Summer School of Veterinary Endocrinology 2016

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Edward Feldman


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Edward C. Feldman, DVM, DACVIM (Internal Medicine) is a Professor of Small Animal Internal Medicine in the Department of Medicine & Epidemiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis.


Dr. Feldman earned his DVM from the University of California in 1973. He joined the Davis faculty in 1979 after an internship at the Animal Medical Center in New York City, a Residency with Dr. Stephen Ettinger in the world’s first referral-only-private-veterinary-practice in Berkeley California, a year in general practice and another on faculty at the University of Saskatchewan, in Canada.


Dr. Feldman has authored more than 160 peer-reviewed scientific publications, 110 scientific abstracts, and 75 book chapters. He is co-editor with Dr Ettinger of the Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine, now in its 7th edition and translated into 6 foreign languages. He has also served as co-author with Dr. Nelson on the first 3 editions of this book, which has been translated into 5 foreign languages. Dr. Feldman has lectured in more than 40 of the 50 United States and 25 countries.


He has served on the Board of Directors for Guide Dogs for the Blind, the Board of Directors for the Western Veterinary Conference (one of the two largest veterinary conferences in the United States), and is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Annette Funicello Foundation for Multiple Sclerosis. He is a co-founder and 2-term past-President of the Society for Comparative Endocrinology. Within the School of Veterinary Medicine, Dr Feldman has served as Chair of the Department of Medicine & Epidemiology, Associate Director of the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, 2 terms as small animal internal medicine service chief, and various other school and campus committees.


Dr. Feldman’s teaching awards include the Faculty Teacher of the Year Award from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine, the UC Davis Norden Distinguished Teaching Award, the North American Veterinary Conference Speaker of the Year Award, and the California Academy of Veterinary Medicine’s Award for Excellence in Continuing Education. Students at UC Davis have demonstrated their appreciation of Dr. Feldman’s communication skills by inviting him to be their Commencement Speaker 3 times, once in each of 3 different decades. Dr. Feldman has also been honored with several research awards, including the Ralston Purina Small Animal Research Award, the American Association of Feline Practitioners Research Award, the SmithKline Beecham Award for Research Excellence, 8 Daniels / Oxford Laboratory Awards for authoring one of the 2 or 3 best clinical veterinary endocrine research publications for a given year, and the American Veterinary Medical Foundation / AKC Career Achievement Award in Canine Research. Additional recognitions received by Dr. Feldman include The FIDO Award from the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Animal Medical Center in New York City, and the UC Davis Alumni Achievement Award.