Emeritus Professor, Anesthesiology
- DVM: Kansas State University
- Residency: University of California-Davis
- Novel methods of delivering inhaled anesthetics to a wide variety of animals.
- Design and testing of anesthesia machines and ventilation assist devices.
- Methods to reduce morbidity and mortality in anesthetized veterinary patients.
- Assessment of diaphragmatic and pulmonary function in recumbent positions in anesthetized horses.
- Testing and development of novel ventilators to provide respiratory support for anesthetized Marine Mammals. Sponsoring organization: National Marine Mammal Foundation.
- Oxygen delivery through nasal catheters and assessment of perturbations in flow delivery.
- Anesthesia equipment design, testing, and consultation
- Special emphasis on novel methods to deliver safe, controlled, and economical methods of producing anesthesia and analgesia to clinical patients
- Recognized expertise in anesthesia equipment design and frequently consults on a national basis
- Ventilation support devices are an additional combined clinical and research focus
- Anesthesia patient safety, morbidity and mortality reduction through equipment configuration has been a long term interest and area of activity.
- Veterinary Surgery I (3rd year)
- Veterinary Surgery II (3rd year)
- Clinical Anesthesia (4th year)