Equine News Hour

Recorded On: 10/03/2020

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Gillian Perkins


Gillian Perkins got her DVM in 1995 from the University of Prince Edward Island. She then did an internship in Large Animal Medicine at the University of Minnesota before joining Cornell University, where she did her residency in Large Animal Medicine from 1996 to 1998. She now is a Senior Lecturer for the Section of Large Animal Medicine, an Associate Director of the Cornell University Hospital for Animals, the Medical Director of the Equine and Nemo Farm Animal Hospitals and the Director of Biosecurity at the Cornell University Hospital for Animals. Dr. Perkins research and clinical interests include equine infectious diseases in particular Equine Herpes Virus-1 and Salmonellosis, along with an interest in veterinary public health (with an emphasis on infection control in the Cornell University Hospital for Animals).

Mariana Diel de Amorium


Mariana Diel de Amorim did two equine rotating internships before starting her Theriogenology residency program. She became a Diplomate of the American College of Theriogenologist in 2012 and earned her Doctor of Veterinary Science in 2014 from the University of Guelph. Dr. Diel de Amorim was a faculty at the University of Saskatchewan and the University of Prince Edward Island. Her areas of research are in equine endometritis and maternal recognition pregnancy. She joined the faculty at Cornell in 2016.

Emily Tuttle (Moderator)

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