Suzanne Kennedy-Stoskopf Papers 1968-2019

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Kennedy-Stoskopf, Suzanne
Size
41.15 linear feet (69 boxes, 4 flatboxes, 1 oversize flatbox, 1 legal half box, 2 videocassette boxes, 3 artifact box, 1 tube, 1 CD box)
Call number
MC 00533

The Suzanne Kennedy-Stoskopf Papers contain materials relating to Suzanne Kennedy-Stoskopf’s research, professional, and teaching interests. Included are research studies, grants, animal patient records, lab tests, organizational materials, veterinary medicine course materials, publications, born-digital content, and some personal papers. A significant portion of the collection documents Dr. Kennedy-Stoskopf’s research and clinical work in the field of zoological health, environmental medicine, and veterinary medicine. Other materials document Dr. Kennedy-Stoskopf’s professional activities in organizations such as the American College of Zoological Medicine (ACZM), the American Veterinary Medicine Association (AVMA), the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians (AAZV), and the International Association of Aquatic Animal Medicine (IAAAM), among others. The remainder of the collection contains papers highlighting her role as faculty member for the NC State University, College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM), Department of Microbiology, Pathology, and Parasitology. The collection ranges in date from 1968 to 2017.

Suzanne Kennedy-Stoskopf is well-known for her role as the first female veterinarian at the Smithsonian National Zoological Park and the first full time female faculty member specializing in zoological medicine in North America. In 1990, Dr. Kennedy-Stoskopf joined the NC State University CVM faculty in the Department of Microbiology, Pathology, and Parasitology. During her tenure at the CVM, she co-founded and directed the country’s first three-year residency in zoological medicine. As of 2016, she is a research professor with NC State University's Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology program, an intercollegiate degree program administered by the CVM, the College of Natural Resources and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. During this time, she has also conducted extensive clinical and research studies with an emphasis on infectious diseases, immunology, and environmental medicine, specifically relating to aquatic animal, feline, amphibian, and avian populations. Dr. Kennedy-Stoskopf has quite an extensive role in several veterinary medicine organizations across the country, including the American College of Zoological Medicine (ACZM) and the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).

Biographical/historical note

Suzanne Kennedy-Stoskopf is well-known for her role as the first female veterinarian at the Smithsonian National Zoological Park and the first full time female faculty member specializing in zoological medicine in North America. In 1990, Dr. Kennedy-Stoskopf joined the NC State University CVM faculty in the Department of Microbiology, Pathology, and Parasitology. During her tenure at the CVM, she co-founded and directed the country’s first three-year residency in zoological medicine. As of 2016, she is a research professor with NC State University's Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology program, an intercollegiate degree program administered by the CVM, the College of Natural Resources and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. During this time, she has also conducted extensive clinical and research studies with an emphasis on infectious diseases, immunology, and environmental medicine, specifically relating to aquatic animal, feline, amphibian, and avian populations. Dr. Kennedy-Stoskopf has quite an extensive role in several veterinary medicine organizations across the country, including the ACZM and the AVMA.

Dr. Kennedy-Stoskopf earned a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree from Michigan State University in 1976 before returning to school to receive a Ph.D. in Immunology and Infectious Diseases from Johns Hopkins University in 1985. From 1976 to 1978, she worked as a Smithsonian Fellow for the National Zoological Park in Washington, D.C. Following this, Dr. Kennedy-Stoskopf spent several years employed as an instructor for various veterinary medicine departments at the University of Tennessee and Johns Hopkins University.

Kennedy-Stoskopf has published widely in academic publications, including the Journal of Wildlife Diseases, the Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, and Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. After over thirty years of practice, research, and teaching as a veterinarian, Dr. Kennedy-Stoskopf has received several awards in the field, including a lifetime achievement award from the ACZM, an Outstanding Woman Veterinarian of the Year Award from the Association for Women Veterinarian (AWV), and the Emil Dolensek Award from the AAZV.

Scope/content

The Suzanne Kennedy-Stoskopf Papers contain materials relating to Suzanne Kennedy-Stoskopf’s research, professional, and teaching interests. Included are research studies, grants, animal patient records, lab tests, organizational materials, veterinary medicine course materials, publications, born-digital content, and some personal papers. A significant portion of the collection documents Dr. Kennedy-Stoskopf’s research and clinical work in the field of zoological health, environmental medicine, and veterinary medicine. Other materials document Dr. Kennedy-Stoskopf’s professional activities in organizations such as the American College of Zoological Medicine (ACZM), the American Veterinary Medicine Association (AVMA), the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians (AAZV), and the International Association for Aquatic Animal Medicine (IAAAM), among others. The remainder of the collection contains papers highlighting her role as faculty member for the NC State University, College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM), Department of Microbiology, Pathology, and Parasitology. In addition, the collection contains some born-digital content, publications, and personal papers. The collection ranges in date from 1968 to 2017.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in seven series: 1. Research and Clinical Files 2. American College of Zoological Medicine Papers 3. Other Veterinary Medicine Organizations 4. Faculty Papers 5. Publications 6. Born-Digital 7. Personal Papers

Access to the collection

Portions of this collection have restricted access; the remainder of the collection is open for research and access requires at least 48 hours advance notice. Because of the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access will require additional advanced notice. Copies of digital files may be provided for use in the SCRC Reading Room upon request.

Use of these materials

The nature of the NC State University Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NC State University Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Suzanne Kennedy-Stoskopf Papers, MC 00533, Special Collections Research Center, NC State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Related material

Source of acquisition

Gift of Suzanne Kennedy-Stoskopf, 2014-2021 (Accession no. 2014.0201, 2017.0306, 2018.0171, 2020.0035, 2020.0049, 2021.0068)

Processing information

Processed by: Rose Buchanan, March 2015; machine-readable finding aid created by: Rose Buchanan, March 2015. Finding aid updated by: Linda Sellars with assistance from Emily Owen and Jessica Rojas, 2016 March. Finding aid updated because of additions to the collection by Taylor Wolford and Phillip MacDonald, 2020 February-May. Finding aid updated by: Hannah Chapman, 2020 August. Finding aid updated because of additions to the collection by Hannah Chapman, 2021.0068.

Please note that some historical materials may contain harmful content and/or descriptions. Learn how we’re addressing it.
Please note that some historical materials may contain harmful content and/or descriptions. Learn how we’re addressing it.

Access to the collection

Portions of this collection have restricted access; the remainder of the collection is open for research and access requires at least 48 hours advance notice. Because of the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access will require additional advanced notice. Copies of digital files may be provided for use in the SCRC Reading Room upon request.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Suzanne Kennedy-Stoskopf Papers, MC 00533, NC State University Libraries Special Collections Research Center

Use of these materials

The nature of the NC State University Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NC State University Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.