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Rebecca Funk, DVM, MS, DACVIM

Clinical Associate Professor
  • Equine Field Service
Rebecca Ann Funk
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
VA-MD College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
205 Duck Pond Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061

MS, Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine, 2019
Chi Institute
Reddick, FL

MS, Biomedical Sciences, 2010
Auburn University
Auburn, AL

DVM, 2006
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, OK

BA, Biology, 2002
Hendrix College
Conway, AR

  • American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2010

2019–present
Clinical Associate Professor, Equine Field Service

Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA

2011–2019
Clinical Assistant Professor, Equine Field Service

Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA

July–August 2010
Equine Theriogenology Locum

JT Vaughn Large Animal Teaching Hospital
Auburn University
Auburn, AL

2007–2010
Equine Internal Medicine Resident

JT Vaughn Large Animal Teaching Hospital
Auburn University
Auburn, AL

2006–2007
Equine Theriogenology Intern

Boren Veterinary Teaching Hospital
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, OK

  • American Association of Equine Practitioners
  • American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
  1. Trager LR, Funk RA, Clapp KS, Dahlgren LA, Werre SR, Hodgson DR, Pleasant RS. Extracorporeal shockwave therapy raises mechanical nociceptive threshold in horses with thoracolumbar pain. Equine Vet J. 2020;52:250-257. 2019;EPub.
  2.  Izac JR, Camire AC, Earnhart CG, Embers ME, Funk RA, Breitschwerdt EB, Marconi RT. Analysis of the antigenic determinants of the OspC protein of the Lyme disease spirochetes: Evidence that the C10 motif is not immunodominant or required to elicit bactericidal antibody responses. Vaccine. 2019;37:2401-2407.
  3.  McKenzie HC, Funk RA, Trager L, Werre SR, Crisman M. Immunogenicity of Potomac horse fever vaccine when simultaneously co-administered with rabies vaccine in a multivalent vaccine or as two monovalent vaccines at separate sites Equine Vet J. 2019;51:774-778.
  4.  Parkinson NJ, Wilson KE, Saudner GK, Maxwell VA, Scarratt WK, Pleasant RS, Funk RA. Mediastinal Paraganglioma as a Cause of Hemothorax and Thoracic Spinal Cord Compression in a Quarter Horse Gelding. J Equine Vet Sci. 2017;58:76-81.
  5.  Funk RA, Pleasant RS, Witonsky SG, Reeder DS, Werre SR, Hodgson DR. Seroprevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi in Horses Presented for Coggins Testing in Southwest Virginia and Change in Positive Test Results Approximately 1 Year Later. J Vet Intern Med. 2016;30(4):1300-4.