Donald Kerr, MD
Donald Kerr, MD

Donald Kerr, MD

Adjunct Associate Professor
School of Medicine, Omaha Campus

Academic Appointments


  • Anesthesiology


  • Adjunct Associate Professor

Publications and Presentations


  • 6. Kerr, D.D., Wingard, D.W., and Gatz, E.E.: Prevention of porcine malignant hyperthermla by epidural block. Anesthesiology, 42(3):, 307-311, 1975
  • Kerr, D.D., Wingard, O.W., Gatz, E.E., Jardon, M., and Cochran, R.: Dantrolene sodium and malignant hyperthermia, Anesthesiology, 1975
  • Kerr, D.D., and Marshall, V.: Protection against the renal carrier state by a Leptospira bacterlna. Mod.Vet.Practice, 430-432, 1974
  • Marshall, V. and Kerr, D.D.: Early protection of dogs by a Leptospira bacterin. Mod.Vet.Practice, 430-432, 1974
  • Nelson, T.E., Jones, E.W. Hendrickson, R.K., Falk, S.N., and Kerr, o.D.: Porcine malignant hyperthermia: Observations on the occurrence of pale, soft, exudatlve musculature among susceptible pigs. Am.J.Vet.Res, 35, 347-350, 1974
  • Jones, E.W., Kerr, D.D. and Nelson, T.E.: Malignant hyperthermia-observations in Poland China pigs. "International Symposium on malignant hyperthermia". Edited by Gordon, R.A., Brit, B.A., and Kalow, W, 198-207, 1973
  • Kerr, D.D., Jones, E.W., Nelson, T.E., and Gatz, E.E.: Treatment of malignant hyperthermia In swine. Anesth and Analg, 52: , 734-739, 197, 1973
  • Nelson, T.E., Jones, E.W., Venable, J.H., and Kerr, D.D.: Malignant hyperthermia of Poland China swine: Studies of a myogenic etiology. Anesthesiology., 36(1), 52-56, 1972
  • Jones. E.W.. Nelson, T.E., Anderson, I.L., Kerr, D.D., and Burnap, T.K.: Malignant hyperthermia of swine. Anesthesiology, 36(1), 42-51, 1972
  • Kerr, D.D., Jones, E.W., Huggins, K. and Edwards, W.C.: Sedative and other effects of Xylazlne given intravenously to horses. Am.J.Vet.Res, 33(3), 525-532, 1972
  • Kerr, D.D., Jones, E.W., Holbert, D., and Huggins, K.: Comparison of the effects of Xylazine and acetylpromazine maleate in the horse. Am. J. Vet. Res, 33(4), 777-784, 1972
  • Jones, E.W., Burnap, T.K., Nelson, T.E., Anderson, I.L., and Kerr, D.D.: Preliminary studies on fulminant hyperpyrexia in a family of swine. Abst. Of scientific papers presented at 1970 Ann. Mtg. of the Amer. Soc. Of Anesth., New York, New York, 47-48, 1970


  • Kerr, D.D.: Dantrolene sodium and porcine malignant hyperthermia. Midwest Anesth. Residents Conference. April 25-27. Omaha, NE, 1975
  • Kerr, D.D.: Vaccination with Leptosplra bacterin and relationship to the renal carrier state. Interprofessional Seminar on Diseases Common to Animals and Man. Sept. 24-28. Manhattan, KS, 1974
  • Kerr, D.D. and Jones, E.W.: Some observations concerning sedation and analgesia in the horse. Annual Mtg. of the Amer.Vet.Med. Assoc., July 18-22, Detroit, MI, 1971

Awards and Honors

  • Bergan Candlelight Award for Outstanding Physician, Bergan Mercy Medical Center, 2008