A native of New England, Dr. Oura received her Bachelor’s degree in Biology at the University of New Hampshire before working with marine mammals and avian and reptile species during zookeeper externship programs. She then worked in the Lung Function Laboratory of the Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine under the guidance of Dr. Andrew Hoffman before completing her DVM at Tufts in 2008. She then completed a small animal internship and a diagnostic imaging residency at North Carolina State University. Following board certification by the American College of Veterinary Radiology, she completed a post-doctoral teaching position at NCSU. She recently returned to New England and has worked at Tufts VETS and as a teleradiology consultant for IDEXX Laboratories. She joined Diagnostic Imaging faculty in 2014 and has particular interest in pulmonary CT and imaging of the respiratory system in general. She is also interested in abdominal CT, specifically angiography.
Dr. Oura lives in Grafton with her veterinary anatomic pathologist husband, their children, and one dog.
- DVM-Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, 2008
- BS-University of New Hampshire, 1998
- Diplomate American College of Veterinary Radiology, 2012
General Research Interests
- Exotic species imaging
- Respiratory system imaging
- Abdominal CT
- Pedagogy of veterinary medicine
Course director, VET 113: Clinical Radioanatomy and Principles of Imaging