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Maryanne Murphy, DVM, PhD, DACVN (Nutrition)

Clinical Assistant Professor | Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Overview

Dr. Maryanne Murphy is a Diplomate and current President of the Nutrition Specialty of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. She served as the President of the American College of Veterinary Nutrition (ACVN) prior to the ACVN moving to unite with ACVIM in 2021. Dr. Murphy is also the UTCVM Nutrition Service Chief.
Dr. Murphy received her dual BS in animal sciences and biological sciences from Rutgers University and her DVM from Iowa State University. She then completed a rotating general medicine and surgery internship at Fifth Avenue Veterinary Specialists in New York City. Dr. Murphy’s clinical nutrition residency and PhD were completed at the University of Tennessee and the focus of her dissertation research was energy metabolism and satiety in lean and obese dogs. She joined the staff of Red Bank Veterinary Hospital in Tinton Falls, NJ as a clinical nutritionist for a few years and then transitioned back to academia at the University of Tennessee in 2016.

Research Focus

Obesity prevention and management; nutritional management of gastrointestinal disorders; veterinary nutrition education

Outreach Focus

American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM); American College of Veterinary Nutrition (ACVN); American Academy of Veterinary Nutrition (AAVN); Comparative Gastroenterology Society (CGS); Veterinary Virtual Care Association (VVCA)

The College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Tennessee
2407 River Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996
Education and Training
  • Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Nutrition)
  • Residency in small animal clinical nutrition – University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
  • Internship in small animal medicine and surgery – Fifth Avenue Veterinary Specialists, New York, NY
  • PhD – University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN - 2014
  • DVM – Iowa State University, Ames, IA – 2008
  • Dual BS – Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ – 2004

Maryanne Murphy, DVM, PhD, DACVN (Nutrition)

Clinical Assistant Professor | Small Animal Clinical Sciences
The College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Tennessee
2407 River Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996
Education and Training
  • Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Nutrition)
  • Residency in small animal clinical nutrition – University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
  • Internship in small animal medicine and surgery – Fifth Avenue Veterinary Specialists, New York, NY
  • PhD – University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN - 2014
  • DVM – Iowa State University, Ames, IA – 2008
  • Dual BS – Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ – 2004
Overview

Dr. Maryanne Murphy is a Diplomate and current President of the Nutrition Specialty of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. She served as the President of the American College of Veterinary Nutrition (ACVN) prior to the ACVN moving to unite with ACVIM in 2021. Dr. Murphy is also the UTCVM Nutrition Service Chief.
Dr. Murphy received her dual BS in animal sciences and biological sciences from Rutgers University and her DVM from Iowa State University. She then completed a rotating general medicine and surgery internship at Fifth Avenue Veterinary Specialists in New York City. Dr. Murphy’s clinical nutrition residency and PhD were completed at the University of Tennessee and the focus of her dissertation research was energy metabolism and satiety in lean and obese dogs. She joined the staff of Red Bank Veterinary Hospital in Tinton Falls, NJ as a clinical nutritionist for a few years and then transitioned back to academia at the University of Tennessee in 2016.

Research Focus

Obesity prevention and management; nutritional management of gastrointestinal disorders; veterinary nutrition education

Outreach Focus

American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM); American College of Veterinary Nutrition (ACVN); American Academy of Veterinary Nutrition (AAVN); Comparative Gastroenterology Society (CGS); Veterinary Virtual Care Association (VVCA)