Catherine Gunther-Harrington

Catherine Gunther-Harrington

Assistant Professor

Medicine & Epidemiology

    Phone Number

Faculty Certificate, North Carolina Veterinary Medical Board
California Veterinary Medical Board
Drug Enforcement Administration
Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Cardiology)
State of New York Veterinary License
Michigan Board of Veterinary Medicine License
Connecticut Dept of Public Health Veterinary License
2002, BS, University of California, San Diego, CA
2012, DVM, University of California, School of Veterinary Medicine, Davis, CA
2013, , North Carolina State University, Veterinary Teaching Hospital , Raleigh, NC
2016, , University of California, Davis, Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, Davis, CA
Active Research Grants
Co-Investigator, Effect of standard dose and high dose pimobendan on renal function in dogs with preclinical myxomatous mitral valve disease , Lance Visser (Principal Investigator),
Principal Investigator, Pharmacodynamic evaluation of high-dose pimobendan in dogs with myxomatous mitral valve disease, (Principal Investigator), CCAH
Co-Principal Investigator, Establishing normal reference intervals for radiographic, echocardiographic, and cardiac biomarker values in healthy kittens , Karen Vernau (Principal Investigator), Maddies Idea Lab
Honors and Awards
2009 Ruth M. Coffin Scholarship, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine
2009 Students Training in Advanced Research Fellowship, UC Davis
2010 Student Poster Presentation Award, 1st place, IAAAM Conference, Vancouver, BC, Canada
2011 Mary Wenig Endowed “Wildlife” Scholarship; awarded for demonstration of high level of academic achievement and potential
2011 Theodora Peigh Endowed Scholarship; awarded for academic and professional merit
2011 Salsbury Scholarship; awarded for demonstration of superior scholarship, initiative, perseverance, and potential for leadership
2011 Student Poster Presentation Award, 1st place; IAAAM Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada
2012 UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine Class of 1959 Endowed Scholarship
2012 Paola Mohlere Memorial Scholarship; awarded for outstanding achievement in large or small animal medicine
2012 Merck Veterinary Manual Achievement Award
2012 Kaytee Products, Avian and Special Species Excellence Award
2012 The Society of Phi Zeta, the Honor Society of Veterinary Medicine
Ten Recent Publications

Ontiveros ES, Fousse SL, Crofton AE, Hodge TE, Gunther-Harrington CT, Visser LC and Stern JA
Congenital Cardiac Outflow Tract Abnormalities in Dogs: Prevalence and Pattern of Inheritance from 2008 to 2017

Kaplan JL, Stern JA, Fascetti AJ, Larsen JA, Skolnik H, Peddle GD, Kienle RD, Waxman A, Cocchiaro M, Gunther-Harrington CT, Klose T, LaFauci K, Lefbom B, Machen Lamy M, Malakoff R, Nishimura S, Oldach M, Rosenthal S, Stauthammer C, O'Sullivan L, Visser LC, William R, Ontiveros E
Taurine deficiency and dilated cardiomyopathy in golden retrievers fed commercial diets.

Visser LC, Kaplan J, Nishimura S, Gunther-Harrington CT, Belanger C, Oldach M, Stern JA, Mueller M
Acute echocardiographic effects of sotalol on ventricular systolic function in dogs with ventricular arrhythmias

Oldach MS, Gunther-Harrington CT, Balsa IM, McLarty EM, Wakeman KA, Phillips KL, Honkavaara J, Visser LC, Stern JA
Aberrant migration and surgical removal of a heartworm (Dirofilaria immitis) from the femoral artery of a cat

Belanger C, Gunther-Harrington CT, Nishimura S, Oldach MS, Fousse SL, Visser LC, Stern JA
High-pressure balloon valvuloplasty for severe pulmonary valve stenosis: a prospective observational pilot study in 25 dogs

Ueda Y, Gunther-Harrington CT, Cruzen C, Roberts J, Stern JA
Echocardiographic parameters of clinically normal geriatric Rhesus Macaques (Macaca mulatta)