Dr. Cynthia Cook received the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Iowa State University in 1980. She completed a residency in ophthalmology at North Carolina State University and became a board certified Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists in 1986. While in North Carolina, she also obtained a Ph.D. degree at UNC in medical cell biology and anatomy. In addition to her clinical interests, Dr. Cook serves as a research consultant to the pharmaceutical industry and universities. Dr. Cook has served as President of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists, the San Francisco Veterinary Medical Association and the Peninsula Veterinary Medical Association. She also trains and competes with her terriers in agility.