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Clarissa Pimentel de Souza

Assistant Professor, Veterinary Clinical Medicine

Research Interests

  • Allergies/Hypersensitivity Disorders
  • Ear Diseases
  • Antibiotic resistant bacteria / infections on the skin


  • Dermatology Residency - Colorado State University, USA
  • PhD in Veterinary Sciences - Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro (UFRRJ), Brazil
  • Specialization in Veterinary Dermatology - Universidade de Sao Paulo (USP), Brazil
  • Masters in Clinical Sciences - Colorado State University, USA
  • Masters in Veterinary Medicine - Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro (UFRRJ), Brazil
  • DVM - Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro (UFRRJ), Brazil

Additional Campus Affiliations

Assistant Professor, Veterinary Clinical Medicine
Assistant Professor, Veterinary Teaching Hospital
Coordinator, International Program, College of Veterinary Medicine
Assistant Professor, Lemann Center for Brazilian Studies
Assistant Professor, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Recent Publications

Souza, C. P., Foss, K. D., Mascarenhas, M. B., & Clegg, J. L. (2023). Otitis media with effusion in two Boston terrier dogs. Veterinary Medicine and Science, 9(3), 1069-1073.

Sousa, C. A., Chatfield, J., File, T. M., Koch, S. N., Leu, D. B., Loeffler, A., Loft, K. E., Souza, C., & Weese, J. S. (2022). Hostage to history - questioning the duration of systemic antimicrobial therapy for the treatment of canine superficial bacterial folliculitis. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 260(10), 1153-1156.

Andriotti, P. A., Souza, C. P., Oliveira, P. C., Melo, R. C., Verocai, G. G., & Fernandes, J. I. (2021). Effectiveness of sarolaner in the clinical management of furuncular myiasis in dogs naturally infested with Dermatobia hominis (Diptera: Cuterebridae). Parasites and Vectors, 14(1), Article 401.

Simpson, A., Rosychuck, R., Schissler, J., & Souza, C. (2019). Polysulfated Glycosaminoglycan as a Novel, Adjunctive Therapy for Pemphigus Foliaceus in Three Dogs. Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association, 55(6), 318-322.

Souza, C. P., Torres, S. M. F., Koch, S. N., & Bernardi de Souza, L. (2019). Dermal arteritis of the nasal philtrum: a retrospective study of 23 dogs. Veterinary dermatology, 30(6), 511-e155.

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