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    Robert Poppenga- DVM, PhD, DABVT
    Professor
    California Animal Health and Food Safety Lab
    Molecular Biosciences

    Maddy Lab
    Davis, CA 95616

    +1 530 752 8125
    rhpoppenga@ucdavis.edu

       

    Research Focus

    Veterinary Clinical Toxicology, Diagnostic Veterinary Toxicology: Diagnostic testing methods for animal intoxications; wildlife toxicology; biomarker development to better define exposure to toxicants.

    Specialty Focus

    Toxicology

    Education

    1974 Pre-Veterinary Program, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL
    1978 DVM Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, College of Veterinary Medicine, Urbana-Champaign, IL
    1987 PhD Toxicology, University of Illinois, College of Veterinary Medicine, Urbana-Champaign, IL

    Honors and Awards

    2004 AVMA Congressional Science Fellowship
    1972 Alpha Zeta scholastic honorary
    1972 Phi Zeta scholastic honorary
    1885 Phi Zeta veterinary scholastic honorary

    Licenses

    State Licensure - Michigan
    Diplomate American Board of Veterinary Toxicologists

    Active Research Grants

    Principal Investigator, Validation of carbamate pesticide screen for VetLRN network, (Principal Investigator), Food & Drug Administration

    Most Recent 10 Publications

    • Robert Poppenga: Bacterial flora of the giant garter snake (Thamnophis gigas) and valley garter snake (Thamnophis sirtalis fitchi) in the central valley of California 2017 Wack RF, Hansen EC, Johnson CK, Poppenga RH Bacterial flora of the giant garter snake (Thamnophis gigas) and valley garter snake (Thamnophis sirtalis fitchi) in the central valley of California Western Wildlife,
    • Robert Poppenga: Trace element contamination in feather and tissue samples from Anna's hummingbirds. 2017 Mikoni NA, Poppenga R, Ackerman JT, Foley J, Hazlehurst J, Purdin G, Aston L, Hargrave S, Jelks K, Tell LA Trace element contamination in feather and tissue samples from Anna's hummingbirds. Ecological Indicators,
    • Robert Poppenga: Sudden Death in Race Horses: Postmortem Examination Protocol 2017 Diab SS, Poppenga R, Uzal FA Sudden Death in Race Horses: Postmortem Examination Protocol J Vet Diagn Invest,
    • Robert Poppenga: Health and nutritional assessment of free-ranging Eastern Indigo Snakes (Drymarchon couperi) in Georgia, United States 2016 Knafo SE, Norton TM, Mitchell M, Stevenson DJ, Hyslop N, Poppenga R, Oliva M, Chen T, Cray C, Gibbs SE, Durden L, Stedman N, Divers S, Dierenfeld E Health and nutritional assessment of free-ranging Eastern Indigo Snakes (Drymarchon couperi) in Georgia, United States J Zoo Wildl Med,
    • Robert Poppenga: Patterns of natural and human-caused mortality factors of a rare forest carnivore, the Fisher (Pekania pennanti) in California. 2015 Gabriel MW, Woods LW, Wengert GM, Stephenson N, Higley JM, Thompson C, Matthews SM, Sweitzer RA, Purcell K, Barrett RH, Keller SM, Gaffney P, Jones M, Poppenga R, Foley JE, Brown RN, Clifford DL, Sacks BN Patterns of natural and human-caused mortality factors of a rare forest carnivore, the Fisher (Pekania pennanti) in California. PLoS One,
    • Robert Poppenga: Effect of sorbitol, single, and multidose activated charcoal administration on carprofen absorption following experimental overdose in dogs 2015 Koenigshof AM, Beal MW, Poppenga RH, Jutkowitz LA Effect of sorbitol, single, and multidose activated charcoal administration on carprofen absorption following experimental overdose in dogs J Vet Emerg Crit Care (San Antonio),
    • Robert Poppenga: Pharmacokinetics and selected pharmacodynamics of cobalt following a single intravenous administration to horses 2015 Knych HK, Arthur RM, Mitchell MM, Holser I, Poppenga R, Smith LL, Helm MN, Sams RA, Gaskill CL Pharmacokinetics and selected pharmacodynamics of cobalt following a single intravenous administration to horses Drug Test Anal,
    • Robert Poppenga: Method for the detection of desmethylbromethalin in animal tissue samples for the determination of bromethalin exposure 2015 Filigenzi MS, Bautista AC, Aston LS, Poppenga RH Method for the detection of desmethylbromethalin in animal tissue samples for the determination of bromethalin exposure J Agric Food Chem,
    • Robert Poppenga: Anticoagulant rodenticides in urban bobcats: exposure, risk factors and potential effects based on a 16-year study 2015 Serieys LE, Armenta TC, Moriarty JG, Boydston EE, Lyren LM, Poppenga RH, Crooks KR, Wayne RK, Riley SP Anticoagulant rodenticides in urban bobcats: exposure, risk factors and potential effects based on a 16-year study Ecotoxicology,
    • Robert Poppenga: Cluster of cases of massive hemorrhage associated with anticoagulant detection in race horses 2015 Carvallo FR, Poppenga R, Kinde H, Diab SS, Nyaoke AC, Hill AE, Arthur RM, Uzal FA Cluster of cases of massive hemorrhage associated with anticoagulant detection in race horses J Vet Diagn Invest,

    Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

    2017 Poppenga RH: Environmental Contaminants, Charles Manire, Terry Norton, Brian Stacy, Charles Innis and Craig Harms, (ed), Sea Turtle Health and Rehabilitation, Plantation Florida. .

    2016 Poppenga RH: Lead, Hovda, L, Brutlag, A, Poppenga, R. and Peterson, K, (ed), Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion, Small Animal Toxicology, 2nd ed, Ames, IA. .

    2016 Osweiler GD, Poppenga RH: Information Resources for Toxicology, Hovda, L, Brutlag, A, Poppenga, R. and Peterson, K, (ed), , Ames, IA. .

    2016 Osweiler G, Poppenga RH: Laboratory Diagnostics, Hovda, L, Brutlag, A, Poppenga, R. and Peterson, K, (ed), Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion, Small Animal Toxicology, 2nd ed, Ames, IA. .

    2016 Brutlag AG, Hovda LR, Poppenga RH: Identification and Management of the Unknown Toxicant, Hovda, L, Brutlag, A, Poppenga, R. and Peterson, K, (ed), Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion, Small Animal Toxicology, 2nd ed., Ames, IA. .