Janice Kritchevsky, VMD, MS

Janice Kritchevsky, VMD, MS
Large Animal Internal Medicine

Dr. Janice Kritchevsky is a member of the Large Animal Internal Medicine section at Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine’s Large Animal Hospital. She is a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, and has a clinical appointment where she treats all species of large animals that present with medical problems.  In 2013-2014, Dr. Kritchevsky was awarded a faculty fellowship in second discipline by the provost, and concentrated in the area of animal welfare and applied ethology. She is particularly interested in studying the effect of disease on large animal welfare.


BS Michigan State University 1979
VMD University of Pennsylvania 1982
MS Purdue University 1985
ACVIM Diplomate 1987


1982-83 Intern, University of Minnesota Large Animal Hospital
1983-85 Resident Instructor, Large Animal Internal Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences, Purdue University
1985-1993 Assistant Professor, Large Animal Internal Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences Purdue University
1993-2010 Associate Professor, Large Animal Medicine, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine
2010-present Professor, Large Animal Medicine, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine

Selected Peer-reviewed Publications

Note: Many publications are under the name Sojka)

Bertin FR, Squires JM, Kritchevsky JE, Taylor SD. Clinical findings and survival in 56 sick neonatal new world camelids. J Vet Intern Med. 2015;29(1):368-374.

Toth B, Bertin FR, Miller MA, Charney VA, Kritchevsky JE. Evaluation of a technique for percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube placement in horses. Am J Vet Res. 2014;75:354-360.

Bertin FR, Pader KS, Lescun TB, Sojka-Kritchevsky JE. Short-term effect of ovariectomy on measures of insulin sensitivity and response to dexamethasone administration in horses. Am J Vet Res. 2013;74:1506-1513.

Bertin FR, Baseler LJ, Wilson CR, Kritchevsky JE, Taylor SD. Arsenic toxicosis in cattle: meta-analysis of 156 cases. J Vet Intern Med. 2013;27:977-981.

Bertin FR, Sojka-Kritchevsky JE.  Comparison of a two-step insulin-response test to conventional insulin-sensitivity testing in horses. Domest Anim Endocrinol. 2013;44(1):19-25

Guimaraes AM, Toth B, Santos AP, do Nascimento NC, Kritchevsky JE, Messick JB. Genome sequence of “Candidatus Mycoplasma haemolamae” strain Purdue, a red blood cell pathogen of alpacas (Vicugna pacos) and llamas (Lama glama). J Bacteriol. 2012;194(22):6312-6313.

Beech J, McFarlane D, Lindborg S, Sojka JE, Boston RC. α-melanocyte-stimulating hormone and adrenocorticotropin concentrations in response to thyrotropin-releasing hormone and comparison with adrenocorticotropin concentration after domperidone administration in healthy horses and horses with pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2011;238(10):1305-1315.

Uberti B, Eberle DB, Pressler BM, Moore GE, Sojka JE. Determination of and correlation between urine protein excretion and urine protein-to-creatinine ratio values during a 24-hour period in healthy horses and ponies. Am J Vet Res. 2009;70(2):1551-1556.

Sojka J, Jedra U, Hester N, Jackson LP, Juarez A. Topical dexamethasone and dimethyl sulfoxide solutions do not result in detectable blood levels of dexamethasone. J Equine Vet Sci. 2008;28(12):739-742. Mouser P, Lévy M, Sojka J, Ramos-Vara JA. Cerebellar abiotrophy in an alpaca (Lama pacos).  Vet Pathol. 2009;46:1133-1137.

Miller MA, Pardo ID, Jackson LP, Moore GE, Sojka JE. Correlation of pituitary histomorphometry with adrenocorticotrophic hormone response to domperidone administration in the diagnosis of equine pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction. Vet Pathol. 2008;45(1):26-38.

Couëtil LL, Sojka JE. Le dysfonctionnement de la pars intermedia de l’hypophyse chez le cheval. Prat Vét Equine. 2007;39(154):19-25.

Janle E, Sojka J, Jackson GS, Lachcik P, Einstien JA, Santerre CR. Measuring transfer of 14C-PCB from maternal diet to milk in a goat model using an accelerator mass spectrometer (AMS). Nucl Instrum Meth B. 2007;259:758-762.

Frank N, Sojka JE, Latour MA. Effect of hypothyroidism on the blood lipid response to higher dietary fat intake in mares. J Anim Sci. 2004;82(9):2640-2646.

Frank N, Sojka JE, Patterson BW, Wood KV, Bonham CC, Latour MA. Effect of hypothyroidism on kinetics of metabolism of very-low-density lipoprotein in mares. Am J Vet Res. 2003;64(8):1052-1058.


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