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Thomas J. Kern, DVM

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Department of Clinical Sciences

Diplomate - American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists

Associate Professor, Section of Ophthalmology

Department of Clinical Sciences
Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
930 Campus Road, Box 34
Ithaca, NY 14853

Email: tjk3@cornell.edu

Research/Clinical Interest

Dr. Kern's research interests include keratoconjunctivitis sicca: epidemiology of clinical syndromes; avian and nondomestic animal ophthalmology; ocular pharmacodynamics; and genetics of ocular disease.

Education and Training

  • 1977-1979     Cornell University, Residency in Comparative Ophthalmology
  • 1975-1976     University of Georgia, Internship
  • 1975     University of Missouri, DVM Magna cum Laude (Valedictorian)
  • 1973     University of Missouri, BS

Biography

Publications

pubmedPlease select the PubMed link for a list of Dr. Kern's publications.

Awards and Honors

  • 2001     Honorary Diplomate, Latin American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists
  • 1980     Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists
  • 1975     Class Rank at University of Missouri School of Veterinary Medicine (Number 1 out of 65 - for four years)

  • 1975     Gamma Sigma Delta Outstanding Student Award, University of Missouri School of Veterinary Medicine

  • 1974     Merck Award, University of Missouri School of Veterinary Medicine

  • 1974     Phi Zeta Inductee, University of Missouri School of Veterinary Medicine

  • 1973     Phi Zeta Award, University of Missouri School of Veterinary Medicine

  • 1971     Gamma Sigma Delta Outstanding Student Award, University of Missouri College of Agriculture

  • 1971     Microbiology Award, University of Missouri School of Veterinary Medicine                       

  • 1970     Phi Eta Sigma Inductee

Professional/Academic Affiliations

  • American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists
  • American Society of Veterinary Ophthalmology

  • American Veterinary Medical Association

  • Association of Avian Veterinarians

  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

  • Gamma Sigma Delta

  • International Society of Vertebrate Morphologists

  • International Society of Veterinary Ophthalmology

  • Missouri Veterinary Association

  • Phi Eta Sigma

  • Phi Zeta

  • Society of Aquatic Veterinary Medicine

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