Valerie  J. Parker

Valerie J. Parker

DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, Dipl. ACVN

The Ohio State University (OSU), Veterinary Medical Center, Columbus, USA

Dr. Parker received her DVM from Tufts University and went on to complete a smallanimal internship at the Animal Medical Center in New York City. She then undertook asmall animal internal medicine residency at Iowa State University and a clinical nutritionresidency at Tufts University. She is currently associate professor at OSU, with researchinterests that include vitamin D status in chronic kidney disease and its relationship tonutrition management.

Contribution

Vitamin D in canine health

Vitamin D in canine health

Health management

Author: Valerie J. Parker

Nobody ever said that vitamins are an easy subject to understand – and although they are essential for life, too much or too little of a vitamin can make a huge difference to an animal’s health. Valerie Parker makes it all clear in her excellent review of Vitamin D.