Denise Elliott, BVSc, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM, Dipl. ACVN
Denise Elliott, BVSc (Hons), PhD, Dipl. ACVIM, Dipl. ACVN graduated from the University of Melbourne with a bachelor’s degree in veterinary science with honors in 1991. After completing an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the University of Pennsylvania, she moved to the University of California-Davis where she completed a residency in small animal medicine, a fellowship in renal medicine and hemodialysis and a residency in small animal clinical nutrition. Dr. Elliott received board certification with the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in 1996 and with the American College of Veterinary Nutrition in 2001. The University of California-Davis awarded her a PhD in nutrition in 2001 for her work on multifrequency bioelectrical impedance analysis in healthy cats and dogs. Currently, as medical specialist, nutrition for the Medical Quality Advancement Team, Dr. Elliot leads nutrition counseling for Banfield doctors and paraprofessionals as well as develops nutritional continuing education programs.