Carolyn M. McDaniel, VMD

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Department of Clinical Sciences

Professor of Practice, Section of Veterinary Curriculum
Foundation Course Leader - Block VII

Department of Clinical Sciences
Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
930 Campus Road, Box 25
Ithaca, NY 14853




  • 1983     Sacramento Animal Medical Group, Internship in Small Animal Surgery
  • 1981     University of Pennsylvania, VMD Magna Cum Laude
  • 1977     Michigan State University, BS


  • Schnabel, L.V., Maza, P.S., Williams, K.M., Irby, N.L., McDaniel, C.M., and Collins, B.G. Use of a Formal Assessment Instrument for Evaluation of Veterinary Student Surgical Skills. Veterinary Surgery 42:488-496, 2013.

Honors and Awards

  • 2017     SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • 2014     DCS Innovative Teaching Award
  • 2013     SCAVMA Teaching Excellence Award
  • 2008     SCAVMA Teaching Excellence Award
  • 1981     George Palmer Surgery Prize
  • 1979     Phi Zeta, Veterinary Honor Society
  • 1973     National Merit Scholarship

Professional/Academic Affiliations

  • American Animal Hospital Association
  • American Association of Feline Practitioners
  • American Veterinary Medical Association