Catherine Jane SAVAGE
World Equine Veterinary Association (WEVA)
Kate (CJ Savage) has worked as an equine internal medicine specialist in the USA and Australia. She is the President of the World Equine Veterinary Association and has a great interest in the welfare of all equids. She has been involved with WEVA since 2007 (Oceanic member, Programme Chair for WEVA Budapest 2013).
Her links with PRC have evolved over the last decade when in 2008, Kate was an internal medicine specialist for all teams at the Beijing Olympics, which were held in Hong Kong.
BVSc(Hons) - University of Melbourne 1987
MS - Virginia State University and Polytechnic 1994
PhD – University of Melbourne 1992
Diplomate ACVIM – USA 1995
Specialist in Equine Internal Medicine, Victoria, Australia
Specialist in Large Animal Internal Medicine, USA
Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Dip ACVIM) 1995
Doctor of Philosophy University of Melbourne 1992
Master of Science Virginia-Maryland Regional college of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 1994
Bachelor of Veterinary Science (Hons) University of Melbourne 1987
Consultant – South Eastern Equine Hospital, Australia
Head – Equine Centre, University of Melbourne, Australia
Head, Arrabri Equine Internal Medicine
Honors and Awards
2014 – Equine Veterinary Association Bain Fallon Award for Excellence in the Equine Veterinary Field - 2014
-Vaughn Graduate Academic Scholarship: 1990, 1991
Overseas Veterinary Scholarship: 1990
-Rowden White Equine Research Scholarship: 1990
-John Neville Research Scholarship: 1989
McCarthy RN, Savage CJ, Jeffcott LB, Caple IW, Watson M, Hutton K.
The digestibility of rice-based products in the horse. In: Proc. Recent Advances in Animal Nutrition in Australia. Farrell DJ, ed. University of New England, Armidale, 1989: 10A.
Buckingham SHW, Savage CJ, Jeffcott LB. The clinical applications of transmission ultrasound velocity measurement in equine bone. In: Proc. Australian Veterinary
Association. University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia, 1989.
Jeffcott LB, Cleeland JC, Savage CJ. Nutritional effects on bone development. In:
Proc. Symposium on Developmental Bone and Joint Problems in the Horse. Dalin G,
ed. Husdjursvetenskapligt, Centrun, SLV, Ultuna. 1989: 28-29.
Savage CJ. Nutrition to avoid skeletal growth abnormalities. In: Proc. 181 Equine Nutrition. Bryden DI, ed. PGCVS, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia, 1991: 25-29.
Savage CJ, McCarthy RN. The effects of diet on the induction of developmental orthopedic disease and bone remodeling in foals. In Proc. Horse Nutrition Workshop and Seminar. Bryden WL, ed. Nutrition Society of Australia, Inc. 1991: 2A.
Savage CJ, Jeffcott LB, Melsen F, Ostblom LC. Bone biopsy in the horse. 1. Method using the wing of ilium. J. Vet. Med. A 38, 1991: 776-783.
Savage CJ, Tidd LC, Melsen F, Jeffcott LB, Ostblom L. Bone biopsy in the horse. 2. Evaluation of histomorphometric examination. J. Vet. Med. A 38, 1991: 784-792.
Savage CJ, Tidd LC, Ostblom LC, Melsen F, Jeffcott LB. Bone biopsy in the horse. 3. Normal histomorphometrical data according to age and sex. J. Vet. Med. A 38, 1991: 793-797.
Savage CJ. The influence of nutrition and skeletal growth and induction of osteochondrosis (dyschondroplasia) in horses. Ph.D. thesis, University of Melbourne, Australia. 1992.
Savage CJ, McCarthy RN, Jeffcott LB. Effects of dietary energy and protein on induction of dyschondroplasia in foals. Equine vet J . Suppl. 16, 1993: 74-79.
Savage CJ, McCarthy RN, Jeffcott LB. Effects of dietary phosphorus and calcium on induction of dyschondroplasia in foals. Equine vet J . Suppl. 16, 1993: 80-83.
Savage CJ, McCarthy RN, Jeffcott LB. Histomorphometrical assessment of bone biopsies from foals fed diets high in phosphorus and digestible energy. Equine vet J . Suppl. 16, 1993: 89-93.
Savage CJ, Crisman MV and Wilcke JR. Classification of adhesion molecules
comprising CD18 subunit on the unstimulated equine neutrophil. Proc. ACVIM
12-abstract 169, 1994: 1015.
Wilson T, Modransky P and Savage CJ. Small intestinal intussusception in a mule. Equine Pract. 16, 1994: 36-38.
Marble SL, Edens LM , Shiroma JT.and Savage CJ. Massive spontaneous subcutaneous emphysema in a neonatal foal. J. Am. Vet. Med. Assoc. 208, 1996: 97-99
Traub-Dargatz J, Savage C, Gentry-Weeks C, Tillotson K, Rice D, Hendrickson D,
Garry F and Nelson AW. Investigation of a Salmonella infantis outbreak in a large
animal veterinary hospital. USAHA Salmonella Committee Abstracts, 1996.
Tillotson K, Savage CJ, Salmon MD, Gentry-Weeks CR, Rice D,
Fedorka-Cray PJ, Hendrickson DA, Jones RL, Nelson AW Traub-Dargatz JL.
Outbreak of Salmonella infantis infection in a large animal veterinary teaching hospital.
J Am Vet Med Assoc 211, 1554-1557, 1997.
Ellis RP, Thompson GL, East LM, Savage CJ, Traub-Dargatz JL. Multiple toxin types
of Clostridium perfringens detected by multiplex PCR from the same specimen. Abstract
100. In: Proc 78th Ann Meeting of Conference for Research Workers in Animal Diseases,
Nov 10-11, 1997.
Savage CJ, Traub-Dargatz JL and Mumford EL. Survey of the large animal diplomates
of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine regarding indications,
contraindications, complications and technique for percutaneous lung biopsy in the
horse. J Vet Int Med 12: 8-16, 1997.
East LM, Savage CJ, Traub-Dargatz JL, Dickinson CE and Ellis RP. Enterocolitis
associated with Clostridium perfringens infection in neonate foals: 54 cases (1988-1997).
J Am Vet Med Assoc 212: 1751-1756, 1998.
East LM, Dargatz DA, Traub-Dargatz JL, Savage CJ. Foaling-management practices
associated with the occurrence of enterocolitis attributed to Clostridium perfringens
infection in the equine neonate. Prev. Vet. Med. 46: 61-74, 2000
Frye MA, Johnson JS, Traub-Dargatz JL, Savage CJ, Fettman, MJ, Gould DH. Putative
uremic encephapathy in horses: Five cases. J Am Vet Med Assoc 218:560-566, 2001.
Hansen RA, Savage CJ, Reidlinger K, Traub-Dargatz JL, Ogilvie GK, Mitchell D and
Fettman MJ. Effects of dietary flaxseed oil supplementation on equine plasma fatty acid
concentrations and whole blood platelet aggregation. J Vet Int Med 16:457-463, 2002.
Forbes G, Church S, Savage CJ, Bailey SR. Effects of hyperimmune equine plasma on clinical and cellular responses in a low dose endotoxaemia model in horses. Res Vet Sci 92: 40-44, 2010.
Nath LC, Anderson GA, Hinchcliff, Savage CJ. Serum cardiac troponin I concentrations in horses with cardiac disease. Aust Vet J 90:351-357, 2012.
Nath LC, Anderson GA, Hinchcliff K, Savage CJ. Clinicopathologic evidence of
myocardial injury in horses with acute abdominal disease. J Am Vet Med Ass 241:1202-
El-Hage CM, Savage CJ, Minke JM, Ficorelli, NP, Watson J and Gilkerson JR.
Accelerated vaccination schedule provides protective levels of antibody and complete herd immunity to equine influenza. Equine vet J 45: 235-239, 2013.
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