Loading
JOANN SLACK, MS, DVM, BS
Assistant Professor of Cardiology/Ultrasound (CE), University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

Clinical Specialties: Cardiology, Ultrasound
Research Areas: Equine cardiopulmonary monitoring, Equine stress echocardiography

Contact Information:
University of Pennsylvania
School of Veterinary Medicine
Dept of Clinical Studies
New Bolton Center
382 West Street Road
 Phone 610-925-6692
 Fax 610-925-6831
 Email slackj@vet.upenn.edu

Title: Effects of anesthesia on cardiac troponin I concentrations in horses
Investigators: J Slack (PI), V Reef
Dates: 2006-2007

Title: Echocardiographic determination of pulmonary artery pressure in the horse.
Investigators: MM Durando (PI), J Slack (co-investigator), V Reef, EK Birks
Dates: 2004-2006

Title: Right ventricular pressure dynamics and stress echocardiography in pharmacologic and exercise stress testing.
Investigators: MM Durando (PI), J Slack (collaborator), V Reef, EK Birks (Co-PI)
Dates: 2004-2006

Underwood C, Norton J, Nolen-Walson R, Dallap-Schaer, B, Boston R, Slack J Echocardiographic changes in heart size in hypohydrated horses J Vet Intern Med 25: 563-9, 2011.

Nolen-Walston R, Norton J, Navas C, Underwood C, Boston R, Slack J, Dallap-Schaer B The effects of hypohydration on central venous pressure and splenic volume in adult horses J Vet Intern Med 25: 570-4, 2011.

Norton J, Underwood C, Slack J, Dallap-Schaer B, Nolen-Walston R Comparison of water manometry to two electronic pressure monitors for central venous pressure measurement in horses J Vet Intern Med 25: 303-6, 2011.

Norton J, Boston R, Underwood C, Slack J, Dallap-Schaer B, Nolen-Walston R Repeatability, reproducibility and effect of head position on central venous pressure measurement in standing adult horses J Vet Intern Med 25: 575-8, 2011.

Slack J, Boston R, Driessen B, Reef VB Effect of routine general anesthesia on plasma cardiac troponin I concentrations in healthy horses J Vet Cardiol : , 2011.

Reef V, Slack J Ultrasound of the Foal’s Abdomen Equine Reproduction : 243-252, 2010.

Slack J*, Durando MM, Belcher CN, Collins N, Palmer L, Ousey J, Birks EK, Marr CM Intraoperator, interobserver and interoperator variability of echocardiographic measurements in healthy foals Equine Veterinary Journal 44: 69-75, 2012.

Santonastaso A, Faulkner L, Hart K, Slack J* ECG of the Month. Ventricular tachycardia in association with racing. JAVMA 239: 1434-1436, 2011.

Slack J*, Boston RC, Soma L, Reef VB Cardiac troponin I in a large population of racing Standardbreds J Vet Intern Med in press: , 2012.

J Slack Abdominal Sonographic Examination A Practical Guide to Equine Colic in press: , 2012.

MS University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2003

DVM University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1998

BS University of Connecticut, Storrs, 1991