Elizabeth Berliner, DVM, DABVP

Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences

Associate Clinical Professor
Janet L. Swanson Director of Shelter Medicine

Maddie's Shelter Medicine Program


Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences
Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
Ithaca, NY 14853

Office: 607.253.3607
Fax: 607.253.3083
Email: eab35@cornell.edu

Research Interest

  • Diagnosis and management of companion animal infectious diseases
  • Quality of life assessments and medical decision-making
  • Improving access to veterinary care 

Education

Diplomate, American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (Shelter Medicine Practice)

Diplomate, American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (Canine and Feline Practice)

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, Ithaca NY

Pre-veterinary coursework, University of Maryland at College Park, MD

Master of Arts of English Literature, Binghamton University, NY

Bachelor of Arts of English Literature, Union College, Schenectady, NY

Biography/Professional Experience

Janet L. Swanson Director of Shelter Medicine, Cornell University of College of Veterinary Medicine, Ithaca, NY. (Since 2013)

Assistant Clinical Professor in Shelter Medicine, Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine, Ithaca, NY. (Since 2013)

Janet L. Swanson Director of Clinical Programs Shelter Medicine, Cornell University of College of Veterinary Medicine, Ithaca, NY. (2010-2013)

Lecturer in Shelter Medicine, Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine, Ithaca, NY. (2010-2013)

Publications

"A novel approach to identify and map kitten clusters using geographic information systems (GIS): a case study from Tompkins County, NY" in Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, April 2014, doi: 10.1080/10888705.2014.905783
"Impact of heat treatment on Dirofilaria immitis antigen detection in shelter dogs" in Parasites and Vectors, November 2017, doi: 10.1186/s13071-017-2443-7

Awards and Honors

Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future Faculty Fellow, Cornell University Atkinson Center (2015-2020)

Kaplan Distinguished Faculty Fellow, Cornell University (2013-2014)

Award for Excellence in Teaching in Community Service, Cornell Student Chapter of American Veterinary Medical Association (2014,211)

Diane Smith Service Award, The Shamrock Fund, Syracuse NY (2013)

Phi Zeta Veterinary Honor Society (2003)

Phi Beta Kappa (1990

Professional/Academic Affiliations

  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Association of Shelter Veterinarians
  • New York State Veterinary Medical Society
  • Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association
  • USDA Accredited Veterinarian