Cornell University Hospital for Animals


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Joseph  Wakshlag, DVM, PhD, DACVN, DACVSMR

  • Joseph Wakshlag, DVM, PhD, DACVN, DACVSMR
  • Title: Associate Professor, Section of Clinical Nutrition, Section Chief
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Joseph Wakshlag joined the faculty at Cornell in 2006. He received his DVM from Cornell in 1998 and then completed residency training  in Clinical Nutrition becoming boarded in Veterinary Clinical Nutrition in 2008. He also completed a doctorate degree in Pharmacology in 2005. More recently, Dr. Wakshlag became a charter member of the American College of Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation. His research interests include obesity management and nutritional intervention for the canine athlete.