Amy B Alexander

Amy B Alexander,

Clinical Associate Professor – Zoological Medicine

Department: Department of Comparative, Diagnostic & Population Medicine
Business Phone: (352) 392-2235
Business Email: alexandera@ufl.edu

Accomplishments

Diplomate
2017 · American College of Zoological Medicine

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2018-2021
VEM5311 Avian Med and Surgery
2019-2023
VEM5221 Intro Clinic Pathol
2018-2023
VEM5288 Sm An Clin Pharmacol
2019-2020
VEM5203 Pnt Care Clin Skill 3
2017-2023
VEM5821 Senior Clk Zoo Wl/Med
2019-2023
VEM5003 End of Life Issues
2019-2022
VEM5370 Reptile Med and Surgery
2021-2023
VEM5200 Pnt Care Clin Skill 1

Board Certifications

  • Zoological Medicine
    American College of Zoological Medicine

Research Profile

Areas of Interest
  • Clinical Pathology of Non-Domestic Animals
  • Critical Care of Non-Domestic Animals
  • Health of Captive and Free-Ranging Wildlife
  • One Health

Publications

2022
AUSTWICKIA CHELONAE IN A WILD GOPHER TORTOISE (GOPHERUS POLYPHEMUS) AND EVIDENCE OF POSITIVE SELECTION ON THE DIPHTHERIA-LIKE TOXIN GENE.
Journal of wildlife diseases. 58(1):1-7 [DOI] 10.7589/JWD-D-20-00223. [PMID] 34780647.
2022
Correction: Turner et al. Steatitis in Cold-Stunned Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtles (Lepidochelys kempii). Animals 2021, 11, 898.
Animals : an open access journal from MDPI. 12(9) [DOI] 10.3390/ani12091129. [PMID] 35565650.
2021
Identification of a novel mortality-associated Helicobacter species in gopher tortoises (Gopherus polyphemus), qPCR test development and validation, and correlation with mortality in a wildlife rehabilitation population.
Veterinary microbiology. 259 [DOI] 10.1016/j.vetmic.2021.109136. [PMID] 34214906.
2021
Retrospective analysis of ocular disease in a population of captive pteropodid bats, 2003-2020.
Veterinary ophthalmology. 24(3):240-251 [DOI] 10.1111/vop.12879. [PMID] 33682341.
2021
Sedation and Anesthesia of Galapagos (Chelonoidis nigra), Aldabra (Aldabrachelys gigantea), and African Spurred Tortoises (Centrochelys sulcata): A Retrospective Review (2009-2019).
Animals : an open access journal from MDPI. 11(10) [DOI] 10.3390/ani11102920. [PMID] 34679940.
2021
Steatitis in Cold-Stunned Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtles (Lepidochelys kempii).
Animals : an open access journal from MDPI. 11(3) [DOI] 10.3390/ani11030898. [PMID] 33801097.
2021
THE USE OF INTRADERMAL ALLERGY TESTING FOR ALLERGIC DERMATITIS IN PTEROPID BATS AND TREATMENT WITH ALLERGEN SPECIFIC IMMUNOTHERAPY: A CASE SERIES.
Journal of zoo and wildlife medicine : official publication of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians. 52(4):1298-1308 [DOI] 10.1638/2020-0202. [PMID] 34998303.
2021
What is your diagnosis? Coelomic effusion in a chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus).
Veterinary clinical pathology. 50(2):305-308 [DOI] 10.1111/vcp.12946. [PMID] 33724503.
2020
Clinical Manifestation and Molecular Characterization of a Novel Member of the Nannizziopsiaceae in a Pulmonary Granuloma From a Galapagos Tortoise (Chelonoidis nigra).
Frontiers in veterinary science. 7 [DOI] 10.3389/fvets.2020.00024. [PMID] 32118056.
2020
RENAL NEOPLASIA FROM A SINGLE POPULATION OF PTEROPODID BATS.
Journal of zoo and wildlife medicine : official publication of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians. 51(3):696-704 [DOI] 10.1638/2019-0220. [PMID] 33480548.
2016
GASTROINTESTINAL PARASITES OF CAPTIVE AND FREE-LIVING LEMURS AND DOMESTIC CARNIVORES IN EASTERN MADAGASCAR.
Journal of zoo and wildlife medicine : official publication of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians. 47(1):141-9 [DOI] 10.1638/2015-0111.1. [PMID] 27010275.
2015
MANAGEMENT OF ACUTE RENAL FAILURE WITH DELAYED HYPERCALCEMIA SECONDARY TO SARCOCYSTIS NEURONA-INDUCED MYOSITIS AND RHABDOMYOLYSIS IN A CALIFORNIA SEA LION (ZALOPHUS CALIFORNIANUS).
Journal of zoo and wildlife medicine : official publication of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians. 46(3):652-6 [DOI] 10.1638/2015-0075.1. [PMID] 26352981.
2015
MANAGEMENT OF TOXIC MASTITIS IN A BABIRUSA (BABYROUSA CELEBENSIS).
Journal of zoo and wildlife medicine : official publication of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians. 46(4):949-52 [DOI] 10.1638/2015-0129.1. [PMID] 26667559.

Education

Residency – Zoological Medicine
2012-2015 · Saint Louis Zoo
Internship – Zoological Medicine
2011-2012 · Colorado State University
Internship – Small Animal Medicine and Surgery
2010-2011 · BluePearl Veterinary Specialists, Tampa FL
DVM
2010 · University of Florida
BS
2005 · University of Florida

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 392-2235
Emails:
Business:
alexandera@ufl.edu
Addresses:
Business Mailing:
PO Box 100123
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Business Street:
VH 46 215
GAINESVILLE FL 32611