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Joanne Intile, DVM, DACVIM

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Dr. Joanne Intile is a native Long Islander, currently residing not far from the town where she grew up. She received her bachelors and masters of science degrees from Hofstra University and her DVM from Cornell University.

After graduating from veterinary school, Dr. Intile completed a one-year rotating internship in small animal medicine, surgery, and critical care at Long Island Veterinary Specialists. She then returned to Cornell as a resident in medical oncology. During her residency, she was awarded the Robert S. Brodey Memorial Award for outstanding clinical research project in oncology at the 27th annual meeting of the Veterinary Cancer Society. 

Following board certification, Dr. Intile worked in private practice in upstate New York, where she learned the art and science of snow shoveling, and in Maryland, where she learned the wonders of Old Bay seasoning and how to eat crabs.

Dr. Intile has authored and co-authored numerous research papers within the field of veterinary oncology, as well as several book chapters on various animal cancers. She lectures regularly at local and national veterinary conferences. Dr. Intile is a board certified member of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, the Veterinary Cancer Society, the American Veterinary Medical Association, and Phi Zeta, the National Veterinary Honor Society.

Dr. Intile's professional interests include developing novel rescue chemotherapy protocols for canine lymphoma, hospice care/palliative options for cancer patients, and using her creative writing talents to dispel myths and misconceptions about veterinary cancer care.

During her leisure time, Dr. Intile is an author and blogger, an avid runner, a wine enthusiast, feline fanatic, and an aspiring world traveler.