Dr. Renee Carter
Associate Professor
Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS)
(225) 578-9600

Teaching Interests:
Clinical instruction of fourth year veterinary students

Research Interests:
Corneal wound healing Equine Recurrent Uveitis

 Awards & Honors:
  • 2018 Dean's Teacher Merit Honor Roll
  • 2018 Outstanding Teacher Award
  • 2017 Dean's Teacher Merit Honor Roll
  • 2017 Outstanding Service Award
  • 2012 Dean's Teacher Merit Honor Roll
  • 2011 Dean's Teacher Merit Honor Roll
  • 2011 Gamma Sigma Delta, Teacher Merit Honor Roll
  • 2011 Flagship Faculty Member
  • 2006 Bayer Resident of the year
 Education:
  • Residency and Fellowship in Comparative Ophthalmology University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Rotating Internship, Small Animal Medicine and Surgery Louisiana State University
  • DVM Louisiana State University
 Grants:
  • Simulated opthalmoscopy: validity and cognitive task analysis, University of Calgary and LSU, $7,400.00
  • Investigation of the antibacterial and antifungal effects of botanically-solubilized Tea tree oil extract on common pathogens in infectious equine keratitis, Charles V. Cusimano Equine Health Studies Program, $6,000.00
  • Effect of topical 1% atropine sulfate ophthalmic solution on the GI motility and transit time in the horse, Charles V. Cusimano Equine Health Studies Program, $12,000.00
  • Cytokine tear film profile determination in healthy dogs and those with inflammatory ocular surface disorders, SVM Corp fund, $9,902.00
  • Evaluation of the in vitro effect of TricideTM on corneal and endometrial cell cultures, Equine Health Studies Program, $4,558.00
  • Role of intraocular bacterial infections in horses with recurrent uveitis in Louisiana, Charles V. Cusimano Equine Research Grant, $6,000.00
  • Prevalence of intraocular bacterial infections in horses with Equine Recurrent Uveitis, Equine Health Studies Program, $6,000.00
 Publications:
Scientific Abstract:
  • Cytokine profile determination in canine tears by multiplex analyzer in healthy dogs and those with inflammatory dermatitis and conjunctivitis, Martinez, Paoul; Pucheu-Haston, Cherie; Carter, Renee, 2018
  • Initial survey of cytokines in normal canine tear film by multiplex analysis, Martinez, Paoul; Pucheu-Haston, Cherie; Carter, Renee, 2017
  • Tonographic assessment of the aqueous humor outflow facility in the barred owl, Tully, Thomas; Davis, Kysia ; Storey, Eric; Carter, Renee, 2013
  • Comparative Evaluation of Aqueous Humor Viscosity, Tully, Thomas; Davis, K; Carter, Renee; Storey, Eric; Negulescu, I, 2012
  • Flurorophotometric determination of aqueous humor flow rate in the barred owl, Tully, Thomas; Davis, K; Storey, Eric; Carter, Renee, 2012
Journal Article, Academic Journal:
  • Phenobarbital-Responsive Bilateral Zygomatic Sialadenitis following an Enterotomy in a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Martinez, Paoul ; Carter, Renee; Gaschen, Lorrie; Ryan, Kirk, 2018, Research Journal for Veterinary Practitioners , Volume: 6, Number: 2, Pages: 14-19
  • Heat-shock protein expression in canine corneal wound healing, Peterson, Cornelia; Carter, Renee; Bentley, Ellison ; Chandler, Heather; Murphy, Christopher, 2016, Veterinary Ophthalmology , Volume: 19, Number: 3, Pages: 262-266
  • Role of intraocular leptospira infections in the pathogenesis of equine recurrent uveitis in the southern united states, Polle, Florence ; Storey, Eric; Eades, Susan; Alt, David; Hornsby, Richard; Zuerner, Richard; Carter, Renee, 2014, Journal of Equine Veterinary Science , Volume: 34, Pages: 1300-1306
  • Canine keratomycosis in 11 dogs: a case series (2000-2011), Scott, Erin; Carter, Renee, 2014, Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association , Volume: 50, Number: 2, Pages: 112-118
  • Canonical Nlrp3 inflammasome links systemic low-grade inflammation to functional decline in aging, Youm, Y; Grant, R; Albarado, D; Nguyen, K; Ravussin, A; Pistell, P; Newman, S; Carter, Renee; Laque, A; Munzberg, H; Rosen, C; Ingram, D; Salbaum, J; Dixit, V, 2013, Cellular Metabolism , Volume: 18, Number: 4, Pages: 519-532
  • A challenging case: Painful periocular swelling in a cat, Carter, Renee; Kubai, M; Rodrigues, J; Gupta, A; Royal, A, 2013, Veterinary Medicine , Pages: 179-187
  • What is your diagnosis? Fine-needle aspirate from a third eyelid mass in a Paint horse , Gupta, Ara; Gaunt, Stephen; Storey, Eric; Carter, Renee; Wakamatsu, Nobuko; Bhaskaran, M, 2012, Veterinary Clinical Pathology
  • Diagnostic Challenge: Mediastinal mass in a rabbit presenting as intermittent bilateral exophthalmos, Gaschen, Lorrie; Carter, Renee; Nevarez, Javier; Gieger, Tracy, 2012, Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine , Volume: 21, Number: 1, Pages: 99-102
Book, Textbook Chapter:
  • Equine Ocular Examination, Carter, Renee, 2017, Publisher: John Wiley and Sons
  • Ophthalmic Diagnostic Procedures, Carter, Renee, 2017, Publisher: John Wiley and Sons
  • Ophthalmic Nerve Blocks, Carter, Renee, 2017, Publisher: John Wiley and Sons
  • Ophthalmic Therapeutic Procedures, Carter, Renee, 2017, Publisher: John Wiley and Sons
  • Diseases of the Eye: Ophthalmic History and Examination, Carter, Renee, 2015, Publisher: Elsevier, Pages: 1149-1153
  • Diseases of the Eye: Signs of Ocular Disease, Carter, Renee, 2015, Publisher: Elsevier, Pages: 1153-1156
  • Corneal Degenerations and Infiltrations, Carter, Renee, 2011, Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell, Pages: 308
  • Keratitis, Nonulcerative, Carter, Renee, 2011, Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell, Pages: 723-724
Journal Article, Professional Journal:
  • Selected Ophthalmic Parameters In Two Colonies of Captive Indian Flying Foxes (Pteropus Giganteus), DiGeronimo, Peter ; Pisano, Simone; Di Girolamo, Nicola; Spielvogel, Carl; Pirie, Gordon ; Carter, Renee, 2018, Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine , Volume: 49, Number: 1, Pages: 129-133