Robert Goggs, BVSc, PhD, DACVECC, DECVECC, MRCVS, Assistant Professor
Dr. Robert Goggs qualified from the University of Liverpool, UK in 2004. He then undertook a rotating internship and a residency in Emergency and Critical Care at the RVC, London and became board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care in 2008. He is also Diplomate of European College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care. After board certification, he worked at the RVC as a clinician in the small animal hospital for 2 years and developed research interests in hemostasis, pulmonary thromboembolism and IMHA in dogs. In 2010, Dr. Goggs moved to the University of Bristol to undertake a PhD (Pharmacology) investigating the roles of small G-proteins in the regulation of platelet shape change and secretion.
Between 2011-13, Dr. Goggs co-chaired an effort to standardize viscoelastic testing in veterinary medicine, resulting in assay guidelines published in JVECC in 2014.
Dr. Goggs joined the ECC team at Cornell University in October 2013 where he is currently a Lecturer.
His clinical research interests include platelet dysfunction, feline and canine thromboembolic disease, and canine IMHA and IMTP. Dr. Goggs is Chair of the ACVECC Examination Committee and is Associate Editor (ECC) for the journal Veterinary Medicine and Science.
Daniel J. Fletcher, PhD, DVM, DACVECC, Associate Professor
Dr. Fletcher obtained his BS in Electrical Engineering at Drexel University and PhD in Bioengineering at University of California in Berkeley/University of California in San Francisco before completing his DVM at University of California, Davis. Daniel Fletcher has been practicing veterinary medicine since 2003 with a focus on emergency and critical care. He went on to complete an internship in small animal medicine and surgery and a residency in emergency and critical care medicine from the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Fletcher is currently an Associate Professor at Cornell University. He is certified by the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care.
His current interests include immersive simulation and virtual patients for veterinary student training, and recently received the 2012 SCAVMA Teaching Award for Clinical Sciences, the 2013 State University of New York Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, and the 2013 Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine Department of Clinical Sciences Innovative Teaching Award.