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Mary Beth Whitcomb- BS, DVM, MBA
Associate Professor of Clinical
Surgical & Radiological Sciences

107 EAPL
Davis, CA 95616

+1 530 752 0290
mbwhitcomb@ucdavis.edu

   

Research Focus

Ultrasonographic techniques & educational models for the diagnosis of upper limb lameness in horses 

Specialty Focus

Large Animal Ultrasound

Education

1992 BS Animal Science & Management, University of California, Davis, CA
1996 DVM Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA
2013 MBA Marketing & Entrepreneurship, University of California, Davis, CA - Graduate School of Management,

Licenses

Associate Member, European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • Mary Beth Whitcomb: Use of an absorbable urethral stent for the management of a urethral stricture in a stallion 2016 Trela JM, Dechant JE, Culp WT, Whitcomb MB, Palm CA, Nieto JE Use of an absorbable urethral stent for the management of a urethral stricture in a stallion Veterinary Surgery,
  • Mary Beth Whitcomb: Ultrasonographic appearance of normal and injured lateral patellar ligaments in the equine stifle 2016 Gottlieb (Kaplan) R, Whitcomb MB, Vaughan B, Galuppo LD, Spriet M Ultrasonographic appearance of normal and injured lateral patellar ligaments in the equine stifle Equine Veterinary Journal,
  • Mary Beth Whitcomb: Ultrasound-guided injections in horses with cranioventral distension of the coxofemoral joint capsule: Feasibility for a cranioventral approach 2016 Whitcomb MB, Vaughan B, Katzman S, Hersman J Ultrasound-guided injections in horses with cranioventral distension of the coxofemoral joint capsule: Feasibility for a cranioventral approach Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound,
  • Mary Beth Whitcomb: Ultrasonographic evaluation of the coxofemoral joint (including findings in 68 horses with coxofemoral injury) 2015 Whitcomb MB, Vaughan B Ultrasonographic evaluation of the coxofemoral joint (including findings in 68 horses with coxofemoral injury) American Association of Equine Practitioners,
  • Mary Beth Whitcomb: Septic sialoadenitis in equids: a retrospective study of 18 cases (1998-2010) 2015 Kilcoyne I, Watson JL, Spier SJ, Whitcomb MB, Vaughan B Septic sialoadenitis in equids: a retrospective study of 18 cases (1998-2010) Equine Veterinary Journal,
  • Mary Beth Whitcomb: Abnormal imaging findings of the femoral third trochanter in 20 horses  2015 Shields GE, Whitcomb MB, Vaughan B, Wisner ER Abnormal imaging findings of the femoral third trochanter in 20 horses Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound,
  • Mary Beth Whitcomb: Ultrasound of the equine acute abdomen 2014 le Jeune S, Whitcomb MB Ultrasound of the equine acute abdomen The Veterinary Clinics of North America. Equine Practice,
  • Mary Beth Whitcomb: Imaging diagnosis-aortic aneurysm and ureteral obstruction secondary to umbilical artery abscessation in a 5-week-old foal 2013 Nogradi N, Magdesian KG, Whitcomb MB, Church M, Spriet M Imaging diagnosis-aortic aneurysm and ureteral obstruction secondary to umbilical artery abscessation in a 5-week-old foal Vet Radiol Ultrasound,
  • Mary Beth Whitcomb: Comparison of the use of scapular ultrasonography, physical examination, and measurement of serum biomarkers of bone turnover versus scintigraphy for detection of bone fragility syndrome in horses 2013 Arens AM, Puchalski SM, Whitcomb MB, Bell R, Gardner IA, Stover SM Comparison of the use of scapular ultrasonography, physical examination, and measurement of serum biomarkers of bone turnover versus scintigraphy for detection of bone fragility syndrome in horses J Am Vet Med Assoc,
  • Mary Beth Whitcomb: Use of antibody titers measured via serum synergistic hemolysis inhibition testing to predict internal Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis infection in horses. 2013 Jeske JM, Spier SJ, Whitcomb MB, Pusterla N, Gardner IA Use of antibody titers measured via serum synergistic hemolysis inhibition testing to predict internal Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis infection in horses. J Am Vet Med Assoc,

Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

2016 Whitcomb MB: Pelvic ultrasonography and equine coxofemoral lameness, Martig S, Pina RHA, Raw ME, (ed), European Association of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging Yearbook: Reviews in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging . 17-31.

2013 Spier SJ, Whitcomb MB: Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis (Miscellaneous Bacterial Infections), Sellon & Long, (ed), Equine Infectious Disease, 2nd Edition. 373-379.

2013 Whitcomb MB: Ultrasonography of the fetus and neonate, Madigan JE, (ed), Manual of Equine Neonatal Medicine, 4th Edition, Woodland, CA. 268-312.

2009 Whitcomb MB: Ultrasonography of the lumbosacral spine and pelvis, Henson FM, (ed), Equine Back Pathology: Diagnosis and Treatment. 112-124.

2009 Whitcomb MB: Ultrasound of the shoulder, Robinson NE, Sprayberry KA, (ed), Current Therapy in Equine Medicine, 6th Edition. 500-505.