Fred W. Scott, DVM, PhD

Frederic Scott

Title: Professor Emeritus
Company: Cornell University
Location: Brooktondale, New York, United States

Fredric Scott, Professor Emeritus at Cornell University, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in veterinary services.

Now retired, Dr. Scott holds the title of professor emeritus with Cornell University, where he previously served as a National Institutes of Health postdoctoral fellow from 1965 to 1968, assistant and associate professor of veterinary microbiology between 1968 and 1979, and professor of microbiology and immunology from 1979 to 1996. Prior to the start of his career, Dr. Scott earned a Bachelor of Science in chemistry from the University of Massachusetts, and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and Doctor of Philosophy in virology from Cornell University.

Earlier in his career, he was a veterinarian through the Rutland Veterinary Clinic in Vermont in 1962, holding the position for two years. In the past, Dr. Scott conducted research in the field through the Plum Island Animal Disease Center with the U.S. Department of Agriculture. In addition, he served as director of the Cornell Feline Health Center, which he founded in 1974, and sat on the veterinary medical advisory committee of the Center for Veterinary Medicine at the Food and Drug Administration in Rockville, MD.

A respected voice in the field, Dr. Scott co-authored a number of books, including “Infectious Diseases in Domestic Animals” in 1988 and “Infectious Diseases” in 1986, as well as authored “Clifton William Scott and Mildred Evelyn Broadford Scott of Ashfield, Massachusetts: Ancestors, Descendants, and New England Heritage” in 2004. A member of the Academy of Feline Practice, Dr. Scott maintains affiliation with the American Veterinary Medical Association, the American College of Veterinary Microbiologists, the American Society of Virology, the Southern Tier Veterinary Medical Association, and the American Animal Hospital Association. In his spare time, he contributed his time to his community through the Boy Scouts of America, the Christian Veterinary Fellowship and the Bethel Grove Bible Church. For his accomplishments in the field, Dr. Scott has received numerous grants from the National Institutes of Health, and has been named a National Academies Practice Distinguished Scholar in Veterinary Medicine every year since 1991. Likewise, he received the Carnation Award from the American Animal Hospital Association, as well as the Research Award from the American Association of Feline Practitioners.

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