Margo L Macpherson

Margo L Macpherson


Department: Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Business Phone: (352) 258-6394
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2018 · American Association of Equine Practitioners
2004-2005 · American College of Theriogenologists
Large Animal Clinician of the Year Award
2003 · University of Florida

Board Certifications

  • Diplomate and Past President
    American College of Theriogenologists

Research Profile

Dr. Macpherson is primarily interested in conditions that affect pregnancy including twin pregnancy and placentitis. Recent work from her laboratory has focused on effective treatments for bacterial placentitis.


2019 Veterinary Clinics of North America-Equine Practice
2014 Javma-Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association
2008 Journal of Equine Veterinary Science
2006 Veterinary Clinics of North America-Equine Practice


Apr 2018 – Mar 2020
Firocoxib properties in equine pregnancy and placentitis II
GRAYSON JOCKEY CLUB RES FOU · Principal Investigator
Apr 2015 – Mar 2018
Firocoxib Properties in Equine Pregnancy and Placentitis
GRAYSON JOCKEY CLUB RES FOU · Principal Investigator
May 2014 – Apr 2016
Firocoxib Properties in Equine Pregnancy and Placentitis
UF FOU · Principal Investigator
Jan 2012 – Jan 2017
Pharmacokinetics of Ceftiofur Sodium in Pregnant Pony
UF FOU · Principal Investigator


Master of Science
1994 · Texas A&M University
1994 · American College of Theriogenologists
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
1990 · Michigan State University
Bachelor of Science in Zoology
1983 · Michigan State University

Contact Details

(352) 258-6394

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