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Margaret E. Gruen, DVM, MVPH, PhD, DACVB

Associate Professor of Behavioral Medicine

Office: 919.513.6500

Dr. Gruen completed her veterinary degree at the University of Illinois. She came to North Carolina State University for an internship followed by a residency in veterinary behavior. She completed a Masters in Veterinary Public Health and became a board-certified veterinary behaviorist. After a few years on the faculty at NCSU, she decided to pursue a PhD with a focus on understanding the behaviors associated with pain in cats with naturally-occurring arthritis. She then spent two years at Duke University, where she co-directed the Canine Cognition Center, and has now returned to North Carolina State University as an Assistant Professor of Behavioral Medicine.


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NC State Comparative Behavioral Research
DACVB, Fear Free Certification
Spontaneous Animal Disease Models
Animal Behavior, Chronic Pain, Welfare, Cognition, Anxiety