Sonia Cheetham-Brow

Sonia Cheetham-Brow, DVM, PhD


Dr. Cheetham-Brow is a Professor in the School of Veterinary Medicine where she is focused on virology and molecular biological techniques. As part of the veterinary virology team at SGU, her goals include being able to identify most viruses of animal importance as well as those that are potentially zoonotic.

Dr. Cheetham-Brow was a visiting scientist at the CSIRO in Sydney Australia and has published several papers in peer-reviewed journals, including the British Journal of Cancer and the Journal of Virology.

Dr. Cheetham-Brow earned her DVM from the University of Buenos Aires.   She received her PhD at Ohio State University, studying under distinguished Professor Dr. Linda Saif.  Her thesis focused on the pathogenesis of a human gastroenteric virus (Norovirus) in the gnotobiotic pig model. She then did postdoctoral research in human colorectal cancer in the School of Medicine, University of British Columbia, BC Cancer Research Center.