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Jennifer Stokes, DVM

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

Education and Training

  • D.V.M. - Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Blacksburg, Virginia. 1995.
  • Internship - Washington State University, Pullman, Washington. 1995-1996
  • Residency - Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan. 1998-2001
  • Board Certification
    • Diplomate - American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, small animal internal medicine, 2002

Research & Clinical Interests

  • Inflammatory bowel disease in dogs and cats
  • Hematology and transfusion medicine
  • Minimally invasive procedures including flexible and rigid endoscopy and laparoscopy

Teaching Awards

  • 2008, Nominated for the Chancellor's Excellence in Teaching Award selected by the Faculty Senate Teaching Council
  • 2007, Carl Norden-Pfizer Distinguished Teaching Award
  • 2007, Best Small Animal Clinician - Selected by UTCVM graduating Class of 2007
  • 2006, Nominated for University of Tennessee Chancellor's Teaching Award, application submitted 11/06
  • 2004, Selected by graduating Class of 2004 to participate in hooding ceremony
  • 2004, Best Small Animal Clinician - Selected by UTCVM graduating Class of 2004
  • 2003, Best Small Animal Clinician - Selected by UTCVM graduating Class of 2003
  • 2002, Brandy Memorial Award - Selected by the faculty of the Small Animal Clinical Sciences Department, University of Tennessee, to receive award in recognition of outstanding teaching and demonstration of compassion in small animal medicine.



  • Baron ML, Hecht S, Matthews AR, Stokes JE. Ultrasonographic observation of secretin-induced pancreatic duct dilation in healthy cats. Veterinary radiology and ultrasound. 51(3). 86-9
  • Fischer JR, Lane IF, Stokes JE, Acute post-renal azotemia: etiology, clinicopathology, and pathophysiology. Compendium Continuing Education for Veterinarians. 2009 31(11) 520-9.
  • Stokes JE, Kaneene JB, Schall WD, Kruger J, Kaiser L, Bolin C. Prevalence of serum antibodies against six Leptospira serovars in healthy dogs. JAVMA. 2007 Jun 1;230 (11):1657-64.
  • Stokes JE, Bartges J: Causes of Acute Renal Failure. Compendium for Continuing Education for the Practicing Veterinarian 2006; 28(5): 387-396.
  • Stokes JE Schall W, Kruger J, Holan K, Mullaney T: Histiocytic Ulcerative Colitis in Three Non-Boxer Dogs JAAHA 2001; 37: 461-465.
  • Padgett S, Stokes JE, Wheaton L, Tucker R Hematometra secondary to rodenticide toxicity, JAAHA 1998; 34: 417-422.

Scientific abstracts

  • Alvarez, Stokes, Bartges. Retrospective study of the safety and efficacy of the safety of cryopreserved platelet concentrate in 26 dogs. ACVIM Forum, Denver June 2011
  • Clement, Stokes, Bartges. Efficacy and safety of fresh frozen plasma stored at 4C for 5 days. ACVIM Forum, Denver June 2011
  • M.L. Baron, S. Hecht, A.R. Matthews, J.E. Stokes. Ultrasonographic observation of secretin-induced pancreatic duct dilation in healthy cats. ACVR Annual Scientific Conference, Memphis, TN. October 20th 24th 2009
  • Bissett S, Stokes JE, Khoo C, Jenkins, C, Sixby K, Gross K, Efficacy of a new food for the management of chronic idiopathic diarrhoea in dogs. WASAVA, Sydney Australia, August 2007.
  • Stokes JE, Schall WD, Kaneene JB, Kruger JM, Kaiser L, Bolin C. Determination of the prevalence of serum antibodies to six leptospiral serovars in dogs from Michigan ACVIM, Forum Denver, CO, 2011
  • Munson L, Stokes J, Harrenstien L. Uterine cancer in zoo felids on progestin contraceptives. AAZV, East Lansing, MI. 1995.

Book chapters

  • Stokes, JE Fungal and rickettsial diseases in cats. In, Little S, ed. The Cat: clinical medicine and management. Elsevier, 2011
  • Lane I, Stokes JE, Treatment of Urinary Disorders. In: Boothe, DM, ed. Small Animal Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 2nd edition, WB Saunders, Philadelphia. 2011.
  • Stokes, JE: Acute azotemia: a diagnostic approach. In: Kirk RW, Bonagura JD, eds. Current Veterinary Therapy XIV. 2009;854-859, Philadelphia: WB Saunders.
  • Stokes JE, Forrester SD. New and Unusual Causes of Acute Renal Failure in Dogs and Cats, Vet Clinic North Am Small Anim Pract 2004; 34: 909-922.