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Jennifer Kalishman, DVM, MS

Academic Title:

Assistant Professor

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Additional Title:

Assistant Professor

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Education and Training

University of Florida                 Gainesville, FL

  • Bachelor of Science -Agriculture 
  • Graduated with honors

University of Wisconsin                           Madison, WI

  • Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine

University of Washington             Seattle, WA

  • Master of Science in Comparative Medicine
  • Post-doctoral residency in Laboratory Animal Medicine



Dr. Jenny Kalishman is a clinical veterinarian specializing in the field of Laboratory Animal Medicine. Dr. Kalishman is the Director of Training for the Veterinary Resources program at UMB. 

Highlighted Publications

Photoacoustic tomography imaging and estimation of oxygen saturation of hemoglobin in ocular tissue of rabbits.  Hennen, S., Xing W., Yong, Z., Kalishman, J., et. al. Experimental Eye Research  138 (2015) 153-158.

Preparing for a Semiannual IACUC Inspection of a Satellite Zebrafish (Danio rerio) Facility; Readiness of the Facility Operator and IACUC Inspector.  Amy S. Koerber and J Kalishman; JAALAS 2009; Vol. 48 (1); pp 65-75.

What is Your Diagnosis?  Multifocal Subcutaneous Tumors in a Young Male Baboon (Papio cynocephalus anubis).  JoEllen Schielke, Jennifer Kalishman, Denny Liggitt, Mac Durning, Helle Bielefeldt-Ohmann.  Contemporary Topics 2002; Vol 41 (6) 27-29.

A Matched Observational Study of Survival in Cats with Enucleation Due to Diffuse Iris Melanoma.  J. Kalishman, R. Chappell, L. Flood, R. Dubielzig  Veterinary Ophthalmology (1998) 1, 1, 25-29

Nonsurgical embryo transfer in the common marmoset monkey.  VS Marshall, J Kalishman, JA Thomson.  J Med Primatol 1997; Vol 26 (241-247).

Pluripotent Cell Lines Derived from Common Marmoset (Callithrix jacchus) Blastocysts.  JA Thomson, J Kalishman, Thaddeus Golos,  Biology of Reproduction 1996; Vol 55 (254-259).

Survey of Cryptosporidium and Giardia spp. in a Captive Population of Common Marmosets.  J. Kalishman, J. Paul-Murphy, J. Scheffler, JA Thomson   Lab Animal Science Feb. 1996; Vol 46 (1) pp 116-119.

Isolation of a primate embryonic stem cell line.  JA Thomson, J Kalishman, T Golos,  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci.  Aug 1995;  Vol 92 (7844-7848).

Nonsurgical uterine stage preimplantation embryo collection from the common marmoset.  James A. Thomson, Jennifer Kalishman, John P. Hearn. J  Med Primatol 1994. Vol 23 (333-336).