Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University
Mary Rose Paradis

Assoc Prof & Assoc Med Dir LAH

Internal Medicine, Equine Neonatal Care, Equine Geriatric Care
Large Animal Medicine

Campus Phone:
508-839-7926

Fax:
508-839-7922

Education

  • MS - Washington State University - 1980
  • DVM - University of Georgia - 1978
  • BS - Clemson University - 1975

Board Certification

  • Dip ACVIM (LAIM)

Age effects on blood gas, spirometry, airway reactivity, and bronchoalveolar lavage fluid cytology in clinically healthy horses

Author(s):Pacheco, A.P. | Paradis, M.R. | Hoffman, A.M. | Hermida, P. | Sanchez, A. | Nadeau, J.A. | Tufts, M. | Mazan, M.R.
Publication year: 2014
Journal / Book title: Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine

Syndromic surveillance for evaluating the occurrence of healthcare-associated infections in equine hospitals

Author(s):Ruple-Czerniak, A.A. | Aceto, H.W. | Bender, J.B. | Paradis, M.R. | Shaw, S.P. | Van Metre, D.C. | Weese, J.S. | Wilson, D.A. | Wilson, J. | Morley, P.S.
Publication year: 2014
Journal / Book title: Equine Veterinary Journal

Using syndromic surveillance to estimate baseline rates for healthcare-associated infections in critical care units of small animal referral hospitals

Author(s):Ruple-Czerniak, A. | Aceto, H.W. | Bender, J.B. | Paradis, M.R. | Shaw, S.P. | Van Metre, D.C. | Weese, J.S. | Wilson, D.A. | Wilson, J.H. | Morley, P.S.
Publication year: 2013
Journal / Book title: Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine

The effect of geographic location, breed, and pituitary dysfunction on seasonal adrenocorticotropin and α-melanocyte-stimulating hormone plasma concentrations in horses

Author(s):McFarlane, D. | Paradis, M.R. | Zimmel, D. | Sykes, B. | Brorsen, B.W. | Sanchez, A. | Vainio, K.
Publication year: 2011
Journal / Book title: Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine

Pharmacokinetics of aztreonam after intravenous administration in foals

Author(s):Paxson, J.A. | Paradis, M.R.
Publication year: 2011
Journal / Book title: Journal of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Septic arthritis in the foal: What is the best imaging modality?

Author(s):Paradis, M.R.
Publication year: 2010
Journal / Book title: Equine Veterinary Education

Acute lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndromes in veterinary medicine: Consensus definitions: The Dorothy Russell Havemeyer Working Group on ALI and ARDS in Veterinary Medicine: State-of-the-Art Review

Author(s):Wilkins, P.A. | Otto, C.M. | Baumgardner, J.E. | Dunkel, B. | Bedenice, D. | Paradis, M.R. | Staffieri, F. | Syring, R.S. | Slack, J. | Grasso, S. | Pranzo, G.
Publication year: 2007
Journal / Book title: Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care

Noninfectious Respiratory Problems

Author(s):Mazan, M.R. | Paradis, M.R.
Publication year: 2006
Journal / Book title: Equine Neonatal Medicine

Manifestations of Septicemia

Author(s):Bedenice, D. | Paradis, M.R.
Publication year: 2006
Journal / Book title: Equine Neonatal Medicine

Equine Neonatal Medicine

Author(s):Paradis, M.R.
Publication year: 2006
Journal / Book title: Equine Neonatal Medicine

Use of a multivariable model to estimate the probability of discharge in hospitalized foals that are 7 days of age or less

Author(s):Rohrbach, B.W. | Buchanan, B.R. | Drake, J.M. | Andrews, F.M. | Bain, F.T. | Byars, D.T. | Bernard, W.V. | Furr, M.O. | Paradis, M.R. | Lawler, J. | Giguère, S. | Dunkel, B.
Publication year: 2006
Journal / Book title: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association

Acute recumbency associated with Anaplasma phagocytophilum infection in a horse

Author(s):Nolen-Walston, R.D. | D'oench, S.M. | Hanelt, L.M. | Sharkey, L.C. | Paradis, M.R.
Publication year: 2004
Journal / Book title: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association

Pulmonary surfactant dysfunction and lung maturation in neonatal foals: Therapy, prevention, and prognosis

Author(s):Costa, L.R.R. | Eades, S.C. | Goad, M.E. | Paradis, M.R.
Publication year: 2004
Journal / Book title: Compendium on Continuing Education for the Practicing Veterinarian

Pulmonary surfactant dysfunction in neonatal foals: Pathogenesis and clinical findings

Author(s):Costa, L.R.R. | Eades, S.C. | Goad, M.E. | Paradis, M.R.
Publication year: 2004
Journal / Book title: Compendium on Continuing Education for the Practicing Veterinarian

Bacterial meningitis and brain abscesses secondary to infectious disease processes involving the head in horses: Seven cases (1980-2001)

Author(s):Smith, J.J. | Provost, P.J. | Paradis, M.R.
Publication year: 2004
Journal / Book title: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association

Risk Factors and Prognostic Variables for Survival of Foals with Radiographic Evidence of Pulmonary Disease

Author(s):Bedenice, D. | Heuwieser, W. | Solano, M. | Rand, W. | Paradis, M.R.
Publication year: 2003
Journal / Book title: Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine

Clinical and Prognostic Significance of Radiographic Pattern, Distribution, and Severity of Thoracic Radiographic Changes in Neonatal Foals

Author(s):Bedenice, D. | Heuwieser, W. | Brawer, R. | Solano, M. | Rand, W. | Paradis, M.R.
Publication year: 2003
Journal / Book title: Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine

Demographic and clinical characteristics of geriatric horses: 467 Cases (1989-1999)

Author(s):Brosnahan, M.M. | Paradis, M.R.
Publication year: 2003
Journal / Book title: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association

Assessment of clinical characteristics, management practices, and activities of geriatric horses

Author(s):Brosnahan, M.M. | Paradis, M.R.
Publication year: 2003
Journal / Book title: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association

Nutritional support: Enteral and parenteral

Author(s):Paradis, M.R.
Publication year: 2003
Journal / Book title: Clinical Techniques in Equine Practice

General Research Interests

  • Interested in clinical research involving equine neonatal diseases, especially sepsis and also equine geriatric problems.

Selected Research Projects

  • Neonatal septic arthritis/osteomyelitis
  • Computed tomography of septic joints in foals
  • Seasonal variation of ACTH & MSH in horses

Research Interests by Area

Infectious Diseases: Prevention and Control
  • Infectious diseases in neonatal foals
Spontaneous Animal Disease Models
  • Neonatal bacteremia and prematurity in foals; aging in horses

Major Specialized Equipment

  • Computed tomography in animals less than 200 kg
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Video endoscope/gastrroscopes