Curriculum Vitae

 

Eva M. Oxford, D.V.M., Ph.D., DACVIM (Cardiology)

 

Owner, The Heart Vet, PLLC

Ithaca, NY 

droxford@theheartvet.com

theheartvet@gmail.com

Education

Cornell University College of Veterinary Med.             Ithaca, NY                                                                2012

D.V.M.

 

SUNY Upstate Medical University                            Syracuse, NY                                                            2008         

Ph.D.                                                                  Department of Pharmacology

 

Walsh University                                                   North Canton, OH                                                     2002

B.S.(Cum Laude)                                                   Biology, Minor in Chemistry

 

Research & Work Experience

Chief Research Officer            BSM Partners, LLC                                                                                      2020 - 2021

Cardiology Consultant            BSM Partners, LLC                                                                                      2019 - 

Owner                                 The Heart Vet, PLLC                                                                                    2019 -                   

 

Adjunct Assistant Professor        Dept. of Molecular Medicine,Cornell College of Vet Med                                 2017 - 2020

                                           Ithaca, NY

Veterinary Cardiologist            Veterinary Medical Center of Central New York                                              2017 - 2020

                                           Syracuse, NY

Cardiology Resident                College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences                       2013 - 2017

                                           Cornell University, Ithaca NY

 

Small Animal Intern                 Veterinary Medical Center of Central New York                                              2012 - 2013

                                           Syracuse, NY

 

Veterinary Consultant              Berriedale Farms, Nature Conservancy Allegheny Highlands Program                  2009 -

                                          Williamsville, VA, www.berriedalefarms.com

                                                                                                                                                                                        Postdoctoral Fellow                 Department of Clinical Sciences, Section of Cardiology                                    2008 - 2011                                                          Cornell University, Ithaca NY; Advisor: Dr. Sydney Moïse

 

Graduate Student                   Department of Pharmacology, SUNY Upstate Medical University                        2003 - 2008

                                           Syracuse, NY; Advisors, Dr. Mario Delmar, Dr. Steven Taffet 

 

Senior Lab Animal                  Department of Lab Animal Resources                                                             2002 - 2003

Caretaker                              SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY

 

Ad Hoc Reviewer 

The Veterinary Journal                                                                                                                            2020 -             

Journal of Small Animal Practice                                                                                                              2020 -

Journal of Veterinary Cardiology                                                                                                              2008 -

 

Canadian Veterinary Journal                                                                                                                   2017 -

                                    

Teaching Experience

Intern Lecturer             Veterinary Medical Center of CNY                                                                           2017 - 2020                                              Syracuse, NY

Guest Lecturer            MPS Small Animal Parasite Case Studies                                                                   2018 - 

                               Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

                              

Grad Student Mentor   Dept. of Molecular Medicine                                                                                  2017 - 2021

                               Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Volunteer Instructor       South Side Low Income Healthy Pet Clinic                                                                 2014 - 2017

                               Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

 

Lecturer                     Cardiology Section, Department of Clinical Sciences                                                   2013 - 2017

                               Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

 

Guest Lecturer            Canine and Feline Genetics                                                                                    2013 - 2016

                               Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

 

 

Undergraduate StudentDepartment of Biomedical Sciences                                                                         2009 - 2011

Research Mentor         Cornell University, Ithaca, NY                                                                                               

 

 

Distinctions & Awards

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Cardiology)                                                     2019

Outstanding Resident Award, Cornell University                                                                                         2015

Companion Animal and Equine/Farm Animal Hospitals

National Phi Zeta Award for Scholarly Endeavors, Phi Zeta, Alpha Chapter                                                    2015

Veterinary Student Scholar, 3rd place, Morris Animal Foundation, Denver, CO                                                 2011

“Canonical Wnt pathway plays a role in the development of Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular

Cardiomyopathy in the Boxer Dog”

AKC Companion Animal Recovery Award Recipient, New York, New York                                                    2008 - 2009

Upstate NY Cardiac Electrophysiology Society Young Investigator Award, Toronto                                           2006

“Reduced number of gap junctions at the intercalated disc in the ventricles of boxer dogs afflicted

with Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy (ARVC)”

Invited Speaker, National Undergraduate Honors Conference, Chicago                                                         2001          

“The Nature of Human Nature”

Honors Program Member, Walsh University                                                                                               1999 - 2002

Cum Laude, Walsh University                                                                                                                 1998 - 2002

 

Peer Reviewed Publications

 

Immunofluorescent Localization of Plakoglobin Is Altered in Endomyocardial Biopsy Samples from Dogs with Clinically Relevant Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy (ARVC)

Oxford EM, Pariaut R, Tursi M, Fox PR, Santilli RA

Veterinary Sciences. 2021 Oct; 8 (11), 248

 

A Validated Smartphone-based Electrocardiogram Reveals Severe Bradyarrhythmias during Immobilizing Restraint in Mice of Both Sexes and Four Strains.

Labitt RN, Oxford EM, Davis AK, Butler SD, Daugherity EK.

 J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci. 2021 Mar 1;60(2):201-212. 

 

Review of canine dilated cardiomyopathy in the wake of diet-associated concerns.

McCauley SR, Clark SD, Quest BW, Streeter RM, Oxford EM.  

J Anim Sci. 2020 Jun 1;98(6).

ECG of the Month.

Pariaut R, Oxford EM, Santilli RA.

J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2018 Jun 1;252(11):1350-1353

 

Clinical and electrocardiographic presentations of transient trifascicular block in three cats.

Oxford EM, Giacomazzi FB, Moïse NS, Santilli RA.

J Vet Cardiol. 2018 Jun;20(3):204-212.

 

Joseph J, Oxford EM, Santilli RA. Myocarditis and transient myocardial thickening in a Bartonella henselae positive cat. J Vet Cardiol. 2018 Jun;20(3):198-203

 

Oxford EM, Goggs R, Kornreich BK, Fox PR. Simultaneous electrical cardioversion of atrial and ventricular fibrillation in a Doberman pinscher with dilated cardiomyopathy and hemodynamic collapse. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2018 Feb 15;252(4):415-418

 

Dundie A, Hayes G, Scrivani P, Campoy L, Fletcher D, Ash K, Oxford E, Moïse NS. Use of 3D printer technology to facilitate surgical correction of a complex vascular anomaly with esophageal entrapment in a dog. J Vet Cardiol. 2017 Jan 13. Epub ahead of print

 

Vila J, Pariaut R, Moïse, S , Oxford EM, Fox P, Reynolds C, Saelinger C. Structural and molecular pathology of the atrium in a canine model of arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy. J Vet Cardiol. 2017 Feb;19(1):57-67.

 

Oxford EM, Danko CG, Fox PR, Kornreich BG, and MoïseNS.  Change in b-catenin localization suggests involvement of the canonical Wnt pathway in boxer dogs with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy. J Vet Intern Med. 2014 Jan-Feb;28(1):92-101.

Oxford EM, Danko CG, Kornreich BG, Maass K, Hemsley SA, Raskolnikov D, Fox PR, Delmar M, and MoïseNS. Ultrastructural changes in cardiac myocytes from Boxer dogs with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC). J Vet Cardio.  June 2011, 13(2):101-13 

 

Joshi-Mukherjee R, Coombs W, Musa H, Oxford E, Taffet SM, Delmar M. Characterization of the molecular phenotype of two ARVC-related PKP2 mutations. Heart Rhythm. December 2008, 5(12): 1715-23.

 

Oxford EM, Musa H, Maass K, Coombs W, Taffet SM, and Delmar M. Connexin43 remodeling caused by inhibition of plakophilin-2 expression in cardiac cells.Circ. Res.October 2007, 101: 703-711. 

 

Oxford EM, Everitt M, Coombs W, Fox PR, Kraus M, Gelzer ARM, Saffitz J, Taffet SM, Moïse NS, Delmar M. Molecular composition of the intercalated disc in a spontaneous canine animal model of arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy. Heart Rhythm.September 2007, 4: 1196-1205.

 

Published Abstracts and Book Chapters

Chen FL, Oxford EM, Leach JP, Martin JF, Kurpios NA. The long non-coding (lnc) RNA, Playrr, modulates Pitx2 dosage and leads to cardiac rhythm disturbances in the Playrrmutant mouse. Upstate New York Electrophysiology Conference (UNYCES), Utica, NY, 2018. *Young Investigator Award winner

 

Oxford EM, Pariaut R, Tursi M, Fox PR, Santilli RA.  Immunofluorescent localization of plakoglobin in endomyocardial biopsy samples to diagnose arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC) in the dog.  European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Congress, St. Julian’s, Malta, 2017.

 

Oxford EM, Moise NS, Rice EJ, Boyko, AR, Danko CG.  Characterization of gene expression profiles linked to degenerative mitral valve disease in small breed dogs.  American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Forum, National Harbor, Maryland, 2017.

 

Vila J, Pariaut R, Moïse, S , Oxford EM, Fox P, Reynolds C, Saelinger C. Structural and molecular pathology of the atrium in a canine model of arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. March 2013, 61 (10_S).

 

Oxford EM. End stage arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy in a boxer dog. Cornell Senior Seminar. ecommons@cornell.edu. 2012.

 

Oxford EM, Kornreich BG, Moïse NS. Altered localization of bcatenin and striatin in boxer dogs afflicted with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy suggests etiological involvement of the canonical wnt pathway. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. May 2011, 25 (3): 651.

 

Lewandowski R, Shibayama J, Oxford EM, Joshi-Mukherjee R, Coombs W, Sorgen PL, Taffet SM, Delmar M. Chemical gating of connexin channels.  IN: Connexins, A Guide. ed. Harris H, Locke D, 2009: 129-142.

 

Oxford EM, Maass K, Moïse N, Delmar M. Reduced number of gap junctions at the intercalated disc in the ventricles of boxer dogs afflicted with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC).  Circulation. October 2008, 118 (18): S1033.

 

Zlochiver S, Munoz V, Oxford EM, Vikstrom KL, Berenfeld O, Jalife J. Biphasic effect of electrotonic fibroblast-myocyte coupling on 2D wave conduction velocity and reentry. Circulation.  October 2007, 116 (16): 275. 

 

Research Support 

Center for Vertebrate Genomics (CVG) seed grant  Cornell University.                                                Dec2018 - Dec2020      

Kurpios, NA (PI), Oxford EM (Co-PI), Danko CG (co-PI)     

Identification of transcriptional regulatory elements associated with the development of

cardiac rhythm disturbances in Playrr deficient mice.

 

Research Grants Program in Animal Health. Cornell University.                                                          August 2016 - August 2018

Danko, CG (PI)

Genetic Mapping of Canine ARVC in the English Bulldog.

 

ACVIM (Cardiology)                                                                                                                  January 2014 - January 2017

Oxford (PI) 

Identification of genetic mutations associated with the development of degenerative mitral valve disease

in the small breed dog. 

 

Morris Animal Foundation  Veterinary Student Scholar Fellowship #D09CA603.                                   May 2010 - December 2010      Oxford (PI)                                  

Analysis of gene expression in boxer dogs afflicted with ARVC.

 

Veterinary Investigator Program. Cornell University College of Graduate Studies.                                   May 2009 - August 2009 Oxford (PI)   

Mechanisms of arrhythmogenesis in canine models of cardiovascular disease. 

 

Veterinary Investigator Program Cornell University College of Graduate Studies.                                    May 2008 - August 2008          Oxford (PI)                             

Reduced number of gap junctions at the intercalated disc in the ventricles of boxer dogs afflicted with

arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC).

American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship #0615697T.                                                      June 2006 - July 2008                Oxford (PI)                                             

Molecular composition of the intercalated disc in models of arrhythmogenic right ventricular

cardiomyopathy.