Professor and Chairman, Department of Clinical Studies, New Bolton Center, University of Pennsylvania, Kennett Square, PA

Marion Dilley and David George Jones Endowed Chair in Animal Reproduction, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

USDA Accredited Veterinarian (Iowa, Pennsylvania)

Diplomate, American College of Theriogenologists

State of Illinois Meat Inspector

SPF & Cleanstart Swine Accredited Veterinarian

Research Areas: Andrology, Comparative Theriogenology, Regenerative medicine, Swine production, Theriogenology, Ultrasonography

Contact Information:
University of Pennsylvania
School of Veterinary Medicine
Dept of Clinical Studies
New Bolton Center
382 West Street Road
 Phone 610 925 6320
 Fax 610 925 6767
 Email gca@vet.upenn.edu

Comparative Theriogenology
Swine Production Medicine
Use of B-mode Ultrasonography in Swine Reproduction

Research Interests
-Thermotemporal dynamics of contaminant bacteria in semen extender diluents
-In vitro pharmacodynamics of antimicrobials in select cell culture media
-Molecular events in the functional spermatozoan
-Application of assisted reproductive technologies in veterinary medicine
-Development of new methodologies in the analysis of semen

Althouse GC, Russow K. The potential risk of infectious disease dissemination via artificial insemination in swine. Reprod. Dom. Anim. 46: 64-67, 2011.

Kauffold J, Althouse GC, Bernardy J, Wehrend A. Diagnostic ultrasound in female and male pig reproduction – a minireview. Veterinarstvi 61 : 396-402, 2011 .

Vadnais ML, Althouse GC. Characterization of capacitation, cryo-injury and the role of seminal plasma in porcine sperm. Theriogenology 76: 1508-1516, 2011.

Althouse GC Management of Reproduction: Pigs The Merck Veterinary Manual 10th Edition: , 2010.

Althouse GC, Skaife J, Loomis P. Prevalence and types of contaminant bacteria in extended, chilled equine semen. Animal Reproduction Science 121S: 224-225, 2010.

Purswell BJ, Althouse GC, Root-Kustritz MV, Pretzer S, Lopate C. Guidelines for using the canine breeding soundness evaluation form. Clinical Theriogenology 2: 51-59, 2010.

Levinson JG, Bouma JL, Althouse GC, Rieser TM. Prevalence of malignancy when solitary versus multiple lesions are detected during abdominal ultrasonographic examination of dogs with spontaneous hemoperitoneum: 31 cases (2003-2008). J. Vet. Emerg. Crit Care 19: 496-500, 2009.

Christopher-Hennings J, Nelson EA, Althouse GC, Lunney J. Comparative antiviral and proviral factors in semen and vaccines for preventing viral dissemination from the male reproductive tract and semen. Animal Health Research Reviews 9: 59-69, 2008.

Althouse, GC Sanitary Procedures for the Production of Extended Semen Reproduction in Domestic Animals 43: 374-378, 2008.

Althouse GC, Pierdon MS, Lu KG Thermotemporal dynamics of contaminant bacteria and antimicrobials in extended porcine semen Theriogenology 70: 1317-1323, 2008.

B.S. Sul Ross State University, Alpine, Texas, 1984

M.S. Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, 1988

Ph.D. Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, 1992

D.V.M. Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, 1994