MPVM Graduates

Aboud, Omran Abu
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MPVM Graduation Date: 2015
Thesis Title: Sensitivity and Specificity for Pooled and Entiched Broth Cultures for Fecal Samples for Salmonella sp. Detection in California Cull Dairy Cows
Advisors: Sharif Aly, John Adaska

Aleuy Young, Oscar Alejandro
DVM Institution: Universidad Austral de Chile
MPVM Graduation Date: 2013
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Aminabadi, Peiman
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MPVM Graduation Date: 2013
Thesis Title: Evaluation of Foodborne Pathogens in Aquatic Wildlife and Irrigation of Ponds in Southeastern Georgia
Advisors:Rob Atwill, Michele Jay-Russell

Andrade, Patricia
DVM Institution: University of California, Davis
MPVM Graduation Date: 2014
Thesis Title: Developing Community Readiness for Companion Animal Emergeny Response for Mass Care Events in Yolo County, California
Advisors: John Madigan, Philip Kass

Anrthanari, Arunaranjani
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Belkhira, Jabir
DVM Institution: Ecole Nationale de Medicine Veterinaire, Sidi Thabet, Tunisia
MPVM Graduation Date: 2014
Thesis Title: Seroprevalence and Potential risk factors for Bartonella Infection in Tunisian stray dogs
Advisors: Bruno Chomel, Thomas Farver

Blanc, Cedric
DVM Institution: University of California, Davis
MPVM Graduation Date: 2013
Thesis Title: Blood Calcium and Urine pH Dynamics after Postpartum Prophylactic Treatment of Hypocalcemia in Dairy Cows
Advisors: Noelia Silva-del-Rio, Sharif Aly, Heidi Rossow

Brtiz, Eline
DVM Institution: University of California, Davis
MPVM Graduation Date: 2013
Thesis Title: The Relationship Between Corynebacterium Pseudotuberculosis Biovar Equi Phenotype with Location and Extent of Lesions Horses
Advisors: Janet Foley, Philip Kass

Carrasco-Medanic, Roberto
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MPVM Graduation Date: 2014
Thesis Title: Characterization of the Immune Response and Immonosupperssion in Commerical Chickens Challenged with Very Virulent Infectious Brusal Disease Virus Reassortants
Advisors: Rodrigo Gallardo, Philip Kass

Chadwin, Robin
DVM Institution: University of California, Davis
MPVM Graduation Date: 2013
Thesis Title: Effect of a synthetic Feline Facial Pheromone on Stress and Upper Respiratory Tract Infection Rate in Shelter Cats
Advisors: Melissa Bain, Philip Kass

Davis, Jessica
DVM Institution: University of Georgia
MPVM Graduation Date: 2015
Thesis Title: Examination of Muscle Depth and Area by Ultrasound in Postmortem Preweaned Dairy Calves
Advisors: Heidi Rossow, Christopher Barker

Eisenman, Eric
DVM Institution: University of California, Davis
MPVM Graduation Date: 2015
Thesis Title: Socioeconomic Status and Hunting Dog Health in Indigenous Communities in Nicaragua's Bosawas Biosphere Reserve
Advisors: Christine Fiorello, Janet Foley

Fania, Dwi
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MPVM Graduation Date: 2014
Thesis Title: Association Between Mycobacterium Avium Subspecies Paratuberculosis (MAP) Prevalence and Pen Environment (MAP) Bioburden
Advisors: Sharif Aly, John Adaska

Flores, Kristopher Aurelio
DVM Institution: University of California, Davis
MPVM Graduation Date: 2014
Thesis Title: Prevalence, Risk Factors and Zoonotic Considerations Associated with Fecal Shedding of Cryptosporidium and Giardia in California Cow-Calf Herds, A Statewide Cross- Sectional Survey
Advisors: Rob Atwill, Janet Foley

Greve-Isdahl, Liv
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MPVM Graduation Date:2014
Thesis Title: Wildfire Mass Casualty in Sheep in Northeren California: A Model for Disaster Response
Advisors: John Madigan, Philip Kass

Harrison, Sara K.
DVM Institution: University of California, Davis
MPVM Graduation Date: 2013
Thesis Title: The Association Between Mycobacterium Avium subsp. Paratuberculosis Fecal Culture and ELISA Test Status and Reproduction in Lactating Jersey Dairy Cattle on a California Dairy
Advisors: Sharif Aly, Ian Gardner

Hattery (Curtis), Elllie
MD Institution: University of Cincinnati
MPVM Graduation Date:2014
Thesis Title: Frailty Score on Admission Predicts Outcomes in Elderly Trauma Patients
Advisors: Christine Cocanour, Ashley Hill

Houshangi, Khosro
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MPVM Graduation Date: 2014
Thesis Title: Comparison of the Disgnostic accuracy of Real-time PCR, Direct Immunofluorescent Antibody Testing, and Antibody Detection for Canine Distemper
Advisors: Jane Sykes, Philip Kass

Kajlich, Anya
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Kelman, Todd
DVM Institution: University of California, Davis
MPVM Graduation Date: 2013
Thesis Title: Incidence of Acute Kidney Injury in Canines with Pretein Losing Enteropathy Administered Hetastarch
Advisors: Matthew Mellema, Philip Kass

Khani Amin Abadi, Peiman
DVM Institution: Islamic Azad UniversityGarmsar, Iran
MPVM Graduation Date: 2013
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Kreutzberg, Therese
DVM Institution: University of Missouri, Columbia
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Ku, Chieh-Ko
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LaHue, Nathaniel
DVM Institution: Cornell University College Vet Med
MPVM Graduation Date: 2015
Thesis Title: Spatially Explicit Modeling of Bovine Tuberculosis at the Wildlife-Domestic Interface in Ciudad Real Province, Spain
Advisors: Beatriz Martinez-Lopez

Lanzon, Larry
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MPVM Graduation Date: 2014
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Lee, Kyuyoung
DVM Institution: Chungnam National University
MPVM Graduation Date: 2016
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Lekagul, Karn
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MPVM Graduation Date: 2013
Thesis Title: Seroprevelence of H5N1 in A(H1N1)pdm09 of Zoological Park Personnel and Captive Wildlife in Thailand
Advisors: Bruno Chomel, Thomas Farver

Louie, Alyssa
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Love, William
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MPVM Graduation Date: 2013
Thesis Title: Estimation of the Fraction of a Herd's Seroprevelance of Mycobacterium Avium Sheep Paratuberculosos Attributable to the Serology Status of Dams in a California Jersey Diary Herd
Advisors: Sharif Aly, John Adaska

Macias Rioseco, Melissa
DVM Institution: Universidad Autonama de Baja California
MPVM Graduation Date: 2013
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Montecino, Diego Felipe
DVM Institution: Universidad de Chile
MPVM Graduation Date: 2013
Thesis Title: Quantification of Cryptosporidium spp. Oocyst Shedding by Yellow Bellied Marmots (Marmota flaviventris) inhibiting the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
Advisors: Rob Atwill, Xunde Li

Moriarty, Megan Elizabeth
DVM Institution: University of California, Davis
MPVM Graduation Date: 2013
Thesis Title: Ear Mite Removal in the Santa Catalina Isnalnd Fox (Urocyon littoralis catalinae) Controlling Risk Factors for Cancer Development
Advisors: Walter Boyce, Deana Clifford, Winston Vickers

Mosbacher, Mark
DVM Institution: University of Missouri Kansas City
MPVM Graduation Date: 2015
Thesis Title: Prediction of Mountain Gorilla Mortality Using a Daily Health Observation System
Advisors: Jonna Mazet, Kristen Gilardi

Murai, Kiyokazu
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MPVM Graduation Date: 2013
Thesis Title: Cost-Effectiveness of Diagnostic Strategies Using Quantitative Real-time Polymerase Chain Reaction and Bacterial Culture to Identify Contagious Mastitis Cases in Large Dairy Herds
Advisors: Sharif Aly, Terry Lehenbaur, John Champagne

Osman, Hanadi
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MPVM Graduation Date:2014
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Pandit, Pranav Sudhir
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MPVM Graduation Date:2013
Thesis Title: The Role of Wild Birds in Transmission of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Domestic Poultry Flocks in West Bengal, India
Advisors: David Bunn, Sharif Aly

Quinley, Nina
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MPVM Graduation Date: 2013
Thesis Title: Serologic Response of Harbor Seals (Phoca vitulina) to Vaccination with a Recombinant Canine Distemper Vaccine
Advisors: Jonna Mazet, Pamela Yochem

Randhawa, Nistara
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MPVM Graduation Date: 2013
Thesis Title: Organochlorines in the Marine Environment- Temporal Trends in California Sea Lions and Association with Cancer and Infectious Disease
Advisors: Jonna Mazet, Frances Gulland

Ratanapreukskul, Sirithorn
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MPVM Graduation Date: 2013
Thesis Title: Online Epidemiological Surgey Designed to Identify Key Risk Factors for Very Virulent Infectious Bursal Disease Outbreak Among Poultry Flocks in California
Advisors: Thomas farver, Michael Lane

Rioseco, Melissa
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MPVM Graduation Date: 2013
Thesis Title: Fatal Intestinal Inflammatory Lesions in Equine Necropsy Cases from California; a Case Series Study from 1990 to 2013
Advisors: Ashley Hill, Francisco Uzal

Shetty, Brahmaver Dharmaveer
DVM Institution: Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fiseries Sciences University, Bangalore, India
MPVM Graduation Date: 2013
Thesis Title: Carnivore Protoparvovirus 1 (Parovirus) at the Domestic- Wild Carnivore Interface in India
Advisors: Jonna Mazet, Thomas Farver

Smith, Shelley
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Straub, Mary
DVM Institution:
MPVM Graduation Date: 2013
Thesis Title: Seroepidemiologic Survey of Potential Pathogens in Scavenging Avian Species
Advisors: Christine Kreuder, Terra Kelly

Switzer, Alexandra
DVM Institution: University of California, Davis
MPVM Graduation Date: 2013
Thesis Title: Seroprevelence of Toxoplasma Gondii and Bartonella spp. Among Stray Cats from Iraq
Advisors: Bruno Chomel, Philip Kass

Szignarowitz, Bronwyn
DVM Institution: University of California, Davis
MPVM Graduation Date: 2013
Thesis Title: Transmission of Koi Herpesvirus (KHV) from Survirors of a Naturally Occurring Outbreak
Advisors: Ronald Hedrick, Woutrina Smith

Theil, Jacob Harry
DVM Institution: University of California, Davis
MPVM Graduation Date: 2015
Thesis Title: Effects of Human Management Events on Conspecific Agression in Captive Rhesus Macaques
Advisors: Ashley Hill, Brenda McCowan

Todoroff, Richard J.
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MPVM Graduation Date: 2013
Thesis Title: Nanopyetus Salmincola and Neorickettsia Helminthoeca in Trout in the Lassen National Forest
Advisors: Richard Brown, Jonna Mazet

Tucker III, Thomas Richard
DVM Institution: University of California, Davis
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Vidal, Gema
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MPVM Graduation Date: 2013
Thesis Title: Comparison of Meloxicam and Flunixin for Pain Management During Branding and Castration of Beer Calves
Advisors: Bruce Hoar, Philip Kass

Williams, Deniece R.
DVM Institution: University of California, Davis
MPVM Graduation Date: 2013
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Yao, Peng Ju
DVM Institution: National Chiayi University, Taiwan
MPVM Graduation Date: 2014
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Yatabe-Rodriguez, Tadaishi
DVM Institution: Universidad de Chile
MPVM Graduation Date: 2013
Thesis Title: Cortical Bone-Material Properties are Associated with High Speed Exercise
Advisors: Susan Stover, Andres Perez

Young, Alehandro
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MPVM Graduation Date: 2013
Thesis Title: Impacts of Mosquito Control on Overwintering Anopheles Freeborn Mosquitos in California's Rice Growing Region
Advisors: Chistopher Barker, Robert Atwill