Department of Surgical Sciences
Titles and Education
Current Position: Clinical Assistant Professor, Anesthesia and Pain Management
DACVAA - Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ACVAA), 2014
Anesthesia Residency – University of California – Davis, 2013
PhD - UNESP (São Paulo State University – Brazil) in association with CSU (Colorado State University), 2010
MSc - UNESP (São Paulo State University – Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil), 2008,
DVM – UFF (Federal Fluminense University – Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), 2005
Balanced anesthesia techniques
Dr. Ferreira supervise anesthesia cases of small, large and exotic animals, providing training of 4th year veterinary students, anesthesia residents and technicians at the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital. She also consults for all the services in the hospital about sedation and analgesic protocols for different patients. Dr. Ferreira provides anesthesiology lectures for 2nd year veterinary students and assist in small and large animal anesthesia laboratories for 2nd-4th year veterinary students.
Anesthesia and pain management of small, large and exotic animals, and special interest in loco-regional anesthesia techniques.
- Ferreira, T.H., Brosnan, R.J., Shilo-Benjamini, Y., Moore, S.B., Hollingsworth, S.R. Effects of ketamine, propofol, or thiopental administration on intraocular pressure and qualities of induction of and recovery from anesthesia in horses. AJVR, v.74, p.1070- 1077, 2013.Alvillar, B.M., Boscan, P., Mama, K.R., Ferreira, T.H., Congdon, J., Twedt, D.C. Effect of epidural and intravenous use of the neurokinin-1 (NK-1) receptor antagonist maropitant on the sevoflurane minimum alveolar concentration (MAC) in dogs. VAA, v.39, p.201-205, 2012.Wagner, A.E., Mama, K.R., Steffey, E.P., Ferreira, T.H., Rezende, M.L. Comparison of the cardiovascular effects of equianesthetic doses of sevoflurane alone and sevoflurane plus intravenous lidocaine in horses. AJVR, v.72, p.452-460, 2011. November 2011Rezende, M.L., Wagner, A.E., Mama, K.R., Ferreira, T.H., Steffey, E.P. The effects of intravenous lidocaine administration on the minimum alveolar concentration of sevoflurane in horses. AJVR, v.72, p.446-451, 2011.Ferreira, T.H., Steffey, E.P., Mama, K.R., Rezende, M.L., Aguiar, A.J.A. Determination of the sevoflurane sparing effect of methadone in cats. VAA, v.38, p.310-319, 2011.Ferreira, T.H., Rezende, M.L., Mama, K.R., Hudachek, S.F., Aguiar, A.J.A. Plasma concentrations and behavioral, antinociceptive, and physiologic effects of methadone after intravenous and oral transmucosal administration in cats. AJVR, v.72, p.764-771, 2011.See pubmed list for complete list