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A Q&A with Dr. Eileen Hackett of the Veterinary College

Dr. Eileen Hackett

The Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) has recently welcomed many new faculty members to our academic departments, each one bringing a unique set of skills and experience that enriches our college every day. In this Q&A series, you'll get to know their interests, expertise and more.

This Q&A features Dr. Eileen Hackett, professor in the Section of Large Animal Surgery.

Q: What has been your academic/career path leading to Cornell?

After completing veterinary training in my home state of Illinois and an internship at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky, I underwent surgical training at the University of Pennsylvania’s New Bolton Center. I spent just over 19 years as a surgeon and professor at Colorado State University before joining the Cornell faculty in the fall of 2021.

Q: What drew you to CVM?

Cornell has a tradition of excellence and innovation, especially in the field of large animal surgery.

Read the full Q&A on the College of Veterinary Medicine website.

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