Ana graduated from the Veterinary College of the Complutense University of Madrid in 2008. She then gained her Masters of Science in Veterinary Medicine at Oregon State University (OSU), USA in 2009. She passed the basic clinical and science exam at the Educational Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates (ECFVG) program, American Veterinary Medical Association in 2014. After undertaking a residency at the Oregon State University, Ana gained the American Diploma in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia in 2015.
Ana has worked in both mixed and small animal practice in Spain, USA and Ireland, and in 2011, spent 2 weeks in a rural community performing clinical duties, instructing and supervising veterinary students of all levels in Nicaragua as part of a volunteer group at the IVSA Clinic in Ometepe.
Ana is a member of ACVAA, AVA and AVMA, and has spoken at IVECCS/ACVA 2012 in San Antonio on Anaesthetic evaluation of administration of intravenous alfaxalone in comparison with propofol and ketamine/diazepam inductions in alpacas.
Ana’s areas of clinical interest are all aspects of anaesthesia and analgesia.
Álamo, A.M., Mandsager, R.E., Riebold, T.W. and Payton, M.E., 2015. Evaluation of intravenous administration of alfaxalone, propofol, and ketamine‐diazepam for anesthesia in alpacas. Veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia, 42(1), pp.72-82.
López-Sanromán, F.J., Holmbak-Petersen, R., Varela, M., del Alamo, A.M. and Santiago, I., 2013. Accelerometric comparison of the locomotor pattern of horses sedated with xylazine hydrochloride, detomidine hydrochloride, or romifidine hydrochloride. American journal of veterinary research, 74(6), pp.828-834.
Susanne, M., Alamo, D., Ana, M. and Scollan, K., 2014. Using A Three-phase Injection Protocol Performing Ecg Gated Cardiac Ct In Healthy Alpacas And Alpacas With Congenital Heart Disease. Veterinary Radiology and Ultrasound, 55(6), pp.655-656.
Villalba, M., Santiago, I. and de Segura, I.G., 2011. Effects of constant rate infusion of lidocaine and ketamine, with or without morphine, on isoflurane MAC in horses. Equine veterinary journal, 43(6), pp.721-726. [mention in acknowledgements]
Quantitative analysis of the gait of horses. Published in Veterinary Profession, 2011; 17(75): 30-37.
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