Director of Clinical Studies
Hope Veterinary Services
Dr. Clifford is director of Clinical Studies for Hope Veterinary Specialists. He is a graduate of Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine and received an MS degree in Animal Science/Virology from the University of Delaware. After completing an internship and a medical oncology residency at the University of Pennsylvania, he became a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology) in 2003. He joined Red Bank Veterinary Hospital in 2002 as a medical oncologist and director of clinical research. Dr. Clifford was responsible for the creation of a clinical studies program at Red Bank Veterinary Hospital before joining Hope Veterinary Specialists in 2012.
He is a renowned oncologist who has authored/co-authored over 60 papers and book chapters and was responsible for the creation of the Veterinary Cancer Society‘s resident review session and the Northeast Veterinary Co-operative Oncology Group. A frequent lecturer at major veterinary meetings in the US, Dr. Clifford has served on the VCS executive board, ACVIM Exam Rating Committee, Residency Training and Credentials Committee, Oncology Pathology Working Group, and as co-chair of the Standards of Excellence in Residency Education Task Force and Examiner for the Australian Scientist’s Oncology Specialty Exam. He is a consultant for the Veterinary Information Network and also serves on scientific advisory boards for industry and well as several foundations
Wednesday, February 20
9:30 AM – 10:20 AM