Clarke E. Atkins, DVM, Diplomate, ACVIM (Internal Medicine, Cardiology)
Jane Lewis Seaks Distinguished Professor, Emeritus
Dr. Atkins is known for his research and teaching in small animal cardiology, having authored more than 150 publications. He is also the author of a multimedia interactive computer program in canine cardiology and numerous textbook chapters. In addition, he has spoken extensively in the United States, as well as in many countries around the world.
American Heartworm Society
CertificationsBachelor of Science - U.C. Davis
DVM - U.C. Davis
Pharmacology, Spontaneous Animal Disease ModelsCanine and Feline Heartworm Disease
Pharmacological Management of Heart Failure
- (2007) Prospective clinical evaluation of an ELISA B-type natriuretic peptide assay in the diagnosis of congestive heart failure in dogs presenting with cough or dyspnea.DeFrancesco TC, Rush JE, Rozanski EA, Hansen BD, Keene BW, Moore DT, Atkins CE. | J Vet Intern Med 2007 Mar-Apr; 21(2):243-250.
- (2006) Coil occlusion of residual shunts after surgical closure of patent ductus arteriosus.Fujii Y, Keene BW, Mathews KG, Atkins CE, Defrancesco TC, Hardie EM, Wakao Y. | Vet Surg 2006 Dec; 35(8):781-785.
- (2004) Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of furosemide after oral administration to horses.Johansson AM, Gardner SY, Levine JF, Papich MG, LaFevers DH, Goldmann RB, Sheats MK, Atkins CE. | Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine Vol. 18, No. 5, 739-743.
The Heart of the Matter
When Clarke Atkins and Bruce Keene joined the faculty of NC State’s College of Veterinary Medicine three decades ago, they had no way of knowing how intertwined their careers would become. They had already worked together at the University of Wisconsin for five years when two positions became available at NC State. “We came here