Dr. Michelle Dennis

About

Dr. Michelle Dennis attended the School of Veterinary Medicine at Purdue University and received her DVM in 2002. She completed a combined pathology residency and PhD program at Colorado State University in 2007. She was a senior lecturer at the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney, and a diagnostic pathologist at QML Vetnostics in Brisbane prior to joining Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2014. She has special interest and over 10 years of experience in diagnosing disease in aquatic animals. 

Publications

  1. Dennis, M. M., B. K. Diggles, R. Faulder, L. Olyott, S. B. Pyecroft, G. E. Gilbert and M. Landos, 2016: Pathology of finfish and mud crabs Scylla serrata during a mortality event associated with a harbour development project in Port Curtis, Australia. Diseases of aquatic organisms, 121, 173-188. 
  2. M.B. Kung, V.J. Poirier, M.M. Dennis, D.M. Vail, R.C. Straw. Hypofractionated radiation therapy for the treatment of microscopic canine soft tissue sarcoma. Veterinary Comparative Oncology. 2016, 14(4): e134-e145.
  3. Russell, E. B., Gunew, M.N., Dennis, M.M., Halliday C.L., 2016: Cerebral pyogranulomatous encephalitis caused by Cladophialophora bantiana in a 15 week-old domestic shorthair kitten. J Feline Med Surg Open Reports,  
  4. Soto E, Z. M., Tobar JIllanes O, Yount S, Francis S, Dennis M, , 2016: Laboratory-controlled challenges of Nile Tilapia (Oerochromis niloticus) with Streptococcus agalactiae: Comparison between immersion, oral, intracoelomic and intramuscular routes of infection. Journal of comparative pathology 
  5. Bowater, R.O., Blyde, D., Dennis, M.M., Stone, B., Horton, M.A., Robinson, B., White, M., Condon, K., Kong, F., Jones, R.  check full authors. (2017). Epizootics of Streptococcus agalactiae infection in captive rays from Queensland, Australia. J Fish Dis, In Pressdoi:DOI: 10.1111/jfd.12701 
  6. Larson, C.Dennis, MNair, R.Llanes, A, Peda, A, Welcome, S, & Rajeev, S. (2017). Isolation and characterization of Leptospira interrogans serovar Copenhageni from a dog from Saint Kitts. Microbiology Society Journaldoidoi:   10.1099/jmmcr.0.005120  
  7. Soto, E.Dennis, M. M.Beierschmitt, A.Francis, S.Sithole, F.Halliday-Simmons, I., & Palmour, R. (2017). Biofilm formation of hypermucoviscous and non-hypermucoviscous Klebsiella pneumoniae recovered from clinically affected African green monkey (Chlorocebus aethiops sabaeus). Microb Pathog, 107, 198-201. doi:10.1016/j.micpath.2017.03.034 
  8. Tiley, K., Dennis, M. M., Lewin-Smith, M. R., Jenkins, H. M., Kristmundsson, A., & Freeman, M. A. (2018). Digestive gland inclusion bodies in queen conch (Lobatus gigas) are non-parasitic. Invertebr Pathol, 157, 4-8. doi:10.1016/j.jip.2018.07.004 
  9. Tiley, K., Freeman, M. A., & Dennis, M. M. (2018). Pathology and reproductive health of queen conch (Lobatus gigas) in St. Kitts. Invertebr Pathol, 155, 32-37. doi:10.1016/j.jip.2018.04.007 
  10. K. Hill, K. M. Stewart, S. Rajeev, A. Conan, M. M. Dennis. Pathology of leatherback sea turtle (Dermochyles coriacea) embryo and hatchlings from nests in St. Kitts, West Indies (2015-2016). J Wildlife Dis. In press.  
  11. J. M. Wulcan, M. M. Dennis, J. K. Ketzis, T. J. Bevelock, G. G. Verocai. Strongyloidesspp. in cats – a review of the literature and the genomic sequencing of S. stercoralisfrom colonic epithelial nodular hyperplasia in cats. Parasites and Vectors. 2019; 12:349.  
  12. K. Tiley, M. A. Freeman, I. Yen, M. M. Dennis. Histology and systematic approach to postmortem examination of the queen conch, Lobatus gigas. J Shellfish Res. 2019; 38: 131-148.  
  13. L. Dagher, A.G. Armién, J. Dundas, M.M. Dennis. Mammary embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma with widespread metastasis in an adult dog. Vet Rec Case Rep. 2017, 5(5).  
  14. M.B. Kung, V.J. Poirier, M.M. Dennis, D.M. Vail, R.C. Straw. Hypofractionated radiation therapy for the treatment of microscopic canine soft tissue sarcoma. Veterinary Comparative Oncology. 2016, 14(4): e134-e145.