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Office: 246 Physiology Building
Phone: 970-491-7371

Christianne Magee, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences
Colorado State University

Education & Training

2004, DVM, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, North Grafton, MA, USA
2007, Diplomate, American College of Theriogenologists
2010, PhD, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA


Dr. Magee graduated from the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University in 2004. After completing an internship in large animal medicine, she and her husband moved to Colorado where she was to complete a two-year residency in equine reproduction at the famed CSU Equine Reproduction Laboratory. Fortunately for us, Dr. Magee and her husband fell in love with Colorado and she completed a PhD in reproductive endocrinolgy in 2010 at CSU's Animal Reproduction and Biotechnology Laboratory. Dr. Magee teaches in the Colorado State University Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) program, where she serves as the course director for Veterinary Physiology and is a floor anatomist for Veterinary Anatomy. She is also the advisor for the biomedical sciences Master of Science animal anatomy concentration, oversees all aspects of domestic animal instruction in the undergraduate and graduate programs in biomedical sciences, and teaches Domestic Animal Anatomy, Dissection, and Case-Based Learning. Dr. Magee maintains an active research laboratory where she studies the role of kisspeptin in the horse and collaborates with others to study several aspects of neuroendocrinology. She is the project lead for the Veterninary Education Tools team and the development of the suite of Virtual Animal Anatomy programs. Dr. Magee participates in the DVM Admissions Multiple Mini-Interview process and assists with several aspects of DVM student success. Outside of work, Dr. Magee enjoys gardening, skiing, riding horses, and spending time with her husband and their daughter. 


Course Director:
BMS305 Domestic Animal Anatomy - Syllabus
BMS496D Domestic Animal Anatomy Honors Breakout
BMS531 Domestic Animal Anatomy Dissection
BMS633 Domestic Animal Anatomy Case Studies
BMS384/684 Supervised College Teaching - Domestic Animal Anatomy
VM795-004 Independent Study - DVM Large Animal Anatomy
VM618 Veterinary Physiology and Histology

Course Faculty:
VM722 Veterinary Pharmacology
VM616 Veterinary Functional Anatomy