Jerold Bell, Adjunct Professor, Clinical Genetics

Jerold Bell, D.V.M.

Research/Areas of Interest:
  • Clinical Veterinary Medical Genetics
  • Hereditary Disorders of Dogs & Cats
  • Epidemiology of Defective Genes
  • Breed Development and Health
  • Genetic Counseling
  • Breed Improvement


  • Michigan State University BS Zoology/Genetics
  • New York State College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University DVM

Selected Professional Activities

Chairman, Hereditary Disease Committee (HDC) World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA)
Director, OFA - The Canine Health Information Center (
Member, American Kennel Club (AKC) Health and Welfare Advisory Panel
Owner/Clinician, Freshwater Veterinary Hospital, Enfield CT USA

Selected Publications and Presentations