Dr. Patricia Queiroz-Williams
Associate Professor
Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS)
(225) 578-9600

Teaching Interests:
Veterinary Anesthesia; Veterinary pain management; Anesthetic drugs pharmacology; Respiratory physiology of horses; Anesthesia Monitoring

Research Interests:
Inhalational MAC studies; Pulse Pressure Variation and Stroke Volume Variation monitoring in colic horses; Pain management and its assessment in different species; Anesthetic drugs' pharmacodynamic/pharmacokinetic

 Awards & Honors:
  • 2018 Dean's Teacher Merit Honor Roll
  • 2017 Dean's Teacher Merit Honor Roll
  • 2016 Dean's Teacher Merit Honor Roll
  • 2015 Dean's Teacher Merit Honor Roll
  • 2014 Dean's Teacher Merit Honor Roll
  • 2013 Dean's Teacher Merit Honor Roll
  • 2011 Dean's Teacher Merit Honor Roll
  • 2005 ACVA Residents Research Forum
 Education:
  • Other College of Veterinary Medicine - University of Tennessee
  • MS School of Medicine - Paulista State University (UNESP)
  • Other School of Veterinary Medicine and Zootechnics, FMVZ UNESP
  • DVM School of Veterinary Medicine of the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais - UFMG
 Grants:
  • Comparison of Blind Oral Intubation and Endoscopy-guided Intubation in Rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus), VCS CORP, $3,000.00
  • The Use of Ketamine-Dexmedetomidine-Midazolam or Alfaxalone-Dexmedetomidine-Midazolam for Immobilization of American Alligators (Alligator mississippiensis), VCS CORP, $2,000.00
  • Comparison of Blind Oral Intubation and Endoscopy-guided Intubation in Rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus), VCS CORP, $5,000.00
  • Accuracy and agreement of repeatability of a commercially available veterinary blood pressure monitor in awake and anesthetized dogs, LSU VCS CORP Grant, $4,676.00
  • Effect of cranial flexion of pelvic limbs on interlaminar length of lumbosacral space in sternally and laterally recumbent swine , LSU VCS CORP Grant, $1,552.00
  • The use of priming alfaxalone and alfaxalone-midazolam co-induction as anesthetic induction techniques in cats, LSU VCS CORP Grant, $3,994.90
  • The use of alfaxalone-midazolam co-induction and priming alfaxalone as anesthesia induction techniques in dogs, LSU VCS CORP Grant, $6,473.80
  • VCS research colony of canine , LSU - VCS department ,
  • Computed Tomographic Analysis of Anesthesia-Induced atelectasis using two inspired oxygen concentrations during peak inspiration in dogs. Can atelectasis be avoided?, VCS Corps, $4,000.00
  • Strategies to treat isoflurane-induced hypotension in normovolemic dogs, Research & Graduate Studies, College of Veterinary Medicine - Virginia Tech, $18,320.86
  • Assessment of cardiac toxicity and cardiovascular effects of intravenous lidocaine in chickens, LSU VCS CORP Grant, $3,985.00
  • Pharmacokinetics of intravenous tiletamine and zolazepam (Telazol®) in xylazine-sedated horses, Charles V. Cusimano EHSP Grant, $11,649.00
  • The effects of propofol and ketamine-diazepam induction on the packed cell volume and hematocrit of cats, LSU VCS CORP Grant, $5,430.00
  • Optimization of implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) defibrillation threshold in dogs, St. Jude Medical, Inc, $49,335.00
  • Effect of positive end expiratory pressure on pulse pressure and stroke volume variation in dogs, Research & Graduate Studies, College of Veterinary Medicine - Virginia Tech, $18,152.50
  • Determination of an optimal dose of intravenous lidocaine in chickens (Gallus gallus domesticus), LSU VCS CORP Grant, $3,853.94
  • Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of lidocaine in Hispaniolan Amazon parrots (Amazona ventralis), Morris Animal Foundation, $4,000.00
 Publications:
Journal Article, Academic Journal:
  • Computed Tomographic Measurement of the Main Pulmonary Artery to Aortic Diameter Ratio in Healthy Dogs: A Comparison to Echocardiographically Derived Ratios, Granger, L.; Pariaut, Romain; Vila, Jorge; Coulter, Cassaundra; Rademacher, Nathalie; Queiroz, Patricia, 2016, Vet. Radiol. & Ultrasound , Volume: 57, Number: 4, Pages: 376-386
  • Comparison of cardiac output determined by an ultrasound velocity dilution output method and by the lithium dilution cardiac output method in juvenile horses with experimentally induced hypovolemia, Queiroz, Patricia; Shih, Andre; Pariaut, Romain; Ricco, Carolina; Garcia-Pereira, Fernando; Bandt, Carsten; Vigani, Alessio; Da Cunha, Anderson; Bornkamp, J, 2014, American Journal of Veterinary Research , Volume: 75, Pages: 565-571
  • Cardiorespiratory and antinociceptive effects of two different doses of lidocaine administered to horses during a constant intravenous infusion of xylazine and ketamine, Queiroz, Patricia; Nobrega Neto, Pedro; Luna, Stelio; Mama, Khursheed; Steffey, Eugene; Carregaro, Adriano, 2013, Veterinary Research , Volume: 9, Number: 9
  • Evaluation of shock waveform configuration on the defibrillation capacity of implantable cardioverter defibrillators in dogs, Pariaut, Romain; Saelinger, Carley; Vila, Jorge; Deforge, William; Queiroz, Patricia; Beaufrere, Hugues; Zimmerman, Michael; Saile, Katrin; Reynolds, Caryn, 2012, Journal of Veterinary Cardiology , Volume: 14, Pages: 389-398
  • Quantitative response of volumetric variables measured by a new ultrasound dilution method in a juvenile model of hemorrhagic shock and resuscitation, Queiroz, Patricia; Vigani, Alessio; Shih, Andre; Pariaut, Romain; Gabrielli, Andrea; Thuramalla, Naveen; Bandt, Carsten, 2012, Resuscitation/Elsevier Ireland Ltd , Volume: 83, Number: 8, Pages: 1031-1037
  • Quantitative response of volumetric variables measured by a new ultrasound dilution method in a juvenile model of hemorrhagic shock and resuscitation, Queiroz, Patricia; Vigani, Alessio; Shih, Andre; Pariaut, Romain; Gabrielli, A; Thuramalla, N; Bandt, Carsten, 2012, Resuscitation , Pages: 7
  • Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator in a German shepherd dog with ventricular arrhythmias, Queiroz, Patricia; Pariaut, Romain; Saelinger, Carley; Strickland, Keith; Marshall, Cecilia, 2011, Journal of Veterinary Cardiology , Volume: 13, Number: 3, Pages: 8
Scientific Abstract:
  • Evidence for use of end-expiratory CT in dogs with chronic coughing, Schuber, Rebecca; Stewart, Mat; Hirsch, Aubrey; Gaschen, Frederic; Liu, Chin-Chi; Blank, Carolyn; Queiroz, Patricia; Granger, L., 2019
  • Use of Non-Inspiratory CT in dogs with chronic coughing, Stewart, Mat; Hirsch, Aubrey; Gaschen, Frederic; Schuber, Rebecca; Blank, Carolyn; Liu, Chin-Chi; Granger, L.; Queiroz, Patricia, 2018
  • Effect of cranial flexion of pelvic limbs on interlaminar length of lumbosacral space in sternally and laterally recumbent swine, De Caro Carella, Chiara; Shippy, Sarah; Rademacher, Nathalie; Cremer, Jeannette; Queiroz, Patricia; Lopez, Mandi, 2018
  • Evidence for use of end-expiratory CT in dogs with chronic coughing, Schuber, Rebecca; Stewart, Mat; Hirsch, Aubrey; Gaschen, Frederic; Liu, Chin-Chi; Blank, Carolyn; Queiroz, Patricia; Granger, L., 2018
  • Effect of cranial flexion of pelvic limbs on interlaminar length of lumbosacral space in sternally and laterally recumbent swine, De Caro Carella, Chiara; Shippy, Sarah; Rademacher, Nathalie; Cremer, Jeannette; Queiroz, Patricia; Lopez, Mandi, 2018
  • Determination of midazolam dose for co-induction with low dose of alfaxalone in cats, Lagos, Angie; Queiroz, Patricia; da Cunha, Anderson; Nevarez, Javier; Cremer, Jeannette, 2017
  • Priming alfaxalone and alfaxalone–midazolam co-induction techniques in dogs, Lagos, Angie; Queiroz, Patricia; da Cunha, Anderson; Nevarez, Javier; Cremer, Jeannette, 2017
  • The use of priming alfaxalone as an induction technique in cats, Lagos, Angie; Queiroz, Patricia; da Cunha, Anderson; Nevarez, Javier; Cremer, Jeannette, 2017
  • Effect of positive end-expiratory pressure on pulse pressure and stroke volume variations during normovolemia and hypovolemia in dogs, Ricco, Carolina; Henao-Guerrero, Natalia; Pavlisko, Noah; Shih, Andre; Bandt, Carsten; Queiroz, Patricia, 2014
  • Optimization of implantable cardioverter defibrillators defibrillation thresholds in dogs, Pariaut, Romain; Saelinger, carley; Vila, Jorge; Queiroz, Patricia, 2012
  • Multi-detector computed tomography enterography using whole milk as a gastrointestinal contrast agent in dogs., Gaschen, Lorrie; Rodriguez, J; Matthew, Levy; Rademacher, Nathalie; Queiroz, Patricia, 2011
  • Pharmacokinetics/Pharmacodynamics of bupivacaine and lidocaine in chickens, Tully, Thomas; da Cunha, Anderson; Stout, Rhett; Barker, Steven; Nevarez, Javier; Pariaut, Romain; Queiroz, Patricia; Messenger, Kim; Papich, Mike, 2011
Journal Article, Professional Journal:
  • Effects of ketamine and lidocaine in combination on the sevoflurane minimum alveolar concentration in alpacas, Queiroz, Patricia; Doherty, Thomas; da Cunha, Anderson; Leonardi, Claudia, 2016, Canadian Journal of Veterinary Research , Volume: 80, Number: 2, Pages: 141-145
  • Comparison of cardiac output determined by an ultrasound velocity dilution cardiac output method and by the lithium dilution cardiac output method in juvenile horses with experimentally induced hypovolemia, Ricco, Carolina; Shih, Andre; Queiroz, Patricia; Vigani, Alessio; da Cunha, Anderson; Pariaut, Romain; Bornkamp, Jennifer; Garcia-Pereira, Fernando; Bandt, Carsten, 2014, American Journal of Veterinary Research , Volume: 75, Number: 6, Pages: 565-571
  • Pharmacokinetics of lidocaine and its active metabolite monoethylglycinexylidide after a single intravenous administration in chickens (Gallus domesticus) anesthetized with isoflurane, da Cunha, Anderson; Messenger, Kristen; Stout, Rhett; Barker, Steven; Nevarez, Javier; Queiroz, Patricia; Tully, Jr, T, 2012, Journal of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics , Volume: 35, Number: 6, Pages: 604-607
  • Pharmacokinetics of lidocaine after a single intravenous administration in chickens (Gallus domesticus) anesthetized with isoflurane, da Cunha, Anderson; Messenger, Kristen; Stout, Rhett; Tully, Thomas; Barker, Steven; Nevarez, Javier; Queiroz, Patricia, 2012, Journal of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics , Volume: 35, Number: 6, Pages: 604-607
  • Effects of dopamine and dobutamine on isoflurane-induced hypotension in Hispaniolan Amazon parrots, Tully, Thomas; Schnellbacher, Rodney; da Cunha, Anderson; Beaufrere, Hugues; Queiroz, Patricia; Nevarez, Javier, 2012, American Journal Veterinary Research , Volume: 73, Number: 7, Pages: 952-958
  • Effects of dopamine and dobutamine on isoflurane-induced hypotension in Hipaniolan Amazon parrot (Amazona ventralis), Nevarez, Javier; da Cunha, Anderson; Queiroz, Patricia; Tully, Thomas; Beaufrere, Hugues ; Schnellbacher, Rodney, 2011, American Journal of Veterinary Research , Volume: 73, Number: 7, Pages: 952-958
Translation or Transcription:
  • Cardiorespiratory and antinociceptive effects of two different doses of lidocaine administered to horses during a constant intravenous infusion of xylazine and ketamine, Queiroz, Patricia; Nobrega Neto, Pedro, 2013
Other:
  • The physical principles of the intra-arterial blood pressure measurement, Queiroz, Patricia, 2013
  • Veterinary Anesthesia Protocols: an update!, Queiroz, Patricia, 2013