Jessica Suagee Bedore, Ph.D.

Jessica Suagee Bedore, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Equine

1328 Dover Road
Wooster, Ohio 44691
Office: 330-287-1318


Ph.D., Virginia Tech



Suagee, J. K., Regulation of Nutrient Metabolism in Equine Skeletal Muscle and Adipose Tissue Blacksburg: Virginia Tech. 2010.
Suagee, J. K., Effects of Diet and Weight Gain on Subcutaneous Body Fat Accretion Patterns and Adipocytokine Production in Thoroughbred Geldings College Park: University of Maryland. 2007.

Journal Articles

JK Suagee, RK Splan, KL Swyers, RJ Geor, BA Corl, "Effects of High-Sugar and High-Starch Diets on Postprandial Inflammatory Protein Concentrations in Horses" Journal of Equine Veterinary Science 35 3 (2015) 191-197
Suagee, JK, Splan, RK, Swyers, KL, Geor, RJ, Corl, BA, "Effects of high sugar and starch diets on postprandial inflammatory protein concentrations in horses" Journal of Equine Veterinary Science 35 3 (2015) 191-197
Rhoads,R,P; Baumgard,L,H; Suagee,J,K, "2011 AND 2012 EARLY CAREERS ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS: Metabolic priorities during heat stress with an emphasis on skeletal muscle" Journal of Animal Science 91 6 (2013) 2492-2503
Pleasant,R,S; Suagee,J,K; Thatcher,C,D; Elvinger,F; Geor,R,J, "Adiposity, Plasma Insulin, Leptin, Lipids, and Oxidative Stress in Mature Light Breed Horses" Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 27 3 (2013) 576-582
Stamey Lanier,J; Suagee,J,K; Becvar,O; Corl,B,A, "Mammary Uptake of Fatty Acids Supplied by Intravenous Triacylglycerol Infusion to Lactating Dairy Cows" Lipids 48 5 (2013) 469-479
Rhoads,Robert,P; Baumgard,Lance,H; Suagee,Jessica,K; Sanders,Sara,R, "Nutritional Interventions to alleviate the negative consequences of heat stress" Advances in Nutrition 4 3 (2013) 267-276
Suagee,J,K; Corl,B,A; Swyers,K,L; Smith,T,L; Flinn,C,D; Geor,R,J, "A 90-day adaptation to a high glycaemic diet alters postprandial lipid metabolism in non-obese horses without affecting peripheral insulin sensitivity" Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition 97 2 (2013) 245-254
Suagee,J,K; Corl,B,A, "An explant based-method for differentiating adipocytes from equine adipose tissue" Equine Veterinary Journal 45 1 (2013) 114-116
Oppi-Williams,C; Suagee,J,K; Corl,B,A, "Regulation of lipid synthesis by liver X receptor a and sterol regulatory element-binding protein 1 in mammary epithelial cells." Journal of dairy science 96 1 (2013) 112-121
Suagee,J,K; Corl,B,A; Crisman,M,V; Pleasant,R,S; Thatcher,C,D; Geor,R,J, "Relationships between Body Condition Score and Plasma Inflammatory Cytokines, Insulin, and Lipids in a Mixed Population of Light-Breed Horses" Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 27 1 (2013) 157-163


"Land and Pasture Management for Horses." InEquine Affaire. Columbus: 2013.
"Equine Nutrition: The Foundation of a Healthy Horse." InAnnual Horse Owner's Meeting. Orrville: 2013.