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Served as medical writer, provided technical and publishing assistance, edited, or authored the following:

Review Papers


Clinical Study Reports

  • Harman R, Carlson K, Gaynor J, Gustafson S, Dhupa S, Clement K, Hoelzler M, McCarthy T, Schwartz P, and Adams C.  A Prospective, Randomized, Masked, and Placebo-Controlled Efficacy Study of Intraarticular Allogeneic Adipose Stem Cells for the Treatment of Osteoarthritis in Dogs. Frontiers Vet Regen Med, 2016;81.
  • Broome MR, Peterson ME, Kemppainen RJ, Parker VJ, Richter KP. Exogenous thyrotoxicosis in dogs attributable to consumption of all-meat commercial dog food or treats containing excessive thyroid hormone: 14 cases (2008-2013). J Am Vet Med Assoc Jan 1 2015;246(1):105-111.
  • Hess TJ, Parker DS, Hassall AJ, Chiang Y-W: Evaluation of efficacy of oral administration of Bordetella bronchiseptica intranasal vaccine when used to protect puppies from tracheobronchitis due to B bronchiseptica infection. Intern J Appl Res Vet Med 9(3): 300-305, 2011.
  • Huang C, Hess J, Gill M, Hustead D: A dual-strain feline calicivirus vaccine stimulates broader cross-neutralization antibodies than a single-strain vaccine and lessens clinical signs in vaccinated cats when challenged with a homologous feline calicivirus strain associated with virulent systemic disease. J Feline Med Surg 12(2): 129-137, 2010.
  • Liska, W.D. and N.D. Doyle, Canine total knee replacement: surgical technique and one-year outcome. Vet Surg 38(5): 568-582, 2009.
  • Marshall RD, Rand JS, Morton JM: Glargine and protamine zinc insulin have a longer duration of action and result in lower mean daily glucose concentrations than lente insulin in healthy cats. J Vet Pharmacol Ther 31(3): 205-212, 2008.
  • Andrews CM, Liska WD, Roberts DJ: Sciatic neurapraxia as a complication in 1000 consecutive canine total hip replacements.Vet Surg 37(3): 254-262, 2008.
  • Easter JL, Coles TBPrevention of Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis.Vet Forum 24(8): 54-60, 2007.
  • Schnackel JA, Van Campen H, van Olphen A: Modified-live bovine viral diarrhea virus (BVDV) type 1a vaccine provides protection against fetal infection after challenge with either type 1b or type 2 BVDV.The Bovine Practitioner 41(1): 1-9, 2007.
  • Drag M, Kunkle BN, Romano D, Hanson PD: Firocoxib efficacy preventing urate-induced synovitis, pain, and inflammation in dogs. Vet Ther 8(1):41-50, 2007.
  • Long MT, Gibbs EP, Mellencamp MW, Zhang S, Barnett DC, Seino KK, Beachboard SE, Humphrey PP: Safety of an attenuated West Nile virus vaccine, live Flavivirus chimera in horses. Equine Vet J 39(6): 486-490, 2007.
  • Long MT, Gibbs EP, Mellencamp MW, Bowen RA, Seino KK, Zhang S, Beachboard SE, Humphrey PP: Efficacy, duration, and onset of immunogenicity of a West Nile virus vaccine, live Flavivirus chimera, in horses with a clinical disease challenge model.Equine Vet J 39(6): 491-497, 2007.
  • Filburn CR, Griffin D: Canine plasma and erythrocyte response to a docosahexaenoic acid-enriched supplement: characterization and potential benefits.Vet Ther 6(1): 29-42, 2005.
  • Anderson D, Kollias-Baker C, Colahan P, Keene RO, Lynn RC, Hepler DI: Urinary and serum concentrations of diclofenac after topical application to horses.Vet Ther 6(1): 57-66, 2005.
  • Lynn RC, Hepler DI, Kelch WJ, Bertone JJ, Smith BL, Vatistas NJ: Double-blinded placebo-controlled clinical field trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of topically applied 1% diclofenac liposomal cream for the relief of lameness in horses. Vet Ther 5(2): 128-138, 2004.
  • Ikeda-Douglas CJ, Zicker SC, Estrada J, Jewell DE, Milgram NW: Prior experience, antioxidants, and mitochondrial cofactors improve cognitive function in aged beagles.Vet Ther 5(1): 5-16, 2004.

Grant Writing 

  • Healthcare Foundation Grant for First Call​, a nonprofit organization in Kansas City, MO, with mission to decrease the impact of alcoholism and drug addiction.

Continuing Education and Textbook Chapters

  • Coles, Tad B., and Randy C. Lynn. 2014. "Antiparasitic Drugs." In Georgis' Parasitology for Veterinarians, edited by Dwight D. Bowman, 264-325. St. Louis, MO: Saunders/Elsevier.
  • Coles, Tad B., and Randy Lynn. 2014. “Parasiticides for Use in Horses.” In Equine Pharmacology, edited by Cynthia Cole, Bradford Bentz, and Lara Maxwell, 85–94. Wiley-Blackwell. 
  • Coles, Tad B., and Randy C. Lynn. 2011. “Drugs for the Treatment of Helminth Infections: Anthelmintics.” In Small Animal Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, by Dawn Merton Boothe, 2nd ed., 267–279. Elsevier Saunders.
  • Acknowledged for updating 3 textbook chapters (Inherited Disorders of Nutrient Metabolism, Dietary Management of Urolithiasis, and Nutritionally Responsive Dermatoses) in Case, Linda P., Leighann Daristotle, Michael G. Hayek, and Melody Foess Raasch. 2011. Canine and Feline Nutrition: A Resource for Companion Animal Professionals. 3rd ed. Maryland Heights, MO: Mosby Elsevier.
  • ​Served as the medical writer faculty member for Milestones in Oncology: Events that Changed the Course of Cancer Therapy and Implications for the Future, a 5-manuscript CE booklet published in 2007 by The American School of Oncology.
  • Stearns DE: Computed Radiography in Perspective.The National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America Journal 53-58, 2004.


  • Investigator Brochure and Toxicology Characterization Report for novel analgesic product, 2012.
  • Clinical Trial Protocols and Final Study Reports for variety of companies. Click here for examples of Final Study Report and Final Study Report Instructions to company, both redacted for anonymity. Provided consulting regarding standardization of this company's of final study reports.
  • Human influenza vaccine Environmental Safety Study Reports on 20 species. Click here for example of Environmental Safety Study Report redacted for anonymity. 

Articles for Trade Magazines, Newsletters, and Websites

News Journalism

Miscellaneous Projects

  • ​Served as medical writer of business plan for a Comparative Clinical Research Consortium proposed in 2008 by the Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute to leaders of Kansas State University, University of Missouri-Columbia, the Veterinary Specialists of Kansas City, and the University of Kansas Medical Center.
  • Equine Strategic Deworming Review for Osborne & Barr Communications and Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health.
  • Series of four Technical Reports on Intervet West Nile Vaccine research studies. PreveNile duration of immunity example.
  • Series of four reports based on feline vaccine expert presentations for Fort Dodge Animal Health review of feline vaccine associated sarcoma, vaccine adjuvants, and vaccination protocols –DVM News supplement.
  • Over 300 multiple-choice Slentrol questions. Also served as emcee for Slentrol Spin, a Pfizer exhibit-hall quiz show presented at the North American and Western Veterinary Conferences in 2008.
  • Technical editor for Green R: Veterinary Values: The Clinical Companion to the VPB 5th ed. Lenexa, KS, Veterinary Medicine Publishing Group, 1998.
  • Wrote script for FlexileRX animated video. 

Writer and editor