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Elizabeth A. Rozanski - DVM, DACVIM, DACVECC

Elizabeth A. Rozanski
Associate Professor
Respiratory Disease, Hematology, Emergency & Critical Care

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  • DVM - University of Illinois - 1992

Board Certification

  1. McCobb, E., Rozanski, E.A., Malcolm, E.L., Wolfus, G., Rush, J.E. 2018. A novel model for teaching primary care in a community practice setting: Tufts at tech community veterinary clinic. Journal of Veterinary Medical Education.
  2. Vaught, M.E., Rozanski, E.A., deLaforcade, A.M. 2018. Effect of transoral tracheal wash on respiratory mechanics in dogs with respiratory disease. Canadian Journal of Veterinary Research.
  3. Dorsey, T.I., Rozanski, E.A., Sharp, C.R., Babyak, J.M., de Laforcade, A.M. 2018. Evaluation of thromboelastography in bitches with pyometra. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation.
  4. Intarapanich, N.P., Touroo, R.M., Rozanski, E.A., Reisman, R.W., Intarapanich, P.P., McCobb, E.C. 2017. Characterization and comparison of injuries caused by spontaneous versus organized dogfighting. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association.
  5. Aona, B.D., Rush, J.E., Rozanski, E.A., Cunningham, S.M., Sharp, C.R., Freeman, L.M. 2017. Evaluation of echocardiography and cardiac biomarker concentrations in dogs with gastric dilatation volvulus. Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care.
  6. Marschner, C.B., Kristensen, A.T., Rozanski, E.A., McEvoy, F.J., Kühnel, L., Taeymans, O., de Laforcade, A., Sato, A.F., Wiinberg, B. 2017. Diagnosis of canine pulmonary thromboembolism by computed tomography and mathematical modelling using haemostatic and inflammatory variables. Veterinary Journal.
  7. Taylor, S., Rozanski, E., Sato, A.F., Rush, J.E. 2017. Vascular stent placement for palliation of mass-associated chylothorax in two dogs. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association.
  8. Allukian, A.R., Abelson, A.L., Babyak, J., Rozanski, E.A. 2017. Comparison of time to obtain intraosseous versus jugular venous catheterization on canine cadavers. Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care.
  9. Marschner, C.B., Kokla, M., Amigo, J.M., Rozanski, E.A., Wiinberg, B., McEvoy, F.J. 2017. Texture analysis of pulmonary parenchymateous changes related to pulmonary thromboembolism in dogs - a novel approach using quantitative methods. BMC Veterinary Research.
  10. Crane, C., Rozanski, E.A., Abelson, A.L., deLaforcade, A. 2017. Severe brachycephalic obstructive airway syndrome is associated with hypercoagulability in dogs. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation.
  11. Rozanski, E., Lynch, A. 2017. Fluid Therapy in Lung Disease. Veterinary Clinics of North America - Small Animal Practice.
  12. Fahey, R., Rozanski, E., Paul, A., Rush, J.E. 2017. Prevalence of vomiting in dogs with pericardial effusion. Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care.
  13. Mahon, J.L., Rozanski, E.A., Paul, A.L. 2017. Prevalence of serum antibody titers against canine distemper virus and canine parvovirus in dogs hospitalized in an intensive care unit. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association.
  14. Davies, R., Rozanski, E., Tseng, F., Jennings, S., Paul, A. 2016. Traumatic uterine rupture in three felids. Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care.
  15. Cummings, K.A., Abelson, A.L., Rozanski, E.A., Sharp, C.R. 2016. The effect of storage on ammonia, cytokine, and chemokine concentrations in feline whole blood. Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care.
  16. Intarapanich, N.P., McCobb, E.C., Reisman, R.W., Rozanski, E.A., Intarapanich, P.P. 2016. Characterization and Comparison of Injuries Caused by Accidental and Non-accidental Blunt Force Trauma in Dogs and Cats. Journal of Forensic Sciences.
  17. Porter, A., Rozanski, E., Price, L.L., Shaw, S. 2016. Evaluation of cardiac troponin I in dogs presenting to the emergency room using a point-of-care assay. Canadian Veterinary Journal.
  18. Hezzell, M.J., Rush, J.E., Humm, K., Rozanski, E.A., Sargent, J., Connolly, D.J., Boswood, A., Oyama, M.A. 2016. Differentiation of Cardiac from Noncardiac Pleural Effusions in Cats using Second-Generation Quantitative and Point-of-Care NT-proBNP Measurements. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine.
  19. Hanel, R.M., Palmer, L., Baker, J., Brenner, J.-A., Crowe, D.T., Dorman, D., Gicking, J.C., Gilger, B., Otto, C.M., Robertson, S.A., Rozanski, E., Trumpatori, B. 2016. Best practice recommendations for prehospital veterinary care of dogs and cats. Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care.
  20. Fletcher, D.J., Rozanski, E.A., Brainard, B.M., de Laforcade, A.M., Brooks, M.B. 2016. Assessment of the relationships among coagulopathy, hyperfibrinolysis, plasma lactate, and protein C in dogs with spontaneous hemoperitoneum. Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care.

General Research Interests

  • Respiratory disease/ventilation

Selected Research Projects

  • The role of viral infection in airway hyperreactivity, on-going
  • The utility of glargine for DKA in cats (AAFP funded)
  • The utility of sildenafil in canine pulmonary hypertension
  • The utility of CT in diagnosis of pulmonary disease

Research Interests by Area

Spontaneous Animal Disease Models
  • Asthma in cats, pulmonary fibrosis in West Highland terriers

Research Interests by Organ System and Disease

Cardiovascular Diseases and Nutrition
  • Tissue plasminogen activator in cats with ATE; NT-BNP in dogs with DCM, CVD and shortness of breath
Respiratory Diseases
  • Role of viral infection in airway hyper-reactivity, utility of CT in diagnosis of pulmonary disease, long-term effect of respiratory infections on feline lung function.
Emergency and Critical Care
  • Prognostic indicators in emergency medicine. Respiratory disease (asthma) in dogs and cats, transfusion medicine, clinical critical care research

Major Specialized Equipment

  • Puritan Bennett 840 Ventilator
  • Buxco Pulmonary Function Computer