About this Speaker
Dr. Ralph Harvey teaches anesthesia and pain management in the Department
of Small Animal Clinical Sciences at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary
Medicine in Knoxville, Tennessee. He previously served as the Section Head for the
Small Animal Surgical Services and as a member of the University Faculty Senate. His
veterinary degree is from the UTCVM and his post-graduate training included internship,
residency, and fellowship at Cornell's Veterinary and Medical Colleges.
Dr. Harvey has worked in private small animal practice. He is certified as a
specialist by the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia, has served
as their Executive Secretary and as a member of the ACVAA Board of Directors. He is
currently a member of the Fear-Free Advisory Panel and the Fear Free Executive
He has received the UTCVM Brandy Memorial Award, the Outstanding Faculty
Member Award from the Tennessee Veterinary Medical Association, and the UTCVM
Outstanding Alumni Non-Practice Career Award.
His community service has included work with regional science fair programs,
Explorer Scouting, the Leukemia/Lymphoma Society, and with wilderness and