Heather Gardner, D.V.M., Ph.D., DACVIM (Oncology)

Heather Gardner, D.V.M., Ph.D., DACVIM (Oncology)


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Tufts University, USA, 2020
  • Doctor of Vet Medicine, Washington State Univ, USA, 2011
  • BS, Washington State University, United States, 2005


Heather Gardner, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (Oncology) is an assistant research professor at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University. Her laboratory efforts center on comparative and translational oncology, using the tumor genome to inform novel therapeutic approaches.

Dr. Gardner earned her DVM at Washington State University and completed her Residency in Medical Oncology at the Ohio State University before completing her PhD in Genetics at Tufts University.