Royal Canin

General diagnostic approach to pruritic skin disease in cats


Oct 22 2020


8:30 am - 9:15 pm


  • Danny Scott
    Danny Scott
    Diplomate - American College of Veterinary Pathologists (Honorary) / James Law Professor Emeritus, Section of Dermatology

    Danny Scott is a Southern Californian by birth and an Upstate New Yorker by choice. Dr. Scott is a 1971 graduate of the School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California at Davis. He completed an Internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, and a Residency in Medicine at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, from 1971 through 1974. He was Chief of an Internal Medicine Service at Cornell from 1974 through 1977, during which time he “saw the light” and moved into dermatology. Dr. Scott became a Diplomate (by examination!!) of the American College of Veterinary Dermatology in 1977, and Chief of Cornell’s first Dermatology Service in 1978.
    Dr. Scott was blessed with a long and super groovy career at Cornell!! His favorite things were teaching veterinary students (over 5000), mentoring Residents in Dermatology (27) and Pathology (over 100), and working with critters and their keepers to improve the lives of both.
    Along the way, Dr. Scott authored or coauthored over 700 publications (to include 10 textbooks) and gave over 530 continuing education presentations (40 States and 39 countries). He was the recipient of 25 professional awards, to include the Distinguished Teaching Award (from his students), the American College of Veterinary Dermatology Outstanding Achievement Award, the New York State Veterinary Medical Society Outstanding Service to Veterinary Medicine Award, Honorary Life Member of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists, the Frank Kral Award from the American Academy of Veterinary Dermatology, the University of California School of Veterinary Medicine Alumni Achievement Award, and the International Canine Health Lifetime Achievement Award.
    Dr. Scott is very happily retired after 45 years (and a subsequent 3 years part-time) at Cornell. He is currently the James Law Professor of Dermatology, Emeritus.

    Research/Clinical Interest:
    Feline Dermatology; Equine Dermatology; Dermatopathology; original recognition and description of new skin diseases; original description and popularization of new therapies; original clinical trials of veterinary drugs; investigation of clinical significance of dermatopathological changes
    – 1972 – 1973 Cornell University, Residency in Small Animal Medicine
    – 1971 – 1972 Cornell University, Internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery
    – 1971 University of California at Davis, DVM

    Biography/Professional Experience:
    -2018 International Canine Health Lifetime Achievement Award, The Kennel Club, London
    -2010 American College of Veterinary Pathologists (honorary)


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