Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine - Small Animal Internal Medicine
Drug Enforcement Agency License
California Veterinary License
USDA Accredited Veterinarian
Meyers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Certified Practitioner
Certificate for Diversity and Inclusion in Veterinary Medicine
Leadership Essentials Certificate Program
2003, BS, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
2007, DVM, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
2018, M.A.S., University of California, Davis, California
2016, Certificate, University of California Extension, Davis, California
Active Research Grants
Co-Investigator, Effect of two dry diets with different calcium oxalate relative supersaturation levels on the recurrence rate of calcium oxalate urolithiasis at 24 months in stone-former dogs: a prospective, double-masked, randomized controlled study, Jodi Westropp (Principal Investigator), Royal Canin
Honors and Awards
1998 Dartmouth Book Award
1999 European Council of International School's Award for International Understanding
2006 Georgia Veterinary Medical Association Foundation Freshman Scholarship
2006 American Society of Laboratory Animal Practitioners Student Veterinarian Award
2006 Student Chapter of the American Veterinary Medical Association Outstanding contribution Award
2007 Auxillary to the American Veterinary Medical Association Outstanding Senior Award
2007 John Horton Award for Humane Animal Care
2015 Veterinary Leadership Experience Faculty participant
2015 European Society of Veterinary Endocrinology/Dechra Veterinary Products Travel Grant for researchers in veterinary endocrinology
2016 Mentored Clinical Research Training Program Scholar
Most Recent Five Book Chapters
2020 Dear JD : Canine infectious respiratory disease, 1st edition, Bruyette D, (ed), Clinical Small Animal Internal Medicine, . .
2018 Dear JD, Hoareau GL : Adrenal gland disorders , Drobatz K, Hopper K, (ed), Textbook of Small Animal Emergency Medicine, . .
2018 Dear JD : Thyroid emergencies, Drobatz K, Hopper K, (ed), Textbook of Small Animal Emergency Medicine, . .
2016 Dear JD : Chapter 94: Anthrocentesis and arthroscopy, Ettinger S, Feldman E, Coté E, (ed), Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 8th edition, . .
2016 Dear JD : Chapter 15: Swollen joints and joint pain, Ettinger S, Feldman E, Coté E, (ed), Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 8th edition, . .