Degrees and Specialties





Training and Background

Dr. McMichael received her BS in Biology from Columbia University and her DVM from Cornell. She is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, a professor & Service Chief of the Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care Section, director of the Small Animal Blood Bank at the College of Veterinary Medicine and a professor in Biomedical Sciences and Engineering at the Carle-Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois. 

Her research interests include: Working Dog Emergency Care, the microbiome, blood transfusions and leukoreduction, oxidative stress in health and disease, pro-thrombotic states and coagulation testing. She has published over 65 peer reviewed articles, numerous book chapters, and two emergency textbooks.


BS in Biology, Columbia University
DVM, Cornell University
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care