Dr. Lew Strickland 


Dr. Lew Strickland

Assistant Professor, Extension Veterinarian 





2506 River Drive
246 Brehm Animal Science Building
Knoxville, Tennessee 37996
Phone: (865) 974-3538
Fax: (865) 974-7297 
email: lstrick5@utk.edu





M.S., Auburn University Graduate School, Theriogenology, 2010

DACT, American College of Theriogenologist, 2009 

DVM, Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine, 1999 

B.S., Auburn University, Animal Science, 1996  

Appointment:  66% Extension | 34% College of Veterinary Medicine 

Professional Interest: Venereal Diseases of Cattle 

Photo collage with Dr. Lew StricklandLew Strickland is a graduate of Auburn University College of Veterinary medicine. After graduation Lew was in private practice in Tennessee and Pennsylvania. After seven years of large animal practice, he entered and completed a theriogenology residency at Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. He also received a Master of Science degree in theriogenology from Auburn, and is a diplomate of The American College of Theriogenologist.  After completion of the residency, Lew served as an interim Extension Veterinarian for The State of Alabama Extension System. Lew then returned to private practice for three years. Currently, he is Extension Veterinarian in the Department of Animal Science.
As Extension Veterinarian, Lew is responsible for providing animal health information to the farm animal interested public in Tennessee. He is also associated with the UT College of Veterinary Medicine’s Center for Agriculture and Food Security and Preparedness.  As a part of Office of Laboratory Care at UT, Lew is responsible for the oversight of health and wellbeing of farm animals at the UT Agricultural Experiment Station’s Research and Education Centers across the state.


Selected Publications

  • Rhinehart, J., J. B. Neel, F. D. Kirkpatrick, L. G. Strickland, and G. E. Bates.  2015.  2015 beef integrated resource management calendar.  UT Extension Publications.

  • Smith, J., and L. G. Strickland.  2015.  Veterinary Feed Directives: What beef cattle producers need to know about the upcoming federal regulatory changes for medicated feeds.  Extension PB.

  • Neel JB, FD Kirkpatrick, CD Lane, J Rhinehart, L Strickland. 2014. Adding Value Through Cattle Handling Facilities:  "If You Can't Catch 'Em, You Can't Add Value." UT Extension D 10

  • Strickland, L , M Edmundson , H Maxwell, J Newton, J Wright, S Rodning, R Carson, D Wolfe. 2010. Surface Architectural Anatomy of the Penile and Preputial Epithelium of Bulls.  Submitted for peer review on 3/10/14

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