faculty

Cynthia Faux

Cynthia Faux

Clinical Assistant Professor

cfaux@vetmed.wsu.edu

Office
Room: McCoy 207
Phone: (509)-335-2155

 

Education

1983 Bachelor of Science, Iowa State University - Agricultural Biochemistry
1987 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University
1997 Masters of Philosophy, Yale University - Geology and Geophysics (Vertebrate paleontology)
2000 Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University - Geology and Geophysics (Vertebrate paleontology)
Diplomat of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Large Animal Specialty
2000-2002 Post Doc at the Museum of the Rockies, Montana State University

Prior Academic Appointments

Member of the Washington State Department of Agriculture's Reserve Veterinary Corps
Member of the National Veterinary Response Team, part of the National Disaster Medical System

Research Statement

Dr. Faux is interested in avian/archosaur/dinosaur growth plate kinetics, avian and dinosaurian growth, feeding behavior, as well as the evolution of herbivory. She is also interested in disaster planning and response.

Select Publications

  • Marshall CL, Weinstock D, Kramer RW, Bagley RS (1995) Glioma in a goat J Am Vet Med Assoc 206(10), 1572-4 PMID: 7775236
  • Marshall CL1, Anderson KL (1996) Services provided by, and veterinary education of, small ruminant practitioners J Am Vet Med Assoc 208(12), 1983-6 PMID: 8707671
  • Faux C (2000) Embryonic Growth Patterns in Ostrich and Other Ratite Skeletons. Yale University
  • Seilacher A, Marshall C, Skinner C, Tsuihitsi T (2001) A fresh look at sideritic "coprolites.” Paleobiology 27(1), 7-13
  • Schweitzer MH, Marshall CL (2001) A molecular model for  the evolution of endothermy in the theropod-bird lineage J Exp Zool 291(4), 317-38 PMID: 11754012
  • Faux C, Padian M, Padian K (2007) The opisthotonic posture of vertebrate skeletons: post-mortem contraction or death throes? Paleobiology 33(2), 201-226
  • Faux C, Joyce WG (2008) Connecticut's Pleistocene Horse Reassigned to the 19th Century Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History 49(1), 131-132
  • Joyce WG, Faux C (2008) "Chelys patagonica” from the Pliocene of Argentina: Not lost, not valid, not a chelid turtle Ameghiniana 45(4), 801-803
  • Moore DA, Kohrs P, Baszler T, Faux C, Sathre P, Wenz JR, Eldridge L, Li H (2010) Outbreak of malignant catarrhal fever in cattle associated with a state livestock exhibition J Am Vet Med Assoc 237(1), 87-92 PMID: 20590500
  • Crespo R, Faux C, Dhillon SA, Newberry RC, Moore DA (2010) Pet Poultry Training for Veterinary Practitioners J Vet Med Educ 37(4), 383-7 PMID: 21135406