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Richard Pereira- PhD
Assistant Professor
Population Health & Reproduction

3005 VM3B
Davis, CA 95616

+1 530 752 2503
rvpereira@ucdavis.edu

   

Specialty Focus

Food Animal Herd Health & Reproduction; Epidemiology; Antimicrobial Resistance

Education

2007 Externship Food Animal Medicine & Surgery and Theriogenology, Washington State University, Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Pullman, WA
2008 BVSc Veterinary Medicine, Federal University of Uberlandia, Uberlandia, MG, Brazil
2009 Intern Production Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
2011 Resident Certificate Production Medicine, Cornell University Hospital for Animals (CUHA), Ithaca, NY
2015 Ph.D. Epidemiology, Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Ithaca, NY

Honors and Awards

2014 Delegate and Session Chair for the XXVIII World Buiatrics Congress, Cairns, Australia.
2012-2015 Training Research Fellowship, Cornell University Graduate Program in Comparative Medicine.

Active Research Grants

Principal Investigator, Antimicrobial resistance of Escherichia coli and Trueperella pyogenes from cows with metritis in California., (Principal Investigator), Center for Food Animal Health (CFAH) Dairy Herd Health & Food Safety Funds Call

Co-Principal Investigator, Antimicrobials used for Treatment of Disease: Developing Methods to reduce the use of Critically Important Antimicrobials on Dairy Farms, Gregory Habing (Principal Investigator), USDA NIFA

Co-Principal Investigator, Survey of antibiotic resistance and the subsequent promotion of judicious use of antibiotics in backyard poultry (BYP), Maurice Pitesky (Principal Investigator), California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA)

Co-Principal Investigator, Survey of antibiotic resistance and the subsequent promotion of judicious use of antibiotics in backyard poultry (BYP), Xunde Li (Principal Investigator), UC Davis: Center for Food Animal Health (CFAH): Formula Funds

Co-Principal Investigator, Assessment of the knowledge and behavior of backyard producers in Northern California regarding animal health and antimicrobial use, Alda Pires (Principal Investigator), California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA)

Co-Investigator, Management practices on organic dairy herds in California, Alda Pires (Principal Investigator), Center for Food Animal Health

Co-Principal Investigator, Estimating the rate of acquisition and loss of antimicrobial resistance within the gut microbiota of preweaned dairy calves , Sharif Aly (Principal Investigator),

Co-Principal Investigator, Survey and Longitudinal Study on Antimicrobial Treatments and Resistance in Adult Cattle on California Dairies, Sharif Aly (Principal Investigator), California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA)

Principal Investigator, Integrating the effect of pH and Temperature for eliminating ceftiofur residues in whole milk., (Principal Investigator), Center for Food Animal Health (CFAH)

Co-Principal Investigator, Genomic sequencing of STEC isolates from fecal samples as a biological indicator of contact between feral pigs and outdoor-raised pigs in California , Alda Pires (Principal Investigator), Center for Food Animal Health (CFAH)

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • Richard Pereira: Association between herd management practices and antimicrobial resistance in Salmonella spp. from cull dairy cattle in Central California 2019 Pereira RV, Williams DR, Rossitto P , Adaska J, Okello R, Champagne J, Lehenbauer TW, Li X, Chase J, Nguyen R, Pires AFA, Atwill ER, Aly SS Association between herd management practices and antimicrobial resistance in Salmonella spp. from cull dairy cattle in Central California PeerJ,
  • Richard Pereira: Calf care personnel on dairy farms and their educational opportunities 2019 W. M. Sischo, D.A. Moore, R. Pereira, L. Warnick, D. L. Moore, J. Vanegas, S., Kurtz, K. Heaton*, D. Kinder, J. Siler†, and M.A. Davis Calf care personnel on dairy farms and their educational opportunities ,
  • Richard Pereira: Metritis diagnosis and treatments practices in 45 dairy farms in California 2018 Espadamala A, Pereira R, Pallarés P, Lago A, Silva-del-Río N Metritis diagnosis and treatments practices in 45 dairy farms in California J Dairy Sci doi.org/10.3168/jds.2017-14296 epub ahead of print,
  • Richard Pereira: Multi-drug residues and antimicrobial resistance patterns in waste milk from dairy farms in Central California 2018 Tempini PN, Aly SS, Karle BM, Pereira RV Multi-drug residues and antimicrobial resistance patterns in waste milk from dairy farms in Central California J Dairy Sci,
  • Richard Pereira: Antimicrobial resistance trends in fecal Salmonella isolates from northern California dairy cattle admitted to a Veterinary Teaching Hospital, 2002-2016 2018 Davidson KE, Byrne AB, Pires AFA, Magdesian KG, Pereira RV Antimicrobial resistance trends in fecal Salmonella isolates from northern California dairy cattle admitted to a Veterinary Teaching Hospital, 2002-2016 PLoS One,
  • Richard Pereira: Phenotypic Antimicrobial Resistance Profiles of E. coli and Enterococcus from Dairy Cattle in Different Management Units on a Central California Dairy 2018 Li X, Aly SS, Su Z, Pereira RV, Williams DR, Rossitto P, Champagne JD, Chase J, Nguyen T, Atwill ER Phenotypic Antimicrobial Resistance Profiles of E. coli and Enterococcus from Dairy Cattle in Different Management Units on a Central California Dairy Clin Microbiol ,
  • Richard Pereira: Impacts of feeding preweaned calves milk containing drug residues on the functional profile of the fecal microbiota 2018 Pereira RV, Carroll LM, Lima S, Foditsch C, Siler JD, Bicalho RC, Warnick LD Impacts of feeding preweaned calves milk containing drug residues on the functional profile of the fecal microbiota Sci Rep,
  • Richard Pereira: 16S rRNA analysis of diversity of manure microbial community in dairy farm environment 2018 Pandey P, Chiu C, Miao M, Wang Y, Settles M, Del Rio NS, Castillo A, Souza A, Pereira R, Jeannotte R 16S rRNA analysis of diversity of manure microbial community in dairy farm environment PloS One,
  • Richard Pereira: Whole-Genome Sequencing of Drug-Resistant Salmonella enterica Isolates from Dairy Cattle and Humans in New York and Washington States Reveals Source and Geographic Associations 2017 Carroll LM, Wiedmann M, den Bakker H, Siler J, Warchocki S, Kent D, Lyalina S, Davis M, Sischo W, Besser T, Warnick LD, Pereira RV Whole-Genome Sequencing of Drug-Resistant Salmonella enterica Isolates from Dairy Cattle and Humans in New York and Washington States Reveals Source and Geographic Associations Applied and En,
  • Richard Pereira: Ingestion of milk containing very low concentration of antimicrobials: longitudinal effect on fecal microbiota composition in preweaned calves. 2016 Pereira RV, Lima S, Siler JD, Foditsch C, Warnick LD, Bicalho RC Ingestion of milk containing very low concentration of antimicrobials: longitudinal effect on fecal microbiota composition in preweaned calves. PLoS One,