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Jennifer E. Stokes DVM, DACVIM (Internal Medicine)
Clinical Associate Professor
Small Animal Internal Medicine
Small Animal Clinical Sciences

Research & Clinical Interests

  • Hepatic, intestinal and pancreatic disease in dogs and cats
  • Minimally invasive procedures including flexible and rigid endoscopy and laparoscopy

Education and Training

  • D.V.M. - Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Blacksburg, Virginia. 1995.
  • Internship - Washington State University, Pullman, Washington. 1995-96.
  • Residency - Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan. 1998-2001.

Teaching Awards

  • 2007, Carl Norden-Pfizer Distinguished Teaching Award
  • 2007, Best Small Animal Clinician - Selected by UTCVM graduating Class of 2007
  • 2006, Nominated for University of Tennessee Chancellor's Teaching Award, application submitted 11/06
  • 2004, Selected by graduating Class of 2004 to participate in hooding ceremony
  • 2004, Best Small Animal Clinician - Selected by UTCVM graduating Class of 2004
  • 2003, Best Small Animal Clinician - Selected by UTCVM graduating Class of 2003
  • 2002, Brandy Memorial Award - Selected by the faculty of the Small Animal Clinical Sciences Department, University of Tennessee, to receive award in recognition of outstanding teaching and demonstration of compassion in small animal medicine.

Professional Societies and Services

  • American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • American Animal Hospital Association
  • Comparative Gastroenterology Society
  • Association of Veterinary Hematology and Transfusion Medicine
  • Master Teacher Program, University of Tennessee, Core Member
  • Veterinary Endoscopy Society


  • Stokes JE, Kaneene JB, Schall WD, Kruger J, Kaiser L, Bolin C. Prevalence of serum antibodies to six Leptospira serovars in healthy dogs from Michigan, JAVMA 2007; 230:1657-1664
  • Pierce KE, Stokes JE. Clinical snapshot: blastomycosis in a cat. Compen Contin Educ Pract Vet 2006 28: 433.
  • Stokes JE, Bartges J: Causes of Acute Renal Failure. Compendium for Continuing Education for the Practicing Veterinarian 2006 28(5): 387-396
  • Stokes JE, Forrester SD. New and Unusual Causes of Acute Renal Failure in Dogs and Cats, Vet Clinic North Am Small Anim Pract 2004 34:909-922.
  • Stokes JE, Schall W, Kruger J, Holan K, Mullaney T: Histiocytic Ulcerative Colitis in Three Non-Boxer Dogs JAAHA 2001 37: 461-465.