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Carolyn Henry

College of Veterinary Medicine, School of Medicine
Veterinary Medicine and Surgery, Internal Medicine

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Carolyn Henry, DVM, cancer researcher

Dr. Henry is a tenured Full Professor with dual appointments at the College of Veterinary Medicine Department of Veterinary Medicine and the School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology, at the University of Missouri.  She earned her DVM at Auburn University in 1990, her MS from Auburn in 1993 and gained board certification in oncology in 1994. Dr. Henry served on the Washington State University faculty before relocating to the University of Missouri in 1997.  She has served on the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) Board of Regents and is past president of both the Veterinary Cancer Society and the ACVIM Specialty of Oncology.  In April 2010, Henry was named Faculty Facilitator for the Mizzou Advantage One Health/One Medicine initiative by the Office of the Provost—a position that serves to foster multidisciplinary educational and research opportunities between human and veterinary medicine and the basic sciences, both within the University of Missouri and with outside collaborators.  In 2012 she was appointed as Interim Associate Director of Research for the Ellis Fischel Cancer Center and on September 1, 2013 assumed the role of Interim Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies for the College of Veterinary Medicine. Her research interests include canine bladder cancer, mammary cancer, osteosarcoma, and comparative oncology/cancer epidemiology.

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