University Shelter Medicine Directory: Faculty Directory

A directory of faculty members associated with shelter medicine programs or initiatives at colleges and universities in the United States.

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Lena DeTar, DVM, Dipl ACVPM

  • Title: Assistant Clinical Professor

Contact Information

  • University: Cornell University
  • Address: S1-066 Schurman Hall
  • City: Ithaca
  • State: NY
  • Zip/Postal Code: 14853
  • Country: USA
  • Email Address: ldetar@cornell.edu 
  • Phone Number: 801-913-1408
  • Research and Clinical Interests, etc.: Infectious disease, public health, shelter education, small mammal sheltering
  • URL to Faculty Web Page: http://www.vet.cornell.edu/popmed/bios/LenaDeTar.cfm 

 

Zarah Hedge, DVM, MPH, DACVPM

  • Title: Assistant Professor, Shelter Medicine

Contact Information

  • University: Western University of Health Sciences
  • Address: 309 E 2nd St.
  • City: Pomona
  • State: CA
  • Zip/Postal Code: 91766
  • Country: USA
  • Email Address: zhedge@westernu.edu
  • Phone Number: 715-497-7383
  • Research and Clinical Interests, etc.: HQHVSN, surgery, infectious disease, population health & management, community cat management, neonatal &
    pediatric kitten medicine, feline behavior.
  • URL to Faculty Web Page: http://www.westernu.edu/stp/bios.php?bio=zhedge

 

Kate Hurley, DVM, MPVM, Dip ABVP, Shelter Medicine

  • Title: Veterinarian, Program Director

Contact Information

 


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Rachael Kreisler, VMD MSCE

  • Title: Assistant Professor of Shelter Medicine

Contact Information

  • University: Midwestern University
  • Address: 5715 W. Utopia Rd
  • City: Glendale
  • State: AZ
  • Zip/Postal Code: 85308
  • Country: USA
  • Email Address: rkreis@midwestern.edu
  • Phone Number: 623-806-7489
  • Research and Clinical Interests, etc.: Research interests include student surgical education, large datasets, feline medicine and clinical epidemiology.
    Strengths include extensive technical background, statistical training and experience with Geographic Information
    Systems (GIS).
  • URL to Faculty Web Page: https://www.midwestern.edu/rachaelkreisler.html

 

Julie Levy, DVM, PhD, DACVIM, DABVP (Shelter Animal Practice)

  • Title: Professor of Shelter Medicine

Contact Information

  • University: University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Address: 2015 SW 16th Avenue
  • City: Gainesville
  • State: FL
  • Zip/Postal Code: 32610
  • Country: USA
  • Email Address: levyjk@ufl.edu
  • Phone Number: 352-273-8722
  • Research and Clinical Interests, etc.: Feline infectious diseases, humane community cat management (TNR), neonatal kitten health, shelter consultation.
  • URL to Faculty Web Page: http://sheltermedicine.vetmed.ufl.edu/about-us/meetthe-team/dr-levy/

 

Emily McCobb, DVM, MS, DACVAA

  • Title: Program Director

Contact Information

  • University: Tufts University
  • Address: 200 Westborough Road
  • City: North Grafton
  • State: MA
  • Zip/Postal Code: 015336
  • Country: USA
  • Email Address: emily.mccobb@tufts.edu
  • Phone Number: 508-887-4570
  • Research and Clinical Interests, etc.: Boarded in anesthesia, oversee spay neuter clinic, shelter medicine program, as well as Center for Shelter Dogs and
    help to oversee masters of animals and public policy program. Interests include pain, welfare, and spay neuter anesthesia. Research covers of a variety of companion animal policy and welfare topics.
  • URL to Faculty Web Page: http://vetprofiles.tufts.edu/faculty/emily-mccobb

 

Kirk Miller, DVM, Dip. ABVP – Canine/Feline

  • Title: Clinical Instructor

Contact Information

  • University: Oregon State University College of Veterinary
    Medicine
  • Address: 1067 NE Columbia Blvd.
  • City: Portland
  • State: OR
  • Zip/Postal Code: 97211
  • Country: USA
  • Email Address: kirk.miller@oregonstate.edu
  • Research and Clinical Interests, etc.: Current research activities include investigating the natural incidence of heartworm disease in dogs in the Willamette Valley of Oregon, exploring the treatment of anorexia in shelter cats, and studying the safety and efficiency of high quality/high volume spay/neuter techniques.

 

Denae Wagner, DVM, MPVM

  • Title: Chief of Service

Contact Information

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