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Andrea Lear, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVIM

Assistant Professor | Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Overview

Dr. Andrea Lear is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences. Her areas of expertise include large animal internal medicine, infectious disease, virology, immunology, reproductive physiology, & neonatology. Dr. Lear’s professional interests include participation in farm animal veterinary practice, advancement of animal agriculture, leadership in organized veterinary medicine and training of future veterinarians & animal scientists. She earned her Ph.D. here at the University of Tennessee. She also received her B.S. at Murray State University, M.S. at Colorado State University, DVM at Auburn University & Diplomate at American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. In the future, we look forward to seeing Dr. Lear’s work in assessment of fetal viability, in-utero diagnostics, maternal-fetal communication & epigenetics of neonatal immunology. Dr. Lear and her family live on a farmstead which raises meat and dairy goats, chickens, along with vegetable gardens.

Research Focus

Her research interests focus around maternal-fetal interactions, including placental immunology and reproductive physiology.

Clinical Focus

Livestock medicine and surgery, backyard milk quality, herd disease investigation, and neonatology.

The College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Tennessee
2407 River Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996

Andrea Lear, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVIM

Assistant Professor | Large Animal Clinical Sciences
The College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Tennessee
2407 River Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996
Overview

Dr. Andrea Lear is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences. Her areas of expertise include large animal internal medicine, infectious disease, virology, immunology, reproductive physiology, & neonatology. Dr. Lear’s professional interests include participation in farm animal veterinary practice, advancement of animal agriculture, leadership in organized veterinary medicine and training of future veterinarians & animal scientists. She earned her Ph.D. here at the University of Tennessee. She also received her B.S. at Murray State University, M.S. at Colorado State University, DVM at Auburn University & Diplomate at American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. In the future, we look forward to seeing Dr. Lear’s work in assessment of fetal viability, in-utero diagnostics, maternal-fetal communication & epigenetics of neonatal immunology. Dr. Lear and her family live on a farmstead which raises meat and dairy goats, chickens, along with vegetable gardens.

Research Focus

Her research interests focus around maternal-fetal interactions, including placental immunology and reproductive physiology.

Clinical Focus

Livestock medicine and surgery, backyard milk quality, herd disease investigation, and neonatology.