Jorge A Hernandez

Jorge A Hernandez,

CVM Director Of Graduate Education; Professor

Department: Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Business Phone: (352) 294-4305
Business Email: hernandezja@ufl.edu

Accomplishments

Distinguished International Educator
2006 · University of Florida
Distinguished International Educator
2004 · University of Florida
Superior Accomplishment Award
2003 · University of Florida: Health Science Center

Research Profile

Dr. Hernandez’s main areas of research interest include epidemiology and diagnostics of diseases in animal and human populations. Since 2000, he serves as chair of the infection control committee at the UFVH Large Animal Hospital, where he also plays an important role as co-investigator in clinical research with faculty and residents. Since 2003, he serves as Director of the Office of International Programs. Since 2000, he collaborates with USDA as instructor and mentor in capacity building and training programs in animal health in Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia, and Africa. He is a visiting scholar at the University of Yucatan in Mexico and the Universidad de La Salle in Bogota, Colombia. He is author or co-author of 90+ scientific publications in the area of epidemiololgy, health and policy.

Publications

2021
Anemia and intestinal parasites in farmers and family members and sheep in two agro-ecological zones in Senegal.
One health (Amsterdam, Netherlands). 13 [DOI] 10.1016/j.onehlt.2021.100260. [PMID] 34307821.
2021
Associations between surgical start time (regular vs after hours) and morbidity and mortality during hospitalization in dogs and cats.
Journal of veterinary emergency and critical care (San Antonio, Tex. : 2001). 31(5):629-637 [DOI] 10.1111/vec.13066. [PMID] 34330152.
2021
Blood Analyte Changes of Wild-Caught Adult Almaco Jack in Response to Acclimation to Recirculating Aquaculture Systems and Hyposalinity Treatment.
Journal of aquatic animal health. 33(2):77-83 [DOI] 10.1002/aah.10121. [PMID] 33783879.
2021
Observed and expected combined effects of metritis and other postpartum diseases on time to conception and rate of conception failure in first lactation cows in Iran.
Theriogenology. 164:36-41 [DOI] 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2021.01.016. [PMID] 33540368.
2021
Sedation and Anesthesia of Galapagos (Chelonoidis nigra), Aldabra (Aldabrachelys gigantea), and African Spurred Tortoises (Centrochelys sulcata): A Retrospective Review (2009-2019).
Animals : an open access journal from MDPI. 11(10) [DOI] 10.3390/ani11102920. [PMID] 34679940.
2021
Seroprevalence of and Risk Factors Associated with Exposure to Brucella Spp. in Dairy Cattle in Three Different Agroecological Zones in Rwanda.
The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene. [DOI] 10.4269/ajtmh.20-1426. [PMID] 33534748.
2021
Steatitis in Cold-Stunned Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtles (Lepidochelys kempii).
Animals : an open access journal from MDPI. 11(3) [DOI] 10.3390/ani11030898. [PMID] 33801097.
2021
Therapeutic effects of equine amniotic membrane suspension on corneal re-epithelialization and haze in a modified lagomorph ex vivo wound healing model.
Veterinary ophthalmology. [DOI] 10.1111/vop.12953. [PMID] 34787351.
2020
A Transcriptome Analysis: Various Reasons of Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes Caused by Acute Toxoplasma gondii Infection.
Frontiers in physiology. 11 [DOI] 10.3389/fphys.2020.00115. [PMID] 32140111.
2020
Combined effect of mastitis and parity on pregnancy loss in lactating Holstein cows.
Theriogenology. 143:57-63 [DOI] 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2019.12.002. [PMID] 31837631.
2019
Clinicopathological prognostic indicators of survival and pathological findings in cold-stressed Florida manatees Trichechus manatus latirostris.
Diseases of aquatic organisms. 132(2):85-97 [DOI] 10.3354/dao03306. [PMID] 30628575.
2019
Diagnostic Performance of Clinicopathological Analytes in Otostrongylus circumlitis-Infected Rehabilitating Juvenile Northern Elephant Seals (Mirounga angustirostris).
Frontiers in veterinary science. 6 [DOI] 10.3389/fvets.2019.00134. [PMID] 31106217.
2019
Transcriptomic analysis of reproductive damage in the epididymis of male Kunming mice induced by chronic infection of Toxoplasma gondii PRU strain.
Parasites & vectors. 12(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s13071-019-3783-2. [PMID] 31703718.
2018
Burden of exposure to infectious bursal disease virus, infectious bronchitis virus, Newcastle disease virus, Mycoplasma gallisepticum, and intestinal parasites in introduced broiler chickens on the Galapagos.
PloS one. 13(9) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0203658. [PMID] 30248128.
2018
Dog overpopulation and diagnosis of intestinal parasites on Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos 2016.
Preventive veterinary medicine. 157:99-104 [DOI] 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2018.06.003. [PMID] 30086856.
2018
Epidemiologic and economic analyses of pregnancy loss attributable to mastitis in primiparous Holstein cows.
Journal of dairy science. 101(11):10142-10150 [DOI] 10.3168/jds.2018-14619. [PMID] 30146277.
2017
Evidence that mastitis can cause pregnancy loss in dairy cows: A systematic review of observational studies.
Journal of dairy science. 100(10):8322-8329 [DOI] 10.3168/jds.2017-12711. [PMID] 28780088.
2017
iTRAQ-based differential proteomic analysis in Mongolian gerbil brains chronically infected with Toxoplasma gondii.
Journal of proteomics. 160:74-83 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jprot.2017.03.012. [PMID] 28323244.
2017
Lower Extremity Stiffness Changes after Concussion in Collegiate Football Players.
Medicine and science in sports and exercise. 49(1):167-172 [PMID] 27501359.
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2017
Retrospective Evaluation of Whole Body Computed Tomography for Tumor Staging in Dogs with Primary Appendicular Osteosarcoma.
Veterinary surgery : VS. 46(1):75-80 [DOI] 10.1111/vsu.12579. [PMID] 27906470.
2017
Serum Amyloid a in Healthy Female Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops Truncatus) During and After Uncomplicated Pregnancy
Aquatic Mammals. 43(4):417-420 [DOI] 10.1578/AM.43.4.2017.417.
2016
CORRELATION OF ARTICULAR CARTILAGE THICKNESS MEASUREMENTS MADE WITH MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING, MAGNETIC RESONANCE ARTHROGRAPHY, AND COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHIC ARTHROGRAPHY WITH GROSS ARTICULAR CARTILAGE THICKNESS IN THE EQUINE METACARPOPHALANGEAL JOINT.
Veterinary radiology & ultrasound : the official journal of the American College of Veterinary Radiology and the International Veterinary Radiology Association. 57(5):515-25 [DOI] 10.1111/vru.12390. [PMID] 27478155.
2016
Development and validation of a competitive enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for the measurement of total plasma immunoglobulins in healthy loggerhead sea (Caretta caretta) and green turtles (Chelonia mydas).
Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation : official publication of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Inc. 28(1):5-11 [DOI] 10.1177/1040638715617804. [PMID] 26699523.
2016
Diagnostic Performance and Application of a Real-Time Pcr Assay for the Detection of Salmonella in Fecal Samples Collected From Hospitalized Horses With or Without Signs of Gastrointestinal Tract Disease
Veterinary journal (London, England : 1997). 208:28-32 [DOI] 10.1016/j.tvjl.2015.11.011. [PMID] 26797475.
2016
Dog overpopulation and burden of exposure to canine distemper virus and other pathogens on Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos.
Preventive veterinary medicine. 123:128-137 [DOI] 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2015.11.016. [PMID] 26700426.
2016
MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING SCORING OF AN EXPERIMENTAL MODEL OF POST-TRAUMATIC OSTEOARTHRITIS IN THE EQUINE CARPUS.
Veterinary radiology & ultrasound : the official journal of the American College of Veterinary Radiology and the International Veterinary Radiology Association. 57(5):502-14 [DOI] 10.1111/vru.12369. [PMID] 27198611.
2015
A Review of Anhidrosis in Horses
Equine Veterinary Education. 27(4):192-199 [DOI] 10.1111/eve.12220.
2015
Associations between ‘valentine’ heart shape, atrial enlargement and cardiomyopathy in cats.
Journal of feline medicine and surgery. 17(6):447-52 [DOI] 10.1177/1098612X14546339. [PMID] 25146363.
2015
In vitro evaluation of bursting pressure and intestinal luminal area of three jejunostomy tube placement techniques in dogs.
American journal of veterinary research. 76(5):467-74 [DOI] 10.2460/ajvr.76.5.467. [PMID] 25909380.
2015
Protective Efficacy of Recombinant Canine Adenovirus Type-2 Expressing Tgrop18 (Cav-2-Rop18) Against Acute and Chronic Toxoplasma Gondii Infection in Mice
Bmc Infectious Diseases. 15 [DOI] 10.1186/s12879-015-0815-1. [PMID] 25886737.
2014
Awareness, perceived relevance, and acceptance of large animal hospital surveillance and infection control practices by referring veterinarians and clients.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 244(7):835-43 [DOI] 10.2460/javma.244.7.835. [PMID] 24649995.
2014
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Scoring of An Experimental Model of Osteoarthritis in the Equine Carpus
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2014
Ultrasonographic evaluation of relative gastrointestinal layer thickness in cats without clinical evidence of gastrointestinal tract disease.
Journal of feline medicine and surgery. 16(2):118-24 [DOI] 10.1177/1098612X13499013. [PMID] 23906704.
2013
Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine Used for Treatment of Anhidrosis
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. 27
2013
Foot-And-Mouth Disease Virus Strains and Examination of Exposure Factors Associated With Seropositivity of Cattle Herds in Nigeria During 2007-2009
Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 109(3-4):334-342 [DOI] 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2012.10.004. [PMID] 23127691.
2013
Immunohistochemical detection of a unique protein within cells of snakes having inclusion body disease, a world-wide disease seen in members of the families Boidae and Pythonidae.
PloS one. 8(12) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0082916. [PMID] 24340066.
2013
Point Prevalence and Incidence of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Complex in Captive Elephants in the United States of America
Veterinary Quarterly. 33(1):28-32 [DOI] 10.1080/01652176.2013.772690. [PMID] 23477422.
2013
Prevalence of and Examination of Exposure Factors for Salmonella On Commercial Egg-Laying Farms in Barbados
Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 110(3-4):489-496 [DOI] 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2012.12.009. [PMID] 23357068.
2013
Prevalence of and exposure factors for seropositivity to H3N8 canine influenza virus in dogs with influenza-like illness in the United States.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 242(2):209-16 [DOI] 10.2460/javma.242.2.209. [PMID] 23276098.
2012
Effects of various presale radiographic findings for yearling Thoroughbreds on 2-year-old racing performance.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 241(11):1505-13 [DOI] 10.2460/javma.241.11.1505. [PMID] 23176245.
2012
Effects of yearling sale purchase price, exercise history, lameness, and athletic performance on purchase price of Thoroughbreds at 2-year-old in-training sales.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 241(11):1499-504 [DOI] 10.2460/javma.241.11.1499. [PMID] 23176244.
2012
Observed and expected combined effects of clinical mastitis and low body condition on pregnancy loss in dairy cows.
Theriogenology. 77(1):115-21 [DOI] 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2011.07.023. [PMID] 21924482.
2012
Serological Evidence of H3N8 Canine Influenza-Like Virus Circulation in Usa Dogs Prior To 2004
Veterinary journal (London, England : 1997). 191(3):312-316 [DOI] 10.1016/j.tvjl.2011.11.010. [PMID] 22178358.
2011
Identification of Risk Factors Associated With Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza H5N1 Virus Infection in Poultry Farms, in Nigeria During the Epidemic of 2006-2007
Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 98(2-3):204-208 [DOI] 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2010.11.007. [PMID] 21146235.
2010
An epidemiologic study of anhidrosis in horses in Florida.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 236(10):1091-7 [DOI] 10.2460/javma.236.10.1091. [PMID] 20470071.
2010
Prevalence of various presale radiographic findings and association of findings with sales price in Thoroughbred yearlings sold in Kentucky.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 236(4):440-5 [DOI] 10.2460/javma.236.4.440. [PMID] 20151870.
2010
Review of the Epidemiology and Infection Control Aspects of Nosocomial Salmonella Infections in Hospitalised Horses
Equine Veterinary Education. 22(12):631-641 [DOI] 10.1111/j.2042-3292.2010.00144.x.
2010
Use of a Portable Point-Of-Care (Vetscan Vs2) Biochemical Analyzer for Measuring Plasma Biochemical Levels in Free-Living Loggerhead Sea Turtles (Caretta Caretta)
Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine. 41(4):585-593 [DOI] 10.1638/2009-0023.1.
2009
Education of global veterinarians.
Preventive veterinary medicine. 92(4):275-83 [DOI] 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2009.09.003. [PMID] 19811845.
2009
Epidemiologic analysis of nosocomial Salmonella infections in hospitalized horses.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 234(1):108-19 [DOI] 10.2460/javma.234.1.108. [PMID] 19119974.
2009
Prevalence of Lameness in Carriage Horses in Yucatan, Mexico
International Journal of Applied Research in Veterinary Medicine. 7:206-213
2008
In vitro susceptibility of sea lion poxvirus to cidofovir.
Antiviral research. 80(1):77-80 [DOI] 10.1016/j.antiviral.2008.03.007. [PMID] 18485494.
2008
Lameness, athletic performance, and financial returns in yearling Thoroughbreds bought for the purpose of resale for profit.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 232(1):85-90 [DOI] 10.2460/javma.232.1.85. [PMID] 18167114.
2008
Management of humeral and femoral fractures in dogs and cats with linear- circular hybrid external skeletal fixators.
Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association. 44(4):180-97 [PMID] 18593855.
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2008
Management of Humeral and Femoral Fractures in Dogs and Cats With Lineare Circular Hybrid External Skeletal Fixators
. 44:180-197
2007
Evaluation of the efficacy of prophylactic hoof health examination and trimming during midlactation in reducing the incidence of lameness during late lactation in dairy cows.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 230(1):89-93 [PMID] 17199498.
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2007
Exercise and injury increase chondroitin sulfate chain length and decrease hyaluronan chain length in synovial fluid.
Osteoarthritis and cartilage. 15(11):1318-25 [DOI] 10.1016/j.joca.2007.04.005. [PMID] 17543547.
2006
Parapoxviruses of seals and sea lions make up a distinct subclade within the genus Parapoxvirus.
Virology. 349(2):316-24 [PMID] 16490227.
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2006
Pathology and preliminary characterization of a parapoxvirus isolated from a California sea lion (Zalophus californianus).
Journal of wildlife diseases. 42(1):23-32 [PMID] 16699145.
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2006
Seroepidemiology of parapoxvirus infections in captive and free-ranging California sea lions Zalophus californianus.
Diseases of aquatic organisms. 69(2-3):153-61 [PMID] 16724559.
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2005
Comparison of milk yield in dairy cows with different degrees of lameness.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 227(8):1292-6 [PMID] 16266019.
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2005
Comparison of the calving-to-conception interval in dairy cows with different degrees of lameness during the prebreeding postpartum period.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 227(8):1284-91 [PMID] 16266018.
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2005
Evaluation of horseshoe characteristics and high-speed exercise history as possible risk factors for catastrophic musculoskeletal injury in thoroughbred racehorses.
American journal of veterinary research. 66(8):1314-20 [PMID] 16173471.
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2005
Risk factors associated with development of poxvirus lesions in hospitalized California sea lions.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 227(3):467-73 [PMID] 16121616.
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2005
Validation and use of an indirect enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for detection of antibodies to West Nile virus in American Alligators (Alligator mississippiensis) in Florida.
Journal of wildlife diseases. 41(1):107-14 [PMID] 15827216.
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2004
Effect of lidocaine on the minimum alveolar concentration of isoflurane in dogs.
Veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia. 31(4):264-71 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1467-2995.2004.00165.x. [PMID] 15509291.
2004
Effects of acepromazine on the incidence of vomiting associated with opioid administration in dogs.
Veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia. 31(1):40-5 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1467-2995.2004.00128.x. [PMID] 14756752.
2004
Prevalence of infectious diseases in feral cats in Northern Florida.
Journal of feline medicine and surgery. 6(5):287-96 [PMID] 15363760.
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2004
Risk factors associated with fecal Salmonella shedding among hospitalized horses with signs of gastrointestinal tract disease.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 225(2):275-81 [PMID] 15323386.
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2003
Naturally occurring Sarcocystis infection in domestic cats (Felis catus).
International journal for parasitology. 33(8):877-83 [PMID] 12865087.
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2003
Performance of five serological assays for diagnosis of Rhodococcus equi pneumonia in foals.
Clinical and Diagnostic Laboratory Immunology. 10(2):241-5 [DOI] 10.1128/CDLI.10.2.241-245.2003. [PMID] 12626449.
2002
Cytokine induction in pulmonary airways of horses with heaves and effect of therapy with inhaled fluticasone propionate.
Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. 85(3-4):147-58 [DOI] 10.1016/S0165-2427(01)00420-2. [PMID] 11943316.
2002
Insulin-like growth factor-I and insulin-like growth factor binding protein-2 and -5 in equine seminal plasma: association with sperm characteristics and fertility.
Biology of reproduction. 67(2):648-54 [PMID] 12135910.
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2000
Efficacy of two modified nonantibiotic formulations (Victory) for treatment of papillomatous digital dermatitis in dairy cows.
Journal of Dairy Science. 83(4):741-5 [DOI] 10.3168/jds.S0022-0302(00)74936-8. [PMID] 10791790.
2000
Milk urea nitrogen and infertility in Florida Holstein cows.
Journal of dairy science. 83(3):459-63 [PMID] 10750102.
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Grants

Apr 2021 ACTIVE
Mitigation of Equine Recurrent Uveitis through topical suppressor of Cytokine Signaling-1 mimetic peptide
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: GRAYSON JOCKEY CLUB RES FOU
Oct 2020 ACTIVE
Livestock Systems Innovation Lab (LSIL) Extension
Role: Project Manager
Funding: US AGCY INTL DEV
Jul 2017 – Nov 2017
Therapeutic efficacy of EnteradeTM (5AA) in dairy calves
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: ENTRINSIC HEALTH SOLUTIONS
Oct 2015 ACTIVE
Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Livestock Systems
Role: Project Manager
Funding: US AGCY INTL DEV
Aug 2015 – Jun 2017
Sports Concussion and Neuromusclar Function
Role: Project Manager
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIAMS

Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Veterinary Epidemiology
1990 · Colorado State University
Master of Preventive Veterinary Medicine
1985 · University of California, Davis
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
1983 · University of Baja California

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2008,2019-2020
VME6934 Topics in Veterinary Medical Sciences
2020
VME6937L VMS Graduate Seminar Series
2013,2015-2017,2017-2020,2019-2020
VEM5571 Emerging Diseases
2012,2015-2020
VEM5503 Vet Epidemiology
2006-2008,2010-2021
VME6771 Veterinary Epidemiologic Research
2017
VEM5991 Clkship Indiv Invest
2006,2013-2016,2016-2021,2021
VME6905 Problems in Veterinary Medical Sciences
2007-2012,2016
VEM5904 International Vet Med
2007,2009-2014,2014
VEM5506 International Vet Med
2007-2013
VEM5931 Topics in Vet Med
2011
VEM5735 Food Anml/Repro Med
2021
VME6070 Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis for Biomedical Research

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