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Alfred M. Legendre, DVM, MS, DACVIM

Professor of Medicine
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
The University of Tennessee
C247 Veterinary Medical Center
2407 River Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996
Phone: (865) 974-8387
FAX: (865) 974-5554


  • Michigan State University
  • MS and medicine residency
  • DVM Auburn University
  • Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in the specialties of internal medicine and medical oncology

Clinical Interests

  • The diagnosis and treatment of the cancer patient.
  • Infectious diseases with special interest in fungal diseases especially blastomycosis.
  • Retrovirus diseases of cats (feline leukemia virus and feline immunodeficiency virus) as well as feline infectious peritonitis.

Research Interests

  • Blastomycosis - Use of antigen tests to diagnose disease and to monitor response to treatment. Development of a vaccine for the prevention of blastomycosis.
  • Evaluation of a polyprenyl as an immunomodulator in the treatment of feline viral infections.
  • Evaluation of novel drugs for the treatment of cancer in dogs and cats.