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Carla S. Sommardahl, DVM, Ph.D.


Associate Professor - Large Animal Medicine
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
The University of Tennessee
2407 River Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996
Phone: (865) 974-5703
FAX: (865) 974-5773
Email

Education

  • B.S. - University of Arkansas - 1985
  • D.V.M. - Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine - 1989
  • Ph.D. - University of Tennessee - 1999

Board Certification

  • Diplomate - American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Large Animal Specialty

Training

  • Large Animal Internship - UTCVM, 1989 - 1990
  • Large Animal Internal Medicine Residency - UTCVM, 1991 - 1994

Teaching

  • Clinical Teaching
  • Large Animal Technology Labs
  • Large Animal Ultrasound elective to Third Year Students
  • Urinary System course (VM851, Second Year Students)
  • Equine Special Topics elective to Third Year Students
  • Physical Diagnosis course (VM831, First Year Students)
  • Large Animal Clinical Skills elective to Second Year Students
  • Clinical Correlations and Ethics course (VM816, First Year Students)
  • Nervous System course (VM857, Second Year Students)

Clinical Interests

  • Equine & Food animal infectious disease, Neurology, Gastroenterology, Endocrinology, and Renal Disease

Research Interests

  • Genetic Diseases
  • Renal Disease
  • Equine Medicine

Professional Societies

  • AVMA
  • ACVIM
  • AAEP

Publications