Norm G. Ducharme
Equine upper airway physiology; airway pathophysiology at exercise; surgical interventions in the treatment of horses with naturally-occurring airway dysfunction; recurrent laryngeal neuropathy; head and neck surgery
Current Research Interest
Dorsal displacement of the soft palate; recurrent laryngeal neuropathy; laryngeal reanimation; NOTES approach to paranasal sinuses; nerve transplantation; temporo-hyoid osteoarthropathy
American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) Board of Regents
President of ACVS
Chair of ACVS Board of Regents
Equine Research Hall of Fame
Brandenberger, Olivier, Fabrice Rossignol, Justin D. Perkins, Antoine Lechartier, Céline Mespoulhès-Rivière, Amelie Vitte, Anthony Rossignol, Norm G. Ducharme, and Karl J. Boening. “Ex Vivo Biomechanical Stability of 5 Cricoid-Suture Constructs for Equine Laryngoplasty.” Veterinary Surgery 46 (2017): 705-713.
Kenny, Melissa, Marta Cercone, Jeremy J. Rawlinson, Norm G. Ducharme, Lauren C. Bookbinder, and Margret Thompson, et al. “Trans-oesophageal Ultrasound and Computer Tomographic Assessment of the Equine Cricoarytenoid Dorsalis Muscle: Relationship between Muscle Geometry and Exercising Laryngeal Function.” Equine Veterinary Journal 49, no. 3 (2017): 395-400.
Cornell Research Website Article
Sports Medicine—Rooting for the Horses