Armelle De Laforcade D.V.M.

Armelle De Laforcade D.V.M.

Diplomate ACVECC
Associate Professor
Emergency & Critical Care Dept.
Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine


  • DVM, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, 1997
  • BS, Cornell University, 1993

Board Certifications

  • American College of Veterinary Emergency Critical Care (ACVECC)

Research Activities

Coagulation changes in critical illness and in severe trauma; development of protocols for anticoagulant use in the veterinary setting; monitoring anticoagulation therapy; diagnosis and management of severe sepsis and septic shock; alterations in microvascular perfusion in trauma and in critical illness.

Selected Research Projects

  • Evaluation of thromboelastography as a sensitive marker of coagulation abnormalities in sepsis.
  • Evaluation of thromboelastography in dogs following severe trauma.
  • Evaluating abdominal fluid cytology, biochemistry, and culture in dogs post-operatively following source control for abdominal sepsis.