Dr. Emily

Dr. Emily Gould

Designation: DVM, MS, DACVIM (SAIM), PhD

Institute: Texas A&M University School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences Texas, College Station, TX

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Dr. Emily Gould
Dr. Emily Gould
Texas A&M University School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences Texas, College Station, TX

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Past Webinars

Dietary Management of Chronic Enteropathies
Start Date: Sep 13, 2023
Start Time: 1: 2 PM (US Eastern Time)
Cats in the Cradle: Or Is It? Management of Weight Loss and Appetite Changes in the Aging Feline
Start Date: Jan 24, 2024
Start Time: 12: 2 PM (US Eastern Time)
Efficacious Use of Acid Suppressants in General Practice
Start Date: Feb 21, 2024
Start Time: 9: 2 PM (US Eastern Time)

About Me

Educational Background 

PhD    Biomedical Sciences (BIMS)    2022

  • Texas A&M University School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, College Station, TX

MS    Comparative and Experimental Medicine (CEM)    2016

  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

DVM    Veterinary Medicine    2012

  • University of California at Davis, Davis, CA

BS    Animal Biology    2006

  • University of California at Davis, Davis, CA

Professional Experience

Assistant Professor (SAIM) Gastrointestinal Lab

  • TX A&M University (2023- Present)                         

Clinical Assistant Professor (SAIM)

  • TX A&M University (2021- 2022)

Graduate Research Assistant/PhD Candidate

  • TX A&M University  (2019- 2022)

Internal Medicine Resident

  • Univ of TN College of Vet Med (2016- 2019)

Graduate Student/MS Candidate

  • Univ of TN College of Vet Med (2014- 2016) 

Internal Medicine Specialty Intern

  • Animal Specialty & Emergency Center (2013- 2014) 

Small Animal Rotating Intern

  • Veterinary Medical & Surgical Group (2012- 2013)

Board Certification

Diplomate American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Small Animal)   2019

Professional Memberships

May 2019- Present

  • Phi Zeta (University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine)  

August 2014- Present

  • American Gastroenterological Association (AGA)

August 2014- Present

  • Comparative Gastroenterology Society (CGS)

June 2012- Present

  • American Veterinary Medical Association(AVMA)

Didactic Teaching

College Station, TX (Texas A&M University School of Veterinary Medicine)

  • 1VM (first year) SA Clinical Skills OSCE Fall 2022 (4 hr)
  • 3VM (third year) SA Diagnostics & Therapeutics (Core) I (VSCS 956) Fall 2022 (4 hr)
  • 3VM (third year) Selective Course (Clinical Application of Small Animal dx/tx I) Fall 2022 (3 hr)
  • 3VM (third year) Selective Course (Clinical Application of Small Animal dx/tx I) Spring 2022 (3 hr)
  • 2VM (second year) Professional & Clinical Skills III Laboratory (VSCS 926) Spring 2022 (6 hr)
  • 3VM (third year) Selective Course (Clinical Application of Small Animal dx/tx I) Fall 2021 (3 hr)
  • 2VM (second year) Professional & Clinical Skills III Laboratory (VSCS 926) Spring 2021 (6 hr)
  • 3VM (third year) Selective Course (Clinical Application of Small Animal dx/tx I) Spring 2021 (4 hr)
  • 2VM (second year) Professional & Clinical Skills III Laboratory (VSCS 926) Fall 2020 (6 hr)
  • 3VM (third year) Selective Course (Clinical Application of Small Animal dx/tx I) Fall 2020 (4 hr)

Continuing Education (National)

Chronic Diarrhea in Dogs and Cats:

A Practical Approach (CE by the Sea; 1 hr) Corpus Christi, TX, Sept 2021
Efficacious Use of Acid Suppressants: Fact or Fiction (CE by the Sea;1 hr) Corpus Christi, TX, Sept 2021
Teaching Old Dogs New Tricks: Approaches to Detection and Differentiation of GI Disease from Cognitive Dysfunction in the Aging Canine (Royal Canin; 1 hr RACE approved) (RACE Provider #50-26319 RACE Course #20-3 Online, Dec 2021
Food for Thought: Dietary Considerations with Acute and Chronic GI Disease (TAMU VITA; 1 hr) College Station, TX, May 2022 Updates on the Efficacious Use of Acid Suppressants (TAMU VITA;1 hr)    College Station, TX, May 2022
The Cat’s Meow: Management of the Aging Feline (Royal Canin; 1 hr RACE approved) Online, Aug 2022
Food for Thought: Dietary Considerations for Chronic Enteropathies (VMX, North American Veterinary Conference [NAVC]; 1 hr RACE approved)  Orlando, FL, January 2023
A Jump Start on GI Stasis: Updates on Motility Disorders (VMX, North American Veterinary Conference [NAVC]; 1 hr RACE approved) Orlando, FL, January 2023
 

House Officers/Graduate Students/Research Students

  • Dr. Abby Ostronic, Small Animal Internal Medicine Resident (Resident Mentor)  2022- Present
  • Dr. Sydney Oberholtzer, Small Animal Rotating Intern (Intern Project Advisor)    2022- Present
  • Dr. Iulia (Julia) Osipova, Small Animal Rotating Intern (Intern Project Advisor)    2022- Present
     

Clinical Residents

2022- Present

  • Abby Ostronic, TX A&M University School of Veterinary Medicine

Publications (Accepted or Published)

  • Gould EN, Szule JA, Wilson-Robles HM, Steiner JM, Lennon EM, Tolbert MK. Esomeprazole induces structural changes and apoptosis and alters function of in vitro canine neoplastic mast cells. Vet Immunol Immunopathol 2023 Feb; 256: 110539.
  • Mabry K, Davis MS, Gould E, Gogal RM, Steiner JM, Tolbert MK, Hill TL. Assessment of Exercise- Induced Gastrointestinal Syndrome in Racing Alaskan Sled Dogs using Capsule Endoscopy, Serum Intestinal Fatty Acid Binding Protein, and Serum Diamine Oxidase. Submitted to J Sm Anim Pract. Under review.
  • Tolbert MK, Telles NJ, Simon BT, Scallan EM, Price JM, Gould EN, Papich MG, Lidbury JA, Steiner JM, Kathrani A. Gastrointestinal transit time is faster in Beagle dogs compared to cats. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2022 Sep 5:1-7. doi: 10.2460/javma.22.07.0287. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36044730.
  • Telles, NJ, Simon BT, Scallan EM, Gould EN, Papich MG, He Y, Lee MT, Lidbury JA, Steiner JM, Kathrani A, Tolbert MK. Evaluation of gastrointestinal transit times and pH in healthy cats using a continuous pH monitoring system. J Feline Med Surg. 2021 Dec; online https://doi.org/10.1177/1098612X211062096.
  • Smith P, Tolbert MK, Gould E, Taylor A, Knych H, Messenger K. Pharmacokinetics, sedation and hemodynamic changes following the administration of oral transmucosal detomidine gel in cats. J Feline Med Surg. 2020 Dec;22(12):1184-1190.
  • Fung C, Fasina O, Newkirk K, Gould E, Lane JC. Suspected iatrogenic seeding of oral melanoma secondary to endotracheal intubation in a dog. J Am Anim Hosp Assoc. 2019 Jul/Aug; 55(4).
  • Gould E, Klos J, Harris T, Vaden S, Price J, Tolbert MK. Retrospective analysis of the effect of acid suppressant therapy on clinicopathologic parameters of cats with chronic kidney disease. J Fel Med Surg. 2018 Jun; 20(6):520-527.
  • Gould E, Giannone R, Kania SA, Tolbert MK. Cysteine protease 30 (CP30) is present and contributes to adhesion and cytopathogenicity in feline Tritrichomonas foetus. Vet Parasit. 2017 Sept 15;244: 114-122.
  • Gould E, Corbeil LB, Kania SA, Tolbert MK. Evaluation of surface antigen TF1.17 in feline Tritrichomonas foetus isolates. Vet Parasit. 2017 Sep 15;244:144-153.
  • Tolbert MK, Olin S, MacLane S, Gould E, Steiner J, Vaden S, Price J. Evaluation of Gastric pH and Serum Gastrin Concentrations in Cats with Chronic Kidney Disease. J Vet Intern Med. 2017 Sep;31(5):1414-1419.
  • Gould E., Clements C., Reed A., et al. A prospective, placebo-controlled pilot evaluation of the effect of omeprazole on serum calcium, magnesium, cobalamin, gastrin concentrations, and bone in cats. J Vet Intern Med. 2016 May; 30(3).
  • Tolbert M.K., Brand M., Gould E. In vitro effect of cysteine protease inhibitors on Trichomonas foetus-induced cytopathogenic changes in porcine intestinal epithelial cells. Amer Journal Vet Res. 2016 Aug;77(8):890-7.
  • Gould EN, Trivedi SR, Cohen TA, Kim JY. Emphysematous pyelonephritis in a domestic shorthair cat. J Fel Med Surg. 2016 Apr; 18(4):357-63.
  • E.N. Gould, L.R. Johnson, R.P. Traslavina, F.C.Mohr. Neuroendocrine Tumor at the Carina of a Dog. J Comp Path 2013 Aug-Oct; 149 (2-3):233-6.

Research Abstracts

  • Gould EN, Ostronic A, Zhang S, Gremillion C, Steiner JM, Tolbert MK. Pharmacodynamics of once daily, standard versus low dose esomeprazole in healthy, large breed dogs. Comparative Gastroenterology Society (CGS) Annual Meeting, February 2023, Quepos, Costa Rica.
  • Gould EN, Szule JA, Wilson-Robles HM, Steiner JM, Lennon EM, Tolbert MK. Esomeprazole Alters Neoplastic Canine Mast Cell Structure, Viability, and Function. ACVIM Forum 2022, Austin, TX; oral research report.
  • Telles NJ, Simon BT, Scallan EM, Gould E, Lidbury J, Steiner JM, Papich M, Kathrani A, Tolbert MK. Comparison of GI pH and Transit Times in the Fasted State Between Cats and Dogs. ACVIM Forum 2021 Online; poster presentation.
  • Gould EN, Vose J, Wilson-Robles HM, Miller TM, Szule JA, Buono A, Steiner JM, Lennon EM, Tolbert MK. Acid suppressants alter neoplastic mast cell structure and cytokine expression (abstr.). ECVIM-CA Online Congress 2020; poster presentation.
  • Telles NJ, Simon BT, Kathrani A, Gould EN, Scallan EM, Lidbury JA, Steiner JM, Papich MG, Tolbert MK. Evaluation of feline gastrointestinal pH and transit times. ACVIM Forum 2020 Online; oral presentation.
  • Gould EN, Lennon EM, Steiner JM, Vose J, Wilson-Robles H, Tolbert MK. Acid suppressants alter mast cell structure and induce cytotoxicity (abstr.). VCS 2019, Houston, TX; poster presentation.
  • Gould E, Lennon EM, Tolbert MK. Acid suppressants modulate in vitro mast cell structure, degranulation and viability (abstr.). ACVIM Forum 2018, Seattle, WA; oral presentation.
  • Gould E., Clements C., Reed A., et al. A prospective, placebo-controlled pilot evaluation of the effect of oral omeprazole on serum calcium, magnesium and gastrin concentrations and bone homeostasis in cats (abstr.). ACVIM Forum 2016, Denver, CO; oral presentation.
  • Tolbert M.K., Brand M., Gould E. Evaluation of the presence and role of cysteine protease 30 in feline T. foetus
  • (abstr.). ACVIM Forum 2016, Denver, CO; oral presentation.
  • Gould E., Brand M., Tolbert M.K. Quantitative and qualitative identification of Tritrichomonas foetus surface antigens: Putative targets for diagnosis and treatment (abstr.). ACVIM Forum 2015, Indianapolis, IN; oral presentation.
  • Tolbert M.K., Gould E.N., Brand M. Feline T. foetus cytotoxicity can be inhibited by selective, small-molecule cysteine protease inhibitors (abstr.). ACVIM Forum 2015; oral presentation.
  • Whittemore J.C., Gould E., Newman S. Gastrointestinal endoscopic mucosal lesion scores in healthy dogs receiving prednisone, aspirin and omeprazole (abstr.). J Vet Intern Med 2015; 28: ACVIM Forum 2015; oral presentation.

Invited Reviews

  • Gould E, Tolbert MK. Top 5 Recommendations for Using Acid Suppressants Effectively. Clinician's Brief. 2016.
  • Gould E, Tolbert MK. Tritrichomonas foetus infection in cats. Clin Brief. 2017.
  • Gould E, Tolbert MK. Quiz: Appropriate Gastroprotectant Use. Clin Brief. 2019.
  • Gould E. Clinical Brief Monograph: Tritrichomonas foetus. Clin Brief. 2020.
  • Gould E. Clinical Brief Monograph: Small Intestinal Diarrhea. Clin Brief. 2021.
  • Gould E. Clinical Brief Monograph: Large Intestinal Diarrhea. Clin Brief. 2022.
  • Garcia T, Gould E. Clinical Brief Monograph: Vomiting. Clin Brief. Under peer review (2022).

Book Chapters

  • Tolbert MK, Gould EN. Gastritis and Gastric Ulceration in Dogs and Cats, 1st edition, Bruyette D (ed), Clinical Small Animal Internal Medicine, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2020.

  • Gould EN. Clinical Evaluation of Patients with Acute Signs of Gastrointestinal Disease, 2nd edition, Heilmann/Lidbury/Steiner (eds), Small Animal Gastroenterology, Hannover. In press.

  • Gould EN, Steiner JS. Laboratory Approach to Pancreatic and Hepatobiliary Problems, 1st edition, Allenspach/Salavanti/Procoli (eds), Feline Gastroenterology, EDRA, Milan, Italy, 2022.

  • Gould EN. Constipation, Tenesmus, Dyschezia and Fecal Incontinence, 9th edition, Cote/Ettinger/Feldman (eds), Ettinger’s Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Elsevier, Inc. Under review.

  • Gould EN. Rectoanal disorders, 9th edition, Cote/Ettinger/Feldman (eds), Ettinger’s Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Elsevier, Inc. Under review.

Ongoing/Active Projects

  • Pharmacodynamics of low dose esomeprazole in healthy, large breed dogs (prospective, double blinded clinical trial)- Approx 60% through enrollment goal  August 2022- Present

  • Anti-inflammatory and cytotoxic properties of acid suppressant medications in dogs with resectable mast cell tumors (MCTs) (prospective, placebo controlled, double blinded clinical trial)- Approx 0% through enrollment goal Nov 2020- Present

  • The effect of acid suppressants on leukocyte ratios in dogs with mast cell tumors (MCTs) (multi- institutional retrospective study with Univ of TN College of Vet Med)- data collection underway Sept 2022- Present

  • Post operative ileus, hiatal hernia and pyloric stricture in a miniature dachshund (Case report)- Manuscript in preparation August 2022- Present

Graduate/Professional Awards

2019 Linda Frank Resident of the Year Award (Univ of Tennessee CVM) Knoxville, TN May 2019
Resident Research Award for Best Oral Abstract (Oncology) ACVIM Forum            Seattle, WA June 2018
Phi Zeta Manuscript Award (Basic Science Category; Univ of Tennessee CVM)        Knoxville, TN Feb 2018
CGS Travel Award Recipient (GutSea Conference 2016)                Lihue, HI Feb 2017
CGS Best Oral Abstract Award Recipient ACVIM Forum        Denver, CO June 2016
First place Oral Abstract, Graduate Student Category, CEM Symposium    Knoxville, TN May 2016 
CGS Travel Award Recipient (Digestive Disease Week 2015)    Washington, D.C. May 2015

Service on Committees and Working Groups (TAMU CVM)

  • Internal Medicine Technician Search Committee       2021-Present
  • House Officer Wellbeing Committee                          Sept 2021- Present
  • Search Committee (Primary Care)                             July 2022- January 2023
  • Faculty Onboarding Working Group                           July 2022- Present

Other Service

Consultant for Gastrointestinal Lab, Texas A&M University (July 2019- Present) Comparative Gastroenterology Society (CGS), Treasurer (June 2023- Present)

Intern Introductory Clinical Skills Laboratory, Texas A&M University (June 2022; 4 hr)

Canine Medicine Club 1VM Clinical Skills Laboratory, Texas A&M University (January 2023; 4 hr)

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