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J. Jill Heatley

Associate Professor

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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)
  • Diplomate, American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (Reptilian & Amphibian)

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

Avian Infectious Diseases
Heatley JJ, Tizard I
49th Annual Proceedings American Association of Zoo Veterinarians Conference Proceedings, Frisco Texas Sept 24-29. 2017
Successful Decontamination of Polyisobutylene Exposure with Margarine in Avian Wildlife
Ratliff C, Schmalz S, Rech R, Heatley JJ
2017 Proceedings: Soaring to new heights Association of Avian Veterinarians Conference 2017 July 29-Aug 2, Washington DC. 2017 :339.
Pelicanidae: Pelican Medicine
J. Jill Heatley
2017 Proceedings: Soaring to new heights Association of Avian Veterinarians Conference 2017 July 29-Aug 2, Washington DC. 2017
Diagnostic Use of Fibrinogen Levels in Brown Pelicans (Pelecanus occidentalis)
Heatley JJ, Gentry J, Gessner-Knepel A, Heseltine J, Russell KE Schmalz S
2017 Proceedings: Soaring to new heights Association of Avian Veterinarians Conference 2017 July 29-Aug 2, Washington DC. 2017 :351-352.
Deslorelin 4.7-mg Implants Reduce Reproduction in Quaker Parrots (Myiopsitta monachus)
Winkle-Blair W, Berman J, Leal de Araujo J, Heatley JJ
2017 Proceedings: Soaring to new heights Association of Avian Veterinarians Conference 2017 July 29-Aug 2, Washington DC. 2017 :133.
DESLORELIN 4.7 MG IMPLANTS REDUCE REPRODUCTION IN QUAKER PARROTS (MYIOPSITTA MONACHUS)
ANDREA WINKEL-BLAIR, J. Jill Heatley
ICARE proceedings Venice Italy Mar 27-April 2017. 2017 :507.
Clinical pathology of amphibians: a review.
Forzán MJ, Heatley J, Russell KE, Horney B
Veterinary Clinical Pathology.. 2017 21(1):87-110.
Assessing Passeriformes health in South Texas via select venous analytes
Pistone, J, Heatley, JJ, Campbell, TA, Voelker, G
Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part B: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 2017 210:64-71.
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, . 2016 :667.
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. 2016 :287.
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 . 2016 :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 . 2016 :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. 2016
Growth Curves and Their Implications In Hand-Rearing Monk Parrots (Myiopsitta Monachus).
Petzinger C, Heatley JJ, Bauer JE
Veterinary Medicine: Research and Reports . 2015
Veterinary Response to Animal Contamination Events
C Ratliff, J Gentry, S Schmalz, JJ Heatley
Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine. 2015
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. 2015
Modified Bühner Suture Technique in a Guinea Pig (Cavia porcellus) with Penile Prolapse
Laura Kleinschmidt, Andrea Winkel-Blair, J. Jill Heatley
Exoticscon Poster Competition. 2015
Experimental Infection of Peach Faced Lovebirds (agapornis roseicollis) with Avian Bornavirus Genotypes II and IV
Gentry J, Heatley JJ, Tizard I
Proceedings: Exoticscon . 2015
Effect of Profender on Oxyuridae Infestation in captive Texas tortoises (Gopherus berlandieri)
Doll K, gentry J, Heatley JJ Craig T
Proceedings: Exoticscon. 2015
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. 2015 10(7):.
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. 2015 :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. 2015 :63/64.
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. 2015 :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. 2015 :333.
Modified Bühner suture technique in a guinea pig (Cavia porcellus) with penile prolapse.
Kleinschmidt LM, Heatley JJ
Veterinary Record Case Reports,. 2015 3(1):.
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. 2015 6.
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. 2014 7(17):.
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. 2014 11(11):197.
FUSARIUM INFECTION IN TEXAS TORTOISES (GOPHERUS BERLANDIERI)
Kimberly Doll, Jordan Gentry, Jeffrey Musser, J Jill Heatley,
ARAV Proceedings. 2014
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. 2014
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. 2014
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. 2014 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. 2014 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. 2014 49(3):235-45.
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. 2014 23(2014):71-78.
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. 2013
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. 2013 209:47.
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. 2013
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. 2013 22(3):275-279.
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. 2013 242(12):1696-704.
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 2013(2013):4.
Birds and bornaviruses.
Payne SL, Delnatte P, Guo J, Heatley JJ, Tizard I, Smith DA
Anim Health Res Rev. 2012 13(2):145-56.
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. 2012 43(1):59-66.
Amphibian mycobacteriosis.
Martinho F, Heatley JJ
Vet Clin North Am Exot Anim Pract. 2012 15(1):113-9.
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. 2011 85(22):12053-6.
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. 2011 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. 2011 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. 2011 238(7):843-4.
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. 2010 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. 2010 46(1):31-5.
Cardiovascular anatomy, physiology, and disease of rodents and small exotic mammals.
Heatley JJ
Vet Clin North Am Exot Anim Pract. 2009 12(1):99-113.
Veterinary clinics of North America. Exotic animal practice. Cardiology. Preface.
Heatley JJ
Vet Clin North Am Exot Anim Pract. 2009 12(1):.
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. 2008 22(4):315-9.
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. 2007 21(3):201-9.
Emergency care of raptors.
Graham JE, Heatley JJ
Vet Clin North Am Exot Anim Pract. 2007 10(2):395-418.
Clinical techniques of invertebrates.
Braun ME, Heatley JJ, Chitty J
Vet Clin North Am Exot Anim Pract. 2006 9(2):205-21.
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. 2005 36(4):673-6.
Spontaneous neoplasms of lagomorphs.
Heatley JJ, Smith AN
Vet Clin North Am Exot Anim Pract. 2004 7(3):561-77.
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. 2004 35(2):185-96.
Evaluation of intravenous fluorescein in intradermal allergy testing in psittacines.
Nett CS, Hosgood G, Heatley JJ, Foil CS, Tully TN Jr
Vet Dermatol. 2003 14(6):323-32.
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. 2001 219(11):1529-31.
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. 1997 28(1):36-42.
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.
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..
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.
Avain Infectious Disease: Beyond the CB Chem, Diagnosing the Unhatched Egg I & II.
Heatley JJ
18th ABVP Symposium.


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