Dana LeVine

DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVIM
Associate Professor
2516 Lloyd
Education & Certifications  
DVM: Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine, 2004

Small Animal Medicine and Surgery Internship: University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine, 2004-5

Internal Medicine Residency: North Carolina State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, 2005-2008

PhD, Comparative Biomedical Sciences:  North Carolina State University, 2013

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Small Animal Internal Medicine), 2009 

VCS 436/444 – Small Animal Medicine

VCS 453/4 – Small Animal Medicine Clinical Rotation I & II

VCS 676/677 – Small Animal Advanced Medicine

IMBIO 699 – Research: Immunobiology (PhD and MS)


Research Focus & Interests  

Dana LeVine specializes in small animal internal medicine with a special interest in hematology.  Her research focuses on disorders of hyper- and hypocoagulability, especially immune thrombocytopenia (ITP).  SHe also studies neutrophil extracellular traps (NETs) and their role in thrombosis in dogs.    

Honors & Awards  

2008-2010 Hematology Training Grant Fellow, T32 award, UNC, Chapel Hill

2008 American College of Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology and Academy of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics Resident/Graduate Student Award

2008 American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Distinguished Resident Research Award
2004 Horace K. White Prize (for highest academic record during veterinary training), College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University         
2004 Charles Gross Bondy Prize (for excellence in practical medicine and surgery of small animals), College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University
2003 Phi Zeta inductee, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University
1998 Phi Beta Kappa inductee, Yale University 

American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine – Diplomate and Member

American Veterinary Medical Association – Member

Association of Veterinary Hematology and Transfusion Medicine – Board Member

Veterinary and Comparative Clinical Immunology Society Hematology Task Force – Member

Selected Publications  

Selected Publications


Jeffery U, Kimura K, Gray R, Leuth P, Bellaire B, LeVine DN. Dogs cast NETs too: Neutrophil extracellular traps in health and immune-mediated hemolytic anemia. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. 2015; 168 (3-4): 262-8.

Rodriguez AM, Graef AJ, LeVine DN, Cohen IR, Modiano JF, Kim JH. Association of Sphingosine-1-phosphate (S1P)/S1P Receptor-1 pathway with cell proliferation and survival in canine hemangiosarcoma. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. 2015; 29(4): 1088-97.

Slovak JE, Wang C, Sun Y, Otoni C, Morrison J, Deitz K, LeVine D, Jergens AE, Development and validation of an endoscopic activity score for canine inflammatory bowel disease, The Veterinary Journal. 2015; 203(3): 290-5.

LeVine DN, Birkenheuer AJ, Brooks MB, Nordone SK, Bellinger DA, Jones SL, Fischer TH, Oglesbee SE, Frey K, Brinson NS, Peters AP, Marr HS, Motsinger-Reif A, Gudbrandsdottir S, Bussel JB, and Key NS. A novel canine model of immune thrombocytopenia: Has ITP gone to the dogs? British Journal of Haematology. 2014; 167(1):110-20.

Slovak JE, Wang C, Morrison JA, Deitz KL, LeVine DN, Otoni C, King RR, Gerber LE, Hanson KR, Lundberg AP, and Jergens AE. Endoscopic assessment of the duodenum in dogs with inflammatory bowel disease. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. 2014; 28 (5): 1442-6.

LeVine DN, Papich MG, Gookin JL, Davidson GS, Davis JL, Hayes RG.  Ronidazole pharmacokinetics after intravenous and oral immediate-release capsule administration in healthy cats.  J Feline Med Surg 2011; 13(4): 244-50. PMID: 21239199
LeVine DN, Zhang D, Harris T, Vaden SL. The use of pooled vs. serial urine samples to measure urine protein:creatinine ratios. Vet Clin Path 2010; 39(1):53-6. PMID: 19572975
LeVine DN, Zhou Y, Ghiloni RJ, Fields EL, Birkenheuer AJ, Gookin JL, Robertson ID, Malloy PJ,  Feldman D. Hereditary 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D-resistant rickets in a Pomeranian dog caused by a novel mutation in the vitamin D receptor gene. J Vet Int Med 2009; 23(6): 1278-83. PMID: 19909429
Papich MG, LeVine DN, Gookin JL, Davidson GS, Stagner WC, Hayes RB. Ronidazole pharmacokinetics in cats following delivery of a delayed-release guar gum formulation. J Vet Pharmacol Ther 2012 Oct 30.[Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23106427