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Denver Coleman

Denver Coleman


Denver Coleman


Dr. Denver Coleman completed his undergraduate studies at Loyola Marymount University, his Masters in Biological Sciences from California Polytechnic University, and his Veterinary Degree from UC Davis of Veterinary Medicine in 2019. Afterward, he completed a one year internship program at the University of Illinois, School of Veterinary Medicine.

Dr. Coleman’s interests lie in emergency and critical care, ophthalmology, exotics, and marine mammal medicine. He originally went into veterinary medicine because he enjoys the anatomical variation amongst various species and is fascinated with the problem-solving of medical diagnosis and therapy.

He believes in working hard and having a few laughs along the way. The pet parent of two pugs named Huckleberry and Abraham.

Published Articles

  • Effect of Post-Exercise Ethanol on Signaling Pathways Regulating Mitochondrial Biogenesis. Experimental Biology, (2016). Read Article

  • Effects of temperature on Veronaea botryosa infections in white sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus and fungal induced cytotoxicity of fish cell lines. Veterinary Research, (2018). Read Article

  • Experimental Infection of Mice with Veronaea botryosa as a Model for Human Phaeohyphomycosis. Comparative Medicine, (2019). Read Article

  • Analysis of the white sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) immune response during immunostimulation and Veronaea botryosa infection. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part D, (2021). Read Article

  • Assessment of clinical outcomes associated with mercury concentrations in harbor seal pups (Phoca vitulina richardii) in central California. Science of The Total Environment, (2021). Read Article

  • Expression of immune markers of white sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) during Veronaea botryosa infection at different temperatures. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part D, (2022). Read Article

  • E In vitro susceptibility testing for the emerging pathogenic mold Veronaea botryosa and pharmacokinetic parameters of natamycin to white sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus). Journal of Fish Diseases, (2022). Read Article

  • Topical phenylephrine and rocuronium administration lacks clinical mydriatic effects in the central bearded dragons (Pogona vitticeps). Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, (2022). Read Article


California Polytechnic University San Luis Obispo - Master of Science

UC Davis - Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine

University of Illinois - Small Animal Rotating Internship