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Sharon Witonsky

Sharon Witonsky, DVM, PhD, Diplomate, ACVIM

Associate Professor
Equine Field Service (PMM)
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
 
e-mail: switonsk@vt.edu
Capsule Biography


Education

2000 Post-doc, Immunology
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN and
St. Judes Children's Hospital, Memphis, TN
2000 Large Animal Medicine Residency
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN
1997 PhD, Comparative and Experimental Medicine/Immunology
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN
1997 Large Animal Medicine and Surgery Internship
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN
1993 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
University of Minnesota
St. Paul, MN
1989 Bachelor of Arts, Biology and Chemistry
Earlham College
Richmond, IN

Board Certification

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

Research Interests

  • Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis (EPM)
  • Immunology and Infectious Disease: mouse models
  • Equine Immunology
  • Brucella

Professional Experience

6/2006-present Associate Professor, PMM: Equine field sevice
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
2000-6/2006 Assistant Professor, PMM: Equine field sevice
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
1997-2000 Residency - Large Animal Internal Medicine
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
1993-1997 Intern - Large Animal Medicine and Surgery
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

Professional Memberships

  • 1989-present   American Veterinary Medical Association (student chapter too)
  • 2002-2003   American Society of Microbiologists
  • 2002-present   American Association of Equine Practitioners
  • 2001-present   Southwest Virginia Veterinary Medical Association
  • 2002-present   Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis (EPM) Society
  • 1994-present   Phi Zeta
  • Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association
  • Sustaining Member Phi Beta Kappa