Richard M. Jakowski - DVM, PhD, DACVP

Richard M. Jakowski
Associate Professor Emeritus
Anatomic Pathology
Pathology

Campus Phone:
(508)-839-8788

Alt Phone:
(860)-963-9055

Education

  • DVM – Michigan State University, 1967
  • PhD – University of Connecticut, 1972

Board Certification

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Pathology, 1982
  1. Gibson, C.J., Parry, N.M.A., Jakowski, R.M., Cooper, J. 2010. Adenomatous polyp with intestinal metaplasia of the esophagus (Barrett esophagus) in a dog. Veterinary Pathology.
  2. Ross, L., Jakowski, R., Bolin, C., Kiupel, M. 2009. Retrospective immunohistochemical detection of leptospira in dogs with renal pathology. International Journal of Applied Research in Veterinary Medicine.
  3. Gibson, C.J., Parry, N.M.A., Jakowski, R.M., Eshar, D. 2008. Anaplastic astrocytoma in the spinal cord of an African pygmy hedgehog (Atelerix albiventris). Veterinary Pathology.
  4. Winters, K.B., Tidwell, A.S., Rozanski, E.A., Jakowski, R., Hoffman, A.M. 2006. Characterization of severe small airway disease in a puppy using computed tomography. Veterinary Radiology and Ultrasound.
  5. Acierno, M.J., Labato, M.A., Stern, L.C., Mukherjee, J., Jakowski, R.M., Ross, L.A. 2006. Serum concentrations of the third component of complement in healthy dogs and dogs with protein-losing nephropathy. American Journal of Veterinary Research.
  6. Snyder, L.A., Bertone, E.R., Jakowski, R.M., Dooner, M.S., Jennings-Ritchie, J., Moore, A.S. 2004. p53 expression and environmental tobacco smoke exposure in feline oral squamous cell carcinoma. Veterinary Pathology.
  7. Waldrop, J.E., Stoneham, A.E., Tidwell, A.S., Jakowski, R.M., Rozanski, E.A., Rush, J.E. 2003. Aortic Dissection Associated with Aortic Aneurysms and Posterior Paresis in a Dog. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine.
  8. McOrist, S., Tseng, F., Jakowski, R., Keating, J., Pearson, C. 2002. Cerebral arteriosclerosis in an aged captive polar bear (Ursus maritimus). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine.
  9. March, P.A., Knowles, K., Dillavou, C.L., Jakowski, R., Freden, G. 1996. Diagnosis, treatment, and temporary remission of disseminated paecilomycosis in a vizsla. Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association.
  10. Myers III, N.C., Engler, S.J., Jakowski, R.M. 1996. Chylothorax and chylous ascites in a dog with mediastinal lymphangiosarcoma. Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association.
  11. KRAUS, B.L.H., KIRKER‐HEAD, C.A., KRAUS, K.H., JAKOWSKI, R.M., STECKEL, R.R. 1995. Vascular Supply of the Tendon of the Equine Deep Digital Flexor Muscle Within the Digital Sheath. Veterinary Surgery.
  12. Jimenez, M.M., Kirker-Head, C.A., Jakowski, R.M., O'Callaghan, M.W. 1994. Bilateral hind limb hypoplasia in a foal.. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association.
  13. Jakowski, R.M. 1994. Right hepatic lobe atrophy in horses: 17 cases (1983-1993).. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association.
  14. Knowles, K., Alroy, J., Castagnaro, M., Raghavan, S.S., Jakowski, R.M., Freden, G.O. 1993. Adult-onset lysosomal storage disease in a Schipperke dog: clinical, morphological and biochemical studies. Acta Neuropathologica.
  15. Crystal, M.A., Penninck, D.G., Matz, M.E., Pearson, S.H., Freden, G.O., Jakowski, R.M. 1993. USE OF ULTRASOUND‐GUIDED FINE‐NEEDLE ASPIRATION BIOPSY AND AUTOMATED CORE BIOPSY FOR THE DIAGNOSIS OF GASTROINTESTINAL DISEASES IN SMALL ANIMALS. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound.
  16. Mason, G.D., Lamb, C.R., Jakowski, R.M. 1990. FATAL MEDIASTINAL HEMORRHAGE IN A DOG. Veterinary Radiology.
  17. Lofstedt, J., Jakowski, R.M. 1989. Diagnosis of avian tuberculosis in a horse by use of liver biopsy.. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association.
  18. Lofstedt, J., Jakowski, R., Sharko, P. 1988. Enzootic ataxia and caprine arthritis/encephalitis virus infection in a New England goat herd [corrected]. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association.
  19. Podell, M., Pokras, M., Gerlach, P., Jakowski, R. 1988. Meningioma in a woodchuck exhibiting central vestibular deficits.. Journal of wildlife diseases.
  20. Heffner, K.A., White, S.D., Frevert, C.W., Jakowski, R. 1988. Corynebacterium folliculitis in a horse.. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association.

Research and Clinical Interests

  • Diagnostic Pathology

Teaching

  • Course Director, Anatomic Pathology Rotation. 1991-2010
  • Course Director, Veterinary Histology 2006- 2010
  • Course Director, Pathophysiology of the Urinary System 2004-2008
  • Course Director, Pathophysiology of the Gastrointestinal System 2002-2005
  • Veterinary Microbiology, Pathogenesis of Viral Disease, 12 lecture hours per year, 1980-2010
  • Veterinary Respiratory System Course, Pathology of Equine and Bovine ian respiratory disease, 4 lecture hours per year, 1982-2010
  • Veterinary Hemolymphatic System Course, Pathology of Spleen, Thymus and Lymph Nodes, 2 lecture hours per year, 1982-2010
  • Pathophysiology of the Reproductive System, Pathology of Bovine Mastitis, 1 lecture hour per year, 1982-2010
  • Pathophysiology of the Urinary System, Glomerulonephritis and Infectious Tubulointerstitial Diseases of the Kidney, 2 lecture hours per year. 2001 – 2010
  • Pathophysiology of the GI Tract, Liver and Pancreas, Diseases of the Oral Cavity, SA and LA Intestinal disease, Infectious and Vascular diseases of the liver, 8 lecture hour per year, 2004
  • Anatomic Pathology Rotation, 30 weeks per year (2000 contact hours per year, 1982-2010
  • Head, Section of Pathology 2002 - 2010