Michael Aherne

Michael Aherne,

Clinical Assistant Professor, Cardiology, SAH

Department: Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Business Phone: (352) 392-2235
Business Email: maherne@ufl.edu

Accomplishments

Member (by examination), Small Animal Surgery Chapter (MANZCVS)
2012 · Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists

Board Certifications

  • DACVIM (Cardiology)
    American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

Research Profile

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0001-9599-9256

Areas of Interest
  • Advanced Cardiac Imaging Techniques
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Congenital Cardiac Disease
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Veterinary Education

Publications

2021
Effect of type of diet on blood and plasma taurine concentrations, cardiac biomarkers, and echocardiograms in 4 dog breeds
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. 35(2):771-779 [DOI] 10.1111/jvim.16075. [PMID] 33638176.
2019
Part II: Observations of clinical teaching in the veterinary teaching hospital
. 2(2):91-97
2018
Comparison of the mitral valve morphologies of Cavalier King Charles Spaniels and dogs of other breeds using 3D transthoracic echocardiography
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. 32(5):1564-1569 [DOI] 10.1111/jvim.15252. [PMID] 30238697.
2017
Mitral valve morphology assessed by three-dimensional transthoracic echocardiography in healthy dogs and dogs With myxomatous mitral valve disease
Journal of Veterinary Cardiology. 19(2):113-123 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jvc.2017.01.002. [PMID] 28279678.
2017
Mitral valve repair in dogs using an ePTFE chordal implantation device: a pilot study
Journal of Veterinary Cardiology. 19(3):256-267 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jvc.2017.03.002. [PMID] 28576476.
2016
Assessment of mitral valve morphology using three-dimensional echocardiography. Feasibility and reference values
Journal of Veterinary Cardiology. 18(2):156-167 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jvc.2015.11.002. [PMID] 26832312.
2013
Congenital heart disease: a case series of 135 dogs
. 43(3):466-470
2010
The competencies required by professional hospice palliative care spiritual care providers.
Journal of palliative medicine. 13(7):869-75 [DOI] 10.1089/jpm.2009.0429. [PMID] 20636158.
2006
A survey of PDA use by palliative medicine practitioners.
Journal of palliative care. 22(4):267-74 [PMID] 17263053.
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2005
A generative response to palliative service capacity in Canada.
International journal of health care quality assurance incorporating Leadership in health services. 18(1):iii-xxi [PMID] 15819124.
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Education

DACVIM – Cardiology
2017 · American College of Veterinary Medicine
MS – Biomedical and Veterinary Sciences
2017 · Virginia Tech
Residency – Advanced Clinical Training Cardiology
2014-2017 · Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech
GradDipVetStud
2012 · University of Sydney
MANZCVS
2012 · Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists
Internship – Small Animal Rotating
2011-2012 · University Veterinary Teaching Hospital, University of Sydney
MVB (Hons 1)
2008 · University College, Dublin

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2020-2021
VEM5311 Avian Med and Surgery
2017-2021
VEM5301 Cardiopul Disorders
2017-2021
VEM5862 Vet Cardio Clerkship
2018-2021
VEM5111 Animal Systems 2
2018-2021
VEM5202 Pnt Care Clin Skill 2
2021
VEM5288 Sm An Clin Pharmacol

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 392-2235
Emails:
Business:
maherne@ufl.edu