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Pratt-Phillips, Shannon
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North Carolina State University
220 Polk Hall, 120 Broughton Drive
Box 7621, NCSU
Raleigh, NC 27695

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Program involvement
Animal Science - Instructor, Advisor

Biography

Shannon E. Pratt-Phillips is an associate professor of Equine Nutrition in the Department of Animal Science at North Carolina State University (NCSU). Pratt-Phillips received her Bachelor of Science from the University of Guelph in Nutritional Science. Her Master of Science is from the University of Kentucky and her Doctor of Philosophy is from the University of Guelph, both focused on equine nutrition and exercise physiology. She joined the faculty at NCSU in 2006 where she teaches in the field of equine science and nutrition, both via traditional face-to-face classes and online.

She received the North Carolina State University Outstanding Teacher Award in 2013, the Gertrude Cox Award for Innovative Excellence in Teaching and Learning with Technology in 2014, and was elected as a North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Teacher Fellow in 2014.

Her field of research focuses on glucose metabolism, insulin resistance and obesity in horses as well as nutrient requirements of equine and canine athletes. She is a member of the Equine Science Society, North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture, American Society of Animal Science, American Academy of Veterinary Nutrition and the American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists. She is a past-president of the American Academy of Veterinary Nutrition and is currently on the Board of Directors for the Equine Science Society.

Education

Ph.D. in Equine Nutrition, University of Guelph, 2005
M.S. in Equine Nutrition, University of Kentucky, 1999
B.Sc. in Nutritional Sciences, University of Guelph, 1997