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Jacqueline C. Whittemore, DVM, Ph.D., DACVIM

Assistant Professor
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


  • Purdue University - B. S., Biology
  • University of California, Davis - D.V.M.
  • Colorado State University - Ph. D., Clinical Sciences


  • Residency in small animal internal medicine, Colorado State University

Board Certification

  • American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

Teaching Interests

  • Employing problem-based learning techniques to stimulate individual case ownership, development of critical thinking skills, and implementation of evidence-based medicine practices for optimal training of veterinary students, graduate students, interns, and residents.
  • Development and use of alternative models to minimize live animal use for teaching hands-on procedures, including but not limited to computer modeling, illustration and hands-on models.

Clinical Interests

  • Canine and feline hepatic disease
  • Canine and feline exocrine pancreatic disease
  • Diagnostic and interventional endoscopy and laparoscopy

Research Interests

  • Canine and feline pancreatic and liver disorders
  • Development of non-invasive interventional techniques (e.g., laparoscopy-assisted) to decrease patient morbidity and improve patient outcome
  • Development of techniques to maximize the diagnostic and therapeutic yields of minimally-invasive interventional techniques

Professional Societies and Services

  • American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Comparative Gastroenterology Society
  • Veterinary Endoscopy Society
  • Master Teacher Program, University of Tennessee, Core Member


  • JC Whittemore, KC Kottkamp. Flexible and Rigid Endoscopic training Device (FRED) A Minimally Invasive Procedures Veterinary Training Tool. Provisional Patent filed October, 2009.