Karen Moriello, DACVD


Department of Medical Sciences

Karen Moriello, DACVD

Titles and Education

  1. Clinical Professor of Dermatology, 1986 – Current
    School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
  2. Award for Excellence for outstanding contributions to service and education, 2005 
    American College of Veterinary Dermatology
  3. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Dermatology
  4. Dermatology Residency Training, 1984-1986
    University of Florida
  5. DVM, 1982
    University of Illinois
  6. BS, 1978 
    Eastern Illinois University


Co-Editor of Veterinary Dermatology-an International Journal

Clinical Interests

Dr. Morello’s clinical interests used to be largely centered around feline dermatology and infectious skin diseases of cats, especially fungal skin diseases.

Recent Publications

  1. Moriello, K. A., Coyner, K., Paterson, S., & Mignon, B. (2017). Diagnosis and treatment of dermatophytosis in dogs and cats.: Clinical Consensus Guidelines of the World Association for Veterinary Dermatology. Veterinary dermatology28(3), 266–e68. https://doi.org/10.1111/vde.12440
  2. Moriello, K.A. (2020). Dermatophytosis. In: Noli, C., Colombo, S. (eds) Feline Dermatology. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-29836-4_13
  3. Moriello, K.A. (2019), Decontamination of 70 foster family homes exposed to Microsporum canis infected cats: a retrospective study. Vet Dermatol, 30: 178-e55. https://doi.org/10.1111/vde.12722
  4. Moriello, K.A. (2019), Mechanical washing of pet food bowls is effective for Microsporum canis decontamination. Vet Dermatol, 30: 428-e130. https://doi.org/10.1111/vde.12778