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Dr. Kelly A. Rice


DVR Clinical Veterinarian

Education and Certifiations

  • Diplomat, American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine, 2013
  • Clinical Residency in Comparative Medicine, Johns Hopkins University
  • DVM, University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine
  • BS in Biochemistry, Trinity College, Hartford CT

Specialties or Areas of Expertise

  • Non-Human Primate Clinical Medicine 
  • Non-Human Primate Socialization and Colony Management

Personal Interest

  • Travel
  • Long Distance Running
  • Baking


  • Rice, KA., E. Chen, K.A. Metcalf-Pate, E.K. Hutchinson, R.J. Adams.  2013. Use of Serum Amyloid A in the Diagnosis of Amyloidosis and Differentiation from Chronic Enterocolitis in Rhesus (Macaca mulatta) and Pigtail Macaques (Macaca nemestrina).  Comparative Medicine 63: 262-271
  • Rice, KA., L. Brzezenski, C. Perkins, K. Henderson, J. Watson. 2013. The effects of age, gender, and cage density on the detection, epidemiology, and treatment of Myocoptes sp. murine fur mites.  Accepted.  J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci.  52: 773-781
  • Metcalf Pate, K.A., K.A. Rice, R. Wrighten, J. Watson. 2011. In Search of the Elusive Myocoptes musculinus Fur Mite:  Evaluation of the Effect of Sampling Strategy on the Detection of Fur Mites within a Naturally Infested Colony of Mice (Mus musculus).  J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci 50: 337-343.