Dr. Alison Clode is a native of Spokane, Washington, she completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington. She obtained her veterinary degree from Washington State University in 2003 and completed a one-year small animal medical and surgical internship at Colorado State University in 2004. Her residency training in comparative veterinary ophthalmology was completed at North Carolina State University in 2007; she achieved Diplomate status in the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO) that same year.
Dr. Clode served on the faculty, as an Assistant and then Associate Professor, of the NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine from 2007 to June 2014, at which time she moved to Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and joined Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital.
In addition to authoring numerous research articles and book chapters, Dr. Clode has lectured extensively in the US and internationally on topics covering both small animal and equine ophthalmology.