Tony Buffington


Tony Buffington

College of Veterinary Medicine
Phone: 614-292-3551
Topics: Animal health

Professional Training and Experience

  • DVM, University of California, Davis, 1981
  • MS, Nutrition, University of California, Davis, 1982
  • PhD, Nutrition, University of California, Davis, 1988
  • Clinical Nutritionist (Resident), Veterinary Medicine Teaching Hospital, UC Davis, CA, 1983-87
  • Postdoctoral Fellow in Clinical Nutrition, School of Medicine, UC Davis, CA, 1985-87

Research Interests

  • Effects of early life events and the environment on health and disease in cats and people.
  • Effects of environmental enrichment on health outcomes.
  • Diagnostic markers of health and disease

Clinical Interests

  • Stress effects on health and disease
  • Obesity
  • Evidence-based medicine
  • Effective medical communications

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