Linda Barter

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Associate Professor


VM Surgical & Radiological Sci

Offices and Labs

1406 Tupper Hall, Davis, CA 95616
+1 530 754 0406
1417 Tupper Hall


2007 PhD Molecular, Cellular and Integrative Physiology University of California, Davis
2001 MVSc Massey University
1995 BVSc Veterinary Science University of Sydney
1994 BSc(vet) University of Sydney

Research Interests

Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia

cardiopulmonary effects of anesthesia, analgesic efficacy (focus: rabbits)


2007 Irving I. Hertzendorf Memorial Award in Physiology, University of California, Davis
2007 Loren D. Carlson Prize in Physiology, University of California, Davis
2007 Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award, University of California, Davis
2011 Pfizer Distinguished Veterinary Teacher Award


Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia

CBS Grad Group Affiliations

Molecular, Cellular, and Integrative Physiology

Specialties / Focus

Molecular, Cellular, and Integrative Physiology
  • Cardiorespiratory Physiology
  • Systemic Physiology
  • Developmental Physiology

Teaching Interests

veterinary anesthesia, cardioresiratory physiology


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  • Gosliga JM, Barter LS. Effects of fentanyl on isoflurane minimum alveolar concentration in New Zealand White rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus).Am J Vet Res 2015;76(2):116-21.

    Barter LS, Hawkins MG, Pypendop BH. Effects of fentanyl on isoflurane minimum alveolar concentration in New Zealand White rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus). Am J Vet Res. 2015;76(2):111-5.

    Nickell J, Barter LS, Dechant JE. Effects of Intratesticular and Incisional
    Local Anesthetic Administration for Castration of Alpacas Anesthetized with
    Intramuscular Ketamine-Xylazine-Butorphanol. Vet Surg. 2015 44(2):168-73

    Barter LS, Epstein SE. Comparison of Doppler, oscillometric, auricular and
    carotid arterial blood pressure measurements in isoflurane anesthetized New
    Zealand white rabbits. Vet Anaesth Analg. 2014 Jul;41(4):393-7.

    Wiese AJ, Brosnan RJ, Barter LS. Effects of acetylcholinesterase inhibition on
    quality of recovery from isoflurane-induced anesthesia in horses. Am J Vet Res.
    2014 Mar;75(3):223-30.

    Barter LS, Epstein SE. Cardiopulmonary effects of three concentrations of
    isoflurane with or without mechanical ventilation and supramaximal noxious
    stimulation in New Zealand white rabbits. Am J Vet Res. 2013 Oct;74(10):1274-80.

    Barter LS, Kwiatkowski A. Thermal threshold testing for evaluation of
    analgesics in New Zealand white rabbits. J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci. 2013
    Jan;52(1):44-7. PubMed PMID: 23562032; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3548200.

    Wiese AJ, Barter LS, Ilkiw JE, Kittleson MD, Pypendop BH. Cardiovascular and
    respiratory effects of incremental doses of dopamine and phenylephrine in the
    management of isoflurane-induced hypotension in cats with hypertrophic
    cardiomyopathy. Am J Vet Res. 2012 Jun;73(6):908-16.

    Shilo Y, Pypendop BH, Barter LS, Epstein SE. Thymoma removal in a cat with
    acquired myasthenia gravis: a case report and literature review of anesthetic
    techniques. Vet Anaesth Analg. 2011 Nov;38(6):603-13.

    Barter LS, Hopper K. Transcutaneous monitor approximates PaCO(2) but not
    PaO(2) in anesthetized rabbits. Vet Anaesth Analg. 2011 Nov;38(6):568-75.
    Pypendop BH, Barter LS, Stanley SD, Ilkiw JE. Hemodynamic effects of
    dexmedetomidine in isoflurane-anesthetized cats. Vet Anaesth Analg. 2011

    Barter LS. Rabbit analgesia. Vet Clin North Am Exot Anim Pract. 2011