Large Animal Clinical Sciences Faculty

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

Professor
Clinical Services / Medicine / Equine and Production Management Medicine
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences

Education

  • 1991
    Equine Internal Medicine Residency
    Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center
    Leesburg, VA
  • 1991
    Masters of Science, Veterinary Clinical Medicine
    Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
    Virginia Tech
    Blacksburg, VA
  • 1988
    Equine Surgery and Medicine Internship
    Chino Valley Equine Hospital
    Chino, CA
  • 1987
    Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
    Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
    Virginia Tech
    Blacksburg, VA
  • 1987
    Masters of Science, Cell and Molecular Biology
    Department of Biology
    University of Pennsylvania
    Philadelphia, PA
  • 1976
    BA, 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
    Large Animal Clinical Sciences
    Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
    Virginia Tech
    Blacksburg, VA
  • 2002 – 2008
    Associate Professor
    Large Animal Clinical Sciences
    Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
    Virginia Tech
    Blacksburg, VA
  • 1996 – 2002
    Assistant Professor
    Large Animal Clinical Sciences
    Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
    Virginia Tech
    Blacksburg, VA
  • 1995 – 1996
    Clinical Instructor
    Large Animal Clinical Sciences
    Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
    Virginia Tech
    Blacksburg, VA
  • 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, CT

Professional Memberships

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