Dr. Sandra Allweiler

Colorado State University, USA
Diplomate DVM, Diplomate DACVA

Current position

Assistant Professor in the Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins
Position is 50% case management and teaching veterinary anesthesia and 50% pain management, palliative care and rehabilitation services

Education

  • 2006-present, Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
  • 2013, Editor for Merck Manuals: Pain assessment and management
  • 2013, ACVA committee member to update the document on anesthetic waste management
  • 2011, present Anesthesia representative (committee member) for Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)
  • 2010-2012, Anesthesia staff supervisor, Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
  • 2005- 2006, Clinical Associate, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, Saskatoon, Canada
  • 2003-2005, Residency (second/ third year), Royal Veterinary College, London, UK
  • 2002-2003, Residency (first year), Washington State University, Pullman, USA
  • 2001-2002, Large animal anesthesia internship, University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine, USA
  • 1998-2001, Doctor of veterinary medicine, Clinic for small animal surgery, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Doctor thesis” intestinal resection with end-to-end anastomosis”
Major advisor: Prof. P. M. Montavon
  • 1990-1997, Veterinary medicine study at Ludwig-Maximilian University in Munich, Germany
    Anesthesia/ Pain management certifications
  • 2013, Cert. Canine rehabilitation
  • 2010, Cert. Canine massage

Teaching experience

  • 2012, University of Denver
Assessment of pain in rodents and its treatment
Brief overview on anesthetic agents
  • 2011, Tottori University, Japan Multimodal analgesia and advanced techniques for pain relieve Anesthesia for the critical patient
  • 2011, Spring conference CSU: Pain management for the exotic patient. Where do we stand?
  • 2010, Curtis Nebraska (2 day workshop) Pain management in small animals Anesthetic management for dogs and cats
  • 2002, Washington State University Spring Conference “Anesthesia in birds”