Kirsten L Cooke

Kirsten L Cooke,

CLIN ASSOC PROF

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

Accomplishments

Small Animal Teacher of the Year (Class of 2012)
2011 · University of Florida
UF Superior Accomplishment Award
2011 · University of Florida
Small Animal Teacher of the Year (Class of 2011)
2010 · University of Florida
Small Animal Clinician of the Year
2009 · University of Florida
Small Animal Clinician of the Year
2008 · University of Florida
Clinical Sciences Teacher of the Year
2007 · University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine
Small Animal Clinician of the Year
2005 · University of Florida
Small Animal Clinician of the Year
2001 · University of Florida
Small Animal Resident of the Year
1998 · University of Florida
Veterinary Honor Society
1993 · Phi Zeta
Connecticut Women’s Club Memorial Scholarship
1990 · Connecticut Women’s Club
National Institute of Health Summer Research Grant
1990 · National Institute of Health
Tufts Veterinary School Scholarship
1990 · Tufts University, School of Veterinary Medicine

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2010-2025
VEM5741 Small Animal Internal Medicine Clerkship
2011-2025
VEM5841 Adv. Small Animal Medicine Clerkship
2011-2025
VEM5305 Veterinary Urology
2012-2014,2016-2023
VEM5112 Animal Systems 3
2015-2020
VEM5402 Funda Soft Tiss Surg
2007-2025
VEM5325 Small Anim Medicine
2015
VEM5203 Pnt Care Clin Skill 3
2012
VEM5251 Emerg Med Crit Care
2023
VEM5402L Introduction to Surgery Lab

Board Certifications

  • Diplomate
    American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

Research Profile

Small animal medicine

Emergency medicine

Working dog health and safety

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

Publications

2024
Correlation between urine anion gap and urine ammonia-creatinine ratio in healthy cats and cats with kidney disease.
Journal of veterinary internal medicine. 38(2):1068-1073 [DOI] 10.1111/jvim.17002. [PMID] 38348890.
2024
Development of a reference interval for urinary ammonia-to-creatinine ratio in feline patients.
Veterinary clinical pathology. 53(1):136-140 [DOI] 10.1111/vcp.13327. [PMID] 38321630.
2022
Gastroduodenal ulceration in dogs with liver disease.
Journal of veterinary internal medicine. 36(3):986-992 [DOI] 10.1111/jvim.16413. [PMID] 35312117.
2022
Ultrasonographic and radiographic features of a true gastrogastric intussusception with spontaneous resolution in a cat.
Veterinary medicine and science. 8(6):2251-2255 [DOI] 10.1002/vms3.920. [PMID] 36005945.
2019
Evaluation of a novel technique involving ultrasound-guided, temporary, percutaneous gastropexy and gastrostomy catheter placement for providing sustained gastric decompression in dogs with gastric dilatation-volvulus.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 255(9):1027-1034 [DOI] 10.2460/javma.255.9.1027. [PMID] 31617809.
2018
Rapid Diagnosis of Babesia gibsoni by Point-of-Need Testing by Insulated Isothermal PCR in Dogs at High Risk of Infection.
Journal of veterinary internal medicine. 32(1):232-235 [DOI] 10.1111/jvim.15033. [PMID] 29377357.
2016
Temporary percutaneous T-fastener gastropexy and continuous decompressive gastrostomy in dogs with experimentally induced gastric dilatation.
American journal of veterinary research. 77(7):771-8 [DOI] 10.2460/ajvr.77.7.771. [PMID] 27347832.
2015
Dynamic exophthalmos and lateral strabismus in a dog caused by masticatory muscle myositis.
Veterinary ophthalmology. 18(6):515-20 [DOI] 10.1111/vop.12260. [PMID] 25728848.
2014
Effects of maropitant, acepromazine, and electroacupuncture on vomiting associated with administration of morphine in dogs.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 244(7):820-9 [DOI] 10.2460/javma.244.7.820. [PMID] 24649993.
2014
Intravesical instillation of amikacin for treatment of a lower urinary tract infection caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa in a dog.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 245(7):809-11 [DOI] 10.2460/javma.245.7.809. [PMID] 25229532.
2013
Diagnosis and management of atypical hypoadrenocorticism in a variable flying fox (Pteropus hypomelanus).
Journal of zoo and wildlife medicine : official publication of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians. 44(2):517-9 [PMID] 23805580.
2013
Disseminated mycotic infection caused by Westerdykella species in a German Shepherd dog.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 242(3):381-7 [DOI] 10.2460/javma.242.3.381. [PMID] 23327182.
2011
Dysuria caused by a partially obstructing urethral membrane in a female dog.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 239(6):818-22 [DOI] 10.2460/javma.239.6.818. [PMID] 21916765.
2010
Oxidative Stress in Dogs With Lymphoma Before and After Administration of Doxorubicin: a Pilot Study
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. 24
2009
Effect of antivenin dose on outcome from crotalid envenomation: 218 dogs (1988-2006).
Journal of veterinary emergency and critical care (San Antonio, Tex. : 2001). 19(6):603-10 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1476-4431.2009.00487.x. [PMID] 20017766.
2008
Suspected albuterol toxicosis in a dog.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 232(8):1168-71 [DOI] 10.2460/javma.232.8.1168. [PMID] 18412527.
2006
Chromobacterium violaceum infection in two dogs.
Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association. 42(2):154-9 [PMID] 16527917.
2005
Response rates and survival times for cats with lymphoma treated with the University of Wisconsin-Madison chemotherapy protocol: 38 cases (1996-2003).
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 227(7):1118-22 [PMID] 16220673.
2004
Stereotactic radiosurgery for treatment of osteosarcomas involving the distal portions of the limbs in dogs.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 225(10):1567-72, 1548 [PMID] 15568390.
2001
Electrocardiographic findings in dogs with motor vehicle-related trauma.
Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association. 37(1):55-63 [PMID] 11204478.
1999
What is your diagnosis? Rodenticide poisoning.
The Journal of small animal practice. 40(10):464, 502-3 [PMID] 10587922.
1998
Calcium channel blockers in veterinary medicine.
Journal of veterinary internal medicine. 12(3):123-31 [PMID] 9595372.
1998
Fluid therapy in the cardiac patient.
The Veterinary clinics of North America. Small animal practice. 28(3):663-76 [PMID] 9597720.

Grants

Sep 2023 ACTIVE
Ammonia Excretion, A Novel Biomarker and Therapeutic Target for Feline CKD
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: EVERYCAT HEALTH FOUNDATION
Mar 2023 – Feb 2024
Rapamycin: Evaluation of Effectiveness in Renal Senescence The REVERSE Study
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: OHIO STATE UNIV via TRIVIUMVET DESIGNATED ACTIVITY COMPANY
May 2022 ACTIVE
Novel Biomarker and Therapeutic Target for Chronic Kidney Disease in Dogs
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: AMER KENNEL CLUB CANINE HLTH FOU

Education

Diplomate
1999 · American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Resident, Small Animal Internal Medicine, Small Animal Medicine and Surgery
1995-1998 · University of Florida
Intern
1993-1994 · Michigan Veterinary Specialists
DVM
1989-1993 · Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine
BS
1983-1987 · Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 392-2235
Emails:
Business:
cookek@ufl.edu
Addresses:
Business Mailing:
PO Box 100116
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Business Street:
2015 SW 16TH AVENUE
BLDG 75, ROOM 367
SMALL ANIMAL HOSPITAL
GAINESVILLE FL 326100101