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Cheryl Blaze - BVSc, PhD, MBA, DACVAA, DVA

Cheryl Blaze
Hospital Director, Associate Professor Emerita

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  • Executive MBA - San Diego State University - 2001
  • PhD - Duke University - 1996
  • B.V.Sc. - University of Queensland, Australia - 1975

Board Certification

  • DACVAA – American College of Veterinary Anesthesiologists, 1985
  • DVA – University of Bristol, UK, 1977
  1. Blaze, C.A., Faissler, D., Schneider, B., Maranda, L., Barton, B., Simon, R.F., Dodman, N.H. 2016. The effect of acepromazine on electroencephalographic activity in normal sedated dogs. International Journal of Applied Research in Veterinary Medicine.
  2. Krein, S.R., Lindsey, J.C., Blaze, C.A., Wetmore, L.A. 2014. Evaluation of risk factors, including fluconazole administration, for prolonged anesthetic recovery times in horses undergoing general anesthesia for ocular surgery: 81 cases (2006-2013). Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association.
  3. Kudej, R.K., Blaze, C. 2013. Pectus Excavatum. Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgery.
  4. Weaver, L.A., Blaze, C.A., Linder, D.E., Andrutis, K.A., Karas, A.Z. 2010. A model for clinical evaluation of perioperative analgesia in rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus). Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science.
  5. Bretz, B., Blaze, C., Parry, N., Kudej, R.K. 2010. Ischemic postconditioning does not attenuateischemia-reperfusion injury of rabbit small intestine. Veterinary Surgery.
  6. Abelson, A.L., McCobb, E.C., Shaw, S., Armitage-Chan, E., Wetmore, L.A., Karas, A.Z., Blaze, C. 2009. Use of wound soaker catheters for the administration of local anesthetic for post-operative analgesia: 56 cases. Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia.
  7. Bysani, G.K., Kennedy, T.P., Ky, N., Rao, N.V., Blaze, C.A., Hoidal, J.R. 1990. Role of cytochrome P-450 in reperfusion injury of the rabbit lung. Journal of Clinical Investigation.
  8. Blaze, C.A., LeBlanc, P.H., Robinson, N.E. 1988. Effect of withholding feed on ventilation and the incidence of regurgitation during halothane anesthesia of adult cattle. American Journal of Veterinary Research.
  9. BLAZE, C.A., HOLLAND, R.E., GRANT, A.L. 1988. Gas Exchange during Xylazine–ketamine Anesthesia in Neonatal Calves. Veterinary Surgery.
  10. Stanisiewski, E.P., Ames, N.K., Chapin, L.T., Blaze, C.A., Tucker, H.A. 1988. Effect of pinealectomy on prolactin, testosterone and luteinizing hormone concentration in plasma of bull calves exposed to 8 or 16 hours of light per day.. Journal of animal science.
  11. Wetmore, L.A., Derksen, F.J., Blaze, C.A., Eyster, G.E. 1987. Mixed venous oxygen tension as an estimate of cardiac output in anesthetized horses.. American Journal of Veterinary Research.
  12. Blaze, C.A., Robinson, N.E. 1987. Apneic oxygenation in anesthetized ponies and horses. Veterinary Research Communications.
  13. Reuter, R., Blaze, C. 1987. Anaesthesia of guinea pigs.. The Veterinary record.

Research and Clinical Interests

  • Veterinary anesthesia all species
  • Massachusetts Veterinary Medical Association
  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia
  • Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society
  • Veterinary Surgeons Board of Queensland (Australia)
  • Association of Veterinary Anaesthetists (UK)