Dr. Emily Gould

Dr. Emily Gould is originally from Northern California and completed both her undergraduate and DVM degrees at the University of California at Davis (UC Davis). After earning her DVM in 2012, she completed two small animal private practice internships, one general rotating and one internal medicine focused, in southern CA. In 2014, Emily moved to Knoxville, TN and completed a Masters Degree at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine (UTCVM) investigating virulence factors of the feline protozoa Tritrichomonas foetus. Following completion of her MS, Emily remained at the UTCVM to embark upon a dual small animal internal medicine residency/PhD. She became a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in 2019, and joined the TAMU Gastrointestinal Laboratory immediately following her residency to continue her PhD under the mentorship of Dr. Katie Tolbert. In 2021, Emily joined the GI Lab faculty as an assistant professor. Emily’s graduate research is focused on the pH independent effects of acid suppressant medications, namely regarding the immune system and use in mast cell tumor disease. She is passionate about the education and teaching of students, interns, and medical residents, and has an interest in mental health wellness in veterinary medicine.