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Robert Poppenga- DVM, PhD
Professor of Clinical
Molecular Biosciences

Maddy Lab
Davis, CA 95616

+1 530 752 8125
rhpoppenga@ucdavis.edu

   

Research Focus

Veterinary Clinical Toxicology, Diagnostic Veterinary Toxicology: Diagnostic testing methods for animal intoxications; wildlife toxicology; biomarker development to better define exposure to toxicants.

Specialty Focus

Toxicology

Education

1974 Pre-Veterinary Program, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL
1978 DVM Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, College of Veterinary Medicine, Urbana-Champaign, IL
1987 PhD Toxicology, University of Illinois, College of Veterinary Medicine, Urbana-Champaign, IL

Honors and Awards

2004 AVMA Congressional Science Fellowship
1972 Alpha Zeta scholastic honorary
1972 Phi Zeta scholastic honorary
1885 Phi Zeta veterinary scholastic honorary

Licenses

State Licensure - Michigan
Diplomate American Board of Veterinary Toxicologists

Active Research Grants

Co-Principal Investigator, Volta Giant Garter Snake Monitoring Project, Eric Hansen (Principal Investigator), Central Valley Project Conservation Program

Principal Investigator, Historical database of chemical contamination of animal feeds, (Principal Investigator), Center for Veterinary Medicine, Food and Drug Agency

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • Link Icon 2012 Yee MM, Woods LW, Poppenga RH, Puschner B Amanitin intoxication in two beef calves in California. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation,
  • Link Icon 2012 Wack RF, Hansen E, Small M, Poppenga R, Bunn D, Johnson CK Hematology and plasma biochemistry values for the giant garter snake (Thamnophis gigas) and valley garter snake (Thamnophis sirtalis fitchi) in the Central Valley of California. Journal of Wildlife Diseases,
  • Link Icon 2012 Quinn JH, Girard YA, Gilardi K, Hernandez Y, Poppenga R, Chomel BB, Foley JE, Johnson CK Pathogen and rodenticide exposure in American badgers (Taxidea taxus) in California. Journal of Wildlife Diseases,
  • Link Icon 2012 Poppenga RH, Ramsey J, Gonzales BJ, Johnson CK Reference intervals for mineral concentrations in whole blood and serum of bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis) in California. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation,
  • Link Icon 2012 Uzal FA, Mukai M, Woods L, Poppenga R, Valentine BA, Smith J Acute respiratory distress in an alpaca. Veterinary Pathology,
  • Link Icon 2012 Gabriel MW, Woods LW, Poppenga R, Sweitzer RA, Thompson C, Matthews SM, Highly JM, Keller SM, Purcell K, Barrett RH, Wengert GM, Sacks BN, Clifford DL Anticoagulant rodenticides on our public and community lands: spatial distribution of exposure and poisoning of a rare forest carnivore. PLoS One,
  • Link Icon 2012 Tawde SN, Puschner B, Albin T, Stump S, Poppenga RH Death by caffeine: presumptive malicious poisoning of a dog by incorporation in ground meat Journal of Medical Toxicology,
  • Link Icon 2012 Sutter ME, Clarke ME, Cobb J, Daubert GP, Rathore, VS, Aston LS, Poppenga RH, Ford JB, Owen KP, Albertson TE Blood leak alarm interference by hydroxycobalamin is hemodialysis machine dependent. Clinical Toxicology,
  • Link Icon 2011 Tokarz D, Poppenga R, Kaae J, Filigenzi M, Lowenstine J, Pesavento P Amanitin toxicosis in two cats with acute hepatic and renal failure. Veterinary Pathology,
  • Link Icon 2011 Wright HM, Chen AV, Talcott PA, Poppenga RH, Mealey KL Intravenous fat emulsion as a treatment of ivermectin toxicosis in three dogs homozygous for the ABCB1-1delta gene mutation. Journal of Emergency and Critical Care,

Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

2011 Poppenga RH: Metals and Minerals, Poppenga RH, Gwaltney-Brant SM, (ed), Small Animal Toxicology Essentials, Ames. 273-284.

2011 Poppenga RH: Other Pesticides, Poppenga RH, Gwaltney-Brant SM, (ed), Small Animal Toxicology Essentials, Ames. 137-146.

2011 Poppenga RH: General Toxicologic Principles, Poppenga RH, Gwaltney-Brant SM, (ed), Small Animal Toxicology Essentials, Ames. 5-16.

2011 Poppenga RH: Essential Oils/Potpourri, Osweiler GD; Hovda LR; Brutlad AG; Lee JA, (ed), Small Animal Toxicology, Ames. 527-533.

2011 Poppenga RH: Lead, Osweiler GD; Hovda LR; Brutlag AG; Lee JA, (ed), Small Animal Toxicology, Ames. 657-663.