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Sharon Witonsky, DVM, PhD, DACVIM

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

Post-doc, Immunology, 2000
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN
St. Judes Children’s Hospital
Memphis, TN

Large Animal Medicine Residency, 2000
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN

PhD, Comparative and Experimental Medicine/Immunology, 1997
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN

Large Animal Medicine and Surgery Internship, 1997
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN

DVM, 1993
University of Minnesota
St. Paul, MN

BA, Biology and Chemistry, 1989
Earlham College
Richmond, IN

  • American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
  • Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis (EPM)
  • Immunology and Infectious Disease: mouse models
  • Equine Immunology
  • Brucella

June 2006–present
Associate Professor, Production Management Medicine: Equine Field Service

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

2000–June 2006
Assistant Professor, Production Management Medicine: Equine Field Service

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

1997–2000
Residency, Large Animal Internal Medicine

University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN

1993–1997
Intern, Large Animal Medicine and Surgery

University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN

  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • American Association of Equine Practitioners
  • Southwest Virginia Veterinary Medical Association
  • Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis (EPM) Society
  • Phi Zeta
  • Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Sustaining Member
  • 2002–2003: American Society of Microbiologists