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Michelle G Hawkins- BS, VMD
Professor
Medicine & Epidemiology

2213 Tupper Hall
Davis, CA 95616

+1 530 752 1393
mghawkins@ucdavis.edu

   

Research Focus

Anesthesia, analgesia and critical patient care of companion exotic animals; Emphasis on the mechanisms of pain and pain management in birds, reptiles, and small exotic mammals

Specialty Focus

Companion Avian & Exotic Pet Medicine, Wildlife Medicine

Education

1993 BS , Georgia State University, Atlanta,
1997 VMD , University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia,

Licenses

Diplomate American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (Avian Practice)
Diplomate American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (Avian Practice), recertification

Active Research Grants

Principal Investigator, Inclusion body disease of Boid Snakes, (Principal Investigator), Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Co-Principal Investigator, Equipment purchase/replacement program Hallowell workstation, Paul-Murphy J (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health

Principal Investigator, Detection of Chlamydia psittaci in free-ranging populations of Red-tailed hawks (Buteo jamaicensis) in Northern California, (Principal Investigator), American Association of Zoological Veterinarians

Co-Principal Investigator, Evaluation of the effect of a single administration of 4.7 mg deslorelin acetate implant on egg laying in cockatiels (Nymphicus hollandicus), David Sanchez-Migallon Guzman (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health

Co-Principal Investigator, Pharmacokinetics and safety of ceftiofur crystalline-free acid in the New Zealand white rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus), David Sanchez-Migallon Guzman (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health

Co-Principal Investigator, Pharmacokinetics of simbadol in red-tailed hawks (Buteo jamaicensis), David Guzman (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health Hawkins

Principal Investigator, Chlamydial infections in birds of prey presented to rehabilitation facilities, (Principal Investigator), Wildlife Health Center

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • Michelle G Hawkins: Tracheal and colonic resection and anastomosis in a boa constrictor with T-cell lymphoma 2015 Summa NM, Sanchez-Migallon Guzman D, Hawkins MG, Grosset C, Chen VS, Goldsmith D, Keel, MK Woolard K, Young AD, Bucy D, Steffey, MS Tracheal and colonic resection and anastomosis in a boa constrictor with T-cell lymphoma ,
  • Michelle G Hawkins: Widespread recombination, reassortment, and transmission of unbalanced compound viral genotypes in natural arenavirus infections 2015 Stenglein MD, Jacobson ER, Li-Wen C, Sanders C, Hawkins MG, Sanchez-Migallon Guzman D, Drazenovich TD, Dunker F, Kamaka EK, Fisher D, Reavill D, Meola L, Levens G, DeRisi JL Widespread recombination, reassortment, and transmission of unbalanced compound viral genotypes in natural arenavirus infections Plos Pathogens (online),
  • Michelle G Hawkins: Epitheliotropic gastrointestinal T-cell lymphoma with concurrent insulinoma and adrenocortical carcinoma in a domestic ferret (Mustela putorius furo) 2015 Sinclair KM, Ekstrand C, Moore PF, Hawkins MG Epitheliotropic gastrointestinal T-cell lymphoma with concurrent insulinoma and adrenocortical carcinoma in a domestic ferret (Mustela putorius furo) J Exot Pet Med,
  • Michelle G Hawkins: Effects of fentanyl on isoflurane minimum alveolar concentration in New Zealand White rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) 2015 Barter LS, Hawkins MG, Pypendop BH Effects of fentanyl on isoflurane minimum alveolar concentration in New Zealand White rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) Am J Vet Res,
  • Michelle G Hawkins: Knemidokoptic mange resempling Knemidokoptes derooi in a golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) 2015 Sadar MJ, Sanchez-Migallon Guzman D, Mete A, Foley J, Stephenson N, Rogers K, Grosset C, Smallwood S, Shipman J, White SD, Bell DA, Hawkins MG Knemidokoptic mange resempling Knemidokoptes derooi in a golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) J Avian Med Surg,
  • Michelle G Hawkins: Retrospective analysis of the diagnosis and treatment of urolithiasis in client-owned chelonians: 40 Cases (1987-2012) 2015 Keller KA, Hawkins MG, Westropp JL, Ruby AL, Sanchez-Migallon Guzman D, Weber EPS Retrospective analysis of the diagnosis and treatment of urolithiasis in client-owned chelonians: 40 Cases (1987-2012) J Am Vet Med Assoc,
  • Michelle G Hawkins: Comparison of two 4.7mg to one 9.4mg deslorelin acetate implants on egg production and plasma progesterone concentrations in Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica) 2015 Petritz OA, Sanchez-Migallon Guzman D, Hawkins MG, Kass PH, Conley AJ, Paul-Murphy J Comparison of two 4.7mg to one 9.4mg deslorelin acetate implants on egg production and plasma progesterone concentrations in Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica) J Zoo Wildlife Med,
  • Michelle G Hawkins: Poikilocytosis in rabbits: Prevalence, type, and association with disease 2014 Christopher MM, Hawkins MG, Burton AG Poikilocytosis in rabbits: Prevalence, type, and association with disease PLoS One,
  • Michelle G Hawkins: Cutaneous botryomycosis in a Campbell's Russian dwarf
hamster (Phodopus campbelli) 2014 Grosset C, Bellier S, Lagrange I, Moreau S, Hedley J, Hawkins MG, Reyes-Gomez E Cutaneous botryomycosis in a Campbell's Russian dwarf hamster (Phodopus campbelli) J Exotic Pet Med,
  • Michelle G Hawkins: Advances in exotic mammal clinical therapeutics 2014 Hawkins MG Advances in exotic mammal clinical therapeutics J Exot Pet Med,

Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

2016 Migallon-Guzman D, Hawkins MG, Paul-Murphy J:: Analgesia, Samour J, (ed), Avian Medicine, 3rd Edition, St Louis. 192-202.

2015 Carpenter J, Hawkins MG, Barron H: Table of Common Drugs and Approximate Doses, Speer BL, (ed), Current Therapy in Avian Medicine and Surgery, St Louis. 795-824.

2015 Hawkins MG, Migallon-Guzman D, Paul-Murphy J: Recognition, Assessment and Management of Pain in Birds, Speer BL, (ed), Current Therapy in Avian Medicine and Surgery, St Louis. 616-630.

2014 Hawkins MG, Pascoe PJ: Analgesia em pequenos mamíferos exóticos (Analgesia and management of small mammals), Cubas ZS, Silva JCR, Catão-Dias JL, (ed), Tratado de Animais Selvalgens: Medicina Veterinária- 2ª Edição (Portuguese), Sao Paolo, Brazil. 1818-25.

2014 Hawkins MG, Paul-Murphy J: Analgesia em Aves (Analgesia of birds), Cubas ZS, Silva JCR, Catão-Dias JL, (ed), Tratado de Animais Selvalgens: Medicina Veterinária- 2ª Edição (Portuguese), Sao Paolo, Brazil. 1806-17.