John E. Rush
Dr John E. Rush concurrently completed the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree and a Master’s degree at The Ohio State University in 1984. He then completed an internship at The Animal Medical Center in New York City (1984-85) and a residency in Cardiology and Internal Medicine at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
In 1989 he joined the faculty at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University in North Grafton, MA where he is currently a Professor with continuous term appointment. In the last 25+ years he has served as section head of the emergency and critical care service, clinical cardiologist, Associate Department Chair, and supervisor for the Tufts at Tech Community Veterinary Clinic. Research experiences include studies for evaluation of cardiac biomarkers, cardiovascular drug efficacy, dietary interventions for cardiac disease, and interventional devices for cardiac disease.
He is a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine-Cardiology (also a Past-President of the ACVIM-Cardiology specialty) and a diplomate in the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (ACVECC). Dr. Rush has over 150 peer-reviewed publications in veterinary journals on various topics in cardiology and emergency/critical care medicine. Honours include the Tufts’ President Award, the Cummings School Faculty Hall of Fame, the Pfizer Award for Research Excellence, and the ACVECC Jack Mara Scientific Achievement Award.