Jenifer Chatfield, DVM, DACZM, DACVPM

Dr. Jenifer Chatfield is the Staff Veterinarian at 4J Conservation Center, an instructor for FEMA/DHS courses, and a Regional Commander for the National Disaster Medicine System Team. She graduated from Texas A&M University's CVM and has pursued emergency medicine and zoo medicine throughout her career. She owned two emergency clinics and has been the Senior Veterinarian in a zoo. She completed fieldwork in Madagascar and South America and continues to explore new areas of medicine as an Associate Editor for the Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine for more than 10 years. Dr. Chatfield is a Medical Reserve Corps member and developed the "Veterinary Support to Zoological Animals in a Disaster" for the National Veterinary Response Teams training curriculum. Dr. Chatfield has chaired the Florida Veterinary Medical Association's (FVMA) One Health Committee and co-chaired FVMA's Disaster Response Committee.

Articles

Pandemics: Beyond “women and children first”

A One Health expert outlines the many factors involved in determining who will receive a vaccine and urges us—for the time being—to keep calm and mask on.

How the universe evolved (and why you should care)

Its as important as the air you breathe and you should probably be wearing a veterinary surgical mask because of it. Lets talk biosecurity and the importance of universal precautions.

Fun with feline flu: Can cats get influenza?

The short answer is yes, and the long answer is sort of and it depends. But what does that mean for your veterinary practice?

Veterinary client handout: Keep cats indoors

Print this PDF to educate your veterinary clients on the dangers of outdoor living for domestic housecats.