Jennifer Asher, MS, DVM, DACLAM

Assistant Professor; Clinical Veterinarian

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Comparative Medicine


Jennifer (Jenn) started at Yale in 2015 with 3 years of experience as a laboratory animal clinician, and she became board-certified in laboratory animal medicine that year. She has also spent 2 years as a small animal practitioner and has 1 year of experience in shelter medicine. She attended veterinary school at University of Illinois and completed her laboratory animal medicine residency at Emory University. As a veterinarian, Jenn practices clinical medicine, is heavily involved in the resident training program, and provides support for biomedical research. Her most recent collaborations include studying inflammatory processes in a rodent gout model and investigating potential therapies to combat age-related inflammation.

Education & Training

DVM University of Illinois (2009)
MS Drexel University, Laboratory Animal Science (2005)
BS Eckerd College, Biology (2002)
BA Eckerd College, Psychology (2002)
Laboratory Animal Medicine Resident Emory University

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Jennifer Asher, MS, DVM, DACLAM