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):
Anne Barger
College of Veterinary Medicine
Department of Pathobiology
1008 W Hazelwood
Urbana, IL 61802
Web Site:
Next Open Position:
August 2015
Application Deadline:
October 22, 2014
Type of Program:
Combined residency with masters but option for PhD.
Length of Training:
3 yrs (residency), 5-6 years (residency + PhD)
No. of Trainees:
Current Trainee(s):
  • Dr. Michael Rosser
  • Dr. Lisa Schlein
  • Dr. Kate Schlicher
Program Goals:
1) ACVP board eligibility
2) Participation in ASVCP and presentation at annual meeting
3) Completion of PhD or Masters, if in a combined program
4) Reflect positive image of the profession and the University of Illinois
5) Competitive for employment in academics and industry
Program Strengths:
Clinical biochemistry, enzymology, lymphoproliferative and myeloproliferative disorders, hemoparasitic diseases, good working relationship with clinicians, dynamic clinical pathology laboratory with 5 technologists. Residents participate in an annual Mock Board examination to assist in preparation for the ACVP certifying examination.
Training Activities:
Formal coursework, seminars, rounds, teaching professional students, journal clubs, diagnostic clinical duty, research projects, rotations in other laboratories, including a 6-week internship at Abbott Laboratories.
Additional Training Areas:
Surgical biopsy, research techniques.
Hematology, clinical chemistry, cytology, immunology, anatomic pathology, statistics, biochemistry.
Clinical Pathology Faculty:
  • Philip F Solter, DVM, PhD, Dipl ACVP, Associate Professor
  • Anne Barger, DVM, MS, Dipl ACVP, Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Katherine Wycislo, DVM, DACVP, Visiting Assistant Professor
  • Kim Pattullo, DVM, MVetSc, Clinical Instructor
  • Sara Connolly, DVM
Faculty Research Interests:
Clinical biochemistry: enzymology and neurohormone analyses and action, immunocytochemistry of neoplasms (particularly osteosarcoma).
Trainees in Last 5 Years and Current Positions:
  • Amy Schnelle, DVM, MS, DACVP Idexx laboratories
  • Katherine Wycislo, DVM, DACVP Combined faculty position and PhD University of Illinois
  • A Russell Moore, DVM, MS, DACVP Clinical Instructor, Colorado State University
This Page Was Last Updated
September 26, 2014