David Eldon Starling

Associate Teaching Professor
2080 Vet Med
Education & Certifications  
  • DVM, Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine, 1975

  • Present                                Instructor, BMS 330 Principles of Morphology I

  • Present                                Instructor, BMS 331 Principles of Morphology II

  • Present                                Instructor-in-charge, BMS/A ECl 401, Introduction to Aquatic Animal Health and Medicine
Honors & Awards  
  • Certificate of Appreciation (1984)
  • Certificate of Merit (1997)
  • Extra Effort Award #1 (1999)
  • Extra Effort Award #2 (1999)
  • Certificate of Merit (2000)
  • CVB Directors' Award (December, 2000)
  • Certificate of Appreciation from the AVMA for serving from July 17, 2005 to July 19, 2008
  • Certificate of Appreciation from the AVMA for serving from July 15, 2005 to November 16, 2007
  1. American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA member)
  2. AVMA - Alternate Liaison for Aquatic Livestock Alliance to the Animal Agriculture Liaison Committee (AALC)
  3. AVMA - Alternate Liaison for Aquatic Practitioners to the Practitioners Advisory Committee for the Committee on Biologics and Therapeutic Agents (COBTA)
  4. Iowa Veterinary Medical Association (IVMA member)
  5. IVMA Legislative Committee
  6. Department of Interior's Federal Advisory Committee on Invasive Species (ISAC)
  7. ISAC Subcommittee for Early Detection and Rapid Response to Invasive Species
  8. ISAC Subcommittee for Prevention and Control of Invasive Species
  9. Aquatic Livestock Alliance (ALA Board Member)
Selected Publications  

  1. Abortion and death in pregnant bitches associated with a canine vaccine contaminated with bluetongue virus.   Wilbur LA, Evermann JF, Levings RL, Stoll IR, Starling DE, Spillers CA, Gustafson GA, McKeirnan AJ. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 1994 Jun 1;204(11):1762-5. No abstract available.PMID:8063596
  2. Starling, Scarfe, Palic.  Refinement and Use of Certificates of Veterinary Inspection (Health Certificates) for Optimal Assurance of Disease Freedom in Aquatic Animals.  Dodet B, the OIE Scientific & Technical Department (eds): The OIE Global Conference on Aquatic Animal Health. Dev Biol (Basel). Basel, Karger, 2007, vol 129, pp 103-113.