otterbein, where she was a member of the equestrian team. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, American Association of Equine Practitioners, Florida Association of Equine Practitioners, and is an active, licensed practitioner. By providing relief work at several veterinary offices, collaborating with outside veterinarians on research projects, and attending national veterinary conferences, shecontinues her education in equine science.

Birmingham conducted equine research at The Ohio State University, San Luis Rey Equine Hospital, Alamo Pintado Equine Medical Center, Peninsula Equine Center, and Morris Equine Associates, Inc. Her teaching areas include Equine Systems Class and Seminar and various hands on equine veterinary techniques courses.

In her spare time, Birmingham enjoys competing with her horses and spending time her family.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Veterinary Ethics
  • Equine Facilities Management
  • Race Horse Health
  • Equine Research
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Equine Health
  • Equine Assisted Therapy
  • Veterinary

Education

  • The Ohio State University, D.V.M.,2005
  • Otterbein University, B.S.,2001

Research, Creative, & Professional Work

Conducted equine research at The Ohio State University, San Luis Rey Equine Hospital, Alamo Pintado Equine Medical Center, Peninsula Equine Center, and Morris Equine Associates, Inc. Teaching areas: Equine Systems Class and Seminar and various hands on equine veterinary techniques courses.

Affiliations & Awards

  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • American Association of Equine Practitioners
  • Ohio Veterinary Medical Association
  • Works as an active, licensed practitioner
  • Provides relief work at several veterinary offices, collaborates with outside veterinarians on research projects, and attends national veterinary conferences