Jennifer Schissler

Affiliate Clinical Sciences


About Jennifer

Jennifer Schissler, DVM, MS, DACVD is from Colorado and graduated Summa Cum Laude from Colorado State University’s professional veterinary medical program in 2005. After completing a 1-year rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Wheat Ridge Animal Hospital in Wheat Ridge, Colorado, she completed a combined master’s degree and dermatology residency at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. Her master’s thesis was entitled, “Species Identification by Polymerase Chain Reaction of Staphylooccal Isolates from the Skin and Ears of Dogs and Evaluation of Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute Interpretive Criteria for Canine Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus pseudintermedius." She became a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Dermatology in 2009.


MS, Ohio State University, 2009DVM, Colorado State University, 2005


Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Dermatology


Stern JA, Chew DJ, Schissler JR, Green EM. Cutaneous and systemic blastomycosis, hypercalcemia, and excess synthesis of calcitriol on a domestic shortair cat. Journal Am Vet Med Assoc. 2010 Jan 15; 236(2): 162-3.Schissler J. Thoughts on testing for bacterial isolates. Journal Am Vet Med Assoc. 2010 Jan 15; 236(2):162-3. Schissler JR, Hillier A, Daniels JB, Cole LK, Gebreyes WA. Evaluation of Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute interpretive criteria for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus pseudintermedius isolated from dogs. J Vet Diagn Invest. 2009 Sep; 21(5):684-8.Smirnova N, Troyer JL, Schissler J, Terwee J, Poss M, Vandewoude S. Feline lentiviruses demonstrate differences in receptor repertoire and envelope structural elements. Virology 2005 Nov 10; 342(1):60-76.

Research Specialty

Professional interests include: cutaneous infectious disease, antimicrobial resistance, infection control practices, clinical immunology, and otology.