About Cynda Crawford
Dr. Crawford is a Clinical Assistant Professor in Shelter Medicine and Director of the Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program , an educational and discovery initiative with a global impact on the healthcare and welfare of homeless animals. Her areas of expertise include diagnosis, treatment, management, and prevention of infectious diseases in dogs and cats in sheltering facilities. She focuses on diagnosis and management of viruses and bacteria that cause respiratory infections in shelter dogs. Dr. Crawford’s accomplishments include discovery of canine influenza virus and development of the canine influenza vaccine. Educational achievements include partnering with Dr Julie Levy to develop the Professional Certificate in Shelter Medicine for advanced training of veterinary students in the knowledge and skills to serve as veterinarians in shelters.
– Canine and Feline Infectious Disease and Immunology
– Diagnostic Tests and Vaccines for Infectious Diseases
– Transfusion Medicine and Blood Banking