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Virginia Buechner-Maxwell

Virginia Buechner-Maxwell, DVM, MS, Diplomate, ACVIM

Professor
Clinical Services / Medicine / Equine and Production Management Medicine
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
 
e-mail: bmax@vt.edu
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Education

1991 Equine Internal Medicine Residency
Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center
Leesburg, VA
1991 Masters of Science, Veterinary Clinical Medicine
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
Blacksburg, VA
1988 Equine Surgery and Medicine Internship
Chino Valley Equine Hospital
Chino, CA
1987 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
Blacksburg, VA
1987 Masters of Science, Cell and Molecular Biology
Department of Biology, University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
1976 Bachelor of Arts, Biology and Secondary Education
Goucher College, Towson, MD

Board Certification

1994 Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

Research Interests

  • Evaluation of equine lymphocyte function
  • Regulation of lymphocyte mediated pulmonary inflammation
  • Nutritional support of critically ill neonatal foals and adult horses

Professional Experience

2008-present Professor, Department Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
Blacksburg, Virginia
2002-2008 Associate Professor, Department Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
Blacksburg, Virginia
1996-2002 Assistant Professor, Department Large Animal Clinical Sciencess
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
Blacksburg, Virginia
1995-1996 Clinical Instructor
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
Blacksburg, Virginia
1993-1995 Assistant Professor
NIH Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Division of Pulmonary Medicine
Internal Medicine Department, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
1991-1993 Instructor, Equine Internal Medicine, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
1976-1979 Teacher, Secondary Sciences and Mathematics
Edmond Burke School Staples High School, Washington, DC and Westport, Connecticut

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
  • American Thoracic Society
  • American Veterinarian Medical Association
  • Phi Zeta Society
  • Alpha Psi Fraternity