Lauren E. Demos BVMS,
Dr. Demos grew up in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Dr. Demos graduated Summa Cum
Laude from Northern Illinois University with an undergraduate focus in
acoustical physics, jazz performance, and computer music, and was a four-year
recipient of the prestigious Northern Illinois University Scholar Award. She subsequently
attended Murdoch University in Perth,
Australia, performing post-graduate research on feline papillomaviruses and
earning her Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery. Her research was published in Veterinary Dermatology October 11 2013, and we have provided a link to the abstract on PubMed.:
Papillomavirus-associated multicentric squamous cell carcinoma in
situ in a cat: an unusually extensive and progressive case with
As a student Dr. Demos sought out a number of
internationally respected feline clinics in the U.S and Australia for
externship experience (including Exclusively Cats). In her final year of vet school, she elected to pursue advanced
studies in feline medicine at our practice. After graduating from Murdoch University Dr. Demos practiced as an associate veterinarian at
a feline clinic in Wisconsin prior to her return to Michigan.
Dr. Demos has always had a strong attraction to
feline medicine. Her particular
interests in feline medicine include cardiology, infectious diseases and
dentistry. In January 2014, Dr. Demos
will officially start her residency in Feline Practice. Our feline residency program is one of only
five available in the world!
She is passionate about promoting feline health and
medicine through education and has lectured at local and international
conferences. She enjoys sharing her knowledge with others, and during vet
school, she assisted in teaching various courses to veterinary students. Most
recently, she was selected to represent the American Association of Feline
Practitioners as their Future Leader at the 2013 American Veterinary Medical
Association Leadership Conference, and has continued on their Board of
Directors in an inaugural executive board internship.
In her spare time, she enjoys relaxing with her
clowder of six cats (Dragon, Dude, Mia, Haku, Mayday and Nomad). Alternately she
enjoys running marathons, mountain biking, surfing, and kayaking.