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    Richard Pereira- PhD
    Assistant Professor of Clinical
    Population Health & Reproduction

    3005 VM3B
    Davis, CA 95616

    +1 530 752 2503
    rvpereira@ucdavis.edu

       

    Specialty Focus

    Food Animal Herd Health & Reproduction; Epidemiology; Antimicrobial Resistance

    Education

    2007 Externship Food Animal Medicine & Surgery and Theriogenology, Washington State University, Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Pullman, WA
    2008 BVSc Veterinary Medicine, Federal University of Uberlandia, Uberlandia, MG, Brazil
    2009 Intern Production Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
    2011 Resident Certificate Production Medicine, Cornell University Hospital for Animals (CUHA), Ithaca, NY
    2015 Ph.D. Epidemiology, Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Ithaca, NY

    Honors and Awards

    2014 Delegate and Session Chair for the XXVIII World Buiatrics Congress, Cairns, Australia.
    2012-2015 Training Research Fellowship, Cornell University Graduate Program in Comparative Medicine.

    Active Research Grants

    Principal Investigator, Assessment of interventions for degradation of ceftiofur residues in whole milk, (Principal Investigator), UC Davis: Center for Food Animal Health: Hatch Funds

    Co-Principal Investigator, Mitigating antibiotic resistance on dairy farms by characterizing resistant genes in enteric bacteria from cattle at different production stages, Xunde Li (Principal Investigator), Center for Food Animal Health

    Principal Investigator, Effect of dry cow treatment on fresh cow’s milk microbiota., (Principal Investigator), CFAH

    Co-Principal Investigator, A reconnaissance study on antibiotic resistance genes in California Central Valley dairy farms for dairy manure management extension research, Pramod Pandey (Principal Investigator), Center for Food Animal Health (CFAH)

    Co-Investigator, Management practices on organic dairy herds in California, Alda Pires (Principal Investigator), Center for Food Animal Health

    Co-Investigator, Estimating the rate of acquisition and loss of antimicrobial resistance within the gut microbiota of preweaned dairy calves, Sharif Aly (Principal Investigator), CENTER FOR FOOD ANIMAL HEALTH

    Co-Investigator, Survey of antibiotic resistance and the subsequent promotion of judicious use of antibiotics in backyard poultry (BYP), Xunde Li (Principal Investigator), CENTER FOR FOOD ANIMAL HEALTH

    Principal Investigator, Antimicrobial resistance of Escherichia coli and Trueperella pyogenes from cows with metritis in California., (Principal Investigator), Center for Food Animal Health (CFAH) Dairy Herd Health & Food Safety Funds Call

    Co-Principal Investigator, Antimicrobials used for Treatment of Disease: Developing Methods to reduce the use of Critically Important Antimicrobials on Dairy Farms, Gregory Habing (Principal Investigator), USDA NIFA

    Principal Investigator, Trends in antimicrobial resistant Salmonella isolated from dairy cattle at a veterinary microbiology laboratory in Northern California, 2002-2017., (Principal Investigator), UC Davis: Center for Food Animal Health: Hatch Funds

    Most Recent 10 Publications

    • Richard Pereira: Impacts of feeding preweaned calves milk containing drug residues on the functional profile of the fecal microbiota 2018 Pereira RVV, Carroll LM, Lima S, Foditsch C, Siler JD, Bicalho RC, Warnick LD Impacts of feeding preweaned calves milk containing drug residues on the functional profile of the fecal microbiota ,
    • Richard Pereira: 16S rRNA analysis of diversity of manure microbial community in dairy farm environment 2018 Pandey P, Chiu C, Miao M, Wang Y, Settles M, Del Rio NS, Castillo A, Souza A, Pereira R, Jeannotte R 16S rRNA analysis of diversity of manure microbial community in dairy farm environment PloS One,
    • Richard Pereira: Whole-Genome Sequencing of Drug-Resistant Salmonella enterica Isolates from Dairy Cattle and Humans in New York and Washington States Reveals Source and Geographic Associations 2017 Carroll LM, Wiedmann M, den Bakker H, Siler J, Warchocki S, Kent D, Lyalina S, Davis M, Sischo W, Besser T, Warnick LD, Pereira RV Whole-Genome Sequencing of Drug-Resistant Salmonella enterica Isolates from Dairy Cattle and Humans in New York and Washington States Reveals Source and Geographic Associations Appl Environ Microbiol,
    • Richard Pereira: Ingestion of milk containing very low concentration of antimicrobials: longitudinal effect on fecal microbiota composition in preweaned calves. 2016 Pereira RV, Lima S, Siler JD, Foditsch C, Warnick LD, Bicalho RC Ingestion of milk containing very low concentration of antimicrobials: longitudinal effect on fecal microbiota composition in preweaned calves. PLoS One,
    • Richard Pereira: Improving Dairy Organizational Communication from the Veterinarian's Perspective: Results of a Continuing Veterinary Medical Education Pilot Program. 2016 Moore DA, Sischo WM, Kurtz S, Siler JD, Pereira RV, Warnick LD, Davis MA Improving Dairy Organizational Communication from the Veterinarian's Perspective: Results of a Continuing Veterinary Medical Education Pilot Program. J Vet Med Educ,
    • Richard Pereira: Oral Administration of Faecalibacterium prausnitzii Decreased the Incidence of Severe Diarrhea and Related Mortality Rate and Increased Weight Gain in Preweaned Dairy Heifers. 2015 Foditsch C, Pereira RV, Ganda EK, Gomez MS, Marques EC, Santin T, Bicalho RC Oral Administration of Faecalibacterium prausnitzii Decreased the Incidence of Severe Diarrhea and Related Mortality Rate and Increased Weight Gain in Preweaned Dairy Heifers. PLoS One,
    • Richard Pereira: Effect of heifer-raising practices on E. coli antimicrobial resistance and Salmonella prevalence among heifer raisers 2015 Pereira RV, Siler JD, Cummings KJ, Davis MA, Warnick LD Effect of heifer-raising practices on E. coli antimicrobial resistance and Salmonella prevalence among heifer raisers Epidemiol Infect,
    • Richard Pereira: In vivo selection of resistant E. coli after ingestion of milk with added drug residues. 2014 Pereira RV, Siler JD, Bicalho RC, Warnick LD In vivo selection of resistant E. coli after ingestion of milk with added drug residues. PLoS One,
    • Richard Pereira: Isolation and characterization of Faecalibacterium prausnitzii from calves and piglets. 2014 Foditsch C, Santos TM, Teixeira AG, Pereira RV, Dias JM, Gaeta N, Bicalho RC Isolation and characterization of Faecalibacterium prausnitzii from calves and piglets. PLoS One,
    • Richard Pereira: Effect of preweaned dairy calf housing system on antimicrobial resistance in commensal Escherichia coli. 2014 Pereira RV, Siler JD, Ng JC, Davis MA, Warnick LD Effect of preweaned dairy calf housing system on antimicrobial resistance in commensal Escherichia coli. J Dairy Sci,