Micky Trent, DVM, MVSc

Associate Professor, Department of Veterinary Population Medicine (VPM)

Micky Trent

Contact Info

trent001@umn.edu

Office Phone 612-625-6700

DVM, University of Georgia

MVSc, University of Saskatchewan

BS, Duke University

Summary

Awards & Recognition

  • Digital Media Center Fellowship (6/03 to 6/04) 
  • American Association of Zoo Veterinarians: Presidential Service Award (10/9/03) 
  • Nominated by AHC for Frye Institute (12/00) 
  • President's Distinguished Faculty Mentor (1998 to 2000) 
  • Bush Teaching Resource Faculty (5/97 to 6/98) 
  • Traveling Consultant for Bush Regional Collaboration in Faculty Development, MN Private College Council (1996 to 1998) 
  • President's Distinguished Faculty Mentor Program (1995 to 1998) 
  • Merck AgVet Award for Creativity in Teaching (1995)

Research

Research Summary/Interests

Equine and Bovine: Laser surgery; Laparoscopy; Peritoneal adhesions; Peritonitis; Wound healing; Gastrointestinal surgery.; Equine upper respiratory surgery.; Zoo/Exotic Species: Vitamin D deficiency in tamarins; Pinniped restraint/anesthesia/medical training; Laparoscopy.; Education: Problem and Case Based Learning; Technology enhanced learning; Assessment techniques; Use of games in education.

Publications

Teaching

Teaching Areas

Basic surgical techniques; Minimally invasive surgery; Surgical use of antibiotics; Bovine/Equine gastrointestinal surgery; Bovine lameness; Zoo and Exotic animal medicine and surgery; Pedagogy (Teaching techniques, assessment)

Clinical

Board Certifications

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons

Clinical Interests

Equine and Bovine: Laser surgery; Laparoscopy; Peritoneal adhesions; Peritonitis; Wound healing; Gastrointestinal surgery; Surgical use of Antibiotics; Equine upper respiratory surgery.; Zoo/Exotic Species: Vitamin D deficiency in tamarins; Pinniped restraint/anesthesia/medical training; Laparoscopy.