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Jennifer L. Willcox

DVM, DACVIM (Oncology) University of California, Davis

Jennifer L. Willcox, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology), is an assistant professor of medical oncology at University of California, Davis. Her research interests include cancer-related imaging and novel therapeutics. Dr. Willcox received her veterinary degree from The Ohio State University, followed by a small animal rotating internship at a private practice in California and an oncology specialty internship at a private practice in Florida. She continued pursuing a specialty in oncology by completing a bone marrow transplant fellowship and a medical oncology residency at North Carolina State University. Before returning to the West Coast, Dr. Willcox held a 1-year clinical instructor position at University of Missouri.

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