Dr. Jessica McArt

Jessica McArt is an assistant professor in the Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences at Cornell University. A native of Alaska, she received a BA in biochemistry and molecular biology from Dartmouth College where she developed her fondness for dairy cows. She earned a DVM from Cornell University in 2007 and spent two years as an intern and resident before completing a PhD in comparative biomedical sciences in 2013. After graduation, she accepted a faculty position in Livestock Medicine and Population Health at Colorado State University until her return to Cornell in 2014. Jessica performs clinical service for the Ambulatory and Production Medicine Clinic where she serves as section chief, teaches veterinary students both in the classroom and on farms, and conducts applied research. Her research program focuses on the identification, epidemiology, and economics of periparturient metabolic diseases in dairy cows.