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Melissa A. Kennedy
Associate Professor
Biomedical and Diagnostic Sciences

Clinical Interests

  • Diagnostic assays for infectious disease

Research Interests

  • Coronavirus infections of felidae
  • Infectious diseases of non-domestic species

Education

  • DVM, 1983 University of Tennessee
  • Ph.D., 1991 University of Tennessee, in Comparative & Experimental Medicine

Training

  • Residency in Microbiology 1991-1992

Board Certification

  • American College of Veterinary Microbiologists
  • Subspecialty certification in Virology
  • Subspecialty certification in Immunology, 1995
  • Subspecialty certification in Bacteriology/Mycology, 1997

Teaching

  • Immunology
  • Virology
  • Infectious Diseases of Domestic Animals
  • Emerging Infectious Diseases journal club
  • CEM graduate level virology course
  • Senior microbiology rotation
  • Elective in clinical virology

Professional Societies

  • Phi Zeta
  • AVMA
  • ACVM
  • AAVLD