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Roxanne M. Rodriguez Galarza, DVM, MS, DACVO

Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Ophthalmology
Roxy Rodriguez
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
VA-MD College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
205 Duck Pond Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Master of Sciences, 2018
Auburn University
Auburn, AL

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, 2013
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA

Associate’s degree, 2006
Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto Universitario de Mayagüez
Mayaguez, PR

  • Equine corneal disease
  • Photodynamic therapy

2018–present
Clinical Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology
Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA

2015-2018
Resident, Ophthalmology
Auburn University
Auburn, AL

2014-2015
Specialty Intern, Ophthalmology
Auburn University
Auburn, AL

2013-2014
Rotating Medicine and Surgery Intern
Auburn University
Auburn, AL

2017-“Be the Creed" from Auburn University

  • Virginia Veterinary Medical Association
  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  1. “In-situ gel formulation for enhanced ocular delivery of nepafenac”. Shelley H, Rodriguez Galarza RM, Durah SH, Abarca EM, Babu RJ. Journal of pharmaceutical sciences, 28 Aug 2018.
  2. “A case of basal cell carcinoma of the nictitating membrane in a dog”. Rodriguez Galarza RM, Shrader SM, Koehler JW, Abarca E. Clinical Case reports 4(12): 1161-1167, Dec 2016.