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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: 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,
  • Mary Beth Whitcomb: Magic angle magnetic resonance imaging of diode laser induced and naturally occurring lesions in equine tendons 2012 Spriet M, Murphy B, Vallance SA, Vidal MA, Whitcomb MB, Wisner ER Magic angle magnetic resonance imaging of diode laser induced and naturally occurring lesions in equine tendons Vet Radiol Ultrasound,
  • Mary Beth Whitcomb: Evaluation of a diode laser for use in induction of tendinopathy in the superficial digital flexor tendon of horses 2012 Vallance SA, Vidal MA, Whitcomb MB, Murphy BG, Spriet M, Galuppo LD Evaluation of a diode laser for use in induction of tendinopathy in the superficial digital flexor tendon of horses Am J Vet Res,
  • Mary Beth Whitcomb: Review of Ultrasonographic Techniques to Evaluate the Equine Skull and Head Structures (includes results of 123 exams from 2003-10) 2011 Vaughan B, Whitcomb MB, Biscoe B Review of Ultrasonographic Techniques to Evaluate the Equine Skull and Head Structures (includes results of 123 exams from 2003-10) Proceedings Am Assoc Equine Pract,
  • Mary Beth Whitcomb: The use of computed tomographic three-dimensional reconstructions to develop instructional models for equine pelvic ultrasonography. 2011 Whitcomb MB, Doval J, Peters J The use of computed tomographic three-dimensional reconstructions to develop instructional models for equine pelvic ultrasonography. Vet Radiol Ultrasound,
  • Mary Beth Whitcomb: Imaging Diagnosis: Arterial and venous thromboses of the proximal limb in two Thoroughbred racehorses 2010 Vaughan B, Whitcomb MB, Puchalski SM, Poulin-Braim AE, Nieto JE, Galuppo LD Imaging Diagnosis: Arterial and venous thromboses of the proximal limb in two Thoroughbred racehorses Vet Radiol Ultrasound,
  • Mary Beth Whitcomb: How to improve accuracy of ultrasound-guided procedures 2009 Vaughan B, Whitcomb MB, Maher O How to improve accuracy of ultrasound-guided procedures Proceedings, Am Assoc Equine Pract,
  • Mary Beth Whitcomb: Ultrasonographic diagnosis of coxofemoral subluxation in horses 2009 Brenner S, Whitcomb MB Ultrasonographic diagnosis of coxofemoral subluxation in horses Vet Radiol Ultrasound,

Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

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.

2006 Spier SJ, Whitcomb MB: Miscellaneous gram-positive bacterial infections-corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis, Sellon & Long, (ed), Equine Infectious Disease. 263-9.