Lois Wetmore, DVM, MS, ScD, DACVAA, Faculty member in the Anesthesia and Analgesia service at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine and is a diplomate in the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia. She graduated from Colorado State University Veterinary School in 1982 and did her residency training at Michigan State University where she also earned a MS degree in Veterinary Sciences. Dr Wetmore continued her research training at Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health where she received a doctoral degree in 1993. Dr. Wetmore has been a member of the Cummings faculty for the last 25 years where she focuses on teaching DVM students in didactic courses and clinical rotations, providing anesthesia service to the large and small animal hospitals, and doing research studying genetic-related differences in how companion animals respond to analgesia drugs.
BS, Utah State University , 1997
SD, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health , 1993
MS, Michigan State University -, 1987
DVM, Colorado State University , 1982
American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ACVAA)
Molecular characterization of receptors involved in the transmission and treatment of pain. Unique species specific aspects of opioid receptors.
Research and Clinical Interests
Effects of anesthetic drugs on the incidence of perioperative gastroesophageal reflux (GER) and regurgitation
Polymorphisms in opioid receptors
MDR1 mutations and their effects on oral morphine absorption from GI tract
Cytochrome P450 polymorphisms and metabolism of NSAIDs in dogs