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Lisa Powell

Dr. Lisa Powell


  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University, 1995
  • Bachelor of Science, Texas A&M University, 1993

Additional Training

  • Emergency/Critical Care Residency, Tufts University 1996 - 1999
  • Internship, The Animal Medical Center, 1995 - 1996

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (ACVECC)

Research Interests

  • Sepsis and septic shock
  • Toxicities
  • Trauma
  • Albumin use in critically ill dogs and cats

Clinical Interests

  • Respiratory disease
  • Trauma
  • Sepsis
  • Toxicities

Instructional Areas

  • Emergency and Critical Care (ECC) elective clinical rotation for fourth year veterinary students
  • ECC elective didactic course for third year veterinary students
  • Clinical course coordinator for the small animal hospital clerk duty rotations, third and fourth year veterinary students.
  • Assist house officers (interns and residents) with emergency and critical care patients
  • Program advisor for the ECC residency program, preparing residency candidates for board certification in the ACVECC


  • Powell LL. “FAST and TFAST. Ultrasound Examinations for Rapid Diagnosis in Emergency Patients”. Clinician’s Brief, April 2011
  • Tart KM and Powell LL. “4-methylpyrazole as a treatment in naturally occurring ethylene glycol intoxication in cats”. J Vet Emerg Crit Care, 2011;21(3):268-272
  • Rutter CR, Rozanski EA, Sharp CR, Powell LL, Kent M. Outcome and medical management in dogs with lower motor neuron disease undergoing mechanical ventilation: 14 cases (2003 – 2009). J Vet Emerg Crit Care, 2011;21(5):531-54
  • Hall KE, Powell LL, Beilman GJ, Shafer KR, Skala VK, Olmstead EA. "Measurement of tissue oxygen saturation levels using portable near-infrared spectroscopy in clinically healthy dogs". Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care 2008; 18(6):594-600
  • Heffner GG, Rozanski EA, Beal MW, Boysen S, Powell LL, Adamantos S. "Evaluation of freshwater submersion in animals: 28 cases (1996 - 2006)". J Am Vet Med Assoc; 232:244-248, Jan 15, 2008.
  • Powell LL. "Respiratory Support for Acute Intensive Care." Clinician's Brief, 5(4): 12-16, April 2007.
  • Todd JM, Powell LL. "Xylitol intoxication associated with fulminant hepatic failure in a dog." J. Vet Emerg Crit Care, 17(3):286-289, September 2007.
  • Roberts JR, Powell LL. "Accdiental 5-Flurouracil Exposure in a Dog." Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care. 11(1):281-286, Oct-Dec 2001.
  • Berent AC, Tood J, Sergeef J. Powell LL. "Carbon Monoxide Toxicity: A Case Series." J Vet Emerg Crit Care, 15(2): 128-135, June 2005.
  • Quandt JE, Lee JA, Powell LL. Analgesia in Critically Ill Patients." Compend Contin Educ Pract Vet, 27(6): 433-446, June 2005
  • Powell LL "Aspiration Pneumonia" Compendium's Standards of Care, Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, 3(1): 1-5, July 2001
  • "Accidental 5-Flurouracil Exposure in a Dog" Authors: Roberts, JR; Powell, LL. Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, 11(1): 281-286, Oct-Dec 2001

For a complete listing of publications see also PubMed, a service provided by the National Library of Medicine.


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