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Kate Hopper- BVSc, MVS, PhD
Assistant Professor
Surgical & Radiological Sciences

1104B Tupper Hall
Davis, CA 95616

+1 530 752 2467
khopper@ucdavis.edu

   

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Small Animal Emergency & Critical Care

Education

1991 BVSc , University of Melbourne, Australia, 250 Princes Hwy, Werribee
1999 MVS Emergency & Critical Care Medicine, University of Melbourne, Australia, 250 Princes Hwy, Werribee
2007 PhD , University of California, Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis CA 95616

Honors and Awards

2001-2002 Teaching Award, Senior Veterinary Students, University of California, Davis
2002-2003 Teaching Award, Junior Veterinary Students, University of California, Davis
2004 Outstanding Graduate Teacher, University of California, Davis

Licenses

Diplomate American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • Link Icon 2012 Hopper K, Epstein SE Incidence, Nature and Etiology of Metabolic Acidosis In Dogs and Cats Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine,
  • Link Icon 2012 Hopper K, Mehl ML, Kass PH, Kyles AE, Gregory CR Outcome after renal transplantation in 26 dogs Veterinary Surgery,
  • Link Icon 2012 Burgdorf-Moisuk A, Wack R, Ziccardi M, Larsen S, Hopper K Validation of lactate measurement in American flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber) plasma and correlation with duration and difficulty of capture Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine,
  • Link Icon 2011 Chiang V, Hopper K, Mellema MS In vitro evaluation of the efficacy of a veterinary dry heat fluid warmer Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care,
  • Link Icon 2011 Romero A, Nieto JE, Dechant JE, Hopper K, Aleman M Effects of aerobic and anaerobic fluid collection on biochemical analysis of peritoneal fluid in healthy horses with colic Veterinary Surgery,
  • Link Icon 2011 Barter LS, Hopper K Transcutaneous monitor approximates PaCO2 but not PaO2 in anesthetized rabbits Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia,
  • Link Icon 2010 Hopper K, Haskins SC The acid base effects of free water removal from and addition to oxygenated and deoxygenated whole blood; An in vitro model of contraction alkalosis and dilutional acidosis Journal of Translational Research,
  • Link Icon 2010 Epstein SE, Mellema MS, Hopper K Airway microbial culture and susceptibility patterns in dogs and cats with respiratory disease of varying severity Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care,
  • Link Icon 2010 Hopper K, Haskins SC Effects of acute dilutional hyponatremia on acid-base changes and electrolyte concentrations in rats with bilateral renal pedicle ligation Am J Vet Res,
  • Link Icon 2010 Laurenson MP, Hopper K, Herrera MA, Johnson EG Concurrent diseases and conditions in dogs with splenic vein thrombosis J Vet Intern Med,

Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

2012 Hopper K: Mechanical ventilation, Burkitt Creedon J, Davis H, (ed), Advanced Monitoring and Nursing Techniques for Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care, Ames. .

2012 Hopper K, Silverstein DC, Bateman S: Shock Syndromes, DiBartola SP, (ed), Fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base disorders in small animal practice, St Louis. 557-584.

2011 Hopper K, Johnson L: Dyspnea and respiratory distress, Tilley LP, Smith FWK, (ed), The 5-Minute Veterinary Consult, Ames. .

2011 Hopper K: Pneumothorax, Tilley LP, Smith FWK, (ed), The 5-Minute Veterinary Consult, Ames. .

2011 Hopper K: Acute respiratory distress syndrome, Tilley LP, Smith FWK, (ed), The 5-Minute Veterinary Consult, Ames. .