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Meggan Graves, DVM

Clinical Associate Professor of Large Animal Emergency Relief for Field Service | Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Overview

Dr. Meggan Graves grew up riding Hunter Jumper horses and showing Suffolk sheep with 4-H in Cookeville, Tennessee. Upon graduation from veterinary school in 2001, Dr. Graves went into equine practice treating both ambulatory and hospital cases. She served clients in coastal South Carolina and Georgia, and western Tennessee. Dr. Graves opened her own private practice in western North Carolina in 2008, providing emergency relief services for seven large animal practices in the area. Dr. Graves was excited to join the Field Services team at the University of Tennessee in the fall of 2013. She is currently offering emergency relief services for large animal practitioners in the Knoxville area, while teaching and mentoring veterinary students and interns.

Research Focus

Dr. Graves's research interests are in three areas: 1) pain management, 2) teaching methods/strategies, and 3) large animal practitioner retention including discovering creative ways to reduce burnout.

Clinical Focus

Providing emergency treatment and care to large animal patients on the farm; Providing relief to area practitioners by offering emergency coverage for large animal practices in East Tennessee.

Teaching Focus

Clinical training for fourth-year veterinary students in Emergency and Critical Care and field triage; pre-clinical student training in large animal ambulatory practice; intern and resident training in the field setting.

Outreach Focus

Dr. Graves enjoys speaking at local pony club and 4-H meetings, encouraging the next generation of veterinarians. She also enjoys developing relationships with referring veterinarians in the area.

The College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Tennessee
2407 River Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996
Education and Training
  • Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine – 2001 University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Bachelor of Science – Agriculture: Animal Science, summa cum laude Tennessee Technological University

Meggan Graves, DVM

Clinical Associate Professor of Large Animal Emergency Relief for Field Service | Large Animal Clinical Sciences
The College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Tennessee
2407 River Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996
Education and Training
  • Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine – 2001 University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Bachelor of Science – Agriculture: Animal Science, summa cum laude Tennessee Technological University
Overview

Dr. Meggan Graves grew up riding Hunter Jumper horses and showing Suffolk sheep with 4-H in Cookeville, Tennessee. Upon graduation from veterinary school in 2001, Dr. Graves went into equine practice treating both ambulatory and hospital cases. She served clients in coastal South Carolina and Georgia, and western Tennessee. Dr. Graves opened her own private practice in western North Carolina in 2008, providing emergency relief services for seven large animal practices in the area. Dr. Graves was excited to join the Field Services team at the University of Tennessee in the fall of 2013. She is currently offering emergency relief services for large animal practitioners in the Knoxville area, while teaching and mentoring veterinary students and interns.

Research Focus

Dr. Graves's research interests are in three areas: 1) pain management, 2) teaching methods/strategies, and 3) large animal practitioner retention including discovering creative ways to reduce burnout.

Clinical Focus

Providing emergency treatment and care to large animal patients on the farm; Providing relief to area practitioners by offering emergency coverage for large animal practices in East Tennessee.

Teaching Focus

Clinical training for fourth-year veterinary students in Emergency and Critical Care and field triage; pre-clinical student training in large animal ambulatory practice; intern and resident training in the field setting.

Outreach Focus

Dr. Graves enjoys speaking at local pony club and 4-H meetings, encouraging the next generation of veterinarians. She also enjoys developing relationships with referring veterinarians in the area.