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Shannon Beazley Assistant Professor, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences

Research Area(s)

  • Pain management, electrical impedance tomography

Academic Credentials

  • BSc, University of Victoria
  • DVM, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan
  • Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia


  • Pelchat J, Desprez I, Beaufrere H, Beazley SG, Duke-Novakovski T. 2023. Comparison between mainstream (Capnostat 5) and a low-flow sidestream capnometer (Capnostream) in mechanically ventilated, sevoflurane anesthetized rabbits using a Bain coaxial delivery system. Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia, 50(1): 81-90. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vaa.2022.11.004

  • Beazley SG, Focken A, Fernandez-Parra R, Thomas K, Adler A, Duke-Novakovski T. 2022. Evaluation of lung ventilation distribution using electrical impedance tomography in standing sedated horses with capnoperitoneum. Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia, 49(4): 382-389. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vaa.2022.04.004

  • Desprez I, Pelchat J, Beaufrere H, Beazley SG, Duke-Novakovski T. 2022. Agreement of caudal aortic arterial blood pressure with oscillometry using two cuff widths on the thoracic or pelvic limbs of sevoflurane-anesthetized rabbits. Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia, 49(4): 390-397. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vaa.2022.03.004

  •  Xiaojie L, Le Y, Jagadeeshan S, Murray B, Carmalt JL, Duke T, Beazley S, Fujiyama M, Swekla K, Gray B, Burmester M, Campanucci VA, Shipley A, Machen TE, Tam JS, Ianowski JP. 2021. cAMP triggers Na+ absorption by distal airway surface epithelium in cystic fibrosis swine. Cell Reports, 37(1): 109795. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.celrep.2021.109795
  • Duke-Novakovski T, Palacios Jimenez C, Fujiyama M, Beazley SG. 2021. Plasma histamine concentrations in horses administered sodium penicillin, guafenesin-xylazine-ketamine and isoflurane with morphine or butorphanol. Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia, 48(1): 17-25. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vaa.2020.10.003 

  • Duke-Novakovski T, Fujiyama M, & Beazley S. 2020. Comparison of mainstream (Capnostat 5) and two low-flow sidestream capnometers (VM-2500-S and Capnostream) in spontaneously-breathing rabbits, anesthetized with a Bain coaxial breathing system. Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia, 27(4): 537-546. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vaa.2020.02.006 
  • Cosford K, Briere J, Ambros B, Beazley S, Cartwright C. 2020. The effect of Instructional Format on Task Performance and Emotional States in Veterinary Students during a Simulation-based Canine Endotracheal Intubation Laboratory: Handout versus Video. Journal of Veterinary Medical Education, 47(2): 239-247. https://doi.org/10.3138/jvme.0618-077r1

  • Benmansour P, Husulak ML, Bracamonte JL, Beazley SG, Withnall E, Duke-Novakovski T. 2014. Cardiopulmonary effects of an infusion of remifentanil or morphine in horses anesthetized with isoflurane and dexmedetomidine. Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia, 41(4): 346-56. https://doi.org/10.1111/vaa.12149

  • Beazley SG, Cosford K, Duke-Novakovski T. 2011. Cardiopulmonary effects of using carbon dioxide for laparoscopic surgery in cats. Canadian Veterinary Journal, 52(9):973-8.