Michael Aherne

Michael Aherne,

Clinical Assistant Professor, Cardiology, SAH

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

Accomplishments

Member (by examination), Small Animal Surgery Chapter (MANZCVS)
2012 · Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2020-2024
VEM5311 Avian Med and Surgery
2017-2023
VEM5301 Cardiopul Disorders
2017-2024
VEM5862 Vet Cardio Clerkship
2018-2024
VEM5111 Animal Systems 2
2018-2024
VEM5202 Pnt Care Clin Skill 2
2021-2024
VEM5288 Sm An Clin Pharmacol

Board Certifications

  • DACVIM (Cardiology)
    American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

Research Profile

Areas of Interest
  • Advanced Cardiac Imaging Techniques
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Congenital Cardiac Disease
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Veterinary Education
Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0001-9599-9256

Publications

2023
Cardiac Disease and Screening in Breeding Dogs.
The Veterinary clinics of North America. Small animal practice. 53(5):985-1012 [DOI] 10.1016/j.cvsm.2023.05.001. [PMID] 37353418.
2023
DETERMINATION OF ECHOCARDIOGRAPHIC TECHNIQUES FOR CLINICAL ASSESSMENT OF GALAPAGOS (CHELONOIDIS NIGRA COMPLEX) AND ALDABRA (ALDABRACHELYS GIGANTEA) TORTOISES.
Journal of zoo and wildlife medicine : official publication of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians. 54(2):310-318 [DOI] 10.1638/2020-0125. [PMID] 37428693.
2023
Safety of TCMCB07, a melanocortinā€4 antagonist peptide, in dogs with naturally occurring cachexia
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. 37(6):2344-2355 [DOI] 10.1111/jvim.16915. [PMID] 37897303.
2022
Right axis deviation in the canine electrocardiogram for predicting severity of pulmonic stenosis: a retrospective cohort analysis.
American journal of veterinary research. 83(4):312-316 [DOI] 10.2460/ajvr.21.09.0138. [PMID] 35038304.
2021
Effect of type of diet on blood and plasma taurine concentrations, cardiac biomarkers, and echocardiograms in 4 dog breeds
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. 35(2):771-779 [DOI] 10.1111/jvim.16075. [PMID] 33638176.
2019
Part II: Observations of clinical teaching in the veterinary teaching hospital
. 2(2):91-97
2018
Comparison of the mitral valve morphologies of Cavalier King Charles Spaniels and dogs of other breeds using 3D transthoracic echocardiography
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. 32(5):1564-1569 [DOI] 10.1111/jvim.15252. [PMID] 30238697.
2017
Mitral valve morphology assessed by three-dimensional transthoracic echocardiography in healthy dogs and dogs with myxomatous mitral valve disease.
Journal of veterinary cardiology : the official journal of the European Society of Veterinary Cardiology. 19(2):113-123 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jvc.2017.01.002. [PMID] 28279678.
2017
Mitral valve repair in dogs using an ePTFE chordal implantation device: a pilot study.
Journal of veterinary cardiology : the official journal of the European Society of Veterinary Cardiology. 19(3):256-267 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jvc.2017.03.002. [PMID] 28576476.
2016
Assessment of mitral valve morphology using three-dimensional echocardiography. Feasibility and reference values.
Journal of veterinary cardiology : the official journal of the European Society of Veterinary Cardiology. 18(2):156-67 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jvc.2015.11.002. [PMID] 26832312.
2013
Congenital heart disease: a case series of 135 dogs
. 43(3):466-470
2010
The competencies required by professional hospice palliative care spiritual care providers.
Journal of palliative medicine. 13(7):869-75 [DOI] 10.1089/jpm.2009.0429. [PMID] 20636158.
2006
A survey of PDA use by palliative medicine practitioners.
Journal of palliative care. 22(4):267-74 [PMID] 17263053.
2005
A generative response to palliative service capacity in Canada.
International journal of health care quality assurance incorporating Leadership in health services. 18(1):iii-xxi [PMID] 15819124.

Education

DACVIM – Cardiology
2017 · American College of Veterinary Medicine
MS – Biomedical and Veterinary Sciences
2017 · Virginia Tech
Residency – Advanced Clinical Training Cardiology
2014-2017 · Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech
GradDipVetStud
2012 · University of Sydney
MANZCVS
2012 · Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists
Internship – Small Animal Rotating
2011-2012 · University Veterinary Teaching Hospital, University of Sydney
MVB (Hons 1)
2008 · University College, Dublin

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 392-2235
Emails:
Business:
maherne@ufl.edu
Addresses:
Business Mailing:
PO Box 100116
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Business Street:
2015 SW 16TH AVE.
VC-93, BLDG. 215
GAINESVILLE FL 32608

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