Rachael E. Carpenter, DVM
Residency Michigan State University, College of Veterinary Medicine 2002
Resident in Anesthesia
Internship Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital; Lexington, KY 2000
Medical University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine 1999
Undergraduate Franklin and Marshall College; Lancaster, PA 1994
B.A., Biology and Psychology
Ruffian Equine Medical Center 2009-2011
Anesthesiologist: Responsible for anesthesia of patients at REMC, trained licensed small animal veterinary technicians to proficiency in equine anesthesia. Designed the anesthesia record and controlled substance logs for the practice, designed controlled substance policy and ensured controlled substance policy compliance.
University of Illinois, College of Veterinary Medicine 2003-2009
Clinical Assistant Professor, Anesthesia and Pain Management: 75% clinical service/teaching, 25% scholarly development, didactic teaching and research. During that time served as Section Head and Service Area Head, and supervised eight licensed veterinary technicians in the small and large animal hospital.
Veterinary Information Network (VIN) 2004-Present
Consultant: Answer practitioners’ questions regarding anesthesia and analgesia on the Veterinary Information Network. Occasionally teach on-line continuing education for VIN.
Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital 2002-2003
Small Animal Emergency Clinician: Admitted and stabilized after-hours emergencies. Responsible for after-hours care of hospitalized patients. Worked closely with ACVS, ACVIM and ACVR boarded diplomates at the referral center. Mentored interns.
OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital; Lexington, KY June 1997, November 1998
Hospital Extern: Assisted and observed during after-hours emergencies and routine hospital procedures in
anesthesia, medicine and surgery including foal illnesses, dystocias, orthopedic surgeries and colics.
Blue Ridge Equine Clinic; Free Union, VA July 1997
Summer Extern: Assisted with surgery and farm calls including pre-purchase and lameness exams. Was also available on an on-call basis for after-hours emergencies and treatments.
Hagyard, Davidson and McGee; Lexington, KY July 1997
Summer Extern: Assisted and observed procedures in the medicine department including neurological diseases and theriogenology.
Equitana USA; Louisville, KY July 1996
Attended as a representative of the University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine (UTCVM), gave daily presentations on equine lameness exams and diagnostic tests using an interactive CD-ROM video.
Barry Gordon, DVM; Lenoir City Animal Clinic, Lenoir City, TN May-Jul 1996
Veterinary Assistant: Assisted during large and small animal examinations, treatments and surgeries, carried out treatments and assisted with laboratory procedures.
Joy B. Fels, DVM; Veterinary Medical Center, Clinton, TN Jan-Jun 1995, May-Aug 1994
Veterinary Assistant: Assisted during small animal surgeries, restrained patients during examinations and
treatments, gave medications, assisted with laboratory techniques, answered phones, and made appointments.
ABC Sports, Toni Slotkin, Producer; Saratoga Springs, NY August 1994
Production Runner: Assisted with production of ABC Wide World of Sports coverage of the Travers Stakes,
acted as a runner for Dave Johnson during taping.
Zachariah TT, Langan JN, Mylniczenko ND, Carpenter RE, Labelle AL. Effects of combinations of ketamine, medetomidine, and isoflurane on blood pressure in Western gray kangaroos (Macropus fuliginosus). Submitted Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 2010.
Brunson DB, Carpenter RE. Zoo and Exotic Species. In: Tranquilli WT, Thurmon J, Grimm KA, eds. Lumb and Jones’ Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia. 4th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2007. 785-806.
Raffe MR, Carpenter RE. Anesthetic management of the caesarian section patient. In: Tranquilli WT, Thurmon J, Grimm KA, eds. Lumb and Jones’ Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia. 4th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2007. 955-968.
Carpenter RE, Manfra S. Anesthetic management of the dental patient. In: Tranquilli WT, Thurmon J, Grimm KA, eds. Lumb and Jones’ Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia. 4th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2007. 993-996.
Carpenter RE. Hyperkalemic periodic paralysis. In Doherty T, Valverde A eds. Manual of Equine Anesthesia and Analgesia. Oxford: Blackwell, 2006. 326-331.
Carpenter RE. Malignant hyperthermia. In Doherty T, Valverde A eds. Manual of Equine Anesthesia and Analgesia. Oxford: Blackwell, 2006. 331-337.
Carpenter RE, Pettifer GR, Tranquilli WJ. Geriatric Anesthesia. In: Veterinary Clinics of North America Small Animal Practice 2005 May; 35(3): 571-580.
Carpenter RE, Grimm KA, Tranquilli WJ, Stewart MC. Preliminary report on the use of alfaxalone for anesthetic induction in goats. Abstract, Veterinary Midwest Anesthesia and Analgesia Conference Proceedings, Indianapolis, April 2005.
Carpenter RE, Grimm KA, Tranquilli WJ. Effect of delivery device on meloxicam drop size and dose delivered. Abstract, Veterinary Midwest Anesthesia and Analgesia Conference Proceedings, Indianapolis, April 2005.
Carpenter RE, Evans AT. Anesthesia Case of the Month: Hyperkalemic periodic paralysis episode in a horse. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 2005 Mar; 226(6): 874-6.
Wilson DV, Evans AT, Carpenter RE, Mullineaux DR. The effect of four anesthetic protocols on splenic size in dogs. Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia 2004 Apr; 31(2): 102-8.
Carpenter RE, Wilson DV, Evans AT. Evaluation of intraperitoneal and incisional lidocaine or bupivacaine for analgesia following ovariohysterectomy in the dog. Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia 2004 Jan; 31(1): 46-52.
Carpenter RE, Wilson DV, Evans AT. Evaluation of intraperitoneal and incisional lidocaine or bupivacaine for analgesia following ovariohysterectomy in the dog. Abstract, American College of Veterinary Anesthesiologists 27th Annual Scientific Meeting Proceedings, Orlando, October 2002.
ACVA Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL. 2002
“Evaluation of intraperitoneal and subcutaneous lidocaine or bupivacaine for analgesia following ovariohysterectomy in the dog”
University of Illinois Fall Conference for Veterinarians 2008
“Capture and Restraint of Exotic Species”
“Therapies for Hypotension”
“Pain Management in Cats”
“Equine Epidural Analgesia”
University of Illinois Fall Conference for Veterinarians 2007
“Equine Pain Management”
“Recognizing Pain in the Small Animal Patient”
University of Illinois Fall Conference for Veterinarians 2006
“Field Anesthesia in Horses”
“Epidural Analgesia in Small Animals”
Veterinary Midwest Anesthesia and Analgesia Conference, Indianapolis, IN 2005
“Preliminary Report on the use of Alfaxalone in Goats”
“Effect of Delivery Device on Meloxicam Drop Size and Dose Delivered”
Michigan Veterinary Conference
“Epidural Analgesia in the Dog and Cat” 2002
Online Continuing Education
VIN Rounds 2011
“Dexmedetomidine as a Preanesthetic: Pros and Cons”
VIN Online CE
“Anesthesia for Septic Patients” 2010
“Small Animal Restraint and Sedation” 2010
“ABVP Anesthesia Review” 2008-2009
University of Illinois
-Equine Junior Surgery Lab (VCM 655) 2004-2009
-Small Animal Junior Surgery Lab (VCM 652 and 654) 2004-2009
-Anesthesia and Fluid Therapy (VCM 676) 2004-2009
“Anesthesia for Cardiopulmonary Disease”
“Definitions, Overview, Introduction to Junior Surgery Lab”
“Anesthetic Monitoring I-II”
“Equine Anesthesia I-III”
“SA Anesthesia Techniques I-IV”
Michigan State University
Large Animal Seminar
“Equine Epidural Analgesia” 2002
Small Animal Seminar
“Treating Animal Pain” 2002
“Anesthetic Monitoring” 2001
“Recognizing Pain in the Small Animal Patient” 2001
“Epidural Analgesia in the Dog and Cat” 2000
Clark-Price SC (CoPI), Carpenter RE (CoPI), Stewart A, Byron C. The effects of intraoperative application of intraarticular morphine on total cell count, cell differential, and protein concentration of synovial fluid in horses undergoing arthroscopy for osteochondrosis. University of Illinois, College of Veterinary Medicine Companion Animal Memorial Fund, 2007-2008, $6000
University of Illinois
Veterinary Teaching Hospital Pharmacy Committee 2007-2009
College of Veterinary Medicine Admissions Advisory Committee 2005-2008
Veterinary Teaching Hospital Board 2006-2008
Departmental Advisory Committee 2006-2007
Capricious Grading Committee 2006-2007
IVAPM Pain Management Core Review; VIN online CE 2010
Fall Conference for Veterinarians; Urbana, IL 2008
Veterinary Orthopedic Society Annual Meeting; Big Sky, MT 2008
Veterinary Orthopedic Society Annual Meeting; Sun Valley, ID 2007
ACVA Annual Meeting; Chicago, IL 2006
Pain Management Meeting; San Fransisco, CA 2006
Fall Conference for Veterinarians; Urbana, IL 2006
Veterinary Midwest Anesthesia and Analgesia Conference; Indianapolis, IN 2005
Fall Conference for Veterinarians; Urbana, IL 2004
UTCVM Annual Conference; Knoxville, TN 2004
World Congress of Veterinary Anesthesia; Knoxville, TN 2003
ACVA Annual Meeting; Orlando, FL 2002
Michigan Veterinary Conference; Lansing, MI 2002
AVMA Animal Welfare Forum: Pain Management; Chicago, IL 2001
Eleventh Annual ACVS Symposium; Chicago IL 2001
Safe Capture International; Ypsilanti, MI 2001
Michigan Veterinary Conference; Lansing, MI 2001
Ninth Annual ACVS Symposium; San Francisco, CA 1999
UTCVM Annual Conference; Knoxville, TN 1996-1998
HONORS AND AWARDS
Michigan State University
The National Honor Society of Phi Zeta, Zeta Chapter
University of Tennessee
The Dr. John Henton Equine Club Award
V. Hal and Beville Hal Regan Scholarship
American Veterinary Medical Association 1999- Present
Director, Blood Donor Program (Internal and External) University of Illinois 2004-2009
International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management 2002-2010
Service Area Head, Anesthesia and Pain Management 2007-2008
Section Head, Anesthesia and Pain Management 2006-2007
Veterinary Interdisciplinary Pain Service, University of Illinois 2003-2006
Current licenses – Tennessee and New York
Inactive/Lapsed – Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Illinois