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Jennifer Prieto, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (SAIM)

Department of Clinical Sciences

Assistant Clinical Professor, Section of Small Animal Medicine

Department of Clinical Sciences
Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
930 Campus Road, Box 31
Ithaca, NY 14853


Research/Clinical Interest

Immunology, Immune-mediated disease, Endocrinology, Feline medicine 

Education and Training

  • 2019     DACVIM, Small Animal Internal Medicine
  • 2015     Cornell University, PhD
  • 2013     Cornell University, DVM


Dr. Prieto grew up in Central New York State and attended the Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences where she completed a BS in Biological Sciences. She entered the Combined DVM/PhD program at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2007 earning her DVM degree in 2013 and PhD in Immunology in 2015. She completed a small animal rotating internship at the Veterinary Medical Center of CNY before returning to Cornell for a residency in small animal internal medicine completed in 2019.  Subsequently she was a postdoctoral associate in Dr. Loftus’ lab from 2019-2021 and was appointed Assistant Clinical Professor in 2021. She is board certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. 


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Awards and Honors

  • 2003-2007   Rawlings Cornell Presidential Research Scholarship, Cornell University
  • 2003-2004   Cornell Women’s Club of Cortland County Scholarship
  • 2005-2006   American Kennel Club Jr. Handler Showmanship Scholarship
  • 2007   Dual DVM/PhD Fellowship, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • 2013   American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Small Animal Award
  • 2019    Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine 

Professional/Academic Affiliations