Kirk, Robert Warren
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Cornell University, Office of the Dean of the University Faculty; Smith, Donald F.; Riis, Ronald R.; Scott, Danny W.
Memorial Statement for Professor Robert Warren Kirk, D.V.M., Ph.D. (1922-2011) who was in general veterinary practice in several states after earning his DVM at Cornell in 1946. He returned to Cornell in 1952 and helped usher in a new age of pet health care at Cornell. In addition to being a superb teacher of veterinary students and postgraduate trainees, Dr. Kirk held a number of College administrative positions including head of the teaching hospital, director of the Small Animal Clinic, and chair of the Clinical Sciences Department. He was a prolific author that included many editions of Current Veterinary Therapy, Small Animal Dermatology, among other books. He was a founding member of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, past president of the American College of Veterinary Dermatology, and recipient of numerous professional awards. At the time of his retirement in 1985, he was one of the most decorated and widely-known small animal veterinarians in the world.
New York State Veterinary College -- Faculty -- Obituaries; Cornell University. College of Veterinary Medicine -- Faculty -- Obituaries; Robert W. Kirk -- Obituaries; Medicine -- Study and teaching