Dr. Vanessa Grunkemeyer, DVM, Diplomate ABVP (Avian)
Clinical Assistant Professor, Exotic Animal Medicine
- DVM with Distinction, Cornell University, 2007
- BS, Animal Sciences/Pre-Veterinary Medicine major with a Natural Resource Management minor, Rutgers University, 2003
Clinical avian medicine, with advanced training in the medicine and surgery of most exotic pet species
Professional Experience & Qualifications
- Clinical Assistant Professor of Exotic Animal Medicine, Dept. of Clinical Sciences, NCSU CVM, November 2012-present
- Clinical Veterinarian in Exotic Animal Medicine, Dept. of Clinical Sciences, NCSU CVM, April 2012 – November 2012
- Avian Research Associate, Dept. of Clinical Sciences, NCSU CVM, 2011- April 2012
- Diplomate, American Board of Veterinary Practitioners, Avian Practice, 2010
- Residency in the Avian and Zoological Medicine Service, University of Tennessee CVM, 2008-2011
- Small Animal Medicine and Surgery Rotating Internship, University of Tennessee CVM, 2007-2008
- Clinical evaluation of avian plasma lipoproteins
- Special interest in wound healing and management in exotic pet species
Grunkemeyer VL. Zoonoses, public health, the backyard poultry flock, Vet Clin Exot Anim. 14(3):477-490, 2011.
Grunkemeyer VL. Advanced diagnostic approaches and current management of avian hepatic disorders, Vet Clin Exot Anim. 13(3):413-427, 2010.
Grunkemeyer VL. Sura PA, Baron ML, Souza MJ. Surgical repair of an inguinal herniation of the urinary bladder in an intact female domestic rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus), J Exotic Pet Med, 19(3):249–254, 2010.