Sonia Cheetham Brow, DVM, PhD

Sonia Cheetham Brow, DVM, PhD
Associate Professor, Veterinary Virology
Department of Pathobiology, SVM
Email: scheetha@sgu.edu
Website: https://www.sgu.edu
Phone: (473) 444-4175 ext. 3805
Fax: (473) 439-5068



Dr. Cheetham Brow joined St. George’s University in October, 2012 as an Associate Professor in the Department of Pathobiology, School of Veterinary Medicine. She is Course Director for “Veterinary Virology”. In addition to teaching, Dr. Cheetham Brow is conducting research projects on zoonotic viruses in bats, viruses in pigs and poultry.

Dr. cheetham Brow earn her DVM degree from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. She then completed PhD in Virology under supervision of Dr. Linda Saif in the Veterinary Preventive Medicine program at The Ohio State University in 2006. This was followed by a posdoc in human colorectal cancer in the School of Medicine at the University of British Columbia, Canada.

Dr. Cheetham Brow has conducted research in various countries including Argentina (Leloir Institute, INTA), Australia (CSIRO), US (OSU), Canada (UBC, BC cancer Agency) and Grenada (SGU). The diverse research programs have provided a strong background in virology, molecular biological techniques and first hand use of several animal models (including mice and gnotobiotic pigs and calves) to determine the effects of pathogens.