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Richard Pereira
Assistant Professor of Clinical
Population Health & Reproduction

3005 VM3B
Davis, CA 95616

+1 530 752 2503
rvpereira@ucdavis.edu

   

Specialty Focus

Food Animal Herd Health & Reproduction; Epidemiology; Antimicrobial Resistance

Education

2007 Externship Food Animal Medicine & Surgery and Theriogenology, Washington State University, Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Pullman, WA
2008 BVSc Veterinary Medicine, Federal University of Uberlandia, Uberlandia, MG, Brazil
2009 Intern Production Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
2011 Resident Certificate Production Medicine, Cornell University Hospital for Animals (CUHA), Ithaca, NY
2015 Ph.D. Epidemiology, Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Ithaca, NY

Honors and Awards

2014 Delegate and Session Chair for the XXVIII World Buiatrics Congress, Cairns, Australia.
2012-2015 Training Research Fellowship, Cornell University Graduate Program in Comparative Medicine.

Active Research Grants

Principal Investigator, Antimicrobial Resistance in Salmonella spp. from cull dairy cattle in California, (Principal Investigator), UC Davis: Center for Food Animal Health (CFAH): Formula Funds

Principal Investigator, Non-saleable milk from dairy farms in Central California: multi-residue screening and epidemiological evaluation of factors influencing their occurrence, (Principal Investigator), UC Davis: Center for Food Animal Health (CFAH): Formula Funds

Principal Investigator, Trends in antimicrobial resistant Salmonella isolated from dairy cattle at a veterinary microbiology laboratory in Northern California, 2002-2017., (Principal Investigator), UC Davis: Center for Food Animal Health: Hatch Funds

Principal Investigator, Assessment of interventions for degradation of ceftiofur residues in whole milk, (Principal Investigator), UC Davis: Center for Food Animal Health: Hatch Funds

Co-Principal Investigator, Mitigating antibiotic resistance on dairy farms by characterizing resistant genes in enteric bacteria from cattle at different production stages, Xunde Li (Principal Investigator), Center for Food Animal Health

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • Richard Pereira: Whole-Genome Sequencing of Drug-Resistant Salmonella enterica Isolated from Dairy Cattle and Humans in New York and Washington States Reveals Source and Geographic Associations. Applied and Environmental Microbioloy. 2017 Laura M. Carroll, Martin Wiedmann, Henk den Bakker, Julie Siler, Steven Warchocki, David Kent, Svetlana Lyalina, Margaret Davis, William Sischo, Thomas Besser, Lorin D. Warnick and Richard V. Pereira Whole-Genome Sequencing of Drug-Resistant Salmonella enterica Isolated from Dairy Cattle and Humans in New York and Washington States Reveals Source and Geographic Associations. Applied and Environmental Microbioloy. ,
  • Richard Pereira: Ingestion of milk containing very low concentration of antimicrobials: longitudinal effect on fecal microbiota composition in preweaned calves. 2016 Pereira RV, Lima S, Siler JD, Foditsch C, Warnick LD, Bicalho RC Ingestion of milk containing very low concentration of antimicrobials: longitudinal effect on fecal microbiota composition in preweaned calves. PLoS One,
  • Richard Pereira: Improving Dairy Organizational Communication from the Veterinarian's Perspective: Results of a Continuing Veterinary Medical Education Pilot Program. 2016 Moore DA, Sischo WM, Kurtz S, Siler JD, Pereira RV, Warnick LD, Davis MA Improving Dairy Organizational Communication from the Veterinarian's Perspective: Results of a Continuing Veterinary Medical Education Pilot Program. J Vet Med Educ,
  • Richard Pereira: Oral Administration of Faecalibacterium prausnitzii Decreased the Incidence of Severe Diarrhea and Related Mortality Rate and Increased Weight Gain in Preweaned Dairy Heifers. 2015 Foditsch C, Pereira RV, Ganda EK, Gomez MS, Marques EC, Santin T, Bicalho RC Oral Administration of Faecalibacterium prausnitzii Decreased the Incidence of Severe Diarrhea and Related Mortality Rate and Increased Weight Gain in Preweaned Dairy Heifers. PLoS One,
  • Richard Pereira: Effect of heifer-raising practices on E. coli antimicrobial resistance and Salmonella prevalence among heifer raisers 2015 Pereira RV, Siler JD, Cummings KJ, Davis MA, Warnick LD Effect of heifer-raising practices on E. coli antimicrobial resistance and Salmonella prevalence among heifer raisers Epidemiol Infect,
  • Richard Pereira: In vivo selection of resistant E. coli after ingestion of milk with added drug residues. 2014 Pereira RV, Siler JD, Bicalho RC, Warnick LD In vivo selection of resistant E. coli after ingestion of milk with added drug residues. PLoS One,
  • Richard Pereira: Isolation and characterization of Faecalibacterium prausnitzii from calves and piglets. 2014 Foditsch C, Santos TM, Teixeira AG, Pereira RV, Dias JM, Gaeta N, Bicalho RC Isolation and characterization of Faecalibacterium prausnitzii from calves and piglets. PLoS One,
  • Richard Pereira: Effect of preweaned dairy calf housing system on antimicrobial resistance in commensal Escherichia coli. 2014 Pereira RV, Siler JD, Ng JC, Davis MA, Warnick LD Effect of preweaned dairy calf housing system on antimicrobial resistance in commensal Escherichia coli. J Dairy Sci,
  • Richard Pereira: Effect of on-farm use of antimicrobial drugs on resistance in fecal Escherichia coli of preweaned dairy calves. 2014 Pereira RV, Siler JD, Ng JC, Davis MA, Grohn YT, Warnick LD Effect of on-farm use of antimicrobial drugs on resistance in fecal Escherichia coli of preweaned dairy calves. J Dairy Sci,
  • Richard Pereira: Evaluation of the effects of ultraviolet light on bacterial contaminants inoculated into whole milk and colostrum, and on colostrum immunoglobulin G. 2014 Pereira RV, Bicalho ML, Machado VS, Lima S, Teixeira AG, Warnick LD, Bicalho RC Evaluation of the effects of ultraviolet light on bacterial contaminants inoculated into whole milk and colostrum, and on colostrum immunoglobulin G. J Dairy Sci,