Self motivated and experienced equine primary care clinician. 11 years of veterinary experience including private practice and university. Experience in research in industry and university settings. Skilled in horsemanship, facilitating team work, teaching, organization and communication.
Equine primary care practitioner. Provide comprehensive care to both companion and performance horses.
Proficient in: Wellness and preventive care, internal medicine, lameness evaluation and treatment, ultrasonography, radiology, endoscopy, client communication and team work.
Equine ambulatory primary care practitioner
Assisted in planning and executing pre-clinical surgical trials to evaluate and test laprascopic surgical instrumentation in the research and development stages.
Assisted in care of the laboratory pigs
Gave educational presentations within the department on the on going research
Gained skills in conducting research, surgery, ultrasonography, pathology, and laboratory animal medicine
Responsible for data collection and processing in a series of studies on respiratory physiology of horses on high speed treadmills. Provided care and treadmill training of the research horses.
Daily care for late term pregnant mares, foaling mares and new born foals in a high volume race horse breeding barn. Skills learned include foaling assistance, restraint, safety, treatment administration, bio-security, disease management, breeding management, team work,
Rotating internship in equine medicine, equine surgery and ambulatory medicine. Developed proficiency in clinical case management, teaching, research, public speaking, team work, time management and communication
Graduated with highest honors
Guest Speaker at the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Annual Assembly: October 2005
DePuy, Howard, Keegan, et.al, "Evaluation of Intra-Articular Administration of Botulinum Toxin Type A for Treatment of Equine Arthritis" Department of Medicine & Surgery University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine-Columbia, MO.
Speaker: House officer Seminar: University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine - March 2005
“Evaluation of Intra-Articular Administration of Botulinum Toxin Type A for Treatment of Equine Arthritis”
Manohar, Goetz, DePuy and Humphrey “Anti-inflammatory agent, dexamethasone, does not affect exercise-induced arterial hypoxemia in Thoroughbreds.” J. Appl Physiol. 93: 99-106, 2002.
Manohar, Goetz, Hassan, DePuy and Humphrey, “Intravenously administered H1 receptor antagonist -- tripelennamine HCl, does not affect the exercise-induced arterial hypoxemia in Thoroughbred horses.” Proceedings from the 2002 American Association of Equine Practitioners Annual Convention. Orlando, FL Dec. 4-8 2002.
Lead investigator on an in-vivo evaluation of neuro-toxins as analgesics in arthritis pain:
DePuy, Howard, Keegan et.al, "Evaluation of Intra-Articular Administration of Botulinum Toxin Type A for Treatment of Equine Arthritis". Proceedings from 2005 American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Annual Assembly. Philadelphia, PA October 26-30, 2005
Pre-Clinical Research and Development Intern: Ethicon Endosurgery
Research assistant to Dr. Murli Manohar and Dr. Thomas Goetz:
Assisted in data collection and evaluation of dexamethasone and tripelennamine HCl on arterial blood oxygen levels in horses at maximum exercise.
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