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Joseph J. Wakshlag, DVM, PhD

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Department of Clinical Sciences

Diplomate - American College of Veterinary Nutrition
Diplomate - American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation
 
Associate Professor, Sections of Clinical Nutrition and Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation
Section Chief of Nutrition

CUHA Nutrition Service

CUHA Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Service


Department of Clinical Sciences
Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
930 Campus Road, Box 33
Ithaca, NY 14853

Office: 607.253.4389
Fax: 607.253.3534
Email: jw37@cornell.edu

Research/Clinical Interest

Dr. Wakshlag joined the faculty at Cornell in 2006. More recently, Dr. Wakshlag became a charter member of the American College of Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation. His research interests include obesity management and nutritional intervention for the canine athlete.

Education and Training

  • 2000-2005     Cornell University, PhD in Pharmacology
  • 2000-2005     Cornell University, Residency in Clinical Nutrition
  • 1998-2000     Cornell University, Residency in Pathology
  • 1994-1998     Cornell University, Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine
  • 1991-1993     Montclair State College, MS, Biology
  • 1987-1991     Montclair State College, BS, Biology

Biography/Professional Experience

  • 2010     Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation (charter member)
  • 2008     Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Nutrition

Publications

pubmed    Please select the PubMed link for a list of Dr. Wakshlag's publications.

Honors and Awards

  • 2010     Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation (Founding Diplomate)
  • 2008     Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Nutrition
  • 2000-2004     NIH Institutional Training Grant Recipient (Ph.D. Candidate)
  • 2000-2001     Cornell Veterinary Training Grant Stipend Support (Ph.D. Candidate)       
  • 1998     Hill’s Buddy Award for Proficiency in Small Animal Nutrition
  • 1998     Jacob Traum Award for Proficiency in Pathology and Infectious Diseases
  • 1998     Morris Animal Foundation Fellow
  • 1998     Phi Zeta Veterinary Honor Society
  • 1993     Phi Kappa Phi Academic Honor Society
  • 1991     Cum Laude Graduate, Montclair State College

Professional/Academic Affiliations

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