Peer-reviewed journal articles


Use of a morphometric method and body fat index system for estimation of body composition in overweight and obese cats (with Jason F. Headrick, Songning Zhang, Ralph P. Millard, Joseph P. Weigel, and Darryl L. Millis), Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association (2014)

Objective-To develop morphometric equations for prediction of body composition and create a body fat index...



Use of an inverse dynamics method to compare the three-dimensional motion of the pelvic limb among clinically normal dogs and dogs with cranial cruciate ligament–deficient stifle joints following tibial plateau leveling osteotomy or lateral fabellar–tibial suture stabilization (with J Headrick, S Zhang, R Millard, J Weigel, and D Millis), American Journal of Veterinary Research (2014)

Objective—To compare the 3-D motion of the pelvic limb among clinically normal dogs and dogs...



Detection of papillomavirus in equine periocular and penile squamous cell carcinoma (with K M. Newkirk, D V. Hendrix, E A. Anis, E I. Ehrhart, J A. Lyons, and S A. Kania), Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation (2014)

Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is the most common tumor arising in the periocular and penile...



Characteristics of residency training associated with first-time pass rate on the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists certifying examination (with D V. Hendrix and E Bentley), Veterinary Ophthalmology (2013)

OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to examine the association of various aspects of...



Leukocyte and platelet changes following low-dose lipopolysaccharide administration in five dogs (with Bente Flatland, Michael M. Fry, and Casey J. LeBlanc), Research in Veterinary Science (2011)

Effects of low-dose LPS (0.1 μg/kg i.v.) on leukocyte and platelet parameters measured using an...


GIS and Spatial Epidemiology


Socioeconomic determinants of geographic disparities in campylobacteriosis risk: a comparison of global and local modeling approaches (with Jennifer Weisent, John Dunn, and Agricola Odoi), International Journal of Health Geographics (2012)

Background: Socioeconomic factors play a complex role in determining the risk of campylobacteriosis. Understanding the...




Serum cortisol concentrations in dogs with pituitary-dependent hyperadrenocorticism and atypical hyperadrenocorticism (with Linda Frank, George A. Henry, Jacqui C. Whittemore, B D. Enders, and Dianne I. Mawby), Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine (2015)


Atypical hyperadrenocorticism (AHAC) is considered when dogs have clinical signs of hypercortisolemia with normal...


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The anesthetic interaction of propofol and sevoflurane on the minimum alveolar concentration preventing motor movement (MACNM) in dogs. (with J Singsank-Coats; Sherry Cox; Christine M. Egger; Thomas J. Doherty; and Reza Seddighi DVM, MS, PhD, Dip ACVA, cVMA), Canadian Journal of Veterinary Research (2015)

The objective of this study was to determine the effects of propofol on the minimum...



The interaction of nitrous oxide and fentanyl on the minimum alveolar concentration of sevoflurane blocking motor movement (MACNM) in dogs (with Reza Seddighi DVM, MS, PhD, Dip ACVA, cVMA; Thomas J. Doherty; Butch Kukanich; Christine M. Egger; Melissa A. Henn; and Whitney M. Long), Canadian Journal of Veterinary Research (2014)

The study objective was to determine the effects of 70% nitrous oxide (N2O) and fentanyl...



The effect of fentanyl on the end-tidal sevoflurane concentration needed to prevent motor movement in dogs (with Sabrina Reilly; Reza Seddighi DVM, MS, PhD, Dip ACVA, cVMA; Christine M. Egger; Thomas J. Doherty; Wen Qu; and James R. Johnson), Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia (2013)

OBJECTIVE: The objectives of this study were to determine the effects of fentanyl on the...



Repeated Administration of Tribromoethanol in C57BL/6NHsd Mice (with William Allen Hill, J T. Tubbs, C L. Carter, Jane A. Czarra, Kim M. Newkirk, T E. Sparer, and Christine M. Egger), Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science : JAALAS (2013)

We evaluated the effect of repeated intraperitoneal administration of tribromoethanol on various parameters in C57BL/6NHsd...



Pot-bellied pig neoplasia: a retrospective case series (2004-2011) (with Shelley Newman), Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation : official publication of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Inc (2012)

The current report summarizes the incidence and variety of neoplasms in pot-bellied pigs as documented...