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Sean D Owens- BA, DVM
Associate Professor of Clinical
Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology

174 Schalm
Davis, CA 95616

+1 530 752 1383
sdowens@ucdavis.edu

   

Research Focus

Primary areas of research focus are blood banking and transfusion medicine, and blood typing and crossmaking compatibility issues in companion animals with a primary focus on horses.

Specialty Focus

Clinical Pathology

Education

1988 BA Journalism, , Philadelphia, PA
1998 DVM Veterinary Medicine, , Ft. Collins, CO
1999 Intern Rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery, , West Los Angeles, CA
2001 Fellow Fellowship in Veterinary Transfusion Medicine, ,
2004 Resident Residency in Veterinary Clinical Pathology, , Davis, CA
2011 Penn Executive Veterinary Leadership Program: making an impact as health leaders, , Philadelphia, PA
2012 UC Davis Department Chairs Leadership Program, , Davis, CA
2013 AAVMC Leadership Academy for Future Leaders, , Michigan, Indianapolis and Washington DC

Honors and Awards

2009 $10,000 Kaneko Career Development Award in Clinical Pathology
2002 American Society for Veterinary Clinical Pathology Young Investigators Award
1998 Dr. D. Warner Anderson Scholarship
1993 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Undergraduate Research Grant

Licenses

Diplomate American College of Veterinary Clinical Pathologists
State Licensure - California
Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons - Inactive
Level I Certified Infrared Thermographer

Active Research Grants

Co-Principal Investigator, The effect of under-filled liquid K3-EDTA blood collection tubes on complete blood count parameters in healthy dogs, Steve Epstein (Principal Investigator), UC Davis Center for Companion Animal Health

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • Sean D Owens: Survival time of cross-match incompatible red blood cells in adult horses 2015 Tomlinson JE, Taberner E, Boston RC, Owens SD, Nolen-Walston RD Survival time of cross-match incompatible red blood cells in adult horses J Vet Intern Med,
  • Sean D Owens: Thromboelastography values in Hispaniolan Parrots (Amazona ventralis): A pilot study 2015 Keller KA, Sanchez-Migallon Guzman D, Acierno MJ, Beaufrere H, Sinclair KM, Owens SD, Paul-Murphy J, Tully TN Thromboelastography values in Hispaniolan Parrots (Amazona ventralis): A pilot study J Avian Med Surg,
  • Sean D Owens: Renal, gastrointestinal and hemostatic effects of oral meloxicam administration in Hispaniolan Amazon parrots (Amazona ventralis) 2015 Dijkstra B, Sanchez-Migallon Guzman D, Gustavsen K, Owens S, Hass C, Kass PH, Paul-Murphy J Renal, gastrointestinal and hemostatic effects of oral meloxicam administration in Hispaniolan Amazon parrots (Amazona ventralis) Am J Vet Res,
  • Sean D Owens: Equine bone marrow volume reduction, red cell depletion and mononuclear cell recovery using the PrepaCyte┬«-CB processing system 2015 Burton AG, Clark K, Borjesson DL, Carrade DD, Burges J, Owens SD Equine bone marrow volume reduction, red cell depletion and mononuclear cell recovery using the PrepaCyte┬«-CB processing system Vet Clin Pathol,
  • Sean D Owens: Intraerythrocytic iridovirus in central bearded dragons (Pogona vitticeps). 2014 Grosset C, Wellehan JF Jr, Owens SD, McGraw S, Gaffney PM, Foley J, Childress AL, Yun S, Malm K, Groff JM, Paul-Murphy J, Weber ES III Intraerythrocytic iridovirus in central bearded dragons (Pogona vitticeps). J Vet Diagn Invest,
  • Sean D Owens: Degenerative left shift as a prognostic tool in cats 2014 Burton A, Harris L Owens S, Jandrey K Degenerative left shift as a prognostic tool in cats J Vet Intern Med,
  • Sean D Owens: Diagnostic yield of cytologic analysis of pericardial effusion in dogs 2014 Cagle LA, Epstein SE, Owens SD, Mellema MS, Hopper K, Burton AG Diagnostic yield of cytologic analysis of pericardial effusion in dogs J Vet Intern Med,
  • Sean D Owens: The prognostic utility of degenerative left shifts in dogs 2013 Burton AG, Harris LA, Owens SD, Jandrey KE The prognostic utility of degenerative left shifts in dogs J Vet Intern Med,
  • Sean D Owens: The effects of therapeutic concentrations of gentamicin, amikacin and hyaluronic acid on cultured bone marrow-derived equine mesenchymal stem cells. 2013 Bohannon LK, Owens SD, Walker NJ, Carrade DD, Galuppo LD, Borjesson DL The effects of therapeutic concentrations of gentamicin, amikacin and hyaluronic acid on cultured bone marrow-derived equine mesenchymal stem cells. Equine Vet J,
  • Sean D Owens: Hematologic and biochemical reference intervals for specific pathogen free 6-week-old Hampshire-Yorkshire crossbred pigs 2013 Cooper CA, Moraes LE, Murray JD, Owens SD Hematologic and biochemical reference intervals for specific pathogen free 6-week-old Hampshire-Yorkshire crossbred pigs J Anim Sci Biotechnol,

Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

2009 Bighignoli B, Owens SD, Froenicke L, Lyons LA: Chapter 61: Blood types of the domestic cat, August JR, (ed), Consultations in Feline Internal Medicine, 6th Edition, Philadelphia. 628-38.