Faculty / Staff

Photo: Joshua Stern, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (Cardiology), Assistant Professor, PI: Stern Cardiac Genetics Laboratory, Resident Program Director – Chief of ServiceJulie Meadows, DVM

Julie Meadows, DVM

Dr. Julie Meadows graduated from the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in 1988 with a focus in small animal medicine. She entered private practice in California's Central Valley, where she practiced small animal medicine, surgery and emergency medicine. After 20 years in private practice, she returned to UC Davis to serve as Section Head of Small Animal Community Medicine and a faculty member in the Internal Medicine Serviceb.

Dr. Meadows is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, California Veterinary Medical Association, association of Veterinary Family Practitioners, and the Sacramento Valley Veterinary Medical Association. She has contributed to numerous publications in the field of veterinary medicine. Her special interests include the human-animal bond, reproduction and feline geriatric medicine.

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Photo: Tamara Pierce, DVM

Tamara Pierce, DVM

Dr. Tamara Pierce graduated from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1997 with a focus in small animal medicine. She entered private practice in the San Francisco Bay area where she practiced small animal and exotic medicine and surgery. While in private practice she completed a Don Low Fellowship in Behavior at the University of California, School of Veterinary Medicine in Davis, California. After nearly 12 years in private practice and 2 years as an Adjunct Professor at the Veterinary Technician program at Cosumnes River Community College, she returned to UC Davis where she currently has an appointment as an Assistant Clinical Professor in Small Animal Community Medicine. Her main focus is teaching veterinary students general veterinary medicine but she has an interest in behavioral medicine and general dentistry. Dr. Pierce is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the American Veterinary Dental Society.

Photo: Blythe Jurewicz, DVM

Blythe Jurewicz, DVM

Dr. Blythe Jurewicz graduated from UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in 2005. After graduation she went on to complete a rotating internship at East Bay Veterinary Specialists & Emergency. She then entered private practice as a general practitioner and emergency veterinarian.

Dr. Jurewicz is a member of American Veterinary Medical Association, California Veterinary Medical Association and Sacramento Valley Veterinary Medical Association.

Dr. Jurewicz joined the Community Medicine Practice at UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in July 2012.