Jennifer Graham, D.V.M., DABVP, DACZM

Jennifer Graham, D.V.M., DABVP, DACZM

Agnes Varis Campus Center
Research/Areas of Interest: Oncology in exotic animal species, NSAIDs in exotic animal species, Encephalitozoon cuniculi, Liver lobe torsion in rabbits, Critical Care in exotic species, Ileus/GI motility (RGIS) in rabbits, Cryopreservation of avian red blood cells, Stem cell research


  • Doctor of Vet Medicine, Auburn Univ, USA, 1999


Dr. Graham graduated with her DVM from Auburn University in 1999. She completed an avian/exotic internship at the University of Georgia followed by a 3-year residency in avian/exotic animal medicine at the University of California at Davis. Following her residency she started an exotics practice in a specialty referral hospital located in Seattle from 2003-2006. Dr. Graham worked at Angell Animal Medical Center in Boston from 2006-2012. She is presently an Associate Professor of Zoological Companion Animal Medicine at Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine.

Dr. Graham became board certified through the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP) in Avian medicine in 2002 and has recently recertified in this practice category. She became a Diplomate of the American College of Zoological Medicine in 2008. She was also on the organizing committee for the ABVP-Exotic Companion Mammal practice category and became certified in this practice category in 2009, recently recertified in 2019.

Dr. Graham is a member of multiple professional organizations, including the Association of Avian Veterinarians (AAV), American Association of Zoo Veterinarians (AAZV), Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians (ARAV), and the Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians (AEMV). Dr. Graham's professional interests include NSAIDs/inflammation, oncology in exotic animal species, gastrointestinal stasis in rabbits and rodents, and animal welfare. She served as the ABVP Residency Chair from 2009-2013 and holds positions on several veterinary committees. In her spare time, Dr. Graham enjoys hiking, camping, kayaking, and fly fishing (although she never catches anything!).