Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University
Amanda Abelson

Clinical Instructor, Emergency & Critical Care and Anesthesia

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  • BA Bowdoin College
  • DVM Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Residency Cerificate Small and Large Animal Anesthesia
  • Residency Certificate Small Animal Emergency & Critical Care

Board Certification

  1. Use of mycophenolate mofetil as a rescue agent in the treatment of severe generalized myasthenia gravis in three dogs. Abelson A, Shelton D, Whelan M, et al. JVECC 2009;19(4):369-374.
  2. A comparison of epidural morphine with low dose bupivacaine versus epidural morphine alone on motor and respiratory function in dogs following splenectomy. Abelson AL, Armitage-Chan E, Lindsey JC, Wetmore LA. 2011 May;38(3):213-23.

General Research Interests

  • Transfusion medicine
  • Trauma
  • Abdominal sepsis

Selected Research Projects

  • Coagulopathy in trauma


  • Clinical Skills I and II Course Director

Research Interests by Organ System and Disease

Emergency and Critical Care
  • Protocol driven clinical practice, trauma, transfusion medicine