Kelly Tart, DVM, Dipl. ACVECC

Associate Professor, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences

Kelly Tart

Contact Info

Associate Professor, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences

College of Veterinary Medicine


Residency, University of Minnesota

DVM, University of Minnesota, 1993

BA, St. Olaf College, 1988

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (ACVECC)

Internship, Veterinary Institute of Trauma, Emergency and Critical Care

Summary

Dr. Tart completed her veterinary education at the University of Minnesota. She completed an internship in Emergency and Critical Care through Veterinary Institute of Trauma, Emergency and Critical Care and a residency in Emergency/Critical Care at the University of Minnesota.

Awards & Recognition

  • 2011 Excellence in Course Coordination Award
  • 2007 Outstanding Clinical Teaching Award (nominee)
  • 2007 Thank a Teacher Award
  • 2006 Outstanding Clinical Teaching Award (nominee)
  • 2004 Outstanding Faculty Award
  • 2003 Outstanding Faculty Award (nominee)
  • 2002 Outstanding Faculty Award (nominee)
  • 1993 Alpha Zeta Honor Society
  • 1993 Caleb Dorr Award
  • 1993 Minneapolis Kennel Club Award

Professional Associations

  • American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care
  • Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society
  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • American Animal Hospital Association
  • Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association
  • Flat-Coated Retriever Society of America
  • Upper Midwest Flat-Coated Retriever Club

Research

Publications

  1. Tart KM, Babski DM, Lee JA. “Potential risks, prognostic indicators, and diagnostic and treatment modalities affecting survival in dogs with presumptive aspiration pneumonia: 125 cases (2005-2008)” Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care 2010; 20(3): 319-329.
  2. Tart KM, Powell LL. “4-Methylpyrazole as treatment in naturally occurring ethylene glycol intoxication in cats” Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care 2011; 21(3): 268-272

Teaching

Teaching Areas

  • Clinical course coordinator for the Emergency and Critical Care rotation for senior veterinary students
  • Lecture for the Emergency Critical Care didactic course for third year students
  • Lecture for the Surgery/Critical Care didactic course for third year students
  • Lecture for the Toxicology didactic course for third year students
  • Lecture for the Small Animal Management course for undergraduate students
  • Assist house officers (interns) with emergency and critical care patients
  • Assist and advice residents for the ECC residency program, preparing candidates for board certification in the ACVECC

Clinical

Specialties

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine

Board Certifications

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (ACVECC)

Clinical Interests

Trauma Sepsis/Septic Shock Toxicities