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Jeffrey Wyatt, D.V.M., M.P.H.

Jeffrey Wyatt, D.V.M., M.P.H.


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About Me

Faculty Appointments

Professor - Department of Comparative Medicine (SMD)

Director - Department of Comparative Medicine (SMD)

Professor - Department of Environmental Medicine (SMD) - Joint


Post-doctoral Training & Residency

Post Doctoral Residency in Comparative Medicine - University of Rochester 1982 - 1985


MPH | Univ Rochester Sch Med/Dent. Public Health. 1995

DVM | Ohio State University. Veterinary Medicine. 1982

BS | Ohio State University. Zoology. 1977


Fulbright Specilaist. 2020

Conservationist of the Year. 2014


Journal Articles

Assessment of a pragmatic strategy to improve health of kacang goats in subsistence agricultural communities in Indonesian Borneo

Wyatt J.; Winterborn A.; Setiawati I.; Yusuf M.

Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development in the Tropics and Subtropics. 2019; 120(2): 119-128.

Ovulation induction and artificial insemination of a captive polar bear (Ursus maritimus) using fresh semen

Curry E, Wyatt J, Sorel L, MacKinnon K, Roth T.

J Z Wld Med. 2014; 45: 645-649.

Comparison of select hematology and serum chemistry analytes between wild-caught and aquarium-housed lake sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens).

DiVincenti Jr, L, Priest H, Walker K, Wyatt J, Dittman D.

Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine. 2013; 44(4): 957-964.

Assessment of xylazine for euthanasia of anoles (Anolis carolinesus and Anolis distichus)

Asher, J.; Bates, W.; Ng, Julienne; Messing, S.; Wyatt, J.

Journal of the Amerian Association of Laboratory Animal Sciences. 2012; 5(1): 1-5.

Reference Intervals for Select Hematologic and Plasma Biochemical Analyte Values of Wild Lake Sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens) in St. Lawrence River of New York

DiVincenti L, Wyatt J, Priest H, Dittman D, Klindt R, Gordon D, Preston A, Smith T, Bowman C.

Vet Clin Path. 2012; doi:10.1111/rep. 12017.

Effect of housing density on nasal pathology of mice housed in individually ventilated cages.

DiVincenti, L.; Moorman-White, D.; Bavlov, N.; Garner, M.; Wyatt, J.

Lab Animal. 2011; .

Interspecies pair housing of macaques in a research facility.

DiVincenti, L.; Rehrig, A.; Wyatt, J.

Laboratory Animals. 2011; .

Eradication of elephant ear mites (Loxaneotus bassoni) in two African elephants (Loxodonta africana)

Wyatt, J.; DiVincenti, L.

Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine. 2011; .

Pair Housing of Macaques in Research Facilities; A Science-Based Review of Benefits and Risks

DiVincenti, L.; Wyatt, J.

Journal of the American Association of Laboratory Animal Science. 2011; 50(6): 856-863.

The Water Delivery System Affects The Rate of Weight Gain in C57BL/6J Mice During The First Week of Weaning

Gordon, A.; Wyatt, J.

Journal of the American Association of Laboratory Animal Science. 2011; 50(1): 1-4.

Morphimetrics and Patter of Growth in Wild Sifakas (Propithecus edwardsi) at Ranomafana Nation Park, Madagascar

King, S.; Morelli, TL; Arrigo-Nelson, S.; Ratelolahy, F.; Godfre, L.; Wyatt, J.; Tecot, S.; Jernvall, J.; Wright, P.

American Journal of Primatology. 2010; 71: 1-18.

The Efficacy of 70% Isopropyl Alcohol Soaking on Aerobic Bacterial Decontamination of Surgical Instruments and Gloves in Serial Mouse Laparotomies

Keen, J.; Austin, MK; Huang, LS; Messing, S.; Wyatt, J.

Journal of the American Association of Laboratory Animal Science. 2010; .

Pharmacokinetics of orally administered terbinafine in African penguins (Spheniscus demersus) for potential treatment of aspergillosis

Bechert, U.; Christenses, M.; Poppenga, R.; Le, H.; Wyatt, J.; Schmitt, T.

Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine. 2010; 41(2): 263-274.

Uniquely hominid features of adult human astrocytres

Oberheim, A.; Takano, T.; Han, X.; He, W.; Lin, J.; Wnag, F.; Xu, C.; Wyatt, J.; Pilcher, W.; Ojeman, J.; Ransom, B.; Goldman, S. Nedergaard, M.

Journal of Neuroscience. 2009; 29: 3276-3287.

Rabies - updates on a global disease

Wyatt, J.

Pediatric Infectious Disease. 2007; 26(4): 351-352.

Comparison of subcutaneous and intramuscular ketamine-medetomodine with and without reversal by atipamexole in Dutch belted rabbit (Orictolagus cuniculus)

Williams, A.; Wyatt, J.

Journal for the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science. 2007; 46(66): 16-20.

The efficacy of orally dosed ketamine and ketamine/medetomidine compared with intramuscular ketamine in rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta) and the effects of dosing route on haematological stress markers.

Winterborn, A.; Bates, W.; Feng, C.; Wyatt, J.

Journal of Medical Primatology. 2007; 10(11): 116-127.

Rabies Postexposure Prophylaxis, New York, 1995-2000

Blanton, JD; Boweden, N.; Edison, M.; Wyatt, J.; Hanlon, CA.

Emerging Infectious Disease. 2005; 11(12): 1921-1927.

Plasma electrolyte concentrations in captive and free-ranging African penguins (Spheniscus demersus) maintained with and without dietary salt supplements

Mazzaro, LM; Tuttle, A.; Wyatt, J.; Goodman, J.; Kadyszewski, E.; Dunn, JL.

Zoo Biology. 2004; 23(5): 397-408.

Field Use of a Local Anesthetic, Lidocaine Hydrochloride, for Radiotransmitter Implantation in Boa contrictor imperator

Holtzman, DA; Stosic, CD; Wyatt, J.

Herpetologic Review. 2002; 33(3): 189-191.

Human rabies postexposure prophylaxis during a raccoon rabies epizootic in New York, 1993 and 1994

Wyatt, J.; Barker, W.; Bennett, N.; Hanlon, K.

Emerging Infectious Disease. 1999; 5(3): 415-423.

Efficacy of nonfetal human RPE for photoreceptor rescue: a study in dystrophic RCS rats

Castillo, B.; delCerro, M.; White, R.; Cox, C.; Wyatt, J.; Nadiga, G.; delCerro, C.

Experimental Neurology. 1997; 146(1): 1-9.

Transplantation of human fetal retinal pigment epithelium rescues photoreceptor cells from degeneration in the Royal College of Surgeons rat retina.

Little CW, Castillo B, DiLoreto DA, Cox C, Wyatt J, del Cerro C, del Cerro M

Investigative ophthalmology & visual science.. 1996 January 37 (1):204-11. Epub 1900 01 01.

The intensity of the pupillary light reflex does not correlate with the number of retinal photoreceptor cells

Kovalevsky, G.; DiLoreto, D.; Wyatt, J.; delCerro. C.; Cox, C.; delCerro, M.

Experimental Neurology. 1995; 133(1): 43-49.

A jejunal pouch technique in the rhesus monkey and related clinical observations.

Miller RW, Kurlan R, Wyatt JD, Gash DM

Journal of medical primatology.. 1992 21 (7-8):366-70. Epub 1900 01 01.

The Effects of Prolonged Ketamine-Xylazine Intravenous Infusion on Arterial Blood pH, Blood Gases, Mean Arterial Blood Pressure, Heart and Respiratory Rates, Rectal Temperature and Reflexes in the Rabbit

Wyatt, JD; Scott RAW; Richardson, ME.

Lab Animal Science. 1989; 39(5): 411-416.

Anesthetic-induced corneal lesions in developmentally sensitive rats.

Guillet R, Wyatt J, Baggs RB, Kellogg CK

Investigative ophthalmology & visual science.. 1988 June 29 (6):949-54. Epub 1900 01 01.

Medical treatment of tusk pulpitis in an African elephant.

Wyatt JD

Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association.. 1986 November 1189 (9):1193. Epub 1900 01 01.


Miller-Fowler's Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine Current Therapy (2021)

Chapter: A One Health Proof of Concept - Saving orangutans with incentivized, community health care and sustainable, livelihood alternatives to illegal logging

Authors: Wyatt, J.D., Jennings, J.

Publisher: Elsevier 2021

Management of Animal Care and Use Programs in Research, Teaching and Testing, Second Edition (2016)

Chapter: Large Animal Enclosures and Housing

Authors: Wyatt, J

Publisher: Taylor & Francis 2016

Habitat disturbance and seasonal fluctuation of lemur parasites in the rain forest (2009)

Chapter: Primate Parasite Ecology-The Dynamics

Authors: Wright, P.; Arrigo-Nelson, S.; Hoog, K.; Bannon, B.; Morelli, TL; Wyatt, J.; Harivelo, A; Rateloahy, F.

Publisher: Cambridge University Press 2009

Anesthesia and Analgesia of Nontraditional Mammals (2008)

Chapter: Anesthesia of Laboratory Animals

Authors: Wyatt, J.

Publisher: Academic Press 2008

The Merck Veterinary Manual (1989)

Chapter: Management, Husbandry and Disease of Laboratory Animals

Authors: Wyatt, J.; Karus, AL

Publisher: Merck & Co., Inc. 1989