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Julie E Dechant- DVM, MS
Associate Professor of Clinical
Surgical & Radiological Sciences

167 Vet Med II
Davis, CA 95616

+1 530 752 9583
jedechant@ucdavis.edu

   

Research Focus

Diagnosis and management of equine emergency and critical care patients; camelid medicine and surgery.

Specialty Focus

Equine Surgery; Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care

Education

1996 DVM , University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
2000 MS Clinical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado

Honors and Awards

2011 Dr. Murray Fowler Achievement Award
2010 Certificate of Special Recognition from California-International Llama Association
1999 Dr. Virgil and Metzy H. Yount Postgraduate Veterinary Medicine Award
1998 Student Chapter of American Veterinary Medical Association Large Animal Resident Appreciation Award
1996 Marilyn J. Dodd Memorial Award
1996 John Carl Tucker Award
1996 F.W. Schofield Prize in Veterinary Pathology
1996 Dr. R.H. Dunlop Book Prize for Academic Excellence in Veterinary
1996 American College of Veterinary Surgeons Award for Large Animal Surgery
1996 Ayerst Veterinary Laboratories First General Proficiency Award
1996 Western College of Veterinary Medicine Faculty Gold Medal
1995 Western College of Veterinary Medicine Bayer, Inc. Award in Herd Medicine
1995 Western College of Veterinary Medicine Impromed Provides Award in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery
1994-95 Western College of Veterinary Medicine University Undergraduate Scholarship
1994 Western College of Veterinary Medicine W.B. Saunders Company Award in Medicine
1993 Western College of Veterinary Medicine Prize in Histology
1993 Western College of Veterinary Medicine William Sidey Scholarship
1991-95 Louise McKinney Post-Secondary Scholarship

Licenses

Colorado Veterinary License, #6503
California Veterinary License, #14011
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care

Active Research Grants

Co-Investigator, Comparison of 10 and 20 minutes tourniquet application for distal limb perfusion with amikacin in horses, Nieto, JE (Principal Investigator), Center for Equine Health

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • Link Icon 2014 Wang J, Bever CR, Majkova Z, Dechant JE, Yang J, Gee SJ, Xu T, Hammock BD Heterologous antigen selection of camelid heavy chain single domain antibodies against tetrabromobisphenol A Anal Chem,
  • Link Icon 2014 Bever CR, Majkova Z, Radhakrishnan R, Suni I, McCoy M, Wang Y, Dechant J, Gee S, Hammock BD Development and utilization of camelid VHH antibodies from alpaca for 2,2',4,4'-tetrabrominated diphenyl ether detection Anal Chem,
  • Link Icon 2014 Nieto JE, Yamout S, Dechant JE Sinusitis associated with nasogastric intubation in 3 horses Can Vet J,
  • Link Icon 2014 Gray SN, Dechant JE, Yamout S, Devine DV, Schoonover MJ Atypical presentation of caecal perforation in two horses Equine Vet Educ,
  • Link Icon 2014 Kilcoyne I, Dechant JE Complications associated with perineal urethrotomy in 27 equids Vet Surg,
  • Link Icon 2013 Wang Y, Li P, Majkova Z, Bever CR, Kim HJ, Zhang Q, Dechant JE, Gee SJ, Hammock BD Isolation of alpaca anti-idiotypic heavy-chain single-domain antibody for the aflatoxin immunoassay Anal Chem,
  • Link Icon 2013 Dechant JE, Rowe JD, Byrne BA, Wetlich SE, Kieu HT, Tell LA Pharmacokinetics of ceftiofur crystalline free acid after single and multiple subcutaneous administrations in healthy alpacas (Vicugna pacos) J Vet Pharmacol Ther,
  • Link Icon 2012 Kim HJ, McCoy MR, Majkova Z, Dechant JE, Gee SJ, Tabares-da Rosa S, Gonzalez-Sapienza GG, Hammock BD Isolation of alpaca anti-hapten heavy chain single domain antibodies for development of sensitive immunoassay Anal Chem,
  • Link Icon 2012 Fielding CL, Dechant JE Colic in competing endurance horses presenting to referral centres: 36 cases Equine Vet J,
  • Link Icon 2011 Yamout SZ, Nieto JE, Beldimenico PM, Dechant JE, le Jeune S, Snyder JR Peritoneal and plasma D-lactate concentrations in horses with colic Vet Surg,

Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

2014 Puschner B, Dechant JE: Chapter 211: Common Toxins in Equine Practice, Sprayberry KA, Robinson NE, (ed), Current Therapy in Equine Medicine 7. 922-927.