Veterinary Teaching Hospital

Reproduction / Theriogenology Service

We are the Veterinary Teaching Hospital's Reproduction Service, staffed by faculty specialists who are board certified by the American College of Theriogenologists.

Mission of the Service

  • Provide high quality routine and emergency reproductive services to breeders and producers of small and large animals
  • Assist veterinarians with consultations on reproductive cases
  • Maintain a state-of-the-art reproductive laboratory and privately owned frozen semen bank

Contact Us

To request our services or to learn more, call 540-231-4621 and request to speak with one of our theriogenologists.

Please let our receptionist know if your call is regarding an emergency.

Shipping Address

Theriogenology Services Laboratory
VA-MD Vet Med
245 Duck Pond Drive

Blacksburg, Virginia 24061

Reproduction Service Personnel

Reproduction Service is staffed by faculty who are board certified by the American College of Theriogenologists. The service is supported by residents training in the specialty of theriogenology.

Sherrie Clark

Sherrie Clark DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACT

Dr. Clark grew up in southeast Virginia with an interest in mixed animal practice, but this changed when she attended Virginia Tech. She became more interested in agricultural animals, swine in particular. She spent almost 15 years in the Midwest and returned to Virginia Tech in 2011. She has an interest in assisting clients improve their reproductive efficiency in a variety of farm animal species.

To learn more, view Dr. Clark's faculty bio page.

Julie Cecere

Julie T. Cecere DVM, MS, Diplomate ACT

Dr. Cecere grew up in southwest Virginia training and competing event horses and most recently agility dogs. She received her DVM degree in 2009 and completed her board certification in reproduction in 2013. Her professional interests include small animal and equine reproduction.

To learn more, view Dr. Cecere's faculty bio page.

Alyssa Helms

Alyssa HelmsDVM

Dr. Helms grew up in Tennessee, becoming interested in canine theriogenology as a college undergraduate when she began working closely with local breeders. She received her DVM degree in May 2018 and began her residency in July 2018. Her professional interests include small animal, specifically canine, reproduction.

To learn more, view Dr. Helms's resident bio page.