huji Koret School of Veterinary Medicine

Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment,
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Gila Abells Sutton (a.k.a. Gail), DVM, PhD

Dipl. ECEIM (Equine College of Veterinary Internal Medicine)
Equine Medicine. Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food & Environment, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Office Address:
P.O.Box 12, Rehovot 76100, Israel
Phone: (972)-3-9688559
Fax: (972)-3-9604079
Email Address: gila.sutton@mail.huji.ac.il


Special interests

  • Clinical Indices
  • Pain assessment
  • Colic in Horses
  • Veterinary Medical Education

Professional Experience and Qualifications

  • DVM, New York State College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, USA 1983
  • M.Sc., Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Canada 1992
  • Residency, Large Animal Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Canada 1993-1994
  • Instructor, KSVM, Israel 1995
  • Board Certification, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine-Large Animals, 1998
  • Israeli Specialist in Equine Diseases, 1998
  • PhD: Braun School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Hadassah-Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel 2012

Teaching

Equine Medicine, Comparative Anatomy, Clinical Methods, Clinical Epidemiology

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Research

Epidemiology of Colic in Horses, Pain Assessment, Neonatal Diseases

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Service

  • Final Examination Committee, Head
  • Member of Final Project Committee
  • Equine Medicine and Surgery A & B and Advanced Topics in Equine Medicine

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International interests

  • Pain assessment in horses with colic

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Membership in Scientific organizations

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine-Large Animals
  • Diplomate, European College of Equine Internal Medicine
  • Israel Association of Equine Practitioners
  • American Association of Equine Practitioners
  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • College of Veterinarians of Ontario
  • Israel Veterinary Medical Association

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Selected Recent Publications

  1. Aroch I, Ofri R, Sutton GA. 2008. Ocular manifestations of systemic diseases. Chptr 18 In: Slatter's Fundamentals of Veterinary Ophthalmology Eds.: Maggs DJ, Miller PE, Ofri R.. Pp: 374-418. Saunders. Philadelphia, PA.
  2. Sutton GA, Ertzman-GIinsburg R, Steinman A and Milgram, J. 2009. Initial investigation of mortality rates and prognostic indicators in horses with colic in Israel: A retrospective study. Equine Vet J. 41(5) 482-486.
  3. Aharonson-Raz K, Milgram J, Chai O, Sutton GA. 2009. Fibrosis of the masseter leading to trismus and dysphagia in a mare. Vet Rec. May 9;164(19):597-8 2009.

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