Population Medicine & Diagnostic Sciences


Cats  

Advancing the health and well-being of animals and people


Dogs  

Advancing the health and well-being of animals and people


Pig  

Advancing the health and well-being of animals and people


Cells  

Advancing the health and well-being of animals and people


Cattle  

Advancing the health and well-being of animals and people


Horses  

Advancing the health and well-being of animals and people


Lena DeTar

Lena DeTar

 

 

 

Assistant Clinical Professor
Animal Health Diagnostic Center
Dept. of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
Cornell University
Ithaca, New York 14853
Phone:  607-253-3856
e-mail: hgd29@cornell.edu

 

 

 


Education

    • Oregon State University 2013 - 2016  Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Resident
    • University of Florida 2016 - Master of Veterinary Science Certificate in Public Health
    • University of Florida 2012 - 2013 Certificate in Shelter Medicine
    • University of Minnesota 2005 - 2009 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Mixed Animal Track
    • Johns Hopkins University 2003 - 2004 Master of Arts Science Writing
    • Macalester College 1998 - 2002 Bachelor of Arts Cum Laude Majors: Anthropology/PreMed.


Current Veterinary Licensure

    • New York State License
    • Oregon State License
    • Washington State License


Professional Memberships

    • Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine 2016 (ACVPM)
    • Association of Shelter Veterinarians since 2005 (ASV)
    • Humane Society Veterinarians of America since 2014 (HSVA)
    • American Veterinary Medical Association since 2013 (AVMA)
    • Accredited Category 2 Veterinarian USDAAPHIS since 2010


Professional Experience

    • Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Resident July 2013 - July 2016
      Oregon Humane Society/Oregon State University, Portland, OR
    • Co-instructor for Maddie’s Shelter Certificate Courses “Integrating Veterinary Medicine and Shelter Systems” and “Shelter Physical Health” online
      at the University of Florida, Summer and Fall, 2014Public Clinic Veterinarian May 2012 - July 2013
      Arizona Humane Society, Phoenix, AZ
    • Shelter Veterinarian August 2010 - April 2012
      Humane Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Volunteer Experience

    • Feral Cat Coalition of Oregon Volunteer Veterinary HVHQS/N Surgeon 2013- 2016 Portland, OR 
    • Kathmandu Animal Treatment Centre Volunteer Veterinary HVHQS/N Surgeon April - May 2012 Nepal  Volunteer Veterinarian
    • Rural Area Veterinary Services June 2008 Ute Mountain, CO  Volunteer Veterinarian

 

Selected Publications