Anke Stöhr is a 2017-2020 Zoological Medicine Resident and masters student at the Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine with a focus in herpetological medicine. Dr. Stöhr studied veterinary medicine at the University of Leipzig, Germany (2002-2008). After graduation, she worked in various small animal veterinary hospitals with a focus on reptile medicine. From 2010-2014, she worked on her doctoral thesis “Diagnosis and characterization of ranaviruses in reptiles and amphibians in Germany” at the University of Hohenheim, Germany. In 2012, Dr. Stöhr became a certified specialist for reptile medicine (ZB Reptilien) in Germany. She has published various articles in international peer-reviewed journals, co-authored a book chapter in “Ranaviruses: Lethal Pathogens of Ectothermic Vertebrates” and presented her work at international conferences. She has been a member of the Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians (ARAV) since 2011 and has been elected as an ARAV member-at-large in 2017. Her current research interest includes thyroid disease in chelonians and blood transfusion medicine in reptiles.
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