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Ilektra Athanasiadi, DVM, Dr Med Vet, MS, DACVR–Radiation Oncology

Assistant Professor
  • Radiation Oncology
Ilektra Athanasiadi
Animal Cancer Care and Research Center
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
VA-MD College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech

MS, 2019
Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences
Purdue University
West Lafayette, Indiana

Dr Med Vet, 2014
Vetsuisse Faculty
University of Zurich
Switzerland

DVM, 2006
Aristotle University
Thessaloniki, Greece

  • American College of Veterinary Radiology—Radiation Oncology, 2021
  • Studying radiation-induced brain injury to find drugs that can protect normal brain tissue during irradiation
  • Palliative radiation therapy protocols to alleviate pain and maintain quality of life
  • Stereotactic radiation therapy

2019-present
Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA

2016-2019
Resident

Radiation Oncology
Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences
Purdue University
Lafayette, IN

2014-2016
Clinician

Animal Oncology and Imaging Center
Zug, Switzerland

2011-2013
Clinician

Small Animal Clinic
Division of Radiation Oncology
Vetsuisse Faculty
University of Zurich
Zurich, Switzerland

2010-2011
Rotating Internship

Small Animal Clinic
University of Veterinary Medicine
Hannover, Germany