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Dr. Charlie Stoltenow

Charles L. Stoltenow, DVM, DACVPM

Professor, Assistant Director, NDSU Extension Service
Agriculture and Natural Resources Program Leader
North Dakota State University
Department 7060, Extension Administration
PO Box 6050, Suite 309 Morrill Hall
Fargo, ND 58108-6050
charles.stoltenow@ndsu.edu
(701) 231-7867

Personal Motto

The people I touch will not be harmed,
will value our shared experience,
and those I touch will benefit others they touch
.

Academic Background

Degrees

Bachelor of Science in Animal Science, Science and Research Option, With Honors, College of Agriculture, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND, 1981

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, 1985

Other Educational Experiences

Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Officer, Division of Field Epidemiology, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, GA, Class of 1991

Licenses and Certifications

North Dakota Board of Veterinary Medicine, veterinary medical license number 880

Board certification, Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine (DACVPM), certification number 731

Areas of Expertise

Administration, team building, dealing with change, program development and evaluation (domestic and international), budget development and management, faculty development, tenure evaluation, personnel performance benchmarking, writing, policy development, international relations, problem solving, public speaking, teaching, agriculture production and management, epidemiology, preventive medicine, food safety, anthrax, animal agrosecurity, veterinary technology

NDSU Employment Experience:

1996-2003           Assistant professor and Extension veterinarian for North Dakota State University (NDSU), Fargo, ND,                              in the Veterinary and Microbiological Sciences Department and the Animal and Range Sciences                              Department within the College of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Natural Resources.   Appointment: 100%                              Extension.

2003-2010           Associate professor and Extension veterinarian for North Dakota State University (NDSU), Fargo, ND,                              in the Animal Sciences Department within the College of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Natural                              Resources.  Appointment: 100% Extension.

2010-2012           Associate professor, Extension veterinarian and Director of the NDSU Veterinary Technology                                   program for North Dakota State University (NDSU), Fargo, ND, in the Animal Sciences Department within                             the College of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Natural Resources.  Appointment: 75% Extension and 25%                             teaching.

2012-2013           Professor and Extension veterinarian for North Dakota State University (NDSU), Fargo, ND, in the                              Animal Sciences Department within the College of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Natural Resources and                              Interim Assistant Director and Agriculture and Natural Resources Program Leader, NDSU Extension                              Service.  Appointment:75% Administration and 25% Department.

2013-Present      Assistant Director and Agriculture and Natural Resources Program Leader, NDSU Extension                             Service.  Appointment: 100% Administration.

Current Position and NDSU Experience Summary:

I am an Assistant Director for NDSU Extension Service, and Program Leader for Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR).  I also have an appointment as professor with tenure within the Animal Sciences Department.  My areas of administrative expertise include team building, public speaking, writing, policy analysis and policy development, budget analysis and budget development, program evaluation and development, employee evaluation and development, organizational linkage development, and mentoring.  My areas of technical expertise include infectious disease, epidemiology and large animal production and medicine with special emphasis on cattle.

My duties include oversight of all Extension ANR programming within North Dakota, and giving leadership to the overall statewide educational programs.  The ANR program consists of approximately 52 county-based Extension agents along with 55 area and state Extension specialists.

Teaching:  I have been a guest lecturer in 38 classes at NDSU and was the primary faculty instructor in ANSC 477, Livestock Production Preventive Medicine, SRO 4.65-4.90 on a 5.00 scale.

Extension and Outreach:  I have given over 300 presentations to audiences nationally and internationally.  I have appeared over 85 times on TV and radio and been quoted or referenced in at least 165 popular press articles. 

Research:  I have been a principle investigator or co-principle investigator on grants totaling approximately $1.87 M.  I have written or co-authored 70 refereed scientific publications, 15 of these in scientific journals and 55 NDSU Extension bulletins.

Connection to Agriculture:  I grew up on a farm in southeast North Dakota near the village of Great Bend. 

Leadership Training

               LEAD21: Leadership for the 21st Century, 2015

               PILD:  Public Issues and Leadership Development, 2014

               7-Habits: 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Covey, 2013

               EQ: Emotional Intelligence 2.0, Talent Smart, 2013

               Coaching: Clarity, Focus and Action, 2010

               Messaging: Media training, 2010

               NC NELD:  North Central National Education and Leadership Development, 2008

Publications

Extension Bulletins

AuthorsYearTitleNDSU Bulletin
C Stoltenow

2015
(revised)

Anthrax V-561
G Stokka, C Stoltenow and N Dyer 2014 Understanding the Veterinary Feed Directive V-1719
C Dahlen and C Stoltenow 2014 Grass Tetany V-1703
C Stoltenow, N Dyer and G Stokka 2013 Calf Diarrhea V-1630
C Stoltenow, N Dyer and G Stokka

2013

(revised)
Leptospirosis V-1315
C Stoltenow, N Dyer and G Stokka

2013

(revised)
West Nile Fever V-1235
C Stoltenow, N Dyer and G Stokka

2013

(revised)
Baylisascariasis V-1227
C Stoltenow, N Dyer and G Stokka

2013

(revised)
Toxoplasmosis V-1221
C Stoltenow, N Dyer and G Stokka

2013

(revised)
Rabies V-1220
C Stoltenow, N Dyer and G Stokka

2013

(revised)
Giardiasis V-1213
C Stoltenow, N Dyer and G Stokka

2013

(revised)
Cryptosporidiosis V-1212
C Stoltenow, N Dyer and G Stokka

2013

(revised)
Campylobacteriosis V-1211
C Stoltenow, G Lardy and J Schroeder

2012

(revised)
Johne’s Disease V-1209
C Stoltenow and G Lardy

2012

(revised)
Cyanide Poisoning V-1150
G Lardy and C Stoltenow 2012 Preparing for a Successful Calving Season AS-1207
C Dahlen and C Stoltenow 2012 Dealing with Heat Stress in Cattle AS-1615
V Anderson, B Isle, J Dhuyvetter, C Stoltenow, D Burr, T Schroeder, and T Ingebretson

2012

translation
Winter management of the beef cow herd Russian AS-1546
V Anderson, B Isle, C Stoltenow, D Burr, T Schroeder, and T Ingebretson

2012

translation
Winter management of feedlot cattle Russian AS-1546
V Anderson, B Isle, J Dhuyvetter, C Stoltenow, D Burr, T Schroeder, and T Ingebretson 2011 Winter management of the beef cow herd AS-1564
V Anderson, B Isle, C Stoltenow, D Burr, T Schroeder, and T Ingebretson 2011 Winter management of feedlot cattle AS-1546
C Augustin, C. Stoltenow, and R Wiederholt 2011 Biosecure nutrient management practices NM-1551
S Rahman and C Stoltenow 2010 Turkey carcass composting and management NM-1487

S Rahman, T Dvorak, C Stoltenow, and S Mukhtar

2009 Animal carcass disposal options NM-1422
C Stoltenow and G Lardy

2008
(revised)

Nitrate poisoning of livestock V-839
G Lardy, C Stoltenow and R Johnson 2008
(revised)
Livestock and water AS-954
J Luther and C Stoltenow 2008 Caseous Lymphadenitis AS-1353
C Stoltenow and N Dyer 2007 Bovine trichomoniasis V-1342
C Stoltenow and C Hammer 2006 (revised) Anthrax A-561
C Stoltenow and N Dyer 2006 Leptospirosis V-1315
C Stoltenow and C Hammer 2005 (revised) Anthrax A-561
G Lardy, C Stoltenow, and J Robinson 2004 (revised) Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy AS-1206
C Stoltenow and L Vincent 2003 Calf scours AS-776
C Stoltenow and C Purdy 2003 Internal parasites of horses V-543
C Stoltenow and M McMullen 2002 (revised) Ergot poisoning PP-551
N Dyer and C Stoltenow 2002 West Nile Virus – public health watch focus on agriculture V-1235
N Dyer and C Stoltenow 2002

Baylisascariasis –

public health watch focus on agriculture
V-1227
N Dyer and C Stoltenow 2002

Listeriosis –

public health watch focus on agriculture
V-1226
N Dyer and C Stoltenow 2001

Toxoplasmosis –

public health watch focus on agriculture
V-1221
N Dyer and C Stoltenow 2001 Rabies – public health watch focus on agriculture V-1220
N Dyer and C Stoltenow 2001 Giardiasis – public health watch focus on agriculture V-1213
N Dyer and C Stoltenow 2001

Cryptosporidiosis –

public health watch focus on agriculture
V-1212
N Dyer and C Stoltenow 2001

Campylobacteriosis –

public health watch focus on agriculture
V-1211
G Lardy and C Stoltenow 2001 Preparing for a successful calving season AS-1207
C Stoltenow, G Lardy, and J Schroeder 2001 Johne’s disease

V-1209

C Stoltenow, G Lardy, and J Garden-Robinson 2001 Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy AS-1206
C Stoltenow 2000 Anthrax A-561
L Lee and C Stoltenow    2000 Equine infectious anemia V-1195
G Lardy and C Stoltenow 1999 Water quality AS-954
C Stoltenow and G Lardy 1998 Preconditioning programs: Vaccinations, nutrition, and management AS-1160
C Stoltenow and G Lardy 1998 Respiratory Illness:  Diagnosis, therapy and mass treatment vs. individual treatment AS-1154
C Stoltenow and G Lardy 1998 Nitrate poisoning of livestock V-839
C Stoltenow and G Lardy 1998 Prussic acid poisoning V-1150
C Stoltenow and J Schroeder 1997 Mastitis control programs – proper milking techniques AS-1126
J Schroeder and C Stoltenow 1997 Troubleshooting a mastitis problem herd AS-1128
C Stoltenow 1997 Cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) poisoning V-1136
C Stoltenow and M McMullen 1997 Ergot poisoning PP-551

Refereed Journal Articles

Dahlen, CR and Stoltenow, CL. 2015. The PregCard Study: assessing the impact of routine management strategies on reproductive performance of beef herds in the Upper Great Plains.  Bovine Practitioner 49 (2): 152-5.

Sasanya, SO, Olet, S, Littlefield, R, Stoltenow, CL, and Khaitsa, M. 2013 Spatial-temporal Distribution of the 2007 Melamine-associated Nephrotoxic Renal Failure Outbreak among Pets and Factors Associated with Pet Survival. Food Protection Trends 33(1):32-41.

Stoltenow, CL, Cortese, VS, Seeger, JT, Stokka, GS, and Weigel,D.  2011.  Immunologic responses of beef calves to concurrent application of modified-live viral vaccine (intranasal and systemic administration) and systemically administered Mannheimia haemolytica bacterin-leukotoxoid.  Bovine Practitioner 45(2):132-8

Mongoh, MN, Dyer, NW, Stoltenow, CL, and Khaitsa, ML.  2008.  Risk factors associated with an outbreak of anthrax in animals in North Dakota. 2005.  A retrospective case-control study.  Public Health Reports 123.

Evoniuk, JM, Borowicz, PP, Caton, JS, Vonnahme, KA, Reynolds, LP, Taylor JB, Stoltenow, CL, O’Rourke, KI, and Redmer, DA.  2008.  Effects of nutrition and genotype on prion protein (PrPC) gene expression in the fetal and maternal sheep placenta. Placenta 29:422-428.  Placenta, epbu – http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.placenta.2008.02.003

Evoniuk, JM, Berg, PT, Johnson, ML, Larson, MS, Maddock, TD, Stoltenow, CL, Schauer, CS, O’Rourke, KI, and Redmer, DA.  2007. Associations between genotypes at codon 171 and 136 of the prion protein gene and production traits in market lambs, American Journal of Veterinary Research 68:1073-1078.

Mongoh, MN, Dyer, NW, Stoltenow, CL, and Khaitsa, ML.  2007.  Characterization of an outbreak of anthrax in animals in North Dakota: 243 cases (2005). Bovine Practitioner 41:101-108.

Johnson, ML, Evoniuk, JM, Stoltenow, CL, O’Rourke, KI, And Redmer, DA.  2007.  Development of an assay to determine single nucleotide polymorphisms in the prion gene for the genetic diagnosis of relative susceptibility to classical scrapie in sheep.  Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigations 19:73-77.

Evoniuk, JM, Stoltenow, CL, O’Rourke, KI, Moore, BL, and Redmer, DA.  2005.  Assessment of the genetic risk and impact of lateral transmission in a valine-associated scrapie outbreak in sheep.  American Journal of Veterinary Research 66:1302-1307.

Lardy, GP, Stoltenow, CL, Baumann, TA, Seeger, JT, and Odde, KG.  2005.  Efficacy of mid-summer pour-on application in spring calving cow calf herds in the northern Great Plains.  Bovine Practitioner 39:10-15.

Schuler, LA, Khaitsa, ML, Dyer, NW, and Stoltenow, CL.  2004.  Evaluation of an outbreak of West Nile Virus infection in horses: 569 cases (2002).  Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 225(7).

Lardy, GP, Garden-Robinson, JG, Stoltenow, CL, Marchello, MJ, and Lee, L.  2003.  Beef Quality Assurance from Farm to Fork 2001: Development of a pilot program in farm to table food safety.  http://www.joe.org/joe/2003february/rb2.shtml  Journal of Extension. 41(1). 

Stoltenow, CL. Mostrom, M, Stoltenow, LR, Matz, TE.  2002. Strychnine toxicosis in horses.  Journal of Equine Veterinary Science 22(11):507-509.

Stoltenow, CL.  Anthrax.  Extension bulletin A-561 (revised December 2000).  2001.  Journal of Equine Veterinary Science 21(4):165-166.

Stoltenow, CL, Solemsass, K, Niezgoda, M, Yager, P, and Rupprecht CE.  2000.  Rabies in an American bison from North Dakota.  Journal of Wildlife Diseases 36(1).

Stoltenow, CL, Shireley, LA, Jones, T, and Rupprecht, CE.  1999.  Clinical Report: Atypical rabies in a cow.  Bovine Practitioner 33:4-5.

Non-Refereed Articles

Stoltenow, CL.  Unified anthrax recommendations for North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, and Manitoba.  Updated 2010.  (This document has become the recognized source of information and recommendations when dealing with anthrax in the central portion of North America.  This publication can be found on many web sites, including the Canadian Embassy, Washington, DC.)

Stoltenow, CL.  Unified anthrax recommendations for North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, and Manitoba.  2006.

Stoltenow, CL.  What is the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) House Advisory Committee?  2003.  Journal of the AVMA 223.

Stoltenow, CL and Dyer, NW.  2002. Research Report - Biochemical and hematological parameters in ranch-raised American Bison (Bison bison). North Dakota State University Experiment Station Research Report, Bison Production Field Day, July 19, 2002, Volume 2.

International Experience

US-China Scientific Cooperation Exchange Program: Designing a comprehensive Field Epidemiology Training Program
                for Veterinarians to enhance global food security and safety, 2015.

Mongolian VET Net, Extension programming for nomadic herders, Ulaanbaatar and Ovohangay Province, Mongolia, 2014.

St. George's Veterinary School Site Visit, Grenada, 2013. 

Semey State University, Semey, Kazakhstan, faculty exchange program, 2011. 

Steering committee member for the 2nd Cross Border Livestock Health Conference, Banff, AB, 2009.

International livestock congress, Calgary, AB. Guest of the Canadian Consulate, Minneapolis, MN, 2008. 

Mongolian Agriculture University, North Dakota State University and Mongolia V.E.T. NET Educational
                 Cooperation agreement and Memorandum of Understanding, 2007.

Mongolia V.E.T. NET Advisory Group, member, 2007 to present.  

Mongolia V.E.T. NET National Veterinary Practice Act, advisor, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, 2006.

St. George's Veterinary School Site Visit, Grenada, 2006.

Civil Research and Defense Foundation, Russian-US Scientific Exchange program, coordinator for site visit to
                 Colorado Serum, Denver, CO, 2006.

North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Brussels, Belgium, Scientific Advisor for the Science for Peace (SfP)
                 program, 2005. 

People's Republic of China, Henan province, dairy consultant, 2005.

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) International Epidemiology Course, instructor and host, 2004.

The National Academies, National Research Council Exchange Program with Russian Institutes in Biomedical
                 Sciences, State Research Center for Applied Microbiology, Obolensk, Russia, 2001.                        

Awards and Honors

                              2014      Distinguished International Service Award
                                            Epsilon Sigma Phi, Upsilon Chapter, NDSU Extension Service

                              2014      Search for Excellence Award, Farm Health & Safety
                                            Bovine Emergency Response Plan                                            
                                            National Association of County Agricultural Agents

                              2012      Program Excellence Award, Large Team
                                            Livestock Nutrition Training Series                                            
                                            NDSU Extension Service

                              2012      FORWARD Diversity Department Award, NDSU Animal Sciences Department

                              2012      eXtension Be, Grow, Create Outstanding Institutional Team Award

                              2012      Animal Sciences Spirit, Pep And Motivation (SPAM) Award to the Moos, Ewes and More                                               planning committee.

                              2011      Program Excellence in Teaching Award, NDSU Veterinary Technology Program                                             Association of Veterinary Technology Educators, July 26, 2011

                              2011      NDSU Extension Service 15-year service award

                              2010      Adjunct Professor, Mongolian School of Veterinary Medicine, January 26, 2010

                              2010     Communicator of the Year       
                                           NDSU Agriculture Communication and the Association for Communication Excellence

                             2009     Program Excellence Award – Large Team 
                                           Barbecue Boot Camp                                        
                                           NDSU Extension Service

                             2009     Gamma Sigma Delta Photography Award, 2009  (Award for photographing county agent being                                            interviewed during flood crisis of 2009.)

                            2008     Outstanding Class Leader, Class of 2008
                                         North Central National Extension Leadership Development (NELD) Program

                            2007     North Dakota Veterinary Medical Association (NDVMA) President’s Award for exemplary service to                                           the profession of veterinary medicine in North Dakota

                            2006     NDSU Extension 10-year service award

                            2004     Program Excellence Award – Large Team
                                         Agricultural Biosecurity
                                         NDSU Extension Service

                            2003     Program Excellence Award
                                         Beef 701 Carcass Merit Short Course                                        
                                         NDSU Extension Service

                            2001    Apple Polisher Award  (An annual award sponsored by the Bison Ambassadors honoring                                          outstanding faculty and staff members who work at NDSU.)

                           2000     Program Excellence Award – Small Team
                                        Issues Programming                                       
                                        NDSU Extension Service

  

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