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Melissa Kennedy, DVM, Ph.D.


Assistant Professor
Department of Comparative Medicine
College of Veterinary Medicine
The University of Tennessee
2407 River Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996
(865) 974-5827
Lab
(865) 974-5643
FAX: (865) 974-5640
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Virology

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

  • Infectious Diseases of Domestic Animals
  • Virology
  • Bacteriology
  • Immunology
  • Mechanisms of Disease

Clinical Interests

  • Diagnostic assays for infectious disease

Research Interests

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

Professional Societies

  • Phi Zeta
  • AVMA
  • ACVM
  • AAVLD

Publications