Hui-Chu Lin, DVM, MS, DACVA
Professor, Large Animal Anesthesia
Department of Clinical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
1130 Wire Road
Auburn, AL 36849
MS, University of Illinois, 1991
DVM, National Ping Tung University of Science and Technology in Taiwan, 1980
Dr. Hui-Chu Lin received her veterinary medicine degree from the National Ping Tung University of Science and Technology in Taiwan in 1980, followed by two years of private practice in Taipei, Taiwan. She finished a residency in Veterinary Anesthesiology and a Master’s Degree at the University of Illinois in 1990 and 1991, respectively.
Following her residency and graduate study, Dr. Lin began her professional career as an assistant professor in the Department of Large Animal Surgery and Medicine at Auburn University in 1990. She is currently a professor in the Department of Clinical Sciences at Auburn University.
Dr. Lin has authored or co-authored in 41 abstracts, 65 journal articles, 21 book chapters and is co-editor of one book, “Farm Animal Anesthesia”.
Veterinary clinical anesthesia, as related to pharmacology and cardiopulmonary physiology, pain and drugs used for its prevention and relief, and clinical response to anesthesia in domestic animals and exotic species.
Publications and Links
Lin HC and Walz PH: “Farm Animal Anesthesia: cattle, small ruminants, camelids, and pigs”, Wiley/Blackwell, Ames, Iowa. 2014, pp 1-278.
Lin HC: Positioning of the Anesthetized Horses. In: “Manual of Equine Anesthesia and Analgesia”, ed. by Doherty T and Valverde A. Blackwell Publishing, Iowa. 2006, pp 183-186.
Lin HC: Dissociative Anesthesia. In “Lumb and Jones’ Anesthesia and Analgesia”, 4th ed., ed. by Tranquilli WJ, Thurmon JC, and Grimm KA, Blackwell Publishing. 2008, pp 301-353.
Lin HC, Caldwell F, Pugh DG: Anesthetic Management. In ”Sheep and Goat Medicine”, ed. by Pugh DG and Baird AN, 2nd ed. Elsevier, Kansas City, 2011, pp 517-538.
Lin HC: Comparative anesthesia: Ruminants, Camelids, And Swine. In “Lumb & Jones’ Veterinary Anesthesia”, 5th ed. In press, 2015.
Meyer GA, Lin HC, Hanson RR, and Hayes TL: The Effects of Intravenous Lidocaine Overdose on Cardiac Electrical Activity and Blood Pressure in the Horse. Equine Vet J, 2001;33:434-437.
Lin HC, Trachte EA, Pugh DG, and Heath A: Use of Clonidine for Caudal Epidural Analgesia in Cows. The Bovine Practitioners, 2003;37:83-88.
Lin HC, Johnson C, Duran SH, and Waldridge BM: The Effects of Intravenous Infusion of Dimethyl Sulfoxide in Awake or Halothane-Anesthetized Horses. J Am Vet Med Assoc, 2004;225:560-566.
Lin HC, Riddell MG: Preliminary Studies of the Effects of Xylazine or Detomidine with or without Butorphanol for Standing Sedation in Dairy Cattle. Vet Therap: Res in Appl Vet Med, 2003;4:285-291.
Harland M, Lin HC, Krekeler S, and Waldridge B. Hämatologische, Serum-biochemische und Metabolische Effecte beim Pferd Isofluran und Sevofluran Anästhesie mit und ohne Postoperativer Gabe von Xylazin. Pferde Spiegel, 2006;4:167-170.
Lin HC and Riddell MG. Tolazoline: Dose Responses and Side Effects in Non-Sedated Holstein Calves. The Bovine Practitioners, 2008;42:86-92.
Sellers G, Lin HC, Riddell MG, Ravis W, Duran SH, and Givens MD. Pharmacokinetics of Lidocaine Administered via Inverted L and Caudal Epidural Nerve Blocks in Adult Holstein Cows. J Vet Pharmacol & Therap, 2009;32:446-450.
Sellers G, Lin HC, Riddell MG, Ravis W, Lin Y.J., Duran SH, and Givens MD. Pharmacokinetics of Ketamine Administered Intravenously in Adult Holstein Cows. J Vet Pharmacol & Therap, 2010;33:480-484.
Lin HC, Passler T, Wilborn R, Taintor J, and Caldwell F. A Review of the General Pharmacology of Ketamine and Its Clinical Uses for Injectable Anesthesia in Horses. Equine Veterinary Education, accepted for publication, August, 2014.
Lin HC: “Large Ruminants Anesthesia–Review and Update”, Western Veterinary Conference, Las Vegas, February, 2012.
Lin HC: “Small Ruminants and Camelids Anesthesia–Review and Update”, Western Veterinary Conference, Las Vegas, February, 2012.
Lin HC: “Pain Managements in Bovine Patients”, Western Veterinary Conference, Las Vegas, February, 2012.
Lin HC: “Monitoring and Treatment for Perioperative Complications”, Western Veterinary Conference, Las Vegas, February, 2012.