Lauren Habenicht, DVM
Assistant Professor, Pathology

Languages: English
Department: Pathology

Professional Titles

  • Clinical Veterinarian


  • Pearson EC, Pugazhenthi U, Fong DL, Smith DE, Nicklawsky AG, Habenicht LM, Fink MK, Leszczynski JK, Schurr MJ, Manuel CA. Metaphylactic Antibiotic Treatment to Prevent the Transmission of Corynebacterium bovis to Immunocompromised Mouse Offspring. J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci. 2020 Nov 1;59(6):712-718. PubMed PMID: 32907697
  • Mitchell CM, Johnson LK, Crim MJ, Wiedmeyer CE, Pugazhenthi U, Tousey S, Tollin DJ, Habenicht LM, Fink MK, Fong DL, Leszczynski JK, Manuel CA. Diagnosis, Surveillance and Management of Streptococcus equi subspecies zooepidemicus Infections in Chinchillas ( Chinchilla lanigera) . Comp Med. 2020 Aug 1;70(4):370-375. PubMed PMID: 32731906
  • 1. Habenicht LM. Physiology: Hematology and Clinical Chemistry, Gas Exchange, Hormonal Regulation, and Regulatory Osmolality. Zebrafish in Biomedical Research. Cartner, Eisen, Farmer, Kent, Sanders, & Guillemin, editors. Elsevier 2019. 2. Gorelick DA & Habenicht LM. Endocrine Systems. Zebrafish in Biomedical Research. Cartner, Eisen, Farmer, Kent, Sanders, & Guillemin, editors. Elsevier 2019
  • Habenicht LM, Staley AK, Clancy BM, Bozan S, Manuel CA, Fong DL, Nicklawsky AG, Klug A, Leszczynski JK. Characterization of a jumping stereotypy in gerbils (Meriones unguiculatus) and assessment of opaque tubing enrichment on stereotypies and breeding. Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science.

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine, Diplomate
  • American Association of Laboratory Animal Science, Member
  • American Society of Laboratory Animal Practitioners, Member
  • American Veterinary Medical Association, Member
  • Mile High Branch, AALAS, Past-President
  • Music and Medicine Initiative, CU AMC, Governing Board Member

Practice Locations

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
  • Denver Health Medical Center
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Center Affiliations

Specialty Information

  • American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine, Board Certification (2017)

General Information

Languages: English
Department: Pathology
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13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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