Thomas Tully, Jr.

Thomas Tully, Jr.

Professor of Zoological Medicine

Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences

LSU School of Veterinary Medicine
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803

EMAIL DR. TULLY

Education

MS, Louisiana State University

DVM, Louisiana State University

BS, Louisiana State University

Certifications

Diplomate, American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (Avian)

Diplomate, European College of Zoological Medicine (Avian)

Research Interest

Zoological medicine

Teaching Interest

Zoological medicine

Clinical Interest

Zoological medicine

Awards & Honors

2021, Innovator Award

2021, Dean's Teaching Merit Honor Roll

2020, Dean's Teacher Merit Honor Roll

2019, Honorary Visiting Professor Universiti Putra Malaysia

2019, Appointed Professor at the Chinese Academy of Veterinary Medicine

2018, Dean's Teacher Merit Honor Roll

2017, Paula and Milton W. Shepard Professorship

2016, Outstanding Service Award, LSU School of Veterinary Medicine

2015, 15 top Exotic Animal Veterinary Professors

2013, 2012 LSU Distinguished Alumnus Award

2011, T.J. Lafeber Avian Practitioner of the Year

2011, Outstanding Scholar Award, LSU School of Veterinary Medicine

1998, Casadaban Award - For Contributions to Louisiana Aviculture - Louisiana Aviculture Society

1998, Special Service Award - Associate Editor for the Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery

1998, Teaching Merit Honor Roll

1997, Teaching Merit Honor Roll

1990 Membership Phi Zeta Honor Society of Veterinary Medicine

Publications

Unusual Pathologic Brain Changes Associated with Zinc Toxicosis in a Blue-Fronted Amazon Parrot (Amazona aestiva)., Savarese, A; Berg, K; Paulsen, Daniel; Sasaki, E; Stewart, M; Gaschen, Lorrie; Jowett, P; Tully, Thomas, 2020, Avian diseases, Volume: 64, Number: 4, Pages: 478-481

Proximal hind limb leiomyosarcoma with disseminated metastasis in a budgerigar (Melopsittacus undulatus), Patial, Sonika; Higbie, Christine; Tully, Thomas; Wakamatsu, Nobuko, 2020, Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, Volume: 35, Pages: 1-2

Treatment of exuberant granulation tissue in an umbrella cockatoo (Cacatua alba) with strontium radiation, Rockwell, Kelly; Looper, Jayme; Boudreaux, Bonnie; Tully, Thomas, 2020, Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery, Volume: 34, Number: 1, Pages: 78-82

Gastric neuroendocrine carcinoma in a bearded dragon (Pogona vitticeps), Collins, Sara; Oster, Seth; Moon, Rachel; Rosa, Fabio; Cattley, Russell; Tully, Thomas, 2020, Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, Volume: 30, Pages: 7-11

Morphologic and quantitative evaluation of bone marrow aspirates from Hispaniolan Amazon parrots (Amazon ventralis), Schwartz, Diana; Sanchez-Migallon Guzman, David; Beaufrere, Hugues; Ammersbach, Melanie; Paul-Murphy, Joanne; Tully, Thomas; Christopher, Mary, 2019, Veterinary Clinical Pathology, Volume: 48, Number: 4, Pages: 645-651

Effects of Fluorescent Lighting Versus Sunlight Exposure on Calcium, Magnesium, Vitamin D, and Feather Destructive Behavior in Hispaniolan Amazon Parrots (Amazona ventralis)., West, Jennifer; Tully, Thomas; Nevarez, Javier; Stout, Rhett, 2019, Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery, Volume: 33, Number: 3, Pages: 235-244

Effect of routine handling and transportation on blood leukocyte concentrations and plasma corticosterone in Hispaniolan Amazon parrots (Amazona ventralis), McRee, Anna; Tully, Thomas; Nevarez, Javier; Beaufrere, Hugues; Ammersbach, Melanie; Gaunt, Stephen; Fuller, R; Romero, Michael, 2018, Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, Volume: 49, Number: 2, Pages: 396-403

Captive Amazon parrots detect sodium at concentrations found in naturally occurring Amazonian salt licks, Powell, Luke; Jones, Kelsy; Carpenter, Jonathan; Tully, Thomas, 2017, The Wilson Journal of Ornithology, Volume:129, Number: 1, Pages: 181–185

Reproductive disorders in Parrots, Scagnelli, Alyssa; Tully, Thomas, 2017, Veterinary Clinics of North America Exotic Animal Practice/Elsevier, Volume: 20, Pages: 485-507

Cardiomyopathy in a harris hawk (Parabuteo unicinctus), Brandao, Joao; Beaufrere, Hugues; Reynolds, Caryn; Johnson, Jimmy; Gaschen, Lorrie; Del Piero, Fabio; Tully, Thomas; Nevarez, Javier, 2016, Journal of the Amercian Veterinary Medical Association , Volume: 249 , Number: 2, Pages: 221-227 

Grant Funding

Audubon Institute Houseofficer Zoological Medicine Contract, Audubon Institute, $33,000.00

CBD Pharmacokinetic Study in Rabbits, CannaCompanion Inc., $10,000.00

Distance vital signs monitoring of Hispaniolan Amazon Parrots, VetGuardian, $3,500.00

Internship Bird, Zoo, and Exotic Animal Medicine, BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo, $10,000.00

Evaluation of a point-of-care viscoelastic coagulation device in healthy Amazon parrots (Amazona ventralis), LSU SVM VCS Competitive Organized Research Program, $3,848.00

Avian Research, South Alabama Cage Bird Society, $4,000.00

A Comparison of Computed Tomographic Contrast Enhancement Using Intravenous vs. Intraosseous Contrast Administration in Hispaniolan Amazon Parrots (Amazona ventralis) , VCS CORPS, $3,360.00

Comparison of lactate measurements and ionized calcium in Quaker parrots (Myopsitta monachus) and Hispaniolan Amazon parrots (Amazona ventralis) via three analyzers, VCS Corp Grant, $3,340.56

Evaluating techniques for regional limb perfusion of the avian wing and pharmacokinetics of amikacin following regional wing perfusion in chickens (Gallus gallus), VCS Corp Grant, $3,946.00

Avian Research, Acadiana Bird Club, $1,000.00

CBD Pharmacokinetic Study in Hispaniolan Amazon Parrots, CannaCompanion Inc., $10,000.00

Comparison of lactate measurements and ionized calcium in Quaker parrots (Myopsitta monachus) and Hispaniolan Amazon parrots (Amazona ventralis) via three analyzers, VCS Corp Grant, $3,340.56

Audubon Institute Houseofficer Zoological Medicine Contract, Audubon Institute, $33,000.00

Evaluation of PT/PTT in Hispanolan Amazon parrots (Amazona ventralis) using a handhelp point-of-care analyzer and comparison with CBC parameters, VCS Corp Grant, $3,394.76

Internship Bird, Zoo, and Exotic Animal Medicine, BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo, $10,000.00