Professor of Small Animal Internal Medicine, OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE
Dr. Julie Byron is a Professor at The Ohio State University on the Small Animal Internal Medicine Service. She received her DVM from The Ohio State University in 1998 and then completed a one-year rotating small animal internship a VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital. She then then worked a year as an associate veterinarian in the New York Veterinary Hospital before commencing on a three-year residency in small animal internal medicine combined with a MS graduate program here at Ohio State, which she completed in 2003 and 2004, respectively. She then entered into private practice as an Associate Internal Medicine Specialist at the PetCare Veterinary Hospital in Santa Rosa, California before beginning a clinical track faculty position at the University of Illinois in 2005. Dr. Byron is board certified in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. Her clinical interests include nearly all aspects of internal medicine with special interest in urinary tract diseases, including diagnostics such as cystoscopy and urodynamic testing to evaluate urinary bladder and urethral function, particularly in dogs and cats with urinary incontinence. She also has interest in fungal diseases. Her research interests include clinical and translational studies involving the lower urinary tract in both dogs and cats, including diagnostic procedures to diagnose complex or challenging urinary tract cases as well as discovering new and novel interventional strategies to treat such conditions.