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Maureen Murray

Maureen Murray
Wildlife Medicine
Maureen Murray is a 2003 graduate of Tufts Veterinary School. She is currently doing research on rodenticide poisoning in birds of prey at the Clinic. She also has a strong interest in turtle medicine and conservation and avian orthopedics.


  • DVM - Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine - 2003

Board Certification

  • Diplomate American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (Avian)
  1. Murray M, Raptor gastroenterology. Vet Clin North Am Exot Anim Pract. 2014;17:211-234.
  2. Dickey M, Cray C, Norton T, Murray M, et al. Assessment of hemoglobin binding protein in loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) undergoing rehabilitation. 2014;45:700-703.
  3. Murray M, Pizzirani S, Tseng F. A technique for evisceration as an alternative to enucleation in birds of prey, 19 Cases. J Avian Med Surg. 2013;27:120-127.
  4. Murray M, Anticoagulant rodenticide exposure and toxicosis in four species of birds of prey presented to a wildlife clinic in Massachusetts, 2006-2010. J Zoo Wildl Med. 2011;42:88-97.
  5. Murray M, Waliszewski N, Garner M, et al.  Sepsis and disseminated intravascular coagulation in an eastern spiny softshell turtle (Apalone spinifera spinifera) with acute mycobacteriosis.  J Zoo Wildl Med.  2009;40:572-575.
  6. Murray M, Tseng F. Diagnosis and treatment of secondary anticoagulant rodenticide toxicosis in a red-tailed hawk (Buteo jamaicensis).  J Avian Med and Surg. 2008;22:41-46.

General Research Interests

  • Wildlife medicine and surgery
  • Rodenticide exposure and toxicosis in birds of prey
  • Clinical use of electroretinography in birds of prey

Selected Research Projects

  • Investigation of rodenticide exposure in birds of prey in Massachusetts.
  • Investigation of the use of electroretinography in birds of prey with ocular trauma.

Research and Clinical Interests

  • Avian orthopedics
  • Ocular trauma in birds of prey
  • Chelonian medicine and conversation