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John Pascoe- BVSc, PhD
Executive Associate Dean
Dean's Office

128 Surge IV
Davis, CA 95616

+1 530 752 1384


Research Focus

Surgical diseases of horses

Specialty Focus

Pathophysiology of equine exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhage


1975 BVSc Veterinary Medicine, University of Queensland, Australia
1986 PhD Comparative Pathology, University of California, Davis,

Honors and Awards

2006 Distinguished Alumnus Award, University of California, Davis
2006 Inducted Member, Gamma Sigma Delta, Honor Society of Agriculture, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, UC Davis
2000 Distinguished Practitioner, National Academies of Practice
1998 UC Davis Special Recognition for Outstanding Affirmative Action and Diversity Efforts
1975 May and Baker Award - Surgery (University of Queensland)
1975 EFE Sunners Memorial Prize (University of Queensland)
1974 ICIANZ Award - Parasitology (University of Queensland)
1973 William F. Kent Award - Veterinary Anatomy (University of Queensland)


University of California Management Institute Certificate
Diplomate American College of Veterinary Surgeons
Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
State Licensure - California
Veterinary Surgeons Board, Queensland

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • Link Icon 2009 Diab S, Pascoe J, Shahriar M, Read D, Kinde H, Moore J, Odani J, Uzal F Study of laryngopharyngeal pathology in Thoroughbred horses in southern California Equine Veterinary Journal,
  • Link Icon 2004 Hoppe KA, Stover SM, Pascoe JR, Amundson R Tooth enamel biomineralization in extant horses: implications for isotopic microsampling Palaeogeography, palaeoclimatology, palaeoecology,
  • Link Icon 2002 Jones JH, Cox KS, Takahashi T, Hiraga A, Yarbrough TB, Pascoe JR Heterogeneity of intrapleural pressures during exercise Equine Vet J Suppl,
  • Link Icon 2000 Van Hoogmoed L, Snyder JR, Pascoe JR, Olander H Use of pelvic flexure biopsies to predict survival after large colon torsion in horses Vet Surg,
  • Link Icon 2000 Van Hoogmoed L, Snyder JR, Pascoe JR, Olander HJ Evaluation of uniformity of morphological injury of the large colon following severe colonic torsion Equine Vet J Suppl,
  • Link Icon 2000 Aida H, Steffey EP, Pascoe JR, Yarbrough TB, Takahashi T, Hiraga A, Hobo S, Smith BL, Steffey MA, Jones JH Use of sevoflurane for anesthetic management of horses during thoracotomy Am J Vet Res,
  • Link Icon 2000 Fowler ME, Steffey EP, Galuppo L, Pascoe JR Facilitation of Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) standing immobilization and anesthesia with a sling J Zoo Wildl Med,
  • Link Icon 1999 Theon AP, Pascoe JR, Galuppo LD, Fisher PE, Griffey SM, Madigan JE Comparison of perioperative versus postoperative intratumoral administration of cisplatin for treatment of cutaneous sarcoids and squamous cell carcinomas in horses J Am Vet Med Assoc,
  • Link Icon 1999 Davis CR, Barr BC, Pascoe JR, Olander HJ, Dubey JP Hepatic sarcocystosis in a horse J Parasitol,
  • Link Icon 1999 Pascoe JR, Hiraga A, Hobo S, Birks EK, Yarbrough TB, Takahashi T, Hada T, Aida H, Steffey EP, Jones JH Cardiac output measurements using sonomicrometer crystals on the left ventricle at rest and exercise Equine Vet J Suppl,

Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

2009 Pascoe JR: Ethmoid Hematoma, BP Smith, (ed), Large Animal Internal Medicine, St. Louis, MO. 589-591.

2009 Pascoe JR: Diseases of the Paranasal Sinuses: Siusitis, BP Smith, (ed), Large Animal Internal Medicine, St. Louis, MO. 587-589.

2009 Pascoe JR: Guttural Pouch Diseases, BP Smith, (ed), Large Animal Internal Medicine, St. Louis, MO. 583-587.

2009 Pascoe JR: Pharyngitis, BP Smith, (ed), Large Animal Internal Medicine, St. Louis, MO. 580-583.

2009 Pascoe JR: Retropharyngeal Lymph Node Abscessation, BP Smith, (ed), Large Animal Internal Medicine, St. Louis, MO. 578-580.