Sandra Manfra Marretta



DVM, Cornell University
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
Diplomate, American Veterinary Dental College


Dr. Sandra Manfra Marretta received her DVM degree from Cornell University in 1977. She completed an internship, surgical residency and clinical dentistry training at the prestigious Animal Medical Center in New York City. She obtained Diplomate status in the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 1985, and became a Charter Diplomate of the American Veterinary Dental College in 1988. She is a Professor Emerita in Small Animal Surgery and Dentistry at the University of Illinois after 23 years of service.

Dr. Manfra is the author of over 250 publications including journal articles, chapters, abstracts and proceedings, and is the winner of numerous awards including the 2002 AAHA Veterinarian of the Year, The Animal Medical Center Alumna of the Year Award, The University of Illinois’ Campus Award for Excellence in Graduate and Professional Teaching, and The University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine’s All-Round Excellence Award.

Her online Small Animal Dentistry Course is used by over 30 veterinary schools around the world.

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