This collection includes freely accessible and “open access” journal articles and other publications by faculty members, research associates, and others at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine.

This color photo was taken in 1996 about the time of the College’s centennial of the first class being admitted in 1896. Hence, it is known as the “Centennial Faculty, College of Veterinary Medicine”.

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  • War and wildlife: linking armed conflict to conservation 

    Gaynor, K.M.; Fiorella, K.J.; Kurz, D.J.; Gregory, G.H.; Seto, K.L.; Withey, L.S.; Brashares, J.S. (Ecological Society of America, 2016-12-01)
    Armed conflict throughout the world's biodiversity hotspots poses a critical threat to conservation efforts. To date, research and policy have focused more on the ultimate outcomes of conflict for wildlife rather than on ...
  • Quantity and species of fish consumed shape breast milk fatty acid concentrations 

    Fiorella, K.J.; Milner, E.M.; Hickey, M.D.; Salmen, C.S.; Omollo, D.O.; Bukusi, E.; Fernald, L.C.H. (Cambridge Unversity Press, 2017-11-27)
    Objective: Long-chain PUFA (LCPUFA) found in breast milk are derived from dietary sources and critical for optimal infant development. We examined associations between fish consumption and concentrations of LCPUFA and ...
  • Human Health Alters the Sustainability of Fishing Practices in East Africa 

    Fiorella, K.J.; Milner, E.M.; Salmen, C.S.; Hickey, M.D.; Omollo, D.O.; Mattah, B.; Adhiambo, A.; Bukusi, E.B.; Fernald, L.C.H.; Brashares, J.S. (National Academy of Sciences, 2017-04-18)
    Understanding feedbacks between human and environmental health is critical for the millions who cope with recurrent illness and rely directly on natural resources for sustenance. Although studies have examined how environmental ...
  • Characteristics of Pica Behaviors Among Women in Western Kenya 

    Chung, E.O.; Omollo, D.O.; Mattah, B.; Hickey, M.D.; Salmen, C.R.; Milner, E.M.; Brashares, J.S.; Young, S.L.; Fernald, L.C.H.; Fiorella, K.J. (BMC, 2019-07-14)
    Background: Pica, the craving and purposeful consumption of nonfoods, is poorly understood. We described the prevalence of pica among women on Mfangano Island, Kenya, and examined sociodemographic and health correlates. ...
  • From Sea to Plate: The Role of Fish in a Sustainable Diet 

    Seto, K.; Fiorella, K.J. (Frontier Media, 2017-03-16)
    In the most recent U.S. Dietary Guidelines, the USDA Advisory Committee recommended for the first time the inclusion of sustainability considerations (DGA Committee, 2015). Since the U.S. Dietary Guidelines provide standards ...
  • Vaccination for COVID-19: benchmarks in Public Health and virus transmission 

    Lesser, Katherin; Whittaker, Gary R. (2020-02-24)
  • Coronaviruses as a cause of vascular disease: a comparative medicine approach 

    Stout, Alison; Andre, Nicole M.; Zimmerberg, Joshua; Baker, Susan; Whittaker, Gary R. (2021-01)
    COVID-19, caused by SARS-CoV-2, frequently manifests as a respiratory disease, including coughing, shortness of breath, fever, and loss of smell. However, additional disease manifestations occur across numerous organ ...
  • Rethinking feline coronavirus infection outcomes 

    Stout, Alison E.; Andre, Nicole M.; Licitra, Beth N.; Whittaker, Gary R. (Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2020-11-01)
    This article outlines the parallels between feline infectious peritonitis (FIP) and COVID-19. The effect of SARS-Cov-2 on the human vascular system are only starting to be understood. From cardiac complications and COVID ...
  • Fecal shedding of SARS-CoV-2 in COVID-19 patients: insights from animal coronaviruses 

    Andre, Nicole M.; Stout, Alison E.; Whittaker, Gary R. (JAVMA, 2020-05-15)
  • Feline infectious peritonitis virus-associated rhinitis in a cat 

    Andre, Nicole M.; Miller, Andrew; Whittaker, Gary R. (2020-05-13)
    Case Series Summary This report describes a cat with initial respiratory signs prior to developing fulminant feline infectious peritonitis (FIP) after adoption from an animal shelter. Histologic examination of the tissues ...

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