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Rebecca Ann Funk

Rebecca Ann Funk, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVIM

Clinical Assistant Professor
Equine Field Service
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
 
e-mail: rafunk@vt.edu


Education

2010 Master of Science, Biomedical Sciences
Auburn University
Auburn, Alabama
2006 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, Oklahoma
2002 Bachelor of Arts, Biology Major
Hendrix College
Conway, Arkansas

Board Certification

2010 Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

Professional Experience

2011-present Clinical Assistant Professor, Equine Field Service
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
Blacksburg, Virginia
7-8/2010 Equine Theriogenology Locum
JT Vaughn Large Animal Teaching Hospital
Auburn University
Auburn, Alabama
2007-2010 Equine Internal Medicine Resident
JT Vaughn Large Animal Teaching Hospital
Auburn University
Auburn, Alabama
2006-2007 Equine Theriogenology Intern
Boren Veterinary Teaching Hospital
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, Oklahoma

Professional Memberships

  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

Selected Publications

  1. Funk RA, Stewart AJ, Wooldridge AA, Kwessi E, Kemppainen RJ, Behrend EN, Zhong Q, Johnson AK. Seasonal changes in plasma adrenocorticotropic hormone and alpha-melanocyte-stimulation hormone in response to thyrotropin-releasing hormone in normal, aged horses. J Vet Intern Med. 2011;25(3):579-85.
  2. Broaddus CC, Balasuriya UBR, White JLR, Timoney PG, Funk RA, and Holyoak GR. Safety considerations of vaccinating mares against equine viral arteritis in mid and late pregnancy and in the immediate postpartum period. Accepted - J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2011;238(6):741-50.