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Jennifer Neel

Jennifer Neel

Associate Professor of Clinical Pathology

Degree: DVM, University of Tennessee

Phone: 919-513-6254
Fax: 919-513-6464
Email: jennifer_neel@ncsu.edu

Board Certification: American College of Veterinary Pathology (clinical pathology) 2002

Research Interests

Teaching Activities

VMP 942 Veterinary Clinical Pathology. 3 credit sophomore veterinary clinical pathology course, 76 - 80 students per year.

VMP 978 Clinical Pathology, Parasitology and Immunology. 2 credit, 2 week required senior rotation in advance laboratory medicine offered 11 times per year (7 - 9 students/rotation).

CBS 790 Special Topics. Weekly sessions consisting of board preparation activities for clinical pathology trainees.

CBS 690 Clinical Pathology Journal Club. Weekly 1 hour sessions for presentation and discussion of current journal articles relevant to the discipline of clinical pathology.

CBS 690 Clinical Pathology Rounds. Consists of weekly sessions attended by the clinical pathology group and area clinical pathologists, trainees and anatomic pathologists.

Professional Service

Co-chair of the 2008 education forum of the combined ACVP/ASCVP annual meeting

Service on the Faculty Committee on Curriculum & Course Review

Service on the Ad Hoc Committee on Student and Peer Evaluations of Teaching

Grants

Neel J, Pallatto V, Grindem C. Incorporation of virtual microscopy in two veterinary courses. North Carolina State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Teaching Innovation Grant, 2005-2006, $28,064.00 funded.

Pallatto V, Neel J, Grindem C. Interactive student learning: Incorporation of virtual microscopy in two veterinary courses (VMP 942 and 978). North Carolina State University, LITRE Grant, 2005-2006. $10,000 funded.

Williams LE; Neel JA, Pease AP. Interactive “Hematology/Oncology Case of the Month” program. North Carolina State University, College of Veterinary Medicine Teaching Innovation grant, 2006. $1300.00 funded. Additional funding for 2007 provided by the Office of the Senior Associate Dean & Director of Academic Affairs.

Tarigo J, Neel J, Birkenheuer AJ, Grindem CB. Development and validation of a PCR-based diagnostic technique for hemoparasite (Mycoplasma haemofelis, formerly Haemobartonella felis) DNA detection on Romanowsky stained blood smears. North Carolina State University, Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Clinical Initiative Grant Proposal, 2004 - 2005. Partial funding through alternate sources for generation of preliminary data.

Grindem CB, Neel JA. Classroom Update of C259 to Accommodate Newer Technology, Additional Students, and Enhanced Teaching. North Carolina State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Teaching Innovation Grant, 2003 - 2004. Funded through alternate sources, $7000.

Neel J, Grindem CB. Applications of Digital Imaging in the Teaching of Diagnostic Cytopathology and Hematology. North Carolina State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Teaching Innovation Grant, 2003 - 2004, $8375.00 funded.

Publications

Peer Reviewed Articles

Neel JA, Grindem CB, Bristol DG. Introduction and evaluation of virtual microscopy in teaching veterinary cytopathology. J Vet Med Educ. In publication.

Neel JA, Tarigo JL, Tater K, Grindem CB. Deep and superficial skin scrapings from a feline immunodeficiency virus-positive cat. Vet Clin Pathol. 2007; 36:101-104.

Birkenheuer AJ, Harms CA, Neel J, Marr HS, Tucker MD, Acton A, Tuttle AD, Stoskopff MK. The identification of a genetically unique Babesia species in North American River Otters (Lontra canadensis). Parasitology. 2007; 11:1-5.

Snyder LA, Tarigo JL, Neel JA. Cerebrospinal fluid from a dog with hind limb ataxia. Vet Clin Pathol. In publication.

Snyder LA, Linder KE, Neel JA. Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor in hamster. J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci. 2007;46:55-7.

Birkenheuer AJ, Whittington J, Neel J, Large E, Barger A, Levy MG, Breitschwerdt EB. Molecular characterization of Babesia lotori isolated from a North American Raccoon (Procyon lotor). J Wildl Dis. 2006 Apr;42:375-80.

Tarigo JL, Remick A, Neel J, Harvey S, Grindem C. Reluctant to dive: coelomic effusion in a frog. Vet Clin Pathol. 2006; 35:341-344.

Williams LE, Broussard MT, Johnson JL, Neel JA. Determination of remission status in canine lymphoma: A comparison of three modalities. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2005;226:562-6.

Tarigo JL, Tater K, Neel J. Clinical Snapshot (Demodex gatoi infection in a cat). Compend Contin Educ Pract Vet. 2005; 27:777-778.

Neel JA, Tarigo JL, Grindem CB. Gallbladder aspirate from a dog. Vet Clin Pathol. 2006; 35:467-470.

Birkenheuer AJ, Neel J, Ruslander D, Levy MG, Breitschwerdt EB. Detection and molecular characterization of a novel large Babesia species in a dog. Vet Parasitol. 2004;124:151-60.

Cowgill ES, Neel JA, Ruslander D. Light chain myeloma in a dog. J Vet Intern Med. 2004;18:119-21.

Neel JA, Grindem CB. Understanding and evaluating renal function. Vet Med. 2000;95:555-567.

Cowgill ES, Neel JA. Pleural fluid from a dog with marked eosinophilia. Vet Clin Pathol 2003;32:147-149

Neel JA, Dean G. Imprint of a mass from the spinal cord of a dog. Vet Clin Pathol. 2000;29:87-89.

Book Chapters

Neel JA, Birkenheuer AJ, Grindem CB. Immune mediated and infectious thrombocytopenia in dogs and cats. In: Bonagura JD, ed. Kirk’s current Veterinary Therapy XIV. St. Louis, MO. Elsevier; In Press.

Cowgill E, Neel JA, Grindem CB. Clinical Application of Reticulocyte Counts in Dogs and Cats. In: Veterinary Clinics of North America, Small Animal Practice, Hematology. Philadelphia, PA.  W.B. Saunders Company; 2003: 1223-1244.

Grindem CB, Neel JA, Juopperi TA. Bone marrow cytology. In: Cowell RL, ed. Veterinary Clinics of North America, Small Animal Practice. Cytology, Part I. Philadelphia: WB Saunders; 2002:1313-1374.

Abstracts

BNeel JA, Grindem CB. Assessment of learning styles in veterinary students. ACVP/ASCVP 2007 Annual Meeting, Savannah, Georgia 2007. Accepted for presentation in the Education Forum. In: Vet Pathol 2007; 44.

Neel JA, Grindem CB. Influence of increased exposure to virtual microscopy on student perceptions and preferences for the technology. ACVP/ASCVP 2007 Annual Meeting, Savannah, Georgia 2007. Accepted for presentation in the Education Forum. In: Vet Pathol 2007; 44.

Neel JA, Pallatto VA, Grindem CB, Bristol DG. Comparison of traditional glass and virtual microscopy within a veterinary clinical pathology course. ACVP/ASCVP 2006 Annual Meeting, Tucson, Arizona 2006. Accepted for presentation in the Education Forum. In: Vet Pathol 2006; 43:828.

Snyder LA, Neel JA, Grindem CB. Thrombocytosis in dogs: a retrospective study. ACVP/ASCVP 2007 Annual Meeting, Savannah, Georgia 2007. In: Vet Clin Pathol 2007; 36.

Birkenheuer AJ, Neel J, Ruslander D, Levy MG, Breitschwerdt EB. Molecular characterization of a novel large piroplasm isolated from a dog. ACVIM Forum, Charlotte, NC, 2003. In: J Vet Intern Med 2003;17:381.

Snyder LA, Birkenheuer AJ, Neel J. Grindem CB. Drug-induced hemolytic anemia in a cat. ACVP/ASCVP 2006 Annual Meeting, Tucson, Arizona 2006. Accepted for presentation in the ASVCP Clinical Pathology Scientific Session II. In: Vet Pathol 2006, 43:809.

ASVCP Case Presentations

Neel JA, Cowgill ES. Light Chain Myeloma in a Dog (Case #9). ACVP/ASCVP 2002 Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2002. In: The American Society for Veterinary Clinical Pathology 2002 Case Review Session, Case Summaries, 2002:37-44.

Tarigo J, Neel J, Johansson A, Grindem C. Macrocytic anemia in a horse with reticulocytosis, nRBCs, Howell Jolly bodies, and basophilic stippling. ACVP/ASCVP 2005 Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts 2005. In: The American Society for Veterinary Clinical Pathology 2005 Case Review Session, Case Summaries, 2005 CD Rom.

Pallatto V, Neel J. Unusual bacterial morphology in equine joint fluid. ACVP/ASCVP 2005 Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts 2005. In: The American Society for Veterinary Clinical Pathology 2005 Case Review Session, Case Summaries. 2005 CD Rom.

Snyder LA, Cecere T, Grindem CB, Neel J, Meuten DJ. Distemper inclusions in a dog. ACVP/ASCVP 2006 Annual Meeting, Tucson, Arizona 2006. Accepted for presentation in the Case Review Session, Case Summaries. 2006 CD Rom.

Continuing Education Presentation

Neel JA. Cytopathology for the small animal practitioner part I. 12th Annual North Carolina Veterinary Conference, Cary, NC November 3, 2007

Neel JA. Cytopathology for the small animal practitioner part II. 12th Annual North Carolina Veterinary Conference, Cary, NC November 3, 2007

Neel JA. Index of learning styles: Applications for the veterinary curriculum. Class of 2011 student orientation, NCSU-CVM, Raleigh, NC August 9th, 2007

Neel JA. Cytology of Cats. North Carolina State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Feline Club, Raleigh, NC Fall 2006.

Harrel K, Williams L, Birkenheuer AJ, Neel JA. Anemia round table case discussion. 11th Annual North Carolina Veterinary Conference, Cary, NC November 4, 2006.

Neel J. Urinalysis Procedure and Sediment Exam. 6th Annual North Carolina Veterinary Conference, Cary, NC 2001. In: Proc of: Annual North Carolina Veterinary Conference, 2001:401-405.

Neel J. The Complete Urinalysis. 6th Annual North Carolina Veterinary Conference, Cary, NC 2001. In: Proc of: 6th Annual North Carolina Veterinary Conference, 2001:395-399.

Neel J. Von Willebrands Disease in Dogs. Piedmont Collie Club, Sanford NC, 2000.

Links

NCSU Webslide Server
VMP 978 Clinical Pathology, Parasitology and Immunology
VMP 942 Veterinary Clinical Pathology
American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP)
American Society for Veterinary Clinical Pathology (ASVCP)