Wildlife Veterinarian & Biologist
Jenny Bloodgood is a wildlife veterinarian with the New York State Wildlife Health Program and an Assistant Professor of Practice at the College of Veterinary Medicine. Prior to joining Cornell, Jenny was the research veterinarian at Dauphin Island Sea Lab where she oversaw stranding response, necropsies, and disease research focused on marine mammals in Alabama, and offered educational opportunities to agency partners, volunteers, and students. She holds BS and MS degrees in Wildlife Biology from Clemson University, a PhD in Integrative Conservation from the University of Georgia, and a DVM from the University of Georgia with a focus on research and wildlife health. As both a wildlife veterinarian and biologist, she has a broad interest in free-ranging wildlife health and disease. Jenny has particular interests in pathology, infectious disease, and the interface of human and wildlife health, and enjoys mentoring students and working in interdisciplinary teams to tackle real-world issues.