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Eleanor Hawkins, DVM, DACVIM

Professor, Internal Medicine

Office: 919.513.7727

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Spontaneous Animal Disease Models
Dr. Hawkins' research is concentrated on the study of chronic bronchitis in dogs. Additional areas of study include the development of practical pulmonary diagnostic tests (particularly bronchoalveolar lavage), and the use of bronchoalveolar lavage to investigate drug disposition and immune function within the lung.

  • (2016) The Severity of Nasal Inflammatory Disease Questionnaire for Canine Idiopathic Rhinitis Control: Instrument Development and Initial Validity Evidence.Greene LM, Royal KD, Bradley JM, Lascelles BD, Johnson LR, Hawkins EC. | J Vet Intern Med 2017 Jan; 31(1):134-141. Epub 2016 Dec 25.
  • (2006) Cellular composition of bronchial brushings obtained from healthy dogs and dogs with chronic cough and cytologic composition of bronchoalveolar lavage fluid obtained from dogs with chronic cough.Hawkins EC, Rogala AR, Large EE, Bradley JM, Grindem CB. | Am J Vet Res 2006 Jan; 67(1):160-167.
  • (2005) Clinical features of epistaxis in dogs: a retrospective study of 35 cases (1999-2002).Strasser JL, Hawkins EC. | J Am Anim Hosp Assoc 2005 May-Jun; 41(3):179-184.
  • (2004) Identification and characterization of an idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis-like condition in 23 cats.Cohn LA, Norris CR, Hawkins EC, Dye JA, Johnson CA, Williams KJ. | J Vet Intern Med 2004 Sep-Oct; 18(5):632-641.
  • (2004) The clinician investigator program in companion animal internal medicine at North Carolina State University.Bunch SE, Ford RB, Hawkins EC, Jackson MW, Vaden SL, Breitschwerdt EB. | J Vet Med Educ 2004; 31:(4):425-434.
  • (2003) Demographic, clinical and radiographic features of bronchiectasis in dogs: a retrospective study.Hawkins EC, Basseches J, Berry CR, Stebbins M, Ferris KK. | J Am Vet Med Assoc 2003 Dec 1; 223(11):1628-1635.
  • (2003) Endoscopic evaluation of the esophagus and stomach in three loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) and a Malaysian giant turtle (Orlitia borneensis).Presler BM, Goodman RA, Harms CA, Hawkins EC, Lewbart GA. | J Zoo Wildl Med 2003 March; 34(1):88-92.
  • (2003) Use of animation-enhanced video clips for teaching abnormal breathing patterns.Hawkins EC, Hansen B, Bunch BL. | J Vet Med Educ 2003 Spring; 30(1):73-77.
  • (2000) Frequency of pulmonary mineralization and hypoxemia in 21 dogs with pituitary-dependent hyperadrenocorticism.Berry CR, Hawkins EC, Hurley KJ, Monce K. | J Vet Intern Med 2000 Mar-Apr; 14(2):151-156.
  • (1999) Use of a modified stomach tube for bronchoalveolar lavage in dogs.Hawkins EC, Berry CR. | J Am Vet Med Assoc 1999 Dec 1; 215(11):1635-1639, 1620.
  • (1999) Tracheal rupture in cats: 16 cases (1983-1998).Hardie EM, Spodnick GJ, Gilson SD, Benson JA, Hawkins EC. | J Am Vet Med Assoc 1999 Feb 15;214(4):508-12.
  • (1998) Concentration of enrofloxacin and its active metabolite in alveolar macrophages and pulmonary epithelial lining fluid of dogs.Hawkins EC, Boothe DM, Guinn A, Aucoin DP, Ngyuen J. | J Vet Pharmacol Ther 1998 Feb; 21(1):18-23.
  • (1997) Bronchoalveolar lavage in a dolphin.Hawkins EC, Townsend FI, Lewbart GA, Stamper MA, Thayer VG, Rhinehart HL. | J Am Vet Med Assoc 1997 Oct 1; 211(7):901-904.
  • (1997) Fluconazole in cats: pharmacokinetics following intravenous and oral administration and penetration into cerebrospinal fluid, aqueous humor, and pulmonary epithelial lining fluid.Vaden SL, Heit M, Hawkins EC, Manaugh C, Riviere JE. | J Vet Pharmacol Therap 1997 June; 20(3):181-186.
  • (1996) Effect of FIV infection on lung inflammatory cell populations recovered by bronchoalveolar lavage.Hawkins EC, Kennedy-Stoskopf S, Levy J, Meuten DJ, Cullins L, DeNicola DB, Tompkins WAF, Tompkins MB. | Vet Immunol Immunopathol 1996 May; 51(1-2):21-28.
  • (1995) Cytological analysis of bronchoalveolar lavage fluid in the diagnosis of spontaneous respiratory tract disease in dogs: a retrospective study.Hawkins EC, DeNicola DB, Plier ML. | J Vet Intern Med 1995 Nov-Dec; 9(6):386-392.