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W. Brady   Little DVM

Assistant Professor


 

Dr. Brady Little received his undergraduate degree from the University of Nebraska Lincoln and graduated from Kansas State School of Veterinary Medicine in 2003. After an internship year at Littleton Equine Hospital, Dr. Little joined an equine private practice in Auburn Alabama while his wife finished her equine surgical residency.

He and his wife worked in equine and small animal practices near Tahoe Nevada until October of 2013 when they both joined the faculty of RUSVM. Dr. Brady Little liked the challenges of equine and companion animal practice but has thoroughly enjoyed teaching at RUSVM and finds the rewards of veterinary education incredibly fulfilling.

His role with has included instruction in Large animal surgery, Anatomy, Theriogenology, Introduction to clinics and Essential veterinary skills.

 

Education

BS University of Nebraska Lincoln

DVM Kansas State University

Internship at Littleton Equine Medical Center

MSc Scheduled completion December 2017

Research

Corneal topical anesthesia in bovine, equine and donkeys

Veterinary education techniques

Development, implementation, and assessment of virtual anatomy educational software

Achievements

Community Spirit award from the Montgomery Area Nontraditional Equestrian 2005

Publication Highlights

 

“Degree and duration of corneal anesthesia after topical application of 0.4% oxybuprocaine hydrochloride ophthalmic solution in normal donkeys and horses.” E. Little, DVM, MS, DACVS; K. Yvorchuk, DVM, DACVIM; W.B. Little, DVM; G. St. Jean, DVM, MS, DACVS. *** Accepted for publication.

“Degree and duration of corneal anesthesia after topical application of 0.4% oxybuprocaine hydrochloride and 0.5% proparacaine hydrochloride ophthalmic solution in clinically normal cattle.” W. Brady Little, DVM; Guy St Jean, DVM DACVS; Erika Little, DVM DACVS; Kathy Yvorchuk-St Jean, DVM DACVIM. ***Accepted for publication.

 

Current Projects

1. Development of a proprietary virtual three dimensional interactive touch screen canine anatomy table (“APEX”) while utilizing Third semester RUSVM student deliberate practice and assessing student experience.

2. Implementation and assessment of the APEX table for supplementary learning of first semester RUSVM Gross Anatomy course. Objectives were to assess the effectiveness of APEX table as a studying tool for canine anatomy, and evaluate student and faculty perceptions surrounding the learning tool.  

3. Implementation and assessment of the veterinary virtual anatomy education software “IVALA™”. Traditional first semester veterinary gross anatomy course curricula at RUSVM was supplemented with a web based virtual anatomy program, IVALA™ in an effort to facilitate anatomic learning. The purpose of this study was to assess the relationship between supplementary use of IVALA™ program and student exam scores as well as to measure student perception of the software.

Presentations

American Association of Veterinary Anatomists conference                                    June 2017
“Implementation and assessment of the veterinary virtual anatomy education software IVALA”
Auburn University
School of Veterinary Medicine
Poster Presentation

Auburn University annual veterinary conference                                                       April 2006
“Latest in Equine Reproduction”
Auburn University
School of Veterinary Medicine
Round table discussion leader

Seminar for Veterinary Technicians continuing education                                        February 2004
“Primary wound management and triage”
Littleton Equine Medical Center
Littleton, Colorado
Speaker