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Bess Pierce, DVM, MS, DACVIM - SA, DACVSMR - Canine Specialty, DABVP - Canine and Feline Practice

Associate Professor of Small Animal Internal Medicine, LMU-College of Veterinary Medicine
Phone: 423.869.6752
Email: bess.pierce@LMUnet.edu

Adjunct Associate Professor, Canine Performance Sciences and Rehabilitation
PennVet School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Curriculum Vitae for Dr. Bess Pierce

Education

  • Animals and Human Health: A Certificate in Animal Assisted Therapy Activities and Learning – University of Denver, 2010
  • DVM, cum laude – Auburn University, 1992
  • MS – Auburn University, 1990
  • BS – Tulane University, 1986

 

Recent Achievements

Exhibits and Posters

Pierce B.

Infectious Disease Hazards for Working Dogs. Poster Session, 2018
Penn Vet Working Dog Conference, Philadelphia, PA, 20-23 April 2018

Publications

Corrigan V, Pierce B, Hosig K

Association between dog ownership, physical activity, and health-related quality of life in veterinary students: a cross-sectional study. Journal of Veterinary Medical Education, Spring 2018, Vol. 45, No. 1, pp. 51-63

 

Continuing Education Lectures

Pierce B.

Muscles and Motion Workshop. Performance Medicine Series. 8 hours. Penn
Vet Working Dog Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. March
6, 2017

Pierce B.

Infectious Disease Hazards for Deployed Working Dogs. 2017 International
Working Dog Conference. Banff, Alberta, Canada. April 3, 2017

Pierce B.

Infectious Disease Hazards for Deployed Working Dogs and MSRP Kennel
Outbreak Table Top Exercise. 63d International Military Veterinary Medical
Symposium and One Health Conference. Germany, May 15-19, 2017

Pierce B.

Various Topics: SA Pediatrics, 4 hours. Emerald Coast Veterinary Conference.
Destin, Florida. 29 June 2017

Pierce B.

Uncle Sam Wants You: Non-Traditional Veterinary Careers. 1 hour. AVMA
Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN. 21-24 July 2017

Pierce B.

Various topics: Canine Sports Medicine, 6 hours. Central Veterinary
Conference, San Diego, CA. 9-10 December 2017

Pierce B.

Various Topics: SA Pediatrics, 7 hours. North Carolina Academy of Small
Animal Medicine, Sanford, NC. 7 February 2018

University Appointments

Pierce B.

Student Appeals Committee, Member and Chair, Lincoln Memorial
University College of Veterinary Medicine, Harrogate, TN; August 2016-
present

Pierce B.

Admissions Committee, Lincoln Memorial University College of Veterinary
Medicine, Harrogate, TN; August 2017-present