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    Jenessa Gjeltema
    Assistant Professor
    Medicine & Epidemiology

    Vet Med 3B #1050
    Davis, CA 95616

    +1 916 808 8808
    jgjeltema@ucdavis.edu

       

    Education

    2015 Residency Zoological Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
    2012 Internship Small Animal Medicine, Coral Springs Animal Hospital, Coral Springs, FL
    2011 DVM Zoological Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
    2004 BS International Business, College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina
    2004 BS Business Administration, College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina
    2004 BA Philosophy, College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina

    Honors and Awards

    2017 Employee of the Month, Sacramento Zoo
    2014 House Officer of the Month, NC State University
    2011 Award for Proficiency in Zoological Medicine, NC State University
    2011 Phi Zeta (Honor Society of Veterinary Medicine)
    2010 Morris Animal Foundation Wildlife Ballard Award, second place

    Licenses

    Diplomate of the American College of Zoological Medicine
    California Veterinary Medical License
    USDA Veterinary Accreditation, Category II
    North Carolina Veterinary License

    Active Research Grants

    Principal Investigator, Evaluation of Blood Lactate Clearance in Live-Stranded Pinnipeds, (Principal Investigator), Phil and Karen Drayer Wildlife Health Center Fellowship Award

    Most Recent 10 Publications

    • Jenessa Gjeltema: Amoebic meningoencephalitis and disseminated infection caused by Balamuthia mandrillaris in a Western lowland gorilla (Gorilla gorilla gorilla). 2016 Gjeltema JL, Troan B, Muehlenbachs A, Liu L, Da Silva AJ, Qvarnstrom Y, Tobias JR, Loomis MR, De Voe RS Amoebic meningoencephalitis and disseminated infection caused by Balamuthia mandrillaris in a Western lowland gorilla (Gorilla gorilla gorilla). J Am Vet Med Assoc,
    • Jenessa Gjeltema: Hypertrophic osteodystrophy in two red wolf (Canis rufus) pups 2015 Gjeltema JL, MacLean RA, Cohen EB, De Voe RS Hypertrophic osteodystrophy in two red wolf (Canis rufus) pups Case Reports in Veterinary Medicine,
    • Jenessa Gjeltema: Casque infection, resolution, and subsequent repneumatization in a trumpeter hornbill (Bycanistes buccinator). 2015 Gjeltema JL, De Voe RS, Phillips BE, Stoskopf MK Casque infection, resolution, and subsequent repneumatization in a trumpeter hornbill (Bycanistes buccinator). Vet Q,
    • Jenessa Gjeltema: Clinical canine parvovirus type 2C infection in a group of Asian small-clawed otters (Aonyx cinerea). 2015 Gjeltema JL, Murphy H, Rivera S Clinical canine parvovirus type 2C infection in a group of Asian small-clawed otters (Aonyx cinerea). J Zoo Wildl Med,
    • Jenessa Gjeltema: The use of injectable alphaxalone as a single agent and in combination with ketamine, xylazine, and morphine in the Chilean rose tarantula, Grammostola rosea. 2014 Gjeltema JL, Posner LP, Stoskopf M The use of injectable alphaxalone as a single agent and in combination with ketamine, xylazine, and morphine in the Chilean rose tarantula, Grammostola rosea. J Zoo Wildl Med,
    • Jenessa Gjeltema: Assessment of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Contamination of Breeding Pools Utilized by the Puerto Rican Crested Toad, Peltophryne lemur. 2012 Gjeltema JL, Stoskopf M, Shea D, De Voe R Assessment of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Contamination of Breeding Pools Utilized by the Puerto Rican Crested Toad, Peltophryne lemur. ISRN Toxicol,
    • Jenessa Gjeltema: Effects of intramuscular meloxicam administration on prostaglandin E2 synthesis in the North American bullfrog (Rana catesbeiana). 2011 Minter LJ, Clarke EO, Gjeltema JL, Archibald KE, Posner LP, Lewbart GA Effects of intramuscular meloxicam administration on prostaglandin E2 synthesis in the North American bullfrog (Rana catesbeiana). J Zoo Wildl Med,