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Dr. Center named James Law Professor


Professor Sharon Center of the Department of Clinical Sciences has been named the James Law Professor of Internal Medicine. Law Professorships recognize distinguished faculty in the College of Veterinary Medicine who have earned outstanding national and international reputations in veterinary medicine and the biomedical sciences.

Dr. Center has been a leader in the innovative use of new drug therapies for the improved management of liver disease in companion animals. She has advanced our understanding of liver disease in cats and her work on inherited disorders of the liver in dogs is destined to attain landmark status in diagnosis, control, and prevention . Her achievements in education include recognition as a Norden Distinguished Teacher. As an active clinician in the Cornell University Hospital for Animals, Dr. Center tirelessly attends to animals entrusted to her care, and consults with referring veterinarians and countless clients who seek advice and counsel.