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About Christine L Cain DVM, DACVD

Dr. Christine Cain is an assistant professor of dermatology at the University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Cain’s teaching interests include instruction of veterinary students, interns, residents, technicians, and veterinary practitioners in the pathogenesis, diagnosis, and management of dermatologic conditions in small and large animals. Her main clinical interests within the field of veterinary dermatology include infectious disease, dermatopathology, and allergy/immunology. Her primary research interests are staphylococcal infections, particularly the pathogenesis and treatment of recurrent pyoderma, immunologic response to staphylococcal infections, antimicrobial resistance (including methicillin resistance), and the implications of antimicrobial resistance for clinical practice of veterinary dermatology.


Present Assistant Professor, Dermatology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

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College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Tennessee
Small Animal Clinical Sciences
2407 River Dr., C247 Veterinary Medical Center
Knoxville, TN 37996