BS,University of Tennessee-Martin, Animal Science 1974
MS, University of Nebraska, Animal Science 1977
PhD, University of Nebraska, Animal Science 1980


An Sci 101 Introduction to Animal Sciences guest lecturer
An Sci 415 Application of Monogastric Nutrition Principles
An Sci 432 Swine Production
An Sci 875 Experimental Diet Design
An Sci 931 Animal Nutrition Seminar
Vet Med 627: Animal Nutrition (lecturer)
FISC - Swine & Poultry Nutrition
FISC - Swine Management


Amundson LA, Hernandez LL, Crenshaw TD. 2017. Serum and tissue 25-OH vitamin D3 concentrations do not predict bone abnormalities and molecular markers of vitamin D metabolism in the hypovitaminosis D kyphotic pig model. Br J Nutr. Jul;118(1):30-40. Epub 2017 Jul 26.

Halanski MA, Abrams S, Lenhart R, Leiferman E, Kaiser T, Pierce E, Franklin RR, Opel D, Noonan KJ, Crenshaw TD. 2016. Tendon transfer to unossified bone in a porcine model: potential implications for early tibialis anterior tendon transfers in children with clubfeet. J Child Orthop. 10(6):705-714. Epub 2016 Nov 30.

Amundson LA, Hernandez LL, Laporta J, Crenshaw TD. 2016. Maternal dietary vitamin D carry-over alters offspring growth, skeletal mineralisation and tissue mRNA expressions of genes related to vitamin D, calcium and phosphorus homoeostasis in swine. Br J Nutr. 2016 Sep;116(5):774-87. Epub 2016 Aug 2.

O. Adeola, M. J. Azain, S. D. Carter, T. D. Crenshaw, M. J. Estienne, B. J. Kerr, M. D. Lindemann, C. V. Maxwell, P. S. Miller, M. C. Shannon and E. van Heugten. 2015. A cooperative study on the standardized toatl-tract digestible phosphours requirement of twenty-kilogram pigs. J Anim Sci 2015 Oct 30. [Epub ahead of print]

Penniston KL, Schwahn DJ, Crenshaw TD, Nakada SY. 2015. Renal Histopathology after calcium oxalate stone induction: crytalluric and tubular effects of high urinary oxalate excretion in a swine model. J Urol 193(4):e410.

Penniston KL, Bennett DA, John LM, Zars EL, Crenshaw TD. 2015. MP33-06 A new procine model of enteric hyperoxaluria mimics effects of high oxalate absorption in humans. J Rol 193(4): e375

Moore SA, Laporta J, Crenshaw TD, Hernandez LL. Patterns of circulating serotonin and related metabolites in multiparous dairy cows in the peripartum period. J Dairy Sci. 2015 Mar 28. [Epub ahead of print]

  1. Létourneau-Montminy, M. P., A. Narcy, J. Y. Dourmad, T. D. Crenshaw, and C. Pomar. 2015.  Modeling the metabolic fate of dietary phosphorus and calcium and the dynamics of body ash content in growing pigs. J Anim Sci. 93: 1200-1217. doi:10.2527/jas2014-8519.

  1. Arnold, J., D. M. Madson, S. M. Ensley, J. P. Goff, C. Sparks, G. W. Stevenson, T. D. Crenshaw, C. Wang, and R. L. Horst. 2015. Survey of serum vitamin D status across stages of swine production and evaluation of supplemental bulk vitamin D premixes used in swine diets. J. Swine Health Prod. 23:28-34.

Mahan DC, Azain M, Crenshaw TD, Cromwell GL, Dove CR, Kim SW, Lindemann MD, Miller PS, Pettigrew JE, Stein HH, van Heugten E. Supplementation of organic and inorganic selenium to diets using grains grown in various regions of the United States with differing natural Se concentrations and fed to grower-finisher swine. J Anim Sci. 2014 Nov;92(11):4991-7.

Laporta J, Keil KP, Weaver SR, Cronick CM, Prichard AP, Crenshaw TD, Heyne GW, Vezina CM, Lipinski RJ, Hernandez LL. Serotonin regulates calcium homeostasis in lactation by epigenetic activation of hedgehog signaling. Mol Endocrinol. 2014 Nov;28(11):1866-74.

Laporta J, Moore SAE, Weaver SR, Cronick CM, Olsen M, Prichard AP, Schnell BP, Crenshaw TD, Penagaricano F, Bruckmaier RM, Hernandea LL. 2014 Increasing serotonin concentrations alter calcium and energy metabolism in dairy cows. J Endo 226(1): 43-55.

Crenshaw, T. D., L. A. Rortvedt-Amundson, J. A. Cuaron, J. R. Bergstrom, and G. Litta. 2014. Triennial Growth Symposium: Vitamin D--establishing the basics to dispel the hype.J Anim Sci. 2014 Mar;92(3):883-6.

Laporta J, Gross JJ, Crenshaw TD, Bruckmaier RM, Hernandez LL. Short communication: Timing of first milking affects serotonin (5-HT) concentrations. J Dairy Sci. 2014 May;97(5):2944-8.

Sivalingam S., S.Y. Nakada, P. D. Sehgal, T. D. Crenshaw, and K. L. Penniston. 2013. Dietary hydroxyproline induced calcium oxalate lithiasis and associated renal injury in the porcine model. J Endourol. 27:1493-1498.

Crenshaw,T. D., D. K. Schneider, C. S. Carlson, J. B. Parker, J. P. Sonderman, T. L. Ward, and M. E. Wilson. 2013. Tissue mineral concentrations and osteochondrosis lesions in prolific sows across parities 0 through 7.. J. Anim. Sci. 91:1255–1269.

Rortvedt, L. A. and T. D. Crenshaw. 2012. Expression of kyphosis in young pigs is induced by a reduction of supplemental vitamin D in maternal diets and vitamin D, Ca, and P concentrations in nursery diets.J. Anim. Sci. 90:4905-4915.

Tetrick, M. A., T. D. Crenshaw and N. J. Benevenga. 2012.Octanoate and nonaoate oxidation increases 50-80% over the first two days of life in piglet triceps brachii and gracilis muscle strips. J Nutr. 142:999-1003. Epub 2012 Apr 18.

Crenshaw, T.D., L.A. Rortvedt, and Z. Hassen. 2011. A novel pathway for vitamin D-mediated phosphate homeostasis: Implications for skeletal growth and mineralization. J Anim Sci 89:1957-1964.

Cromwell, G. L., M. J. Azain, O. Adeola, S. K. Baidoo, S. D. Carter, T. D. Crenshaw, S. W. Kim, D. C. Mahan, P. S. Miller, and M. C. Shannon, North Central Coordinating Committee on Swine Nutrition. 2011. Corn distillers dried grains with solubles in diets for growing-finishing pigs – a cooperative study. J Anim Sci. 89:2801-2811.

Patel, S. R., K. L. Penniston, L. Iwicki, I. Saeed, T. D. Crenshaw, S. Y. Nakada. 2011. Dietary induction of long-term hyperoxaluria in the porcine model. J. Endourol 26:433-438.

Kaplon, Daniel M., Kristina L. Penniston, Camille Darriet, Thomas D. Crenshaw, Stephen Y. Nakada. 2010. Hydroxyproline-induced hyperoxaluria using acidified and traditional diets in the porcine model. J. Endourol. 24:355-359.

Aiyangar Ameet K, Crenshaw Thomas D., Au Anthony G , Ploeg Heidi-Lynn. 2010. Recovery of bone strength in young pigs from an induced short-term dietary calcium deficit followed by a calcium replete diet. Medical Engineering & Physics 32:1116-1123.

Tellez, A., C. G. Krueger, P. Seifert, D. Winsor-Hines, C. Piedrahita, Y. Cheng, K. Milewski, M. S. Aboodi, G. Yi, J. C. McGregor, T. Crenshaw, J. D. Reed, B. Huibregtse, G. L. Kaluza, J. F. Granada. 2010. Coronary bare metal stent implantation in the homozygous LDL receptor deficient swine induces a neointimal formation pattern similar to humans. Arteriosclerosis 213:518-524.