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Sophie H. Bogers, BVSc, MVSc, PhD, DACVS–Large Animal

Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Large Animal Surgery
Sophie Bogers
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
VA-MD College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
205 Duck Pond Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061

PhD, Biomedical and Veterinary Science, 2017
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA

MVSc, with merit, 2012
Massey University
New Zealand

BVSc, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, 2009
Massey University
New Zealand

  • American College of Veterinary Surgeons—Large Animal, 2016
  • Stem cells and regenerative medicine
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Orthopedic infection

2017–present
Clinical Assistant Professor, Large Animal Surgery
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA

2017
Adjunct Faculty, Equine Surgery
Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center
Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
Leesburg, VA

2015–2017
Fellow, Emergency Surgery and Critical Care
Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center
Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
Leesburg, VA

2012–2015
Resident, Large Animal Surgery, quine Emphasis
Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center
Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
Leesburg, VA

2011–2012
Clinical Instructor, Equine Medicine and Surgery
Massey University Veterinary Teaching Hospital
Palmerston North, New Zealand

2011
Fellow, Equine Internal Medicine
Hagyard Equine Medical Institute
Lexington, KY

2010–2011
Intern, Lameness and Sports Medicine
Hagyard Equine Medical Institute
Lexington, KY

  • American College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • Orthopedic Research Society
  • Veterinary Orthopedic Society
  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • AO Foundation
  • Elaine Klein Career Development Award, Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation, 2015
  1. Bogers, S.H., Barrett, J.G. (2017). Veterinary medicine’s advances in regenerative orthopedics. In Metabolic Therapies in Orthopedics, Ed. Kohlstadt, I., Cintron, K. In Press Taylor & Francis.
  2. Bogers, S. H., Rogers, C. W., Bolwell, C., Roe, W., Gee, E., & McIlwraith, C. W. (2016). Quantitative comparison of bone mineral density characteristics of the distal epiphysis of third metacarpal bones from Thoroughbred racehorses with or without condylar fracture. American journal of veterinary research, 77(1), 32-38.
  3. Bogers, S. H., Rogers, C. W., Bolwell, C. F., Roe, W. D., Gee, E. K., & McIlwraith, C. W. (2014). Impact of race training on volumetric bone mineral density and its spatial distribution in the distal epiphysis of the third metatarsal bone of 2-year-old horses. The Veterinary Journal, 201(3), 353-358.
  4. Bogers, S., Pauwels, F. (2010). Case Report: An uncommon mandibular fracture in a 2 year old gelding. The Equine Veterinary Practitioner, 34:2