Adam W Stern

Adam W Stern,

Associate Professor – Veterinary Forensic Pathology

Department: Department of Comparative, Diagnostic & Population Medicine
Business Phone: (352) 294-4077
Business Email: adamstern@ufl.edu

Board Certifications

  • Veterinary Anatomic Pathologist
    American College of Veterinary Pathologists

Research Profile

My research interests include development of the minimally invasive veterinary autopsy, the study of the cause of death of unowned (stray) cats and dogs, novel ways to estimate the time of death in animals, ecotoxicology (lead, pentobarbital), and artifacts of decomposition.

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0002-6794-6592

Areas of Interest
  • Forensic Pathology

Publications

2021
Feasibility of using tissue autolysis to estimate the postmortem interval in horses
Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. 33(5):825-833 [DOI] 10.1177/10406387211021865. [PMID] 34109897.
2021
Microscopic examination of dog chews: correlation of histological findings to product labeling
Journal of Histotechnology. 44(1):12-19 [DOI] 10.1080/01478885.2020.1775003.
2021
Sylvatic Canine Morbillivirus in Captive Panthera Highlights Viral Promiscuity and the Need for Better Prevention Strategies.
Pathogens (Basel, Switzerland). 10(5) [DOI] 10.3390/pathogens10050544. [PMID] 33946447.
2021
Veterinary forensic pathology standards
Journal of Forensic Sciences. 66(3):1176-1176 [DOI] 10.1111/1556-4029.14683.
2020
Anesthesia Case of the Month.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 257(2):151-155 [DOI] 10.2460/javma.257.2.151. [PMID] 32597726.
2020
MORTALITY INVESTIGATION OF MONITORED EASTERN BOX TURTLES (TERRAPENE CAROLINA CAROLINA) IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS, USA, FROM 2016-18.
Journal of wildlife diseases. 56(2):306-315 [PMID] 31750775.
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2020
Pathology in Practice.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 257(5):503-506 [DOI] 10.2460/javma.257.5.503. [PMID] 32808894.
2020
Postmortem Vitreous Humor Analysis in Dogs, Cats and Horses
Journal of Analytical Toxicology. [DOI] 10.1093/jat/bkaa175.
2019
Canine environmental hyperthermia: a case series.
The Journal of veterinary medical science. 81(2):190-192 [DOI] 10.1292/jvms.18-0586. [PMID] 30555124.
2019
Prevalence of CD20+ cutaneous epitheliotropic T-cell lymphoma in dogs: a retrospective analysis of 24 cases (2011-2018) in the USA.
Veterinary dermatology. 30(1):51-e14 [DOI] 10.1111/vde.12703. [PMID] 30474245.
2019
Understanding the Efficiency of Splenic Hemangiosarcoma Diagnosis Using Monte Carlo Simulations
Veterinary Pathology. 56(6):856-859 [DOI] 10.1177/0300985819868732.
2018
Comparing dermoscopy and histological examination of normal equine skin.
Veterinary dermatology. 29(2):170-e63 [DOI] 10.1111/vde.12511. [PMID] 29143381.
2017
Anesthetic effects and body weight changes associated with ketamine-xylazine-lidocaine administered to CD-1 mice.
PloS one. 12(9) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0184911. [PMID] 28910423.
2017
Pathology in Practice.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 250(3):287-290 [DOI] 10.2460/javma.250.3.287. [PMID] 28117646.
2017
Wischnewsky-like spots in fatal cases of canine hypothermia.
International journal of legal medicine. 131(6):1639-1641 [DOI] 10.1007/s00414-017-1640-4. [PMID] 28698894.
2016
Evaluation of Human Semenogelin Membrane Strip Test for Species Cross-reactivity in Dogs.
Veterinary pathology. 53(5):1095-8 [DOI] 10.1177/0300985815614976. [PMID] 26574559.
2016
Pagetoid reticulosis (epitheliotropic cutaneous T-cell lymphoma) in an adult alpaca (Vicugna pacos).
Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation : official publication of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Inc. 28(4):469-72 [DOI] 10.1177/1040638716645833. [PMID] 27154316.
2016
Veterinary Forensic Pathology of Animal Sexual Abuse.
Veterinary pathology. 53(5):1057-66 [DOI] 10.1177/0300985816643574. [PMID] 27169881.
2015
Coordinate expression of cytokeratins 7 and 14, vimentin, and Bcl-2 in canine cutaneous epithelial tumors and cysts.
Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation : official publication of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Inc. 27(4):497-503 [DOI] 10.1177/1040638715594115. [PMID] 26185124.
2015
Pathology in practice. Symmetric lupoid onychodystrophy of the claw bed epithelium.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 246(2):197-9 [DOI] 10.2460/javma.246.2.197. [PMID] 25554934.
2015
Signet-ring cell carcinoma in a goat.
The veterinary quarterly. 35(2):111-5 [DOI] 10.1080/01652176.2015.1007401. [PMID] 25651076.
2014
Evaluating the clinical and physiological effects of long term ultraviolet B radiation on guinea pigs (Cavia porcellus).
PloS one. 9(12) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0114413. [PMID] 25517408.
2014
Pancreatic carcinoma in an African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis).
Comparative medicine. 64(6):421-3 [PMID] 25527022.
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2014
Pathology in practice. Alopecia areata in a dog.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 245(9):1011-3 [DOI] 10.2460/javma.245.9.1011. [PMID] 25313811.
2014
Pathology in practice. Hemangiosarcoma.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 244(8):909-11 [DOI] 10.2460/javma.244.8.909. [PMID] 24697766.
2014
Toxic smoke inhalation in fire victim dogs.
Veterinary pathology. 51(6):1165-7 [DOI] 10.1177/0300985813519134. [PMID] 24442575.
2013
Clinical snapshot: Dripping fluid from the prepuce of a paint horse.
Compendium (Yardley, PA). 35(8) [PMID] 23984460.
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2013
Clinical snapshot: equine lymphoma.
Compendium (Yardley, PA). 35(6) [PMID] 23814917.
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2013
Clinical snapshot: Hirsutism in a pony.
Compendium (Yardley, PA). 35(3) [PMID] 23713162.
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2013
Pathology in practice. Calcinosis cutis.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 243(3):347-9 [DOI] 10.2460/javma.243.3.347. [PMID] 23865876.
2013
Primary hyperparathyroidism with chronic renal failure in a Vietnamese pot-bellied pig (Sus scrofa).
The veterinary quarterly. 33(4):195-200 [DOI] 10.1080/01652176.2013.864429. [PMID] 24261327.
2012
Canine intravascular lymphoma with overt leukemia.
Veterinary clinical pathology. 41(1):84-91 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1939-165X.2011.00399.x. [PMID] 22260096.
2012
Clinical snapshot: A quarter horse mare with acute colic.
Compendium (Yardley, PA). 34(3) [PMID] 23705161.
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2012
Pathology in practice. Nonepitheliotropic B-cell lymphoma of the nasal cavity with associated suppurative rhinitis and epidermal ulceration and lymphoma of the right kidney.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 240(6):677-9 [DOI] 10.2460/javma.240.6.677. [PMID] 22380803.
2012
Use of surgery and mitoxantrone chemotherapy in a dog with disseminated lymphangiosarcoma.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 241(12):1639-44 [DOI] 10.2460/javma.241.12.1639. [PMID] 23216040.
2011
African horse sickness.
Compendium (Yardley, PA). 33(8):E1-5 [PMID] 23705175.
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2011
Clinical snapshot: acute colic in a paint horse.
Compendium (Yardley, PA). 33(10):E1-2 [PMID] 23705148.
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2011
Pathology in practice. Myocarditis and epicarditis.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 238(9):1119-21 [DOI] 10.2460/javma.238.9.1119. [PMID] 21529232.
2011
Pathology in practice. Renal lymphoma.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 238(2):167-9 [DOI] 10.2460/javma.238.2.167. [PMID] 21235367.
2011
Utilization of paw prints for species identification in the Canidae family.
Journal of forensic sciences. 56(4):1041-3 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1556-4029.2011.01768.x. [PMID] 21470233.
2010
A retrospective study of disease in captive kangaroos from Oklahoma State University, 1995-2009.
Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation : official publication of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Inc. 22(2):324-6 [PMID] 20224104.
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2010
Metastatic ductal adenocarcinoma in a Western Hognose snake (Heterodon nasicus).
Journal of zoo and wildlife medicine : official publication of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians. 41(2):320-4 [PMID] 20597225.
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2010
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug-associated renal papillary necrosis in a white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus).
Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation : official publication of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Inc. 22(3):476-8 [PMID] 20453233.
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2010
Pathology in practice. Enteritis.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 236(1):45-7 [DOI] 10.2460/javma.236.1.45. [PMID] 20043797.
2010
Pathology in practice. Toxoplasmosis.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 236(12):1297-9 [DOI] 10.2460/javma.236.12.1297. [PMID] 20550443.
2009
Disseminated cutaneous mast cell tumors with epitheliotropism and systemic mastocytosis in a domestic cat.
Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation : official publication of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Inc. 21(5):710-5 [PMID] 19737771.
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2009
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in two captive Bennett’s wallabies (Macropus rufogriseus rufogriseus).
Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation : official publication of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Inc. 21(6):889-92 [PMID] 19901297.
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2009
Malignant melanoma of the subcutaneous tissues in an umbrella cockatoo (Cacatua alba).
Journal of avian medicine and surgery. 23(4):303-6 [PMID] 20235462.
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2009
Pathology in practice.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 235(6):669-71 [DOI] 10.2460/javma.235.6.669. [PMID] 19751161.

Grants

Jul 2021 ACTIVE
Development of regional anesthesia techniques to treat chronic painful conditions of the stifle and elbow in dogs canine cadaveric study
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: AMER KENNEL CLUB CANINE HLTH FOU

Education

Residency – Veterinary Anatomic Pathology
2009 · The Oklahoma State University
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
2007 · The University of Prince Edward Island
Bachelor of Science (Biology)
2003 · The George Washington University

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2020
VME6767 Issues in the Responsible Conduct of Research
2020-2021
VEM5424 Veterinary Forensic Pathology
2018-2021
VEM5851 Senior Clk App Pathol
2020-2021
VEM5008 Personal/Prof Develop
2020-2021
VEM5164 Small Anim Pathology
2018-2019,2021
VEM5751 Core Clk Appl Pathol
2021
VEM5895 Veterinary Forensics Clerkship
2021
VME6575 Veterinary Forensic Medicine
2021
VME6934 Topics in Veterinary Medical Sciences

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 294-4077
Emails:
Business:
adamstern@ufl.edu