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Mark E. Peterson, DVM, DACVIM-SAIM

Specialties and Expertise

  • Endocrine disorders of dogs and cats


  • DVM: University of Minnesota
  • Internship and Residency: The Animal Medical Center, New York
  • Postdoc fellowship: New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center


  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) – Small Animal Internal Medicine

Select Awards, Achievements, and Publications

  • Lifetime Excellence in Research Award, American Veterinary Medical Association, 2021
  • Oxford Award for Excellence in the Advancement of Knowledge Concerning Small Animal Endocrinology, Society of Comparative Endocrinology, 2019
  • Robert W. Kirk Award for Professional Excellence, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2018
  • Society for Veterinary Medical Ethics Award for Meritorious Achievement in Veterinary Medicine, 2018
  • Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Advancement of Feline Medicine, International Society of Feline Medicine (ISFM) and Hill’s Pet Nutrition, 2017