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Karen Russell

Professor and Associate Department Head for Clinical Service and Residency Programs

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Phone: (979) 458-3548

Mailstop: 4467

Department: VTPB

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Education

  • PhD Veterinary Medical Sciences, North Carolina State Univeristy 1996
  • Residency Certificate Clinical Pathology, Cornell University 1993
  • D.V.M. Veterinary Medicine, VA-MD Regional College of Veterinary Medicine 1990
  • B.S. Animal Science, Virginia Tech 1981

Credentials

  • DVM
  • ACVP (Clinical Pathology)
  • PhD
  • Texas Veterinary Medical License: 9005

Scholarly Interests

Platelet pathophysiology and the interaction of platelets with infectious agents, with an emphasis on the thrombocytopenia associated with Equine Infectious Anemia Virus. Investigation of platelet activation markers in veterinary species. Investigation of total and free (ionized) magnesium concentrations in veterinary species.

Publications

Clinical pathology of amphibians: a review
Forzan MJ, Heatley J, Russell KE, Horney B
Veterinary Clinical . 2017 46(1):11-33.
Venous blood gas, electrolyte, and hematologic analytes of the mottled duck, Anas fulvigula.
Ratliff C, Gentry J, Kusmierczyk J, Hartke KM, Acierno MJ, Musser JMB, Russell KE, Heatley JJ
Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 2017 53(1):159-164.
Oncology of reptiles: Diseases, diagnosis, and treatment
hristman J, Devau M, Wilson-Robles H, Hoppes S, Rech R, Russell KE, Heatley JJ
Veterinary Clinics of North America – Exotic Animal Practice. 2017 20(1):87-110.
Midazolam Sedates Passeriformes for Field Sampling but Affects Multiple Venous Blood Analytes
Heatley JJ, Voelker G, Russell KE
Veterinary Medicine: Research and Reports. 2015
Camelid heat stress: 15 cases
Norton PL, Gold JR, Russell KE, Schultz KL, Porter BF
The Canadian Veterinary Journal. 2014
Vertebral osteomyelitis and multiple cutaneous lesions in a dog caused by Nocardia pseudobrasiliensis
Hilligas J, Van Wie E, Barr J, Russell KE, Perry AL, Weeks BR, Zhang S
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. 2014
Comparison of two analyzers to determine selected venous blood gas analytes of Quaker Parrots (Myiopsitta monachus
Rettenmund CL, Heatley JJ, Russell KE
Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine. 2014
Neurological disease in lambs associated with high environmental temperatures and humidity
Sprake PM Hubertus C, Bissett WT, Porter BF, Russell KE, Garland T, Young BD, Washburn KE
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. 2013
Case series of camelid heat stress: 15 cases
Norton PL, Gold JR, Schultz KL, Porter BF, Russell KE
The Canadian Veterinary Journal .
Vertebral osteomyelitis and multiple cutaneous lesions in a dog caused by Nocardia pseudobrasiliensis, a novel species in veterinary medicine
Hilligas J, Van Wie E, Barr J, Russell K, Perry A, Weeks B, Zhang S
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine.
Midazolam Sedates Passeriformes for Field Sampling but Affects Multiple Venous Blood Analytes
Heatley JJ, Voelker G, Russell KE
Veterinary Medicine: Research and Reports.


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