Christine Navarre

Christine Navarre

Adjunct Professor

Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences

LSU School of Veterinary Medicine
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803

Extension Veterinarian, LSU AgCenter

Professor, LSU School of Animal Sciences



MS, Texas A&M, 1994

DVM, LSU Vet Med, 1990


Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

Research Interest

My research interest is in applied ruminant parasitology, particularly in beef cattle.

Teaching Interest

I enjoy lecturing in both the School of Animals Sciences and School of Veterinary Mediicine on food animal medicine and herd health.

Clinical Interest

My clinical interests are in beef cattle preventive medicine.

Awards & Honors

2023, Food Animal Speaker of the Year, 95th Annual Western Veterinary Conference

2023, Louisiana Veterinary Medical Association Ralph C. Cooper Veterinarian of the Year,

2023, Louisiana Cattlemen’s Association Beef Quality Assurance Educator of the Year

2021, American Association of Bovine Practitioners Excellence in Preventive Medicine-Beef Award2020-present, Treasurer, North American Veterinary Community

2020, Council for Agricultural Science and Technology Certificate of Excellence for Educational Materials

2014-2020, Parliamentarian, American Association of Bovine Practitioners

2019, American Association of Bovine Practitioners Distinguished Service Award

2018, United States Congressional Recognition as Community Preparedness Hero Organization

2008-2017, Board of Directors, North American Veterinary Community/Eastern States Veterinary Association

2015-2016, President, North American Veterinary Community

2010-2011, President, American Association of Bovine Practitioners

2010, El Toro Award for Excellence in Food Animal Medicine, Auburn University

2008, CSREES Partnership Award, Innovative Program Models, LSU AgCenter Hurricane Response Team

1997, Norden Distinguished Teaching Award, College of Veterinary Medicine, Auburn University


Chair, Task Force for Council on Agriculture Science and Technology. Impact of Recruitment and Retention of Food Animal Veterinarians on the U.S. Food Supply. April 2020

Disaster Response for Beef Cattle Operations. Navarre CB and Thomson DU, editors. Veterinary Clinics of North America: Food Animal Practice, Volume 34, Issue 2, 2018, 223-388.

Navarre CB. Epidemiology and Control of Gastrointestinal Nematodes of Cattle in Southern Climates. Vet Clin of N Am Food Animal Pract Volume 36, Issue 1, 2020; 45-57.

Bissett W, Huston C, Navarre CB. Preparation and Response for Flooding Events in Beef Cattle. Vet Clin of N Am Food Animal Pract, Volume 34, Issue 2, 2018; 309–324.

Keeton ST, Navarre CB. Coccidiosis in Large and Small Ruminants, Vet Clin of N Am Food Animal Pract, Volume 34, Issue 2, 2018: 201-208.

Jones M, Navarre CB. Fluid Therapy in Small Ruminants and Camelids. Veterinary Clinics of North America: Food Animal, July 2014: 441-454.

Roussel AJ, Navarre CB. Fluid Therapy, Transfusion, and Shock Therapy. Current Veterinary Therapy: Food Animal Practice, 5th Edition, 2009, pp 526-533.

Navarre, C.B, Marley, S. "Chapter 31: Antimicrobial Drug Use in Sheep and Goats" In: Antimicrobial Therapy in Veterinary Medicine, 4th Edition. Ed. S. Giguere, et al. Ames, IA: Blackwell Publishing, 2006, pp. 519-528.

de Cecco BS, Sasaki E, Paulsen DB, Fontenot C, Navarre CB, Langohr IM. Livestock fatalities attributed to a massive attack of dark rice field mosquitoes (Psorophora columbiae) following Hurricane Laura. Bovine Practitioner, 2022; 56: 13-17.

Wenqing X, Cater MW. Gravois R, Navarre CB, Coulon D, Djebbi-Simmons D, Wong A. Animal Contact in Public Settings-Risk Awareness of Enteric Pathogens and Hand Hygiene Behaviors. Food Control, 2018; 91: 1-4.

Walker RS, Miller JE, Monlezun C, LaMay D, Navarre CB and Ensley D. Gastrointestinal nematode infection and performance of weaned stocker calves in response to anthelmintic treatment. J of Vet Parasitology, 2013; 197: 152-159

Cupp MS, Cupp EW, Navarre CB, , Zhang D, Yue X, Blair CE, Todd L, Panangala VS. Salivary Gland Thrombostasin Isoforms Differentially Regulate Blood Uptake of Horn Flies Fed on Control- and Thrombostasin-Vaccinated Cattle. Journal of Medical Entomology 2010; 47(4): 610-617.