For Students and Residents

American Society for Veterinary Clinical Pathology
2424 American Lane
Madison, WI 53704

Telephone: +1-608-443-2479
Fax: +1-608-443-2474

Contact Person(s):
Bridget C. Garner

Department of Pathology

College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602-7388
Web Site:
Next Open Position:
July 1, 2015
Application Deadline:
October 15, 2014
Type of Program:
Residency with opportunity for concurrent MS
Length of Training:
3 years
No. of Trainees:
Current Trainee(s):
  • Corry Yeuroukis, DVM
  • Lisa Kelly, DVM, PhD
  • Chien-tsun Huang, DVM, PhD
Program Goals:
1) Prepare individuals for successful ACVP board certification
2) Prepare individuals for a career in diagnostic clinical pathology
3) Develop teaching skills
4) Offer individuals a foundation for a successful research career
Program Strengths:
Extensive cytology/hematology archives from the early 1970s, extensive class teaching sets from 1979 to present, Noah's Arkive videodisc, opportunity for extensive training in surgical pathology in addition to cytology, new state-of-the-art computer-aided teaching lab.
Training Activities:
Formal coursework and seminars, rounds (medicine, pathology and oncology), teaching professional students, journal clubs, clinical diagnostic duty with initial supervision, research project, rotations in other laboratories.
Additional Training Areas:
Surgical biopsy, research techniques, laboratory instrumentation.
Hematology, clinical chemistry, cytology, immunology, anatomic pathology, statistics, biochemistry, cellular pathology, laboratory animal pathology, microbiology, histopathology, surgical oncology.
Clinical Pathology Faculty:
  • Melinda Camus, DVM, Dipl ACVP, Assistant Professor
  • Bridget Garner, DVM, PhD, Dipl ACVP, Assistant Professor
  • Jaime Tarigo, DVM, PhD, Dipl ACVP, Assistant Professor
Faculty Research Interests:
Leukemia and lymphoma, immunophenotyping of hematopoietic neoplasms, bone marrow transplants, osteoarthritis biomarkers, proteinuria detection.
Trainees in Last 5 Years and Current Positions:
  • Nancy Collicutt, DVM, MS, Dipl ACVP; Antech (Smyrna, GA)
  • Paola Cazzini, DVM, MS, Dipl ACVP; Lecturer at University of Glasgow
  • Shawn Zimmerman, DVM, Dipl ACVP; PhD candidate at University of Georgia
  • Melinda Camus, DVM, Dipl ACVP; Assistant Professor at University of Georgia
  • Julie Webb, DVM, Dipl ACVP; Clinical Instructor at University of Wisconsin-Madison
This Page Was Last Updated
September 26, 2014