Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University
Claire R. Sharp

Assistant Professor

Canine and Feline Sepsis
Emergency & Critical Care

Campus Phone:
508-839-5395

Fax:
508-839-7922

Education

  • Masters of Science (Veterinary Clinical Sciences) - University of Missouri - 2010
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery - Murdoch University - 2002
  • Bachelor of Science (Veterinary Biology) - Murdoch University - 2000

Board Certification

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care (DACVECC)

An ex vivo evaluation of efficacy of refrigerated canine plasma

Author(s):Grochowsky, A.R. | Rozanski, E.A. | de Laforcade, A.M. | Sharp, C.R. | Meola, D.M. | Schavone, J.J. | Brooks, M.B.
Publication year: 2014
Journal / Book title: Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care

Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations in dogs - correlation with health and cancer risk

Author(s):Selting, K.A. | Sharp, C.R. | Ringold, R. | Thamm, D.H. | Backus, R.
Publication year: 2014
Journal / Book title: Veterinary and Comparative Oncology

Multicenter prospective evaluation of dogs with trauma

Author(s):Hall, K.E. | Holowaychuk, M.K. | Sharp, C.R. | Reineke, E.
Publication year: 2014
Journal / Book title: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association

A novel trauma model: Naturally occurring canine trauma

Author(s):Hall, K.E. | Sharp, C.R. | Adams, C.R. | Beilman, G.
Publication year: 2014
Journal / Book title: Shock

Psychogenic stress in hospitalized dogs: Cross species comparisons, implications for health care, and the challenges of evaluation

Author(s):Hekman, J.P. | Karas, A.Z. | Sharp, C.R.
Publication year: 2014
Journal / Book title: Animals

Gastric dilatation and volvulus in a brachycephalic dog with hiatal hernia

Author(s):Aslanian, M.E. | Sharp, C.R. | Garneau, M.S.
Publication year: 2014
Journal / Book title: Journal of Small Animal Practice

Pharmacokinetics and preliminary safety data of a single oral dose of bosentan, a dual endothelin receptor antagonist, in cats

Author(s):Puza, N. | Papich, M.G. | Reinero, C. | Chang, C.-H. | Yu, D.-H. | Sharp, C. | Declue, A.
Publication year: 2014
Journal / Book title: Journal of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Clinical experience of anti-Xa monitoring in critically ill dogs receiving dalteparin

Author(s):Lynch, A.M. | deLaforcade, A.M. | Sharp, C.R.
Publication year: 2014
Journal / Book title: Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care

Clinical outcome after diagnosis of hemophilia a in dogs

Author(s):Aslanian, M.E. | Sharp, C.R. | Rozanski, E.A. | de Laforcade, A.M. | Rishniw, M. | Brooks, M.B.
Publication year: 2014
Journal / Book title: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association

Physical Examination of the Respiratory System

Author(s):Sharp, C.R. | Rozanski, E.A.
Publication year: 2013
Journal / Book title: Topics in Companion Animal Medicine

Serum thymidine kinase 1 and C-reactive protein as biomarkers for screening clinically healthy dogs for occult disease

Author(s):Selting, K.A. | Sharp, C.R. | Ringold, R. | Knouse, J.
Publication year: 2013
Journal / Book title: Veterinary and Comparative Oncology

Evaluation of the shock index in dogs presenting as emergencies

Author(s):Porter, A.E. | Rozanski, E.A. | Sharp, C.R. | Dixon, K.L. | Price, L.L. | Shaw, S.P.
Publication year: 2013
Journal / Book title: Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care

Mechanical ventilation in a dog with acetylcholinesterase inhibitor toxicosis

Author(s):Tse, Y.C. | Sharp, C.R. | Evans, T.
Publication year: 2013
Journal / Book title: Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care

Endothelin-1 Concentrations in Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid of Cats with Experimentally Induced Asthma

Author(s):Sharp, C.R. | Lee-Fowler, T.M. | Reinero, C.R.
Publication year: 2013
Journal / Book title: Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine

Mechanical ventilation in a dog with acetylcholinesterase inhibitor toxicosis.

Author(s):Tse, Y.C. | Sharp, C.R. | Evans, T.
Publication year: 2013
Journal / Book title: Journal of veterinary emergency and critical care (San Antonio, Tex. : 2001)

Pathology in Practice

Author(s):Needle, D.B. | Sharp, C.R. | Krein, S.R. | Davis, B.J.
Publication year: 2013
Journal / Book title: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association

Septic pericarditis in a cat with pyometra

Author(s):Majoy, S.B. | Sharp, C.R. | Dickinson, A.E. | Cunningham, S.M.
Publication year: 2013
Journal / Book title: Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care

Elevated serum thymidine kinase activity in canine splenic hemangiosarcoma

Author(s):Thamm, D.H. | Kamstock, D.A. | Sharp, C.R. | Johnson, S.I. | Mazzaferro, E. | Herold, L.V. | Barnes, S.M. | Winkler, K. | Selting, K.A.
Publication year: 2012
Journal / Book title: Veterinary and Comparative Oncology

Plasma lactate measurements in healthy cats

Author(s):Redavid, L.A. | Sharp, C.R. | Mitchell, M.A. | Beckel, N.F.
Publication year: 2012
Journal / Book title: Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care

Spontaneous pneumothorax in 35 cats (2001-2010)

Author(s):Mooney, E.T. | Rozanski, E.A. | King, R.G. | Sharp, C.R.
Publication year: 2012
Journal / Book title: Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery

General Research Interests

  • Canine and Feline SIRS and Sepsis
  • Respiratory Diseases
  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
  • Polytrauma
  • Biomarkers for Cancer and Inflammatory Disease

Teaching

  • PBL I, II & III - Course Director
  • Immunology: Clinical Immunology, Congenital and Acquired Immunodeficiency Disorders
  • Small Animal Medicine - Selected Infectious Diseases, Coagulation Disorder
  • Cardiology - Shock
  • Toxicology - Plant Toxins, Renal Toxins

Research Interests by Area

Spontaneous Animal Disease Models
  • Sepsis in dogs and cats

Research Interests by Organ System and Disease

Emergency and Critical Care
  • Canine and feline sepsis, acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), polytrauma. Sepsis, endotoxemia, and inflammatory biomarkers (dog and cat models), clinical critical care research

Visiting Professor

  • University of the West Indies - St. Augustine, Trinidad: Principles of Medicine & Small Animal Medicine