Veterinary Diagnosticians

Photo: Dr. Hullinger

Pam Hullinger, DVM, MPVM, DACVIM


Focus: Foreign animal and transboundary disease preparedness


Photo: Dr. Mark Anderson

Mark Anderson, DVM, PhD, DACVP

Pathologist, Pathology Section Head

Focus: Livestock abortion, pathology and experimental reproduction (Neosporosis and Epizootic Bovine Abortion)

Photo: Peter Chu

Peter Chu, DVM, DACVP


Focus: Equine abortions; reproductive failure

Photo: Dr. Kristin Clothier

Kristin A Clothier, DVM, PhD, DACVM

Bacteriologist, Bacteriology Section Head

Focus: Ruminant bacterial respiratory pathogens; Salmonella ecology in livestock; effects of sample condition on pathogen detection in diagnostic samples

Photo: Dr. Beate Crossley

Beate Crossley, DVM, MPVM, PhD

Virologist, Virology Section Head

Focus: Viral diseases (endemic and foreign); molecular diagnostics

Photo: Dr. Rahul Dange

Rahul Dange, DVM, PhD

Pathology Resident

Photo: Dr. Ashley Hill

Ashley E Hill, DVM, MPVM, PhD

Epidemiologist, Serology Section Head

Focus: Diagnostic testing for infectious diseases of livestock; epidemiology of equine musculoskeletal injuries

Photo: Dr. Heather Knych

Heather Knych- DVM, PhD, DACCVP

Equine Pharmacologist, Equine Pharmacology Section Head

Focus: Equine pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics; drug metabolism; biomarkers

Photo: Dr. Asli Mete

Asli Mete- DVM, PhD, DACVP


Focus: Avian pathology; backyard chicken diseases; iron overload disorders in captive avian species

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Benjamin Moeller, PhD, DABT

Analytical Chemist

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Robert Poppenga, DVM, PhD, DABVT

Toxicologist, Toxicology Section Head

Focus: Veterinary clinical and diagnostic toxicology; diagnostic testing methods for animal intoxications; wildlife toxicology; biomarker development

Photo: Matt Sheley

Matt Sheley, DVM, DACVP


Photo: Dr. Scott Stanley

Scott D. Stanley, PhD

Equine Chemist, Equine Analytical Chemistry Section Head

Focus: Anti-doping methods for detection of biopharmaceutical, natural products, designer drugs

Photo: Leslie Woods

Leslie Willis Woods, DVM, PhD, DACVP

Pathologist, Electron Microscopy Section Head

Focus: Diagnostic pathology, plant toxicoses in beef cattle, diseases of wildlife


Photo: Simone Stoute

Simone T Stoute, DVM, PhD, DACPV

Avian Diagnostician, Interim Branch Chief

Focus: Pathology of infectious and non-infectious diseases of birds

Photo: Julia Blakey

Julia Blakey, DVM

Avian Medicine Resident

Photo: Manuela Crispo

Manuela Crispo, DVM

Avian Medicine Resident


Photo: Dr. John Adaska

John M Adaska, DVM, MPVM, PhD, DACVP

Pathologist, Branch Chief

Focus: Gastrointestinal disease of cattle

Photo: Dayna Goldsmith

Dayna Goldsmith, DVM, DACVP


Photo: Jennine Ochoa

Jennine Ochoa, DVM, PhD


Focus: Avian pathology, agricultural hoofstock

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H Shivaprasad, DVM, PhD, DACPV

Avian Diagnostician

Focus: Pathology of infectious and non-infectious diseases of birds

San Bernardino

Photo: Dr. Francisco Uzal

Francisco A. Uzal, DVM, MSc, PhD, DACVP

Pathologist, Branch Chief

Focus - Clostridial diseases; alimentary diseases; pathology of racehorses

Photo: Francisco Carvallo Chaigneau

Francisco R Carvallo Chaigneau, DVM, DCs, DACVP


Focus - Infectious diseases; pathology of the respiratory system

Photo: Janet Moore

Janet Moore, BVSc


Focus: Diagnostic pathology

Photo: Dr. Akinyi Nyaoke

Akinyi Carol Nyaoke, BVM, PhD


Focus: Aquatic animal medicine - fish