Dr. Bernie Hansen, DVM
Associate Professor, ICU Critical Care
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine, West Lafayette, Indiana
Dr. Hansen received his DVM from Purdue in 1980, then did an internship at the University of Illinois before entering private practice in South Bend, IL until 1985. In 1985, he started a residency in internal medicine at The Ohio State University and then earned a Master's degree in 1990. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Emergency and Critical Care. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Clinical Sciences here at the CVM, and serves as Director of the Companion Animal Intensive Care Unit. His primary clinical and research interests include critical care and recognition and treatment of pain. Dr. Hansen rides his bicycle 5,000-7,000 miles every year, and enjoys some racing and recreational road riding in the Blue Ridge Mountains. He also builds telescopes and monitors the climate changes on Mars. He is married and has a gymnast/equestrian daughter.
- Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, 1993
- Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine), 1992
Professional Experience & Qualifications
- Associate Professor, North Carolina State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Raleigh, NC, 2003-present
- Assistant Professor, North Carolina State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Raleigh, NC, 1997-2003
- Clinical Assistant Professor, North Carolina State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Raleigh, NC,1996-1997
- Visiting Assistant Professor, North Carolina State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Raleigh, NC,1991-1996
- Visiting Clinical Instructor, North Carolina State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Raleigh, NC, 1988-1991
- Residency, Small Animal Internal Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, 1985-1988
- Associate, Roseland Animal Hospital, 424 Dixie Way North, South Bend, Indiana, 1981-1985
- Internship, Small Animal and Medicine Surgery, University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, Urbana, Illinois, 1980-1981
- Minneci, Peter; Deans, Katherine; Hansen, Bernie; Parent, Chantal; Romines, Chris; Gonzales, Denise; Ying, Sai-Xai; Munson, Peter; Suffredini, Anthony; Banks, Steven; Danner, Robert; Eichacker, Peter; Natanson, Charles; Solomon, Steven. A Canine Model of Septic Shock: Balancing Animal Welfare and Scientific Relevance. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2007;293:H2487-H2500.
- Lascelles BDX, Hansen BD, Thomson A, Pierce CC, Boland E, Smith ES. Evaluation of a digitally integrated accelerometer-based activity monitor for the measurement of activity in cats. Vet Anaesth Analges Published article online10-Oct-2007: doi: 10.1111/j.1467-2995.2007.00367.
- Hansen BD, Lascelles BDX, Keene BW, Adams AK, Thomson AE.Evaluation of an accelerometer for at-home monitoring of spontaneous activity in dogs. Am J Vet Res 2007;68(5):468-475.
- Lascelles BDX, Hansen BD, Roe S, DePuy V, Thomson A, Pierce CC, Smith ES, Rowinski E. Evaluation of client specific outcome measures and activity monitoring to measure pain relief in cats with osteoarthritis. J. Vet. Int. Med 2007;21:410-416.
- DeFrancesco TC, Rush JE, Rozanski EA, Hansen BD, Keene BW, Moore DT, Atkins CE. 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. J. Vet. Int. Med 2007;21:243-250.
- Hansen BD. Analgesia and sedation in the critically ill. J. Vet. Emerg. Crit. Care 2005;15(4):285- 294.
- Hansen BD. Assessment of pain in dogs: veterinary clinical studies. Institute for Laboratory Animal Research Journal 2003;44(3):197-205.
- Hawkins EC, Hansen B. Use of animation-enhanced video clips for teaching abnormal breathing patterns. J. Vet. Med. Educat. 2003;30(1):73-77.
- Hansen BD. An alternative model for teaching emergency procedures. J Vet Med Educ 2003; 30: 270 - 273.
- Hansen BD DeFrancesco T. Relationships between clinical assessment of hydration and body weight change after treatment in critically ill dogs and cats. J. Vet. Emerg. Crit. Care 2002; 12(4):235-243.
- Hansen BD. Epidural catheter analgesia in dogs and cats: Technique and Review of 182 cases (1991 – 1999). J. Vet. Emerg. Crit. Care 2000;11(2): 95-103.