Richard Pereira

Assistant Professor

Population Health & Reproduction

3005 VM3B, Davis, CA 95616

2007, Externship, Washington State University, Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Pullman, WA
2008, BVSc, Federal University of Uberlandia, Uberlandia, MG, Brazil
2009, Intern, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
2011, Resident Certificate, Cornell University Hospital for Animals (CUHA), Ithaca, NY
2015, Ph.D., Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Ithaca, NY
Active Research Grants
Co-Principal Investigator, Antimicrobials used for Treatment of Disease: Developing Methods to reduce the use of Critically Important Antimicrobials on Dairy Farms, Gregory Habing (Principal Investigator), USDA NIFA
Principal Investigator, Integrating the effect of pH and Temperature for eliminating ceftiofur residues in whole milk., (Principal Investigator), Center for Food Animal Health (CFAH)
Principal Investigator, Cattle Uterine Microbiota Sequencing: Identifying Biomarkers to Improve Metritis Diagnosis and Prevention, (Principal Investigator),
Co-Principal Investigator, A systems approach to improve quality and shelf life of organic dairy products for domestic and export markets, Martin Wiedman (Principal Investigator), USDA-NIFA-OREI
Co-Principal Investigator, Genomic sequencing of STEC isolates from fecal samples as a biological indicator of contact between feral pigs and outdoor-raised pigs in California , Alda Pires (Principal Investigator), Center for Food Animal Health (CFAH)
Principal Investigator, Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance at a Global Scale: Whole Genome Sequencing of ESBL-producing E. coli from Livestock in Four Continents, (Principal Investigator), UC Davis Global Affair and UC Davis Veterinary MEdicine Deans Office (Matched Funds)
Co-Principal Investigator, Survey and Longitudinal Study on Antimicrobial Treatments and Resistance in Adult Cattle on California Dairies, Sharif Aly (Principal Investigator), California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA)
Principal Investigator, Genetic elements causing antimicrobial resistance in Salmonella isolated from cattle at a veterinary microbiology laboratory in Northern California, 2002-2017: focus on drugs of critical importance to human and veterinary medicine, (Principal Investigator), Center for Food Animal Health (CFAH)
Honors and Awards
2012-2015 Training Research Fellowship, Cornell University Graduate Program in Comparative Medicine.
2014 Delegate and Session Chair for the XXVIII World Buiatrics Congress, Cairns, Australia.
Specialty Focus
Food Animal Herd Health & Reproduction; Epidemiology; Antimicrobial Resistance