Jennifer Mahoney, D.V.M., FHEA, DACVIM

Jennifer Mahoney, D.V.M., FHEA, DACVIM

Foster Hospital for Sm Animals

Education

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, United States
  • Bachelor of Arts, Wellesley College, Wellesley, United States

Biography

Jennifer Mahoney, DVM, FHEA, DACVIM (Oncology) is an Associate Clinical Professor of Medical Oncology and Board-Certified Veterinary Oncologist at Foster Hospital for Small Animals at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University. As a medical oncologist, she uses systemic treatments, such as chemotherapy, to treat cancer in pets, with a focus on maximizing patient quality of life.

Dr. Mahoney earned her DVM at North Carolina State University, followed by a rotating internship at the Animal Medical Center in New York City. She then returned to NC State for her medical oncology residency and became a board-certified diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. Following her residency, she practiced oncology at Angell Animal Medical Center in Boston and Upstate Veterinary Specialties near Albany, NY, prior to accepting a clinical faculty position at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. While at Penn Vet, Dr. Mahoney served as chief of the Comprehensive Cancer Care section, and participated in multi-institutional clinical trials evaluating novel therapies for canine osteosarcoma and hemangiosarcoma.

Dr. Mahoney has a special interest in teaching, particularly clinical teaching of house officers and veterinary students. In 2020, she completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Veterinary Education through the Royal Veterinary College, and achieved Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy. She is planning to pursue additional training leading to a master's in veterinary medical education.