Department of Clinical Sciences, Section of Emergency and Critical Care, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Daniel Fletcher received a BS in Electrical Engineering from Drexel University and a PhD in Bioengineering from the University of California Berkeley/San Francisco before completing his DVM at the University of California Davis. After a rotating small animal internship and emergency and critical care residency at the University of Pennsylvania, he joined the faculty of the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2006. His interests include disorders of fibrinolysis, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and immersive simulation and virtual patients for veterinary education. He received the 2013 Department of Clinical Sciences Innovative Teaching Award, the 2013 State University of New York Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, and the 2013 New York State Veterinary Conference Speaker of the Year Award.


Assistant Professor, Section of Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care, Department of Clinical Sciences Fellow; Center for Animals and Public Policy,Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine

Dr Claire Sharp is an Assistant Professor in small animal emergency medicine and critical care at the Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine in North Grafton, Massachusetts. Dr Sharp studied veterinary medicine and surgery at Murdoch University, in Australia, graduating in 2002. She completed her rotating small animal internship at Oklahoma State University, followed by an internship and residency in small animal emergency and critical care at the University of Missouri. Dr Sharp received her Masters of Veterinary Clinical Sciences and became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care in 2010. Her primary clinical interests are the diagnosis and management of the SIRS, sepsis, shock, polytrauma, respiratory distress, and MODS. Dr Sharp's research endeavors have involved epidemiologic studies of sepsis, trauma and GDV, and identifying clinically relevant biomarkers for the diagnosis and prognostication of ER diseases such a sepsis, feline asthma and hemangiosarcoma.

Dr. Linklater graduated in 2002 from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Saskatoon, Canada. He completed an internship in Los Angeles before moving on to a residency in critical care at Animal Emergency Center. Dr. Linklater is a diplomat of the american college of veterinary emergency and critical care.  He is a clinical instructor at Lakeshore Veterinary Specialists, overseeing the ER/CC service as well as providing oversight of an internship and ECC residency program.  He has published several chapters, texts and peer reviewed journal articles and regularly lectures nationally and internationally.
Dr. Kerl is currently a Teaching Professor of Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care at the University of Missouri. She graduated with a DVM from Auburn University and MPH from University of Missouri. Dr. Kerl completed residency training and was on staff at the Animal Medical Center in New York. Special areas of interest are nephrology and urology, fluid/ electrolyte/ acid base abnormalities, and the scholarship of teaching. She is also active in veterinary disaster response.

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