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J. Jill Heatley

Associate Professor

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Phone: (979) 845-2351

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Department: VSCS

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Education

  • M.S. Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Louisiana State University 2002
  • Resident Zoological Medicine, Louisiana State University 2002
  • Intern Bird Zoo & Exotic Med, Louisiana State University 1999
  • D.V.M. Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University 1995

Credentials

  • Diplomate, American College of Zoological Medicine
  • Diplomate, American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (Avian)
  • Board Eligible ABVP (Reptilian and Amphibian)
  • Texas Veterinary Medical License: 7753
  • Diplomate, American Board of Veterinary Practitioners

Job Functions

  • Clinician, Zoological Medicine Service

Clinical Areas of Interest

  • Zoo/Exotics

Scholarly Interests

Clinical Pathology and Fluid Balance of Zoological Species; Emergency and Critical Care of Zoological Species; Rehabilitation and Reintroduction of Wildlife Oil Spill Response

Publications

Evaluation of intravenous fluorescein in intradermal allergy testing in psittacines.
Nett CS, Hosgood G, Heatley JJ, Foil CS, Tully TN Jr
Vet Dermatol. 14(6):323-32.
FUSARIUM INFECTION IN TEXAS TORTOISES (GOPHERUS BERLANDIERI)
Kimberly Doll, Jordan Gentry, Jeffrey Musser, J Jill Heatley,
ARAV Proceedings. Orlando. Florida, Disney Coronado Springs Resort.
RHABDOMYOLYSIS ASSOCIATED WITH A MORTALITY EVENT OF BARTON SPRINGS SALAMANDERS (Eurycea nana)
Jordan Gentry, Valentine Cantu, Drury Reavill, Guan Zhu, J. Jill Heatley
Proceedings Association of Reptile and Amphibian Veterinarians. Orlando, Florida.
Cardiovascular anatomy, physiology, and disease of rodents and small exotic mammals.
Heatley JJ
Vet Clin North Am Exot Anim Pract. 12(1):99-113, vii.
Veterinary clinics of North America. Exotic animal practice. Cardiology. Preface.
Heatley JJ
Vet Clin North Am Exot Anim Pract. 12(1):ix-x.
Birds and bornaviruses.
Payne SL, Delnatte P, Guo J, Heatley JJ, Tizard I, Smith DA
Anim Health Res Rev. 13(2):145-56.
Pharmacokinetics after intravenous administration of flunixin meglumine in budgerigars (Melopsittacus undulatus) and Patagonian conures (Cyanoliseus patagonus).
Musser JM, Heatley JJ, Phalen DN
J Am Vet Med Assoc. 242(2):205-8.
Comparison of intraosseous and peripheral venous fluid dynamics in the desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii).
Young BD, Stegeman N, Norby B, Heatley JJ
J Zoo Wildl Med. 43(1):59-66.
Detection and characterization of a distinct bornavirus lineage from healthy Canada geese (Branta canadensis).
Payne S, Covaleda L, Jianhua G, Swafford S, Baroch J, Ferro PJ, Lupiani B, Heatley J, Tizard I
J Virol. 85(22):12053-6.
Dietary modification of omega-3 fatty acids for birds with atherosclerosis.
Petzinger C, Heatley JJ, Cornejo J, Brightsmith DJ, Bauer JE
J Am Vet Med Assoc. 236(5):523-8.
Transvenous heartworm extraction in a ferret with caval syndrome.
Bradbury C, Saunders AB, Heatley JJ, Gregory CR, Wilcox AL, Russell KE
J Am Anim Hosp Assoc. 46(1):31-5.
Disseminated mycobacteriosis in a bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus).
Heatley JJ, Mitchell MM, Roy A, Cho DY, Williams DL, Tully TN Jr
J Avian Med Surg. 21(3):201-9.
Pharmacokinetics of a single intravenous enrofloxacin dose in scimitar-horned oryx (Oryx dammah).
Gamble KC, Boothe DM, Jensen JM, Heatley JJ, Helmick KE
J Zoo Wildl Med. 28(1):36-42.
Tibiotarsal Fractures in Pet Birds: A Retrospective Study of 86 Cases
Wright L, Mans C, Doss G, Olsen G, Speer B, Britsch G, Heatley J, Christman J, Jones M,
Exoticscon proceedings. : 287.
Reference intervals of gulf coast birds (Venous Blood analytes of the Mottled Duck).
Heatley JJ, Schmalz S, Gentry J
Poster Session, Abstract, Clean Gulf 2013, Tampa FL. http://www.cleangulf.org/conference-­schedule/?track=a0HC000000RzWQLMA3#sessiona0FC000000ghExeMAE.
Venous blood gas, electrolyte, and hematological analytes of the Mottled Duck, Anas Fulvigula.
Ratliff C, Gentry J, Kusmierczyk J, Hartke K, Acierno M, Musser JMB, Russell K, Heatley JJ
Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 16:15:10.
Midazolam sedates passeriformes for field sampling but affects multiple venous blood analytes
Heatley JJ, Cary J, Kingsley L, Beaufrere H, Russell KE, Voelker G
Wildlife Society Bulletin Manuscript. WSB-14-039.
Comparison of two analyzers to determine selected venous blood analytes of Quaker parrots (Myiopsotta Monachus)
Rettenmund CL, Heatley JJ, Russell KE
Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine.
Saving Lives: Critical Blood Analytes for Rehabilitation of Coastal Birds, Session: Cuttin Edge Techniques and Research I.
Ratliff C, Gentry J, Schmalz S, Hartke K, Russell KE, Acierno M, Heatley JJ
2014 International Oil Spill Conference. Abstract Onsite Program p.80 online.
On the Evolution of Avian Bornaviruses.
Payne S, Heatley J, Guo J, Suchodolski P, Chemelewski R, Tizard I
Proceedings American Association of Avian Veterinarians Annual Conference and Expo. Jacksonville, FL.
Fatal Sarcocystis Encephalitis infections in Doves in Texas
Hodo CL, Whitley DB, Hamer SA, Porter BF, Corapi WW, Snowden KF, Heatley JJ, Rodrigues Hoffmann A
AACVP Annual Meeting. Poster D-15, abstract oral presentation, Montreal QC, Canada.
Session III: Zoonoses of Non-Mammalian Species 2:00 Avian Zoonoses and Oil Spill Response Avian Zoonoses and Oil Spill Response.
Heatley JJ
Proceedings: The 63rd Annual James Steele Conference on Diseases in Nature Trasmissible to Man.. Omni Galleria, Houston, Texas.
Comparison of two analyzers to determine selected venous blood analytes of Quaker parrots (Myiopsitta monachus).
Rettenmund CL, Heatley JJ, Russell KE
J Zoo Wildl Med. 45(2):256-62.
Hematologic and plasma biochemical reference values of the horned guan, Oreophasis derbianus.
Cornejo J, Richardson D, Perez JG, Brightsmith DJ, Bonar CJ, Heatley JJ
J Zoo Wildl Med. 45(1):15-22.
Lipid metabolic dose response to dietary alpha-linolenic acid in monk parrot (Myiopsitta monachus).
Petzinger C, Heatley JJ, Bailey CA, Bauer JE
Lipids. 49(3):235-45.
Prevalence of and risk factors associated with atherosclerosis in psittacine birds.
Beaufrère H, Ammersbach M, Reavill DR, Garner MM, Heatley JJ, Wakamatsu N, Nevarez JG, Tully TN
J Am Vet Med Assoc. 242(12):1696-704.
Conversion of α-linolenic acid to long-chain omega-3 fatty acid derivatives and alterations of HDL density subfractions and plasma lipids with dietary polyunsaturated fatty acids in Monk parrots (Myiopsitta monachus).
Petzinger C, Larner C, Heatley JJ, Bailey CA, MacFarlane RD, Bauer JE
J Anim Physiol Anim Nutr (Berl). 98(2):262-70.
Amphibian mycobacteriosis.
Martinho F, Heatley JJ
Vet Clin North Am Exot Anim Pract. 15(1):113-9, vii.
The role of veterinarians in the conservation of avian species.
Deem SL, Fiorello CV, Heatley JJ, Huyvaert KP, Shashy P, Smith KM
J Avian Med Surg. 25(3):225-30.
Disseminated histoplasmosis with concurrent oral candidiasis in an Eclectus parrot (Eclectus roratus).
Quist EM, Belcher C, Levine G, Johnson M, Heatley JJ, Kiupel M, Giri D
Avian Pathol. 40(2):207-11.
What is your diagnosis? Hematoma within the medullary cavity of the humerus.
Belcher C, Toal R, Heatley JJ
J Am Vet Med Assoc. 238(7):843-4.
Bilateral testicular germ cell-sex cord-stromal tumor in a pekin duck (Anas platyrhynchos domesticus).
Leach S, Heatley JJ, Pool RR Jr, Spaulding K
J Avian Med Surg. 22(4):315-9.
Emergency care of raptors.
Graham JE, Heatley JJ
Vet Clin North Am Exot Anim Pract. 10(2):395-418.
Clinical and cardiorespiratory effects of propofol in the spotted bamboo shark (Chylloscyllium plagiosum).
Miller SM, Mitchell MA, Heatley JJ, Wolf T, Lapuz F, Lafortune M, Smith JA
J Zoo Wildl Med. 36(4):673-6.
Clinical techniques of invertebrates.
Braun ME, Heatley JJ, Chitty J
Vet Clin North Am Exot Anim Pract. 9(2):205-21, v.
Trauma-induced aneurysmal bone cysts in two psittacine species (Cacatua alba and Nymphicus hollandicus).
Heatley JJ, Tully TN Jr, Mitchell MA, Partington BP, Taylor HW
J Zoo Wildl Med. 35(2):185-96.
Spontaneous neoplasms of lagomorphs.
Heatley JJ, Smith AN
Vet Clin North Am Exot Anim Pract. 7(3):561-77, v.
Anesthesia case of the month. Partial obstruction of the trachea was a differential diagnosis for the bird's respiratory problems.
Good DA, Heatley JJ, Tully TN Jr, Smith JA
J Am Vet Med Assoc. 219(11):1529-31.
Evaluation of Plasma cholesterol, triglyceride, and lipid density profiles in captive monk parakeets (Myiopsitta monachus)
Belcher C, Heatley JJ, Petzinger J, Hoppes S, Sheather S, MacFarlane R
Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine. 23 (2014): 71-78..
Meloxicam Treatment in Cockatiels (Nymphicus hollandicus) Infected with Avian Bornavirus
Hoppes S, Heatley JJ, Guo J, Turner D, Shivaprasad DL, I Tizard
Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine. 22(3):275-279.
Clinicopathologic analysis of Passeriforme blood reflects transitions in elevation and habitat
Heatley JJ, Cary J, Russell KE, Voelker G
Veterinary Medicine: Research and Reports. 2013:4 21–29.
Avain Infectious Disease: Beyond the CB Chem, Diagnosing the Unhatched Egg I & II.
Heatley JJ
18th ABVP Symposium. http://www.vin.com/Members/Proceedings/Proceedings.plx?CID=ABVP2013&Category=13693&O=Generic.
Avian Radiology, Zoonotic Disease, Disease Diagnosis Complete Blood Count and Chemistry Panel, Avian Borna Virus: Research, Diagnosis and Therapy, Avian Anesthesia, Introduction to Avian Medicine.
Heatley JJ
Proceedings SWVS. 209 p.47.
Veterinary Response to Animal Contamination Events
C Ratliff, J Gentry, S Schmalz, JJ Heatley
Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine.
Modified Bühner suture technique in a guinea pig (Cavia porcellus) with penile prolapse.
Kleinschmidt LM, Heatley JJ
Veterinary Record Case Reports,. 3(1), e000159..
INFECTIVITY OF AVIAN BORNAVIRUS POSITIVE URINE FROM AFRICAN GREY PARROTS WITH PROVENTRICULAR DILATATION DISEASE
P. Escandon, M.N. Loewinger, J.J. Heatley, J.B. Kranz, J.M.B. Musser
2nd International Conference on Avian heRpetological and Exotic mammal medicine PROCEEDINGS. Paris France p 465.
CRITICAL BLOOD ANALYTES OF THE BLACK BELLIED WHISTLING DUCK
T YAW, J GENTRY, S SCHMALZ, JJ HEATLEY, K. RUSSELL
2nd International Conference on Avian heRpetological and Exotic mammal medicine PROCEEDINGS. Paris France P-63/64.
Health assessment of South Texas free-living birds by histopathology
Leal de Araujo J, Heatley JJ, Pistone J, Craig T, Voelker G, Rech R
PROCEEDINGS, Poster Abstracts ExoticsCon Building Exotics Excellence: One City, One Conference August 29 – September 2, 2015 Marriott Rivercenter • San Antonio, TX. San Antonio.
Modified Bühner Suture Technique in a Guinea Pig (Cavia porcellus) with Penile Prolapse
Laura Kleinschmidt, Andrea Winkel-Blair, J. Jill Heatley
Exoticscon Poster Competition. San Antonio Texas .
Ribavirin Inhibits Parrot Bornavirus 4 Replication in Cell Culture.
Musser JM, Heatley JJ, Koinis AV, Suchodolski PF, Guo J, Escandon P, Tizard IR
PLoS One. 10(7):e0134080.
Characterization of a new genotype of avian bornavirus from wild ducks.
Guo J, Shivaprasad HL, Rech RR, Heatley JJ, Tizard I, Payne S
Virol J. 11:197.
Midazolam Sedates Passeriformes for field sampling but affects multiple blood analytes
Heatley JJ, cary J, Kingsley L, Beaufrere H, Russell KE, Voelker G
Veterinary Medicine: Research and Reports. volume 6.
Experimental Infection of Peach Faced Lovebirds (agapornis roseicollis) with Avian Bornavirus Genotypes II and IV
Gentry J, Heatley JJ, Tizard I
Proceedings: Exoticscon . San Antonio Texas Abstract #91.
Effect of Profender on Oxyuridae Infestation in captive Texas tortoises (Gopherus berlandieri)
Doll K, gentry J, Heatley JJ Craig T
Proceedings: Exoticscon. San Antonio, Abstract # 535.
Dermanyssus gallinae EM FILHOTES DE ARARA VERMELHA (Ara macao), AINDA NO NINHO, NA RESERVA NACIONAL TAMBOPATA, PERU: UM RISCO À SAÚDE
Nicolau Maués Serra-Freire, Lizzie Ortiz, Nancy Carlos, Jill Heatley, Nathalia Melo, Ana Beatriz Borsoi, Donald Brigsmith
Revista Uniabeu. 7(17) 69-77.
EFFECT OF RIBAVIRIN ON AVIAN BORNAVIRUS IN DUCK EMBRYONIC FIBROBLAST CELL CULTURES
P. Escandon, J.J. Heatley, J.B. Kranz, J.M.B. Musser
2nd International Conference on Avian heRpetological and Exotic mammal medicine PROCEEDINGS. Paris, France p 329.
MIDAZOLAM SEDATION AND BLOOD GAS EFFECTS IN PASERIFORMES
J.J. Heatley, J. Cary, L. Kingsley, H. Beaufrere, K. Russell(1), G. Voelker(1)
2nd International Conference on Avian heRpetological and Exotic mammal medicine PROCEEDINGS. Paris, France pp333.
Growth Curves and Their Implications In Hand-Rearing Monk Parrots (Myiopsitta Monachus).
Petzinger C, Heatley JJ, Bauer JE
Veterinary Medicine: Research and Reports .
Use of select venous blood analytes to assess the effects of intrinsic factors and parasite load on bird health.
Pistone J, Heatley JJ, Campbell T, Voelker G.
Proceedings Poster Abstract, North American Ornithological Conference, . : 667.
HEALTH EVALUATION, PATHOGEN SCREENING AND HEMATOLOGIC VALUES IN FREE-RANGING TEXAS HORNED LIZARDS (Phrynosoma cornutum)
McEntire M, Sanchez CR, Pich A, Zordan M, Barber D, Poole V, Rains N, Erxleben D, Heatley JJ, Wellehan JFX
AAZV/EAZWV/IZW Conference Proceedings Atlanta Georgia . : 22-23.
OUTCOME OF TIBIOTARSAL FRACTURES IN SMALL BIRDS: 87 CASES FROM FIVE INSTITUTIONS
Wright L, Mans C, Doss G, Olsen G, Speer B, Britsch G, Heatley JJ, Christman J, Jones M,
Joint AAZV/EAZWV/IZW Conference Proceedings Atlanta Georgia . : 64.
PELVIC LIMB AMPUTATION AND OUTRIGGER WHEEL PROSTHESIS IN A SULCATA TORTOISE (Geochelone sulcata)
Whitehead MC, Heatley JJ, Bickley B, Perkins JL, SM Hoppes
Joint AAZV/EAZWV/IZW Conference Proceedings.


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