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Michael Doherty

Full Professor of Veterinary Clinical Studies

School Of Veterinary Medicine
Veterinary Science Centre
Belfield
Dublin 4

Tel: +353 1 7166100
Email: michael.doherty@ucd.ie

Biography

Dr. Michael Doherty is Dean of the School of Veterinary Medicine and Professor of Veterinary Clinical Studies in the School of Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin. He is a Diplomate and  former President of the European College of Bovine Health Management (ECBHM) as well as Irish national representative for the European Board of Veterinary Specialization (EBVS). Michael is also the only European Specialist in Sheep Health in the Republic of Ireland recognised by the European College of Small Ruminant Health Management (ECSRHM).

A graduate of the University of Edinburgh, his background is in cattle and sheep practice, including a period at the University of Glasgow's Teaching Unit. Prof. Doherty has managed many funded clinical research programmes, including studies of herd health in conventional and organic Irish dairy herds and he led the UCD clinical team on an EU-funded programme on TSE surveillance.  An Executive Member of Animal Health Ireland (AHI) and Chair of the AHI Technical Working Group on the control of BVD, he is currently involved along with UCD colleagues in the promotion and development of national dairy herd health programmes in Ireland and online delivery of postgraduate education in dairy herd health. He is also Editor-in-Chief of the Open-access Irish Veterinary Journal within BioMed Central.
 
 

Professional

Honours and Awards

Year: 2014.
Title: European Specialist in Small Ruminant Health Management
Year: 2004.
Title: European Specialist in Bovine Health Management

Associations

Association: Animal Health Ireland, Function/Role: Executive Board Member & Chair of the Technical Working Group on BVD control
Association: European College of Bovine Health Management (ECBHM), Function/Role: Former President
Association: European College of Small Ruminant Health Management (ECSRHM), Function/Role: Diplomate
Association: Veterinary Ireland, Function/Role: Chair of Scientific Committee for World Congress on Cattle Health, Dublin 2016
     

Conference Contributions

Somers, J.R., Huxley, J., Lorenz, I., Doherty, M.L. and O¿Grady, L. (2015) The effect of Lameness before and during the breeding season on fertility in 10 pasture-based Irish dairy herds. [Oral Presentation], 10th International Conference on Lameness in Ruminants 2015, Valdivia, Chile , 23-NOV-15 - 25-NOV-15.
Fenlon, C., O'Grady, L., Doherty, M., Butler, S., Shalloo, L., Dunnion, J. (2015) Factors impacting dairy cow conception risk in Irish herds. [Published Abstract], ISVEE 14, Yucatan, Mexico , 03-NOV-15 - 07-NOV-15.
Doherty, M. (2015) Control of Parasites in Beef Suckler Herds. [Oral Presentation], Portuguese Buiatrics Meeting, Tomar, Portugal , 05-JUN-15 - 06-JUN-15.
Doherty, M. (2015) Control of BVD in Ireland. [Oral Presentation], Portuguese Buiatrics Meeting, Tomar, Portugal , 05-JUN-15 - 06-JUN-15.
Doherty, M., Kahn, D., Worlock, K., Roll, C., Johnson, B., Hummel, T., Curtis, C. and Spiller, K. (2014) The Irish Veterinary Journal - from subscription to OA. [Oral Presentation], BioMed Central - Open Access for Societies: Impact, Income, Implementation conference, The British Library Conference Centre, London, UK , 25-NOV-14 - 25-NOV-14.
Doherty, M., Lynch, C., Hynes, F., Smyth, J., Fahey, L., Casey, J. and Gottstein, M. (2014) [Oral Presentation], Teagasc Hill Sheep Conference, Westlodge Hotel, Bantry, Cork, Ireland , 22-JAN-14 - 22-JAN-14.
Doherty, M.L. (2013) 1. Challenges for European Cattle Practitioners in the Future & how to Tackle them 2. Control of Infectious disease in Cattle: the Irish Experience. [Oral Presentation], Annual Conference of the Flemish Cattle Veterinary Practitioners, Ghent, Belgium , 04-OCT-13 - 04-OCT-13.
Doherty, M.L. (2013) Herd Health Challenges for Veterinary Practitioners. [Oral Presentation], XLVets International Farm Meeting, Cork, Ireland , 10-OCT-13 - 10-OCT-13.
Doherty, M.L. (2013) The Development of an online Graduate Certificate in Dairy Herd Health at University College Dublin. [Oral Presentation], Universitas 21 Annual Educational Innovation Conference Teaching & Learning in the Digital Age: Opportunities and Challenges for U21, UCD, Dublin, Ireland , 31-OCT-13 - 01-NOV-13.
Doherty, M. (2011) [Oral Presentation], Veterinary Ireland Annual General Meeting & Conference 2011, Lyrath Estate Hotel, Kilkenny, Ireland , 25-NOV-11 - 25-NOV-11.
Cashman, D. More, S. Mulligan, F. Doherty, M (2011) Integrating Learning Activity Design and the Development of Graduate Attributes. [Poster Presentation (Refereed)], Veterinary Education Symposium, University of Nottingham, UK , 14-JUL-11 - 15-JUL-11.
Doherty, M.L.; Mulligan, F.J; (2010) Recent Advances in the Management of Production Disease in Dairy Cows. [Oral Presentation], 2010 Dairy Research Foundation (DRF) Symposium, University of Sydney, Australia , 08-SEP-14 - 09-SEP-14.
Beekhuis, L., Whyte, P., Devitt, C., O'Grady, L., More, S.J. and Doherty, M.L.; (2008) Development of a HACCP-like approach to the control of mastitis on Irish dairy farms. [Poster Presentation], XXV Jubilee World Buiatrics Congress, Budapest, Hungary , 06-JUL-08 - 11-JUL-08.
O'Grady, L., Doherty, ML., More, S., Barrett, D., and Good, M.; (2006) Supporting Herd Health in Ireland. [Invited Lecture], 24th World Buiatrics Congress, Nice, France , 16-OCT-06 - 20-OCT-06.
Doherty, M.L. ; (2006) How Important are Production Diseases of the Dairy Cow?. [Invited Lecture], Dairy Solutions Symposium, UCD Dublin , 28-SEP-06 - 29-SEP-06.
O'Grady, L., Doherty, M., More, S., Barrett, D. and Good, M.; (2006) Supporting herd health in Ireland. [Oral Presentation], XXIVth World Buiatrics Congress, Nice, France , 15-OCT-06 - 19-OCT-06.
Healy, A.M., Collins, J.D.C., Morgan, K., Weavers, E. & Doherty, M.L.; (2000) Epidemiology and clinical neurology of scrapie in Ireland. [N/A], Proceedings of International Research symposium 2000.Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies Problems and Solutions 14th April, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in association with Centre for Food Safety, UCD.. Faculty of Veterinary Medicine. (2000), UCD , 14-APR-00 - 14-APR-00.
Doherty, M.L.; (1999) Folkore: A Veterinary Perspective. [N/A], Proceedings from the McGlinchey Summer School, Clonmany, Co. Donegal. Issue No. 2.(1999), Clonmany, Co. Donegal , 01-JUL-99 - 01-JUL-99.
ODoherty E., Aherne M., Ennis S., Healy A., Doherty M., Weavers E., Roche J.F. and Sweeney T.; (1999) Prion protein genotype of scrapie-infected sheep in Ireland . [N/A], 5th Agricultural Research Forum, 26th/27th March. Abstract, Irish Journal of Agricultural Research (1999), * , 26-MAR-99 - 27-MAR-99.
Doherty, ML Monaghan ML, Bassett HF, Quinn PJ (1994). ; The effect of a recent injection of purified protein derivative (PPD) on diagnostic tests for tuberculosis in cattle infected with Mycobacterium bovis. [Published Abstract], AVTRW Dublin, December 6, 1994. , * .
Doherty, ML, Monaghan, ML, Bassett, HF, Quinn, PJ, Davis, WC, Kelly, AP; A study of the sequential cellular changes which follow the intradermal injection of tuberculin in cattle. [Published Abstract], Programme for the International Conference on Mycobacterium bovis. Dublin. August,1991, * .
Doherty, M., Monaghan, M.; The effect of varying the dose of bovine tuberculin on the size of the response in reactor cattle. . [Published Abstract], Proceedings of Annual Congress of the Irish Veterinary Association, 1990. , * .

Committees

Committee : Veterinary Ireland Buiatrics 2016 Committee
Committee : Veterinary Ireland Animal Health Committee
Committee : Associate Professor-Professor Promotions Review Group, College of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine
Committee : Quality Review Group, UCD School of Irish, Celtic Studies, Irish Folklore & Linguistics
Committee : Ad Astra Academy Review Group, UCD
Committee : Executive Committee, School of Veterinary Medicine
Committee : MVB Curriculum Committee
Committee : MVB Programme Board
Committee : UCD Bord na Gaeilge
 

Education

Year 1994 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: PhD Subject: Clinical Immunology of Bovine Tuberculosis
Year 1988 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: MVM Subject: Bovine Polyserositis
Year 1980 Institution: University of Edinburgh
Qualification: BVM&S Subject: Veterinary Medicine and Surgery
Year 1980 Institution: Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, UK
Qualification: MRCVS Subject:

Languages

Gaeilge:

Consultancy

Client: Department of Agriculture and Food Marine
Client: The Scottish Government
Client: Taylor & Francis Group
Client: CRC Press / Taylor & Francis Group

Outreach Activities

September 22nd 2015: Presentation to China-Ireland Dairy Science & Technology Centre (CIDC), UCD Research Boardroom 'UCD Developments in dairy herd health'
January 12-14, 2015 China-Ireland Dairy Science and Technology Center Workshop, Beijing, China.

September 23-29, 2012: Visit to Tanzania and ILRI by scientists from Teagasc, UCD and BfR (Germany). Purpose: Scoping mission to explore opportunities for collaboration on: a) smallholder dairy R4D with ILRI and Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) in Tanzania, and b) CGIAR Research Programs on Livestock and Fish and on Agriculture for Improved Nutrition and Health.

 

Journals Edited

Irish Veterinary Journal: Editor-in-Chief.

Other Activities

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         External Assessor 
  • University of Copenhagen. External Assessor on Promotion Board for position of Chair in Ruminant Medicine, 2008.
  • University of Glasgow. External Assessor on Promotion Board for position of Professor in Large Animal Clinical Studies, February 6th 2005.
  • University of London. The Royal Veterinary College. External Assessor on Promotion Board for positions of Senior Lecturer in Flock Health and Senior Lecturer in Farm Animal Practice, October, 2004.
  • University College Dublin. External Assessor on the UCD Faculty of Arts Review Board for the round of promotions to Senior Lecturer, 2000.
External Examiner
  • BT Young Scientists Exhibition 2010-2016, Judge in Ecology and Biology section 
  • Queen's University Belfast.  Title of PhD Thesis: Studies on BVD infection  in Northern Ireland, October 2015
  • University of Edinburgh. Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies. External Examiner: Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice (Production Animal Practice), March 2015
  • Queen's University Belfast.  Title of PhD Thesis: Benchmarking and control of bovine viral diarrhoea in Northern Ireland dairy and suckler herds. May - June 2015
  • University of Melbourne.  Title of PhD Thesis: The effects of flexible feeding systems on the health and welfare of dairy cows. March - July 2014
  • University of Bristol. External Examiner in Farm Animal Studies, Department of Clinical Veterinary Medicine, 2009 - 2012
  • University of Cambridge. External Examiner in Farm Animal Studies, Department of Clinical Veterinary Medicine, 2005 - 2008 
  • University of London. The Royal Veterinary College. External Examiner to MSc Distance Learning Programme in Livestock Health and Production, 2005 - 2008
  • University of Glasgow.  Title of PhD Thesis: A Study of Clinical and Biochemical Indicators of Acute Mastitis in Cattle and the role of Meloxicam in its Treatment. 2005
  • University of Glasgow. External Examiner in Large Animal Clinical Studies, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, 1998 - 2003

Publications

 

Book Chapters

Purvis, G., Downey, L., Beever, D., Doherty, M. L., Monahan, F. J., Sheridan, H. & McMahon, B.J.; (2012) 'Development of a Sustainably-Competitive Agriculture' In: Lichtfouse, E (eds). Sustainable Agriculture Reviews. Berlin: Springer. , pp.35-65 Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Campion, D.P., Doherty, M.L. and Hanlon, A.J. ; (2005) 'Using PBL in teaching of animal ethics' In: Hanlon, A.J (eds). AFANET 2004: Design and implementation of case studies in animal ethics teaching. Dublin: Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland. Available Online [Details]
Doherty, M.L. & Ó Súilleabháin, B.; (2001) 'The Deans and Principals of the Veterinary College of Ireland. A Series of Biographical Sketches' In: In: Edited by Donnelly, JDC & Monaghan, ML. Betaprint, Dublin (eds). A Veterinary School to Flourish. , pp.80-97 [Details]
Doherty, M.L.; (2000) 'Clinical Examination of the Musculoskeletal system' In: Editors O.M. Radostits, Mayhew.JG., Houston, D.M., W.B. Saunders, London (eds). Veterinary Clinical Examination and Diagnosis. , pp.631-659 [Details]
 

Peer Reviewed Journals

Fenlon C, O'Grady L;Doherty ML;Dunnion J;Shalloo L;Butler ST (2017) 'The creation and evaluation of a model predicting the probability of conception in seasonal-calving, pasture-based dairy cows'. Journal of Dairy Science, 100 (7):5550-5563. [DOI] [Details]
Fenlon C, O¿Grady L, Doherty ML, Dunnion J, Shalloo L, Butler ST (2017) 'The creation and evaluation of a model predicting the probability of conception in seasonal-calving, pasture-based dairy cows'. Journal of Dairy Science, 100 (7):5550-5563. [DOI] [Details]
Conor G. McAloon, Áine Macken-Walsh, Lisa Moran, Paul Whyte, Simon J. More, Luke O¿Grady, Michael L. Doherty (2017) 'Johne's disease in the eyes of Irish cattle farmers: A qualitative narrative research approach to understanding implications for disease management'. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, . [Details]
McAloon, C.G., Doherty, M.L., Whyte, P., More, S.J., O'Grady, L., Citer, L., Green, M. (2017) 'Relative importance of herd-level risk factors for probability of infection with paratuberculosis in Irish dairy herds'. Journal of Dairy Science, . [DOI] [Details]
McAloon C., Macken-Walsh, A.M., Moran, L., Whyte, P., More, S., O¿Grady, L., Doherty, M. (2017) 'Johnes Disease in the eyes of Irish farmers: A qualitative narrative research approach to understanding implications for disease management'. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 141 :7-13. [Details]
Thulke, H.-H., Lange, M., Tratalos, J.A., Clegg, T.A., McGrath, G., O'Grady, L., O'Sullivan, P., Doherty, M.L., Graham, D.A., More, S.J. (2018) 'Eradicating BVD, reviewing Irish programme data and model predictions to support prospective decision making'. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, . [Details]
More, S.J., Doherty, M.L., O'Grady, L. (2017) 'An investigative framework to facilitate epidemiological thinking during herd problem-solving'. Irish Veterinary Journal, 70 :11. [DOI] [Details]
McAloon, C., Doherty, M.L., Whyte, P., O'Grady, L., More, S.J., Messam, L.L., Good, M., Mullowney, P., Strain, S., Green, M.J. (2016) 'Bayesian estimation of prevalence of paratuberculosis in dairy herds enrolled in a voluntary Johne's Disease Control Programme in Ireland'. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 128 :95-100. [DOI] [Details]
McAloon, C., O¿Grady, L., Lorenz, I., Green, M., Hogan, I., Johnson, A., Whyte, P., Doherty, M. (2016) 'Relationship between selected perinatal paratuberculosis management interventions and passive transfer of immunity in dairy calves'. Veterinary Record, . [DOI] [Details]
McAloon, C.G., Donlon, J., Meade, J., Doherty,M.L., Lorenz,I., O'Grady,L., Whyte, P. (2016) 'Microbiological contamination of colostrum on Irish dairy farms'. Veterinary Record, . [DOI] [Details]
Collins, Á. B., Barrett, D., Doherty, M. L., Larska, M., Mee, J.F. (2016) 'Post-epidemic Schmallenberg virus circulation: parallel bovine serological and Culicoides virological surveillance studies in Ireland'. BMC Veterinary Research, . [DOI] [Details]
McAloon, C.G., Whyte, P., More, S.J., Green, M.J., O'Grady, L., Garcia, A.B. and Doherty, M.L. (2016) 'The Effect of Paratuberculosis on Milk Yield - A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis'. Journal of Dairy Science, 99 (2):1449-1460. [DOI] [Details]
O'Shaughnessy, J., Earley, B., Barrett, D., Doherty, M.L., Crosson, P, de Waal, T. and Mee, JF. (2015) 'Disease screening profiles and colostrum management practices on 16 Irish suckler beef farms'. Irish Veterinary Journal, 68 (1). Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Fitzgerald, W.G, Cassidy, J.P., Markey, B.K. and Doherty, M.L. (2015) 'Profiling oral and digital lesions in sheep in Ireland'. Irish Veterinary Journal, 68 (30). Available Online [DOI] [Details]
O'Shaughnessy, J., Earley, B., Mee, J. F., Doherty, M. L., Crosson, P., Barrett, D., de Waal, T. (2015) 'Controlling nematodes in dairy calves using targeted selective treatments'. Veterinary Parasitology, 209 (3-4):221-8. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Hogan I, Doherty M, Fagan J, Kennedy E, Conneely M, Brady P, Ryan C and Lorenz I , Irish Veterinary Journal 2015, 68:18 (2015) 'Comparison of rapid laboratory tests for failure of passive transfer in the bovine'. Irish Veterinary Journal, 68 (18). Available Online [DOI] [Details]
McAloon, C.G., Doherty, M.L., O'Neill, H., Badminton, M. and Ryan, E.G. (2015) 'Bovine congenital erythropoietic protoporphyria in a crossbred limousin heifer in Ireland'. Irish Veterinary Journal, 68 (15). Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Somers, J.R., Huxley, J., Lorenz, I., Doherty, M.L. and O'Grady, L. (2015) 'The effect of Lameness before and during the breeding season on fertility in 10 pasture-based Irish dairy herds'. Irish Veterinary Journal, 68 (14). Available Online [DOI] [Details]
O'Shaughnessy, J., Earley, B., Mee, J.F., Doherty, M.L., Crosson, P., Barrett, D. and de Waal, T. (2015) 'Nematode control in suckler beef cattle over their first two grazing seasons using a targeted selective treatment approach'. Irish Veterinary Journal, 68 (13). [DOI] [Details]
McAloon, C., Whyte, P., More, S.J., O'Grady, L., Doherty, M.L. (2015) 'Development of a HACCP-based approach to control paratuberculosis in infected Irish dairy herds'. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 120 (2):152-161. [DOI] [Details]
Cowley, B.D.J., Graham, D.A., Guelbenzu, M., Doherty, M.L. and More, S.J.; (2014) 'Aspects of bovine herpesvirus 1 and bovine viral diarrhoea virus herd-level seroprevalence and vaccination in dairy and beef herds in Northern Ireland'. Irish Veterinary Journal, 67 (18). Available Online [DOI] [Details]
O'Shaughnessy, J., Earley, B., Mee, J. F., Doherty, M. L., Crosson, P., Barrett, D., Macrelli, M., de Waal, T. (2014) 'Nematode control in spring-born suckler beef calves using targeted selective anthelmintic treatments'. Veterinary Parasitology, 205 (1-2):150-157. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Conneely, M; Berry, DP; Murphy, JP; Lorenz, I; Doherty, ML; Kennedy, E (2014) 'Effect of feeding colostrum at different volumes and subsequent number of transition milk feeds on the serum immunoglobulin G concentration and health status of dairy calves'. Journal of Dairy Science, . [Details]
Conneely, M; Berry, DP; Sayers, R; Murphy, JP; Doherty, ML; Lorenz, I; Kennedy, E (2014) 'Does iodine supplementation of the prepartum dairy cow diet affect serum immunoglobulin G concentration, iodine, and health status of the calf?'. Journal of Dairy Science, . [Details]
Conneely, M; Berry, DP; Murphy, JP; Lorenz, I; Doherty, ML; Kennedy, E (2014) 'Effects of milk feeding volume and frequency on body weight and health of dairy heifer calves'. Livestock Science, . [Details]
O'Shaughnessy, J., Earley, B., Mee, J., Doherty, M.L., Crosson, P., Barrett, D., Prendiville, R., Macrelli, M., and de Waal, T. (2014) 'Detection of anthelmintic resistance on two Irish beef research farms'. Veterinary Record, 175 :120. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Mee, J.F., Sanchez-Miguel, C. and Doherty, M.L. (2014) 'Influence of modifiable risk factors on the incidence of stillbirth/perinatal mortality in dairy cattle'. Veterinary Journal, 19 (23). Available Online [Details]
Graham, D.A., Lynch, M., Coughlan, S., Doherty, M.L., O'Neill, R., Sammin, D. and O'Flaherty, J. (2014) 'Development and review of the voluntary phase of a national BVD eradication programme in Ireland'. Veterinary Record, doi:10.1136/vr.101814 . Available Online [Details]
Conneely, M., Berry, D.P., Sayers, R., Murphy, J.P., Lorenz, I., Doherty, M.L., Kennedy, E.; (2013) 'Factors associated with the concentration of immunoglobulin G in the colostrum of dairy cows'. Animal, 7 (11):1824-1832. Available Online [Details]
Mee, J., Sanchez-Miguel, C., Doherty, M.; (2013) 'An International Delphi Study of the Causes of Death and the Criteria Used to Assign Cause of Death in Bovine Perinatal Mortality'. Reproduction in Domestic Animals, 48 :651-659. [Details]
Mee, J. F., Grant, J., Sanchez-Miguel,C., Doherty, M. L.; (2013) 'Pre-Calving and Calving Management Practices in Dairy Herds with a History of High or Low Bovine Perinatal Mortality'. Animals, 3 (3):866-881. [Details]
Sekiya, M., Zintl, A., Doherty, M.L., (2013) 'Bulk milk ELISA and the diagnosis of parasite infections in dairy herds: A review'. Irish Veterinary Journal, 66 (14). Available Online [DOI] Link to full text [Details]
O'Shaughnessy, J., Mee, J.F., Doherty, M.L, Crosson, P., Barrett, D., O'Grady L., Earley, B.; (2013) 'Herd health status and management practices on 16 Irish suckler beef farms'. Irish Veterinary Journal, 66 (21). Available Online [Details]
Chapwanya, A.; Meade, K.G.; Doherty, M.L.; et al (2013) 'Endometrial epithelial cells are potent producers of tracheal antimicrobial peptide and serum amyloid A3 gene expression in response to E. coli stimulation'. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology, 151 (1-2):157-162. [DOI] [Details]
Chapwanya, A., Meade, K.G., Foley, C., Narciandi, F., Evans, A.C., Doherty, M.L., Callanan, J.J., O'Farrelly, C.; (2012) 'The postpartum endometrial inflammatory response: a normal physiological event with potential implications for bovine fertility'. Reproduction Fertility and Development, . [DOI] [Details]
Cowley, D.J.B.., Clegg, T.A., Doherty, M.L., More, S.J.; (2012) 'Bovine viral diarrhoea virus seroprevalence and vaccination usage in dairy and beef herds in the Republic of Ireland'. Irish Veterinary Journal, 65 :16. [DOI] Link to full text [Details]
Ryan, E.G., Leonard, N., O'Grady, L., More, S.J., Doherty, M.L.; (2012) 'Seroprevalence of Leptospira Hardjo in the Irish suckler cattle population'. Irish Veterinary Journal, 65 :8. [DOI] Link to full text [Details]
Ryan, E.G., Leonard, N., O'Grady, L., Doherty, M.L., More, S.J.; (2012) 'Herd-level risk factors associated with Leptospira Hardjo seroprevalence in the Republic of Ireland'. Irish Veterinary Journal, 65 :6. [DOI] [Details]
Beekhuis-Gibbon, L., Whyte, P., O'Grady, L., More, S.J., Doherty, M.L.; (2011) 'A HACCP-based approach to mastitis control in dairy herds. Part 1: Development'. Irish Veterinary Journal, 64 :2. [DOI] Link to full text [Details]
Barrett, D.J., More, S.J., Graham, D.A., O'Flaherty, J., Doherty, M.L., Gunn, H.M.; (2011) 'Considerations for BVD eradication for the Irish livestock industry'. Irish Veterinary Journal, 64 :12. [DOI] [Details]
More, S.J., Doherty, M.L., O'Flaherty, J., Downey, L., McKenzie, K., Devitt, C.; (2011) 'Animal Health Ireland: providing national leadership and coordination of non-regulatory animal health issues in Ireland'. Revue Scientifique Et Technique-Office International Des Epizooties, 30 (3):715-723. Available Online [Details]
Cowley, D.J.B., Clegg, T.A., Doherty, M.L., More, S.J.; (2011) 'Aspects of bovine herpesvirus-1 infection in dairy and beef herds in the Republic of Ireland'. Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica, 53 :40. [DOI] Link to full text [Details]
Magee, D.A., Park, S.D.E., Scraggs, E., Murphy, A.M., Doherty, M.L., Kijas, J.W., MacHugh, D.E., Int Sheep Genomics Consortium; (2010) 'Technical note: High fidelity of whole-genome amplified sheep (Ovis aries) deoxyribonucleic acid using a high-density single nucleotide polymorphism array-based genotyping platform'. Animal Science, 88 :3183-3186. [DOI] [Details]
Chapwanya, A., Meade, K.G., Narciandi, F., Stanley, P., Mee, J.F., Doherty, M.L., Callanan, J.J., O'Farrelly, C.; (2010) 'Endometrial biopsy: a valuable clinical and research tool in bovine reproduction'. Theriogenology, 73 (7):988-994. [Details]
More, S., McKenzie, K., O'Flaherty, J., Doherty, M., Cromie, A., and Magan, M.; (2010) 'Setting priorities for non-regulatory animal health in Ireland: results from an expert Policy Delphi study and a farmer priority identification survey'. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 95 :198-207. [Details]
O'Grady, L., Doherty, M.L.; (2009) 'Focus on bovine mastitis: knowledge into practice'. Irish Vet J, 62 :258-258. [Details]
O'Farrelly, C., Chapwanya, A., Meade, K.G., Doherty, M.L., Callanan, J.J., Mee, J.F.; (2009) 'Histopathological and molecular evaluation of Holstein-Friesian cows postpartum: toward an improved understanding of uterine innate immunity'. Theriogenology, 9 (NA):1396-1407. [DOI] [Details]
Sayers, G., Marques, P.X., Evans, N.J., O'Grady, L., Doherty, M.L., Carter, S.D., Nally, J.E.; (2009) 'Identification of Spirochetes Associated with Contagious Ovine Digital Dermatitis'. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 47 (NA):1199-1201. [DOI] [Details]
Downey, L., Doherty, M.L., Purvis, G.; (2008) 'Building a Sustainably Competitive Agriculture and Rural Economy: Harnessing Existing Knowledge'. Cattle Practice, 16 (2):72-79. [Details]
Mulligan, F. J., Doherty, M. L., ; (2008) 'Production diseases of the transition cow'. Veterinary Journal, 176 (1):3-9. [Details]
Mulligan, F., Doherty, M., ; (2008) 'Production diseases: A major health, welfare and economic problem on dairy farms - Introduction'. Veterinary Journal, 176 (1):1-2. [Details]
O'Grady, L., Doherty, M.L., Mulligan, F.J.; (2008) 'Subacute ruminal acidois (SARA) in grazing Irish dairy cows'. Veterinary Journal, 176 :44-49. [Details]
Murphy, A.M., MacHugh, D.E., Park, S.D.E., Scraggs, E., Haley, C.S., Lynn, D.J., Boland, M.P., Doherty, M.L.; (2007) 'Linkage mapping of the locus for inherited ovine arthrogryposis (IOA) to sheep Chromosome 5'. Mammalian genome : official journal of the International Mammalian Genome Society, 18 :43-52. [DOI] [Details]
Doherty, M.L.; (2007) 'Addressing the Knowledge Bottleneck'. Irish Veterinary Journal, 60 :521-521. [Details]
Sheehan, M., Cassidy, J.P., Brady, J., Ball, H., Doherty, M.L., Quinn, P.J., Nicholas, R.A.J., Markey, B.K.; (2007) 'An aetiopathological study of chronic bronchopneumonia in lambs in Ireland'. Veterinary Journal, 173 :630-637. [Details]
Mulligan, F.J., O'Grady, L., Gath, V.P., Rice, D.A., Doherty, M.L.; (2007) 'Nutrition and fertility in dairy cows'. Irish Veterinary Journal, 60 :311. [Details]
O'Mahony, M.C., Healy, A.M., Harte, D., Walshe, K.G., Torgerson, P.R., Doherty, M.L.; (2006) 'Milk amyloid A: Correlation with cellular indices of mammary inflammation in cows with normal and raised serum amyloid A'. Research in Veterinary Science, 80 :155-161. [DOI] [Details]
Doherty, M.L., Jones, B.R.; (2006) 'Undergraduate Veterinary Education at University College Dublin: A Time of Change'. Journal of Veterinary Medical Education, 33 :214-219. [Details]
Barrett D.J., Clegg T., Healy A.M., Doherty M.L.; (2006) 'A study of dry cow therapy and effects on SCC in 10 Irish dairy herds'. Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 53 :140-144. [Details]
Mulligan, F., O'Grady, L., Rice, D., Doherty, M.; (2006) 'Production diseases of the transition cow: Body condition score and energy balance'. Irish Veterinary Journal, 59 (9):505. [Details]
Mulligan, F., O'Grady, L., Rice, D., Doherty, M.; (2006) 'Production diseases of the transition cow: Milk fever and subclinical hypocalcaemia'. Irish Veterinary Journal, 59 (12):697-702. [Details]
Mulligan, F.T., O'Grady, L., Rice, D.A., Doherty, M.L.; (2006) 'A herd health approach to dairy cow nutrition and production diseases of the transition cow'. Animal Reproduction Science, 96 (3-4):331-353. [DOI] [Details]
O'Mahony, M.C., Healy, A.M., O'Farrell, K.J., Doherty, M.L.; (2006) 'Animal health and disease therapy on organic dairy farms in the Republic of Ireland'. Veterinary Record, 159 (20):680-682. [Details]
Cassidy, J., Doherty, M.L., Markey, B.; (2006) 'Use of nasal swabs in diagnosis of respiratory disease'. Veterinary Record, 158 (13):456-456. [Details]
Barrett, D., Klee, W., Doherty, M.L., et al. (2005) 'European College of Bovine Health Management'. Veterinary Record, 157 (25):819-819. [Details]
Sheehan, M., Markey, B., Cassidy, J., Ball, H., Duane, M., Doherty, M.L.; (2005) 'New transtracheal bronchoalveolar lavage technique for the diagnosis of respiratory disease in sheep'. Veterinary Record, 157 (11):309-313. [Details]
Barrett D.J., Healy A.M., Leonard F.C., Doherty M.L.; (2005) 'Prevalence of pathogens causing sub-clinical mastitis in 15 dairy herds in the Republic of Ireland'. Irish Veterinary Journal, 58 :333-337. [Details]
Barrett, D.J., Doherty, M.L., Healy, A.M.; (2005) 'A descriptive epidemiological study of mastitis in 12 Irish dairy herds'. VET J, 58 :31-35. [Details]
Monaghan, M.L., Doherty, M.L., Collins, J.D., et al (2005) 'The tuberculin test'. Cattle Practice, 13 (4):337-345. [Details]
Healy, A.M., Morgan, K.L., Hannon, D., Collins, J.D., Weavers, E., Doherty, M.L.; (2004) 'Postal questionnaire survey of scrapie in sheep flocks in Ireland'. Veterinary Record, 155 :493-494. [Details]
Healy, A.M., Hannon, D., Morgan, K.L., Weavers, E., Collins, J.D., Doherty, M.L.; (2004) 'A paired case-control study of risk factors for scrapie in Irish sheep flocks'. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 64 :73-83. [DOI] [Details]
Healy, A.M., Weavers, E., McElroy, M., Gomez-Parada, M., Collins, J.D., O'Doherty, E., Sweeney, T., Doherty, M.L.; (2003) 'The clinical neurology of scrapie in Irish sheep'. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 17 :908-916. [Details]
Sherlock, M., Healy, A.M., Doherty, M.L.; (2003) 'Acid-base balance in field cases of bovine babesiosis'. Veterinary Record, 152 :687-688. [Details]
O'Doherty, E., Healy, A., Aherne, M., Hanrahan, J.P., Weavers, E., Doherty, M.L., Roche, J.F., Gunn, M., Sweeney, T.; (2002) 'Prion protein (PrP) gene polymorphisms associated with natural scrapie cases and their flock-mates in Ireland'. Research in Veterinary Science, 73 :243-250. [DOI] [Details]
O'Mahony, M., Healy, A., Duane, M., Doherty, M.L.; (2002) 'Parenteral nutrition in calves: A review of the literature and a case report'. Irish Veterinary Journal, 55 :433-439. [Details]
Healy, A.M., Hanlon, A.J., Weavers, E., Collins, J.D., Doherty, M.L.; (2002) 'A behavioural study of scrapie-affected sheep'. Applied Animal Behavioural Science, 79 (2):89-102. [Details]
McElroy, M.C., Gomez Parada, M., Church, A., Monks, E., Weavers, E., Breslin, P., Healy, A.M., Doherty, M.L., et al.; (2002) 'The establishment of a tissue bank of naturally-occurring ovine scrapie cases in the Republic of Ireland'. Irish Veterinary Journal, 55 :31-34. [Details]
Doherty, M.L., Cassidy, J.P.; (2002) 'New perspectives on bovine tuberculosis (Guest editorial)'. Veterinary Journal, 163 :1-2. [Details]
Doherty, M.L; (2001) 'The folklore of cattle diseases: A veterinary perspective. Béaloideas'. Journal of the Folklore of Ireland Society, 69 :41-75. [Details]
Doherty, M.L., Healy, A.M., Sherlock, M., Cromie, L., McElvogue, G.; (2001) 'Combined oxytetracyline-flunixin therapy in field cases of acute bovine respiratory disease'. Irish Veterinary Journal, 54 :232-238. [Details]
Doherty M.L., Kelly, E.P., Healy, A.M., Callanan, J.J., Crosby, T.F., Skelly, C., Boland,M.P.; (2001) 'Congenital arthrogryposis: an inherited limb deformity in pedigree Suffolk lambs'. Irish Veterinary Journal, 54 (4):165. [Details]
Sherlock, M., Healy, A.M., Larkin, H.A., Doherty, M.L.; (2000) 'Bovine Babesiosis: Clinical assessment and transfusion therapy'. Irish Veterinary Journal, 53 :572-578. [Details]
ODoherty, S., Prendergast, M., Scanlon, M., Scholfield, W., Doherty, M.L. Frame, M and Bassett, H.F.; (2000) 'Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis infection in an imported ewe'. Irish Veterinary Journal, 53 :632-634. [Details]
McCole, D.F.; Doherty, M.L.; Baird, W.; Davies, W.C.; McGill, K.; Torgerson, P.R.; (1999) 'T cell subset involvement in immune responses to Fasciola hepatica infection in cattle'. Immunology, 21 :1-8. [Details]
Doherty, M.L., Healy A.M., Larkin H.A; (1998) 'Use of Trans-Thoracic fine Needle Aspiration in the Investigation of Chronic Bovine Respiratory Disease'. Cattle Practice, 6 (2):145-149. [Details]
Leclipteux, T., Torgerson, P.R., Doherty, M.L., McCole, D., Protz, M., Farnir, F., Losson, B.; (1998) 'Use of excretory/secretory antigens in a competition test to follow the kinetics of infection by Fasciola hepatica in cattle'. Veterinary Parasitology, 77 :103-114. [Details]
Doherty, M.L.; (1998) 'The role of husbandry in the prevention of lameness in sheep '. Irish Grassland An. Prod. Assoc. J, 32 :97-101. [Details]
Torgerson, P.R., Doherty, M.L., Healy, A.M.; (1998) 'Bovine haemorrhagic parafilariosis in an imported Charolais bull'. Irish Veterinary Journal, 51 :27-29. [Details]
Doherty, M.L., Bassett, H.F., Markey, B., Healy, A.M., Sammin, D.; (1998) 'Severe foot lameness in cattle associated with invasive spirochaetes'. Irish Veterinary Journal, 51 :195-198. [Details]
Healy, A., Doherty, M.L., Larkin, H.A., Monaghan, M.L.; (1998) 'The use of hypertonic saline in the treatment of toxaemic mastitis in cows: clinical and laboratory findings in 20 cases'. Irish Veterinary Journal, 51 :137-140. [Details]
McCole, D. F., Doherty, M. L., Baird, A. W., Davis, W. C., McGill, K., Torgerson, P. R.; (1998) 'Concanavalin A-stimulated proliferation of T cell subset-depleted lymphocyte populations isolated from Fasciola hepatica-infected cattle'. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology, 66 :289-300. [Details]
Healy, A., Bassett, H.F., Doherty, M.L., Monaghan, M.L.; (1998) 'Chronic Lymphocytic enteritis as a cause of ill-thrift and diarrhoea in cattle'. Irish Veterinary Journal, 51 :73-77. [Details]
McCole, D.F., Doherty, M.L., Torgerson, P.R., Baird, A.W.; (1998) 'Local immune responses in colon from cattle infected with Fasciola hepatica'. International Journal for Parasitology, 28 (11):1733-1737. [Details]
Costello, E., Doherty, M.L., Monaghan, M.L., Quigley, F.C., O'Reilly, P.F.; (1998) 'A study of cattle to cattle transmission of Mycobacterium, bovis infection'. Veterinary Journal, 155 :245-250. [Details]
Doherty, M.L., Healy, A.M., Donnelly, W.J.C.; (1998) 'Diabetes mellitus associated with lymphocytic pancreatitis in a cow'. Veterinary Record, 142 :493-493. [Details]
Healy A.M.; Doherty, M.L.; Monaghan, M.L.; McAllister, H.; (1997) 'Cervico-thoracic vertebral osteomyelitis in 14 calves'. Veterinary Journal, 154 :227-232. [Details]
Sammin, D., Doherty, M.L., Bassett, H.F.; (1996) 'A case of cerebellar medulloblastoma in an eighteen-month-old steer'. Irish Veterinary Journal, 49 :300-301. [Details]
Doherty, M.L., McAllister, H., Rackard, S., Skelly, C., Bassett, H.F.; (1996) 'Osteochondrosis in a pedigree Suffolk ram'. Veterinary Record, 138 :137-138. [Details]
Doherty, M.L., Bassett, H.F., Quinn, P.J., Davis, W.C., Monaghan, M.L.; (1996) 'A sequential study of the bovine tuberculin reaction'. Immunology, 87 :9-16. [Details]
Healy, A., Farmer, M., Doherty, M.L.; (1996) 'Mycoplasma bovis arthritis in a calf'. Irish Veterinary Journal, 49 :527-528. [Details]
Doherty M.L., Bassett H.F., Grimes, T.D, Markey, B.K.; (1996) 'Corneal orf in a lamb'. Veterinary Record, :138-139. [Details]
Doherty, M.L.; Monaghan, M.L.; Bassett, H.F.; Quinn, P.J.; Davis, W.C.; (1996) 'Effect of dietary restriction on cell-mediated immune responses in cattle infected with Mycobacterium bovis'. VET IMMUNOL IMMUNOP, 49 :307-320. [Details]
Doherty, M.L., Bassett, H.F., Quinn, P.J., Davis, W.C., Monaghan, M.L.; (1995) 'Effects of dexamethasone on cell-mediated immune-responses in cattle sensitized to mycrobacterium-bovis'. American Journal of Veterinary Research, 56 :1300-1306. [Details]
Doherty, M.L., Monaghan, M.L., Bassett, H.F., Quinn, P.J.; (1995) 'Effect of a recent injection of purified protein derivative on diagnostic-tests for tuberculosis in cattle infected with mycrobacterium-bovis'. Research in Veterinary Science, 58 :217-221. [Details]
Monaghan, M.L., Doherty, M.L., Kazda, J.F., Collins, J.D., Quinn, P.J.; (1994) 'The tuberculin test'. Veterinary Microbiology, 40 :111-124. [Details]
Doherty, M.L., McIlroy, M., Markey, B.F., Carter, M., Ball, H.; (1994) 'Isolation of Mycoplasma bovis from a calf imported into the Republic of Ireland'. Veterinary Record, 135 :259-260. [Details]
Doherty, M. L., Windle, H., Vorheis, P., Larkin, H., Casey, M., Clery, D., Murray, M.; (1993) 'Clinical disease associated with Trypanosoma theileri infection in a calf in Ireland'. Veterinary Record, 132 :653-656. [Details]
Bassett, H.F., Monaghan, M.L., Lenehan, P., Doherty, M.L., Carter, M.E.; (1990) 'Bovine digital dermatitis'. Veterinary Record, 126 :164-165. [Details]
Doherty, M.L., Hannan, J., Sheahan, B.J., Kelly, A.P.; (1990) 'Serositis at routine slaughter in in Irish cattle'. Irish Veterinary Journal, 43 :40-44. [Details]
Doherty, M.L., Bassett, H.F., Breathnach, R., Monaghan, M.L., McErlean, B.A.; (1989) 'Outbreak of acute coenuriasis in adult sheep in Ireland'. Veterinary Record, 125 :185. [Details]
Doherty, M.L., Bassett, H.F.; (1989) 'Staphylococcal dermatitis in sheep'. Veterinary Record, :470-124. [Details]
Doherty M.L., McAllister, H., Healy, A.M.; (1989) 'Ultrasound as an aid to Coenurus cerebralis cyst localisation in a lamb'. Veterinary Record, 124 :591. [Details]
Doherty, M.L., Murphy, M.; (1987) 'Malignant catarrhal fever in a charolais bull'. VET J, 41 :242-244. [Details]
Doherty, M.L., Markey, B.K.; (1987) 'An unusual cause of anterior abdominal pain in a cow'. Irish Veterinary Journal, 41 :281-285. [Details]
Conner, J.G., Eckersall, P.D., Doherty, M.L., Douglas, T.A.; (1986) 'The acute phase response and mastitis in the cow'. Research in Veterinary Science, 41 :126-128. [Details]
Doherty, M. L.; (1986) 'Serious perinatal mortality associated with Bovine Viral Diarrhoea-Mucosal Disease (BVD-MD) virus'. Irish Veterinary Journal, 41 :189-190. [Details]
Doherty, M. L.; (1985) 'Outbreak of posthitis in grazing wethers in Scotland'. Veterinary Record, 116 :372-373. [Details]
FitzGerald, W., Cassidy, J.P., Clery, D., Markey, B.K., Doherty, M.L.; (0) 'A study of oral and digital lesions in Irish sheep'. Research in Veterinary Science, 76 :29. [Details]

Other Journals

Michael L. Doherty (2014) 'Herd Health Management - Beef Herd Focus' Irish Farmers Monthly :28-29. Available Online [Details]

Conference Publications

McAloon, C. Doherty, M., Whyte, P., O¿Grady, L., Messam, L.M., More, S., Good, M., Mullowney, P., Strain, S., Green, M.J (2016) (ii) Bayesian estimation of prevalence of paratuberculosis in dairy herds enrolled in a voluntary Johne¿s Disease control programme in Ireland World Buiatrics Congress [Details]
Macken-Walsh, A., McAloon, C., Moran, L., Byrne, A., Doherty, M., Whyte, P. (2016) Applying sociology to the control and prevention of paratuberculosis World Buiatrics Congress [Details]
Doherty, M.L. (2015) Biosecurity for the Sheep Flock in Ireland Teagasc National Sheep Conference 2015 , 03-FEB-15 - 04-FEB-15 [Details]
Macken-Walsh, A., Moran, L., McAloon, C., Doherty, M., Whyte, P. (2014) Applying social science to the development of HACCP-based tools for the control of paratuberculosis 12th International Colloquium on Paratuberculosis [Details]
Doherty, M.L. (2012) 21st Century Education in Bovine Health Management: Addressing the Challenges 27th World Buiatrics (Bovine Health) Congress [Details]
O'Shaughnessy, J., Mee, J., Doherty, M.L., Crosson, P., Barrett, D., O'Grady, L., Earley,B. (2012) Herd Health Mangement Practices and Problems on Irish sucklet Beef Farms-Results From Veterinary Practitioner and Farmer Questionnaires 27th World Buiatrics (Bovine Health) Congress [Details]
O'Grady, L., Geraghty, T., Beltman, T., Doherty, M.L. (2012) Integrating the Industry Requirements of New Graduates throughout the MVB Farm Animal Currriculum at University College Dublin 27th World Buiatrics (Bovine Health) Congress [Details]
Ryan, G.E., Leonard, N., O'Grady, L., More, J.S., Doherty, M.L. (2012) Seroprevalence and Risk Factors for Leptospiro hardjo in Irish Beef Suckler Herds 27th World Buiatrics (Bovine Health) Congress [Details]
Barrett, D., More, J.S., Graham, D., O'Flaherty, J., Doherty, M.L., Gunn, M. (2012) Considerations on BVD Eradication for the Irish Liverstock Industry 27th World Buiatrics (Bovine Health) Congress [Details]
Cashman, D., Williams, J.E., Mulligan, J.F., More, J.S., Doherty, M.L. (2012) A Framework for the Development of an online Graduate Certificate in Dairy Herd Health 27th World Buiatrics (Bovine Health) Congress [Details]
Doherty, ML., Mulligan, FJ (2010) (2010) Recent advances in the management of production disease in dairy cows Current topics in dairy production , 08-SEP-10 - 09-SEP-10 , pp.183-200 Available Online [Details]
Beekhuis-Gibbon, L., Devitt, C., O'Grady, L., More, Whyte, P., Doherty, M.L.; (2010) Development and implementation of a HACCP-based approach for mastitis control in Irish dairy herds 14th International Conference on Production Diseases in Farm Animals [Details]
Beekhuis-Gibbon, L., Devitt, C., O'Grady, L., More, S.J., Whyte, P. and Doherty, M.L.; (2010) Development and implementation of a HACCP-based approach to the control of mastitis on Irish dairy farms 14th International Conference on Production Diseases in Farm Animals Ghent, Belgium, , 20-JUN-10 - 25-JUL-10 , pp.61-62 Available Online [Details]
Beekhuis, L., Devitt, C., O'Grady, L., More, S.J., Whyte, P., Doherty, M.L.; (2010) Implementation and evaluation of a HACCP-based approach to the control of mastitis on Irish dairy farms 49th National Mastitis Conference Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, New Mexico , pp.288-289 [Details]
M. L. Doherty and F. Mulligan; (2010) Recent Advances in the Management of Production Disease in Dairy Cows . In: Pietro Celi and Sergio Garcia eds. Current Topics in Dairy Production, Dairy Research Foundation, 2010 The University of Sydney, Australia, , 08-SEP-10 - 09-SEP-10 , pp.183-200 Available Online [Details]
Beekhuis, L., Whyte, P., Devitt, C., O'Grady, L., More, S.J., Doherty, M.L.; (2010) Implementation and evaluation of a HACCP-based approach for the control of mastitis on Irish dairy farms 49th Annual Meeting of the National Mastitis Council [Details]
Doherty, M.L.; (2009) The European College of Bovine Health Management Finnish National Veterinary Congress Helsinki, Finland, , 28-OCT-09 - 30-OCT-09 , pp.171-174 [Details]
Beekhuis, L., Whyte, P., Devitt, C., O'Grady, L., More, S.J., Doherty, M.L.; (2009) Application of HACCP for the control of mastitis in irish dairy farms European Buiatrics Conference [Details]
Doherty, M.L., O'Grady, L., Geraghty, T., Mulligan, F.; (2009) Management of the transition cow-a herd health approach in theory and in practice Finnish National Veterinary Congress Helsinki, Finland, , 28-OCT-09 - 30-OCT-09 , pp.180-189 [Details]
Beekhuis, L., Whyte, P., Devitt, C., O'Grady, L., More, S.J. and Doherty, M.L.; (2008) Development and evaluation of a HACCP-like approach to the control of mastitis on Irish dairy farms XXV World Buiatrics Conference Budapest, Hungary, , 06-JUL-08 - 11-JUL-08 Available Online [Details]
Mulligan, FJ,O'Grady, L,Doherty, ML (2008) CATTLE PRACTICE Milk Fever and Subclinical Hypocalcaemia: Their Role in Transition Cow Health and Prevention Strategies , pp.188-193 [Details]
Campion, D.P., Doherty M.L. & Hanlon, A. J.; (2004) Using Problem-Based Learning in Teaching Animal Ethics Design & Implementation of Case Studies in Animal Ethics Teaching Dublin, Ireland, , 24-JUN-04 - 26-JUN-04 , pp.12-18 [Details]
Murphy, A. M., MacHugh, D. E., Boland, M. P., Doherty, M. L. (2004) Linkage mapping and identification of the causative gene for congenital ovine arthrogryposis. 29th International Conference on Animal Genetics Meiji University, Surugadai Campus, Tokyo, , pp.79 [Details]
Murphy, A. M., MacHugh, D. E., Doherty, M. L. (2002) The molecular genetics of inherited ovine arthrogryposis. UCD Conway Institute Festival of Research University College Dublin, Ireland, [Details]
Onnasch, H., Healy, A., Brophy, P., Kinsella, A., Doherty, M.L.; (2002) A Study of Mastitis in Irish Sheep Proceedings of the AVTRW, Research in Veterinary Science, 72: Supplement A, 42.(2002) Scarborough, UK, [Details]
Doherty, M.L.; (2002) A Study of the Folklore of Cattle Diseases in Ireland Proceedings of the AVTRW, Research in Veterinary Science, 72: Supplement A, 3.(2002) Scarborough, UK, [Details]
Doherty, M.L. Hilton, G. Campion D.; (2002) Problem-based Learning: A recent development at the Dublin Veterinary School Proceedings of the AVTRW, Research in Veterinary Science, 72: Supplement A, 3. (2002) Scarborough, UK, [Details]
Onnasch (Jahns) H, Healy AM, Brophy P, Kinsella A, Doherty ML; (2002) A study of mastitis in Irish sheep Proceedings of Association of Teachers and Research Workers Annual Meeting, Research in Veterinary Science 72 Supplement A Scarborough UK, , pp.42 [Details]
Murphy, A. M., MacHugh, D. E., Doherty, M. L. (2002) The molecular genetics of inherited ovine arthrogryposisThe molecular genetics of inherited ovine arthrogryposis UCD Conway Institute Festival of Research University College Dublin, Ireland, [Details]
Healy, A., Hannon, D., Weavers, E. Morgan, K.L. Collins, J.D., Doherty, M.L.; (2002) Scrapie In Irish sheep flocks-findings of epidemiological and clinical studies Research in Veterinary Science, 72: Supplement A, 45.(2002) *, , pp.45 [Details]
Doherty, M.L.; (2001) Bovine Respiratory Disease: Correct Selection and Implementation of a Vaccination Programme International Meeting of the British Cattle Veterinary Association, Belfast, N. Ireland, October 2001 Cattle Practice, (Joural of the British Cattle Veterinary Association) 1-8.(2001) Belfast, N. Ireland, , pp.1-8 [Details]
Doherty, Ml., Healy, A., Sherlock, M., McElvogue, G., Cromie, L., & Kelly, J.G; (1999) Benefits of Combined Antibiotic/Anti-Inflammatory therapy In the Treatment of Calf Pneumonia. Cattle Practice International Meeting of the British Cattle Veterinary Association, Killarney, Ireland, July, 1999 Killarney, Ireland, , pp.299 [Details]
Healy, A.M., Collins, J.D.C., Morgan, K., Weavers, E. & Doherty, M.L.; (1999) Epidemiology and clinical neurology of scrapie in Ireland Prion Protein Symposium, , September, 1999 Tubingen, Germany, [Details]
Doherty, M.L.., Bassett, H.F., Monaghan, M.L., Healy, A. Sammin, D. ; (1996) Outbreak of severe digital disease in feedlot cattle Proceedings of the XIX World Buiatrics Congress, Edinburgh, UK. July 1996 Edinburgh, UK. July 1996, [Details]
Healy, A., Bassett, H.F., Doherty, M.L., Monaghan, M.L. ; (1996) Lymphocytic enteritis as a cause of chronic diarrhoea in cattle Proceedings of the XIX World Buiatrics Congress, Edinburgh, UK July 1996 Edinburgh, UK, [Details]
Doherty, M.L., Monaghan, M.L. Bassett, H.F., Quinn, P.J., Davis, W.C., & Kelly, A.P. (1992); (1992) The sequential cellular changes which characterize the tuberculin reaction in cattle International Conference on Mycobacterium bovis Dublin, Ireland, , pp.31-32 [Details]
Doherty, M. L., Monaghan, M. L., Bassett., H. F., Quinn, P. J., Davis, W. C. & Kelly, A. P.; (1992) The sequential cellular changes which characterize the tuberculin reaction in cattle Third International Veterinary Immunology Symposium (1992) Budapest, Hungary, , pp.67-68 [Details]
       

Editorial

Doherty, M.L., More, S.J. and Mee, J.F. (2014) Significant milestone for the Irish Veterinary Journal. Editorial Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Doherty, ML; (2011) Irish Veterinary Journal goes open access. Editorial Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Doherty, ML; (2007) Addressing the knowledge bottleneck. Editorial [Details]
Doherty, M.L.,Cassidy, J.P.; (2002) New perspectives on bovine tuberculosis. Editorial [DOI] [Details]
                     

Reports

Doherty, M.L., Kelly, E.P., Healy, A.M., Callanan, J.J., Crosby, T.F., Skelly, C., Boland., M.P.; (1999) Congenital arthrogryposis: an inherited limb deformity in pedigree Suffolk lambs. Reports [Details]
                                 

Technical Publication

Doherty, M.L., Casey, M., Cowley, B., Danaher M., De Waal T., Forbes A., Good B., Graham F., Hogan I., Mulcahy, G., Murphy, T., Sayers R., Toolan D. ; (2011) A Guide to Parasite Control at Turn-out for Irish Farmers and their Vets. Technical Publication Available Online [Details]
Doherty, M.L., Casey, M., Cowley, B., Danaher M., De Waal T., Forbes A., Good B., Graham F., Hogan I., Mulcahy, G., Murphy, T., Sayers R., Toolan D. ; (2011) A Guide to Parasite Control at Grazing for Irish Farmers and their Vets. Carrick-On-Shannon, Ireland: Technical Publication Available Online [Details]
Animal Health Ireland Technical Working Group on BVD Control; (2011) BVD Information Leaflet For Irish Farmers and their Vets. Technical Publication Available Online [Details]
Doherty, M.L., Casey, M., Cowley, B., Danaher M., de Waal T., Forbes A., Good B., Graham F., Hogan I., Mulcahy, G., Murphy, T., Sayers R., Toolan D. ; (2010) Rumen Fluke-The Facts for Irish Farmers and their Vets. Technical Publication Available Online [Details]
     

Fact Sheet

Doherty, M.L., Casey, M., Cowley, B., Danaher M., de Waal T., Forbes A., Good B., Graham F., Hogan I., Mulcahy, G., Murphy, T., Sayers R., Toolan D. ; (2011) Liver Fluke-the facts. Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim, Ireland: Fact Sheet Available Online [Details]
                     

Articles

Doherty, M.L. (2014) Herd Health Management: Challenges and Opportunities. Animal Health Ireland: Articles Available Online [Details]
Doherty, M.L; (2002) Fatty Liver Syndrome in Cattle (lipidosis). Articles [Details]
Doherty, M.L.; (2001) Tuiscint níos fearr á fail ar an ghalar crúibe agus béil. Articles [Details]
Sturgeon, B.P. R., Doherty, M.L., Healy, A.M. and Larkin, H.A.; (1999) Use of Trans-Thoracic Fine Needle Aspiration in the Investigation of Chronic Bovine Respiratory Disease. Articles [Details]
Doherty, M.L.; (1996) Common sheep ailments and their prevention. Articles [Details]
Doherty, M.L; (1996) Management of outbreaks of respiratory disease in cattle. Articles [Details]
Doherty, M.L.; (1996) Sheep Diseases. Articles [Details]
Doake, S., Doherty, M.L. and Voorheis P.; (1995) Serological examination for the presence of anti-ISG70 antibodies to trypanosoma theileri in Irish cattle. Articles [Details]
Doherty, M. L.; (1987) Laminitis in beef bulls. Articles [Details]
Doherty, M. L.; (1987) Bovine Viral Diarrhoea-Mucosal Disease (BVD-MD) in cattle. Articles [Details]
Doherty, M. L. and Murphy, M.; (1986) Suspected ergot poisoning in cattle. Articles [Details]
Doherty, M. L.; (1986) Summer mastitis: A review, Veterinary Update. Articles [Details]
Doherty, M. L.; (1986) Diseases and disorders of the pregnant ewe. in: The sheep health guide. Articles [Details]
Doherty, M. L.; (1986) Calf mortality: Some aspects of management influence. Articles [Details]
   

Letters

DOHERTY, ML (1987) LAMINITIS IN BEEF BULLS. Letters [Details]
                           

Research

Research Interests

  • Development of innovative disease management systems in the context of dairy herd health.
  • The interface between herd health and the social sciences.
  • Genetic disorders of ruminants. 
  • Lameness of Sheep & Cattle.
  • Sheep Flock Health.

Research Projects

Sponsor : Teagasc
Title : Genetics of health in Irish dairy and beef cattle - 1
Start Date / End Date : 01-SEP-15 / 31-AUG-19
Sponsor : Teagasc
Title : Genomics of health in Irish dairy and beef cattle
Start Date / End Date : 01-SEP-15 / 31-AUG-19
Sponsor : Dept. Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM)
Title : Long-term sustainable breeding strategies for consistently superior health in cattle.
Start Date / End Date : 01-DEC-14 / 30-NOV-18
Sponsor : Teagasc
Title : Schmallenberg virus - Irish dairy, beef and sheep studies.
Start Date / End Date : 18-MAR-14 / 17-MAR-18
Sponsor : Dairy Research Trust Co-operative Society Ltd.
Title : Improving dairy herd performance by developing innovative software tools for monitoring, investigating and supporting decisions relevant to herd fertility
Start Date / End Date : 01-SEP-11 / 31-DEC-15
Sponsor : Teagasc
Title : Development of strategies to maximise calf health
Start Date / End Date : 01-OCT-10 / 30-SEP-11
Sponsor : Teagasc
Title : Herd health on Irish suckler beef farms
Start Date / End Date : 01-OCT-10 / 30-SEP-14
Sponsor : Enterprise Ireland (EI)
Title : Development of an Integrated, EU-standard Risk Management Programme for Food Safety, Animal Health and Animal Welfare on Dairy Farms
Start Date / End Date : 01-AUG-05 / 31-MAR-06
Sponsor : Dept. of Agriculture, Food & Rural Development
Title : A Study of Oral and Digital Lesions in Irish Sheep
Start Date / End Date : 01-SEP-02 / 31-AUG-04
Sponsor : Enterprise Ireland (EI)
Title : The molecular genetics of inherited ovine arthrogryposis
Start Date / End Date : 01-OCT-01 / 30-SEP-04
Sponsor : Tridelta Development Ltd.
Title : The acute phase response in subclinical mastitis in dairy cows
Start Date / End Date : 31-MAY-00 / 31-JAN-01
Sponsor : Teagasc
Title : A study of animal health and welfare in an organic dairy system
Start Date / End Date : 01-MAY-00 / 30-APR-02

Recent Postgraduates

  • The training of European specialists in bovine health management.
 

Teaching

Teaching Philosophy

The development of Problem-based learning (PBL) and the use of clinical cases  to create an active, student-centered learning. Novel assessment methodologies including Objective Structured Clinical Examination(OSCE), Clinical Proficiency Examination (CPE) and the development of Learning Contracts for elective assignments. The development of teaching and learning in farm animal clinical studies.
         

Collaborators

Internal Collaborators

  • Prof. Simon More, UCD School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Dr. Finbar Mulligan, UCD School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Prof. David MacHugh, UCD School of Agriculture & Food Science
  • Mr. John Dunnion, UCD School of Computer Science
  • Prof. Bairbre Redmond, UCD Deputy Registrar Teaching & Learning 

External Collaborators

  • Prof. Martin Green, University of Nottingham, UK
  • Prof. Jon Huxley, University of Nottingham, UK
  • Dr. Edmond Harty, Dairymaster Ltd.
  • Dr. Tim Geraghty, University of Glasgow, UK
  • Dr. John Mee, Teagasc, Moorepark
  • Dr. Bernadette Early, Teagasc, Grange
  • Dr. Kieran Meade, Teagasc, Grange