SFA Faculty Listing

Timothy Bowden, Aquaculture
Stephanie Burnett, Horticulture
Beth Calder, Food Science
Lily Calderwood, Horticulture
Mary Ellen Camire, Food Science
Robert Causey, Animal Science
Susan Erich, Plant and Soil Chemistry
Eric Gallandt, Weed Ecology
Charlene Gray, Horticulture
Jianjun (Jay) Hao, Plant Pathology
Mark Hutton, Vegetable Crops
Pauline Kamath, Animal Health
Dorothy Klimis-Zacas, Clinical Nutrition
Anne Lichtenwalner, Animal Science
Robson Machado, Food Science
Ellen Mallory, Sustainable Agriculture
David Marcinkowski, Animal Science
Jade McNamara, Human Nutrition
Eileen Molloy, Human Nutrition
Renae Moran, Pomology
Angela Myracle, Human Nutrition
Balu Nayak, Food Science
Tsutomu Ohno, Soil Chemistry
Brian Perkins, Food Science
Jennifer Perry, Food Microbiology
Bryan Peterson, Horticulture
Greg Porter, Crop Ecology
Juan Romero, Animal Nutrition
Denise Skonberg, Food Science
Susan Sullivan, Human Nutrition
Mona Therrien, Human Nutrition
Matthew Wallhead, Horticulture
James Weber, Animal Science
Adrienne White, Professor Emerita
David Yarborough, Horticulture
Kate Yerxa, Human Nutrition

Robert Causey

Associate Professor of Animal and Veterinary Sciences

Degree: Ph. D. 1995, Louisiana State University; DVM 1989 University of Minnesota
Phone: 207.922.7475
Email: rcausey@maine.edu
Location: 344 Hitchner Hall

Website: Robert Causey Resources

Professional Interests: Equine reproduction, infectious diseases, anatomy,biomechanics, and economic sustainability of equine farms in Maine 

Teaching: AVS 196 Introduction to Equine Cooperative, AVS 303 Equine Management Cooperative, AVS 393 Training the Standardbred Horse, AVS 397 Equine Internship


Recent Publications:

Muthupalani, S.; Torres, P.A.; Wang, B.C.; Zeng, B.J.; Eaton, S.; Erdelyi, I.; Ducore, R.; Maganti, R.; Keating, J.; Perry, B.J.; Tseng, F.S.; Waliszewski, N.; Pokras, M.; Causey, R.; Seger, R.; March, P.; Tidwell, A.; Pfannl, R.; Seyfried, T.; Kolodny, E.H.; Alroy, J. 2014. G(M1)-gangliosidosis in American black bears: Clinical, pathological, biochemical and molecular genetic characterization. Mol. Gen. Metab. 111:513-521.

Gores-Lindholm, A.R.; LeBlanc, M.M.; Causey, R.; Hitchborn, A.; Fayrer-Hosken, R.A.; Kruger, M.; Vandenplas, M.L.; Flores, P.; Ahlschwede, S.  2013.  Relationships between intrauterine infusion of N-acetylcysteine, equine endometrial pathology, neutrophil function, post-breeding therapy, and reproductive performance.  Theriogenology 80:218-227.

Seger, R.L.; Cross, R.A.; Rosen, C.J.; Causey, R.C. ; Gundberg, C.M.; Carpenter, T.O.; Chen, T.C.; Haltemati, W.A.; Holick, M.F.; Jakubas, W.J.; Keisler, D.H.; Seger, R.M.; Servello, F.A. 2011.  Investigating the mechanism for maintaining eucalcemia despite immobility and anuria in the hibernating American black bear (Ursus americanus).  Bone 49:1205-1212.

Causey, R.C.; Artiushin, S.C.; Crowley, I.F.; Weber, J.A.; Homola, A.D.; Kelley, A .; Stephenson, L.A.; Opitz, H.M.; Guilmain, S.; Timoney, J.F. 2010. Immunisation of the equine uterus against Streptococcus equi subspecies zooepidemicus using an intranasal attenuated Salmonella vector. Vet. J. 184:156-161.

Causey, R.C.; Ruksznis, D.; Miles, R. 2007.  Field management of equine uterine prolapse in a Thoroughbred mare.  Equine Vet. Educ. 19:254-259.