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Lauren M. Jacobsen, DVM

Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences

Extension Associate

Animal Health Diagnostic Center

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



  • DVM, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2008
  • BS, Animal Sciences, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2004

Biography/Professional Experience

  • 2022-present, Associate Veterinarian, Crossroads Veterinary Clinic, Cortland, NY
  • 2022-present, Veterinary Surgeon, Shelter Outreach Services, Ithaca, NY
  • 2015-present, Lab Associate/Volunteer, Cornell University, Lab of Ornithology, K. Lisa Yang Center for Conservation Bioacoustics, Ithaca, NY
  • 2018-2021, Visiting Research Fellow, Cornell University, Endocrinology Lab, Ithaca, NY
  • 2018-2021, Associate Veterinarian, Veterinary Care of Ithaca, Ithaca, NY
  • 2016-2018, Associate Veterinarian, Veterinary Care of Cuba, Cuba, NY
  • 2009-2016, Ambulatory Veterinarian, Bristol Veterinary Service, Salem, WI
  • 2012-2015, Staff Veterinarian, Kenosha County Fair, Kenosha, WI


  • Fournet MEH, Jacobsen L, Gabriele CM, Mellinger DK, Klinck H. 2018. More of the same: allopatric humpback whale populations share acoustic repertoire. PeerJ 6:e5365

Awards and Honors

  • 2008, Dr. William Magrane Clinical Ophthalmology Award
  • 2008, Kremer Veterinary Sciences Scholarship
  • 2007, Class of 1983 Endowment Fund

Professional/Academic Affiliations

  • American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
  • International Association for Aquatic Animal Medicine (IAAAM)