New Bolton Center Kennett Square, PA
Emergencies & Appointments:
Ryan Hospital Philadelphia, PA


Associate Professor of Medicine, New Bolton Center

Chief of Neonatal Intensive Care Service, New Bolton Center

Director of Perinatal/Neonatal Programs, New Bolton Center

American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

Clinical Specialties: Neonatology, Perinatology, Large Animal Internal Medicine, High Risk Pregnancy, Intensive Care
Research Areas: Neonatology, Perinatology, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, Birth Resuscitation, Sepsis, Septic Shock, Acid Base Abnormalities, Electrolyte Abnormalities, Ventilation

Contact Information:
University of Pennsylvania
School of Veterinary Medicine
Dept of Clinical Studies
New Bolton Center
382 West Street Road

Neonatology/Perinatology including application of intensive care procedures to large animal neonatology, pathogenesis and treatment of perinatal/neonatal diseases, prematurity, neonatal sepsis/septic shock and fetal and perinatal disease

Neonatal Intensive Care Medicine - fetal, birth and neonatal resuscitation, pathogenesis and treatment of neonatal encephalopathy, necrotizing enterocolitis, neonatal nephropathy and role of fetal inflammation in producing neonatal disease

Palmer J.E. Colic and diaphragmatic hernias in neonatal foals. Equine Vet. Edu. 24: 340–342, 2012.

Navas De Solis, C, Palmer J, Boston R, Reef V. The Importance Of Ultrasonographic Pneumatosis Intestinalis In Equine Neonatal Gastrointestinal Disease. Equine Vet J Suppl. 41: 64-68, 2012.

Johnson AL, Gilsenan WF, Palmer JE Metabolic encephalopathies in foals – pay attention to the serum biochemistry panel! Equine vet. Educ 24: 233-235, 2012.

Navas de Solis C, Palmer J, Boston R, Reef V The Importance Of Ultrasonographic Pneumatosis Intestinalis In Equine Neonatal Gastrointestinal Disease Equine Veterinary Journal : , 2011.

Dallap Schaer BL, Wilkins PA, Boston R, Palmer J: Preliminary evaluation of hemostasis in neonatal foals using a viscoelastic coagulation and platelet function analyzer. J Vet Emerg Crit Care 19: 81-87, 2009.

Wotman K, Wilkins PA, Palmer JE, Boston RC Lactate concentration in foals presenting to a tertiary neonatal intensive care unit: A retrospective study of its association with outcome. J Vet Intern Med 23: 598-605, 2009.

Bentz AI, Palmer JE*, Dallap DL, Wilkins PA, Boston RC: Prospective Evaluation of Coagulation In Critically Ill Neonatal Foals J Vet Intern Med 23: 161-167, 2009.

Dallap Schaer BL, Bentz AI, Boston RC, Palmer JE, Wilkins PA Comparison of viscoelastic coagulation analysis and standard coagulation profiles in critically ill neonatal foals to outcome. J Vet Emerg Crit Care 19: 88-95, 2009.

Dahlberg JA, Adam EN, Palmer JE, Parente EJ Gastrointestinal nonrotation in a neonatal foal. Equine Veterinary Education 21: 508-512, 2009.

Hollis AR, Wilkins PA, Palmer JE, Boston RC Bacteremia in Equine Neonatal Diarrhea: A Retrospective Study (1990-2007) J Vet Intern Med 22: 1203-1209, 2008.

B.S. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 1973

VMD University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine, 1977