Sheila Carrera-Justiz

Sheila Carrera-Justiz

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department: Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Business Phone: (352) 294-4459
Business Email: carrerajustiz.s@ufl.edu

About Sheila Carrera-Justiz

Dr. Carrera-Justiz is a clinical veterinary neurologist and neurosurgeon. She grew up in Miami, Florida and has lived across the US for training. She spent four years in a large private practice in Los Angeles prior to coming to UF.

Board Certifications

  • Diplomat in Neurology
    American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
  • Neurosurgery Certificate
    American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Specialty of Neurology

Research Profile

Dr. Carrera-Justiz’s research is primarily clinical and collaborative in nature. Her research efforts span from current diseases in dogs to documenting normals in exotic species. She also has an interest in novel treatment of glioma in dogs.

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0002-6345-5921

Grants

Jan 2019 ACTIVE
Use of hemp based nutraceuticals (HBNs) as an adjunctive agent in dogs with epilepsy
ELLEVET SCIENCES ·
Jul 2016 – Jun 2020
RNA nanoparticle vaccines targeting malignant canine gliomas
OCALA ROYAL DAMES FOR CANCER RESEARCH ·

Education

Resident in Neurology
2007-2010 · Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine
Neurology Intern
2006-2007 · Veterinary Specialty Hospital of San Diego
Small Animal Rotating Intern
2005-2006 · University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine
DVM
2001-2005 · University of Florida
BA
1997-2000 · University of Virginia

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 294-4459
Emails:

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