Gillian A. Perkins, DVM

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Department of Clinical Sciences

Diplomate - American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Clinical Professor, Section of Large Animal Medicine
Associate Director of the Cornell University Hospital for Animals
Medical Director, Specialties IV
Director of Biosecurity, Cornell University Hospital for Animals

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


Research/Clinical Interest

Dr. Perkins research and clinical interests include equine infectious diseases in particular Equine Herpes Virus-1 and Salmonellosis, along with an interest in veterinary public health (with an emphasis on infection control in the Cornell University Hospital for Animals).

Other Interests
Leader of the Infection Control Committee of the Cornell University Equine and Nemo Farm Animal Hospital.

Education and Training

  • 1996 - 1998     Cornell University, Residency in Large Animal Medicine
  • 1995 - 1996     University of Minnesota, Internship in Large Animal Medicine
  • 1995     University of Prince Edward Island, DVM



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

Awards and Honors

  • 2004     Phi Zeta Alpha National Honor Society of Veterinary Medicine
  • 2002 - 2004     Exceptional Merit Award, Cornell University Department of Clinical Sciences
  • 2000     Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
  • 1991     Veronica Aloyse Corbett Memorial Scholarship

Professional/Academic Affiliations

  • AAEP Biosecurity Subject Matter Resource Team
  • American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP)
  • American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
  • American Veterinary Medical Association

  • Genesee Valley Breeders Association, Inc.

  • Veterinary Management Group - 20