This week on the Cone of Shame Veterinary Podcast, Dr. Andy Roark talks with Dr. Tracy Witte about her TWO new journal articles. The first is a commentary on storage of euthanasia solution, and the second is a survey of negative mental health outcomes , workplace and school climate, and identity disclosure for LGBTQ+ veterinary professionals in the US and UK.


A survey of negative mental health outcomes, workplace and school climate, and identity disclosure for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, and asexual veterinary professionals and students in the United States and United Kingdom –…avma.257.4.417

Suicides and deaths of undetermined intent among veterinary professionals from 2003 through 2014…avma.255.5.595

A guide to fostering an LGBTQ-inclusive workplace:…WqHO4yQTwzAlGdAQ

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Dr. Tracy Witte is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at Auburn University, as well as a licensed psychologist. Her research is primarily focused on understanding and preventing suicidal behavior, with a line of work investigating suicide and other negative mental health outcomes in veterinarians, other vet professionals, and vet students.