Julie E Dechant

Professor

Surgical & Radiological Sciences

Office
167 Vet Med II, Davis, CA 95616

Licenses
Colorado Veterinary License, #6503
California Veterinary License, #14011
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care
Fellow, Higher Education Academy
Education
1996, DVM, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
2000, MS, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado
2018, PG Cert, Royal Veterinary College, University of London, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Active Research Grants
Co-Investigator, Plasma and peritoneal procalcitonin concentrations in colic patients as a marker for intestinal ischemia, Kilcoyne I, Nieto JE (Principal Investigator), Center for Equine Health
Honors and Awards
1993 Western College of Veterinary Medicine Prize in Histology
1993 Western College of Veterinary Medicine William Sidey Scholarship
1994 Western College of Veterinary Medicine W.B. Saunders Company Award in Medicine
1991-95 Louise McKinney Post-Secondary Scholarship
1994-95 Western College of Veterinary Medicine University Undergraduate Scholarship
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
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
1998 Student Chapter of American Veterinary Medical Association Large Animal Resident Appreciation Award
1999 Dr. Virgil and Metzy H. Yount Postgraduate Veterinary Medicine Award
2010 Certificate of Special Recognition from California-International Llama Association
2011 Dr. Murray Fowler Achievement Award
Most Recent Five Book Chapters
2015 Dechant JE : Chapter 20: Perioperative Fluid Therapy, Fielding CL, Magdesian KG, (ed), Equine Fluid Therapy, . 250-60.
2014 Puschner B, Dechant JE : Chapter 211: Common Toxins in Equine Practice, Sprayberry KA, Robinson NE, (ed), Current Therapy in Equine Medicine 7, . 922-7.
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