Department of Clinical Sciences

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Advancing the health
and well-being
of animals
and people

Daniel Fletcher

Daniel J. Fletcher
Cornell University
College of Veterinary Medicine
C3 518 CPC, Box 31
Ithaca, NY 14853

Daniel J. Fletcher, PhD, DVM

Diplomate - American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care


Associate Professor, Section of Emergency and Critical Care
Associate Chair of the Committee on Teaching and Clinical Service

Research/Clinical Interests

Dr. Fletcher's research interests include high fidelity medical simulation for veterinary training; novel diagnostic markers and therapeutic targets for patients in shock; non-invasive measures of cardiac output and oxygen delivery; diagnosis and treatment of disordered fibrinolysis; biochemical prognostic and diagnostic indicators and cardiopulmonary resuscitation.


Education and Training

2006     University of Pennsylvania, Residency in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine

2003     University of Pennsylvania, Internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery

2002     University of California at Davis, DVM

1994     University of California at San Francisco and Berkeley, PhD in Bioengineering


Board Certification

American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care



pubmedPlease select the PubMed link for a list of Dr. Fletcher's publications.


Honors & Awards

2013     State University of New York Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence.  Department of Clinical Sciences Innovation in Teaching Award.

2012     New York State Veterinary Conference Speaker of the Year Award.

2011     Cornell Student Chapter of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Teaching Excellence Award for Clinical Sciences.

2008     Carl Norden – Pfizer Distinguished Teacher Award.

2003     Jules and Lucy Silver Animal Bedside Manner Award: Matthew J. Ryan Veterinary Hospital, University of Pennsylvania.



Fletcher DJ, Machine and Method For The Determination Of Nervous-System-Generator Parameters Using Lead Fields, U.S. Patent Number 5,701,909; December 30, 1997.