Career Center - Search for Openings
Search Openings Subscribe Tell a Friend About This Job Tell A Friend

Auburn University

Organization: Auburn University
Date Posted: 1/14/2019
City: Auburn
Location: Alabama
Country: United States
Primary Category: Training
Type of Position: Full-Time

Description & Details

Type of Program: Residency Training and Graduate School

Length of Training: 3 yrs (residency + MS) or 5-6 yrs (residency + PhD)

No. of Trainees: 2-3

Current Trainee(s):  Jordan Towns, Maria Naskou, Brittany Madere

Program Goals:

1) Training in the interpretation of hematologic, biochemical, cytologic and histopathologic samples.

2) Eligibility for ACVP board certification in Clinical Pathology.

3) Teaching experience in different professional student classes, including both small group discussions and large group lectures.

4) Presentation experience at professional meetings at the local, regional, and national levels.

5) Participation in clinical or basic research and scientific publication.


Program Strengths:

High case load, varied and high quality cases, very flexible schedule, digital photomicroscopy, computerized medical record system, active and inclusive oncology group, close interaction between clinical pathologists, professional students and clinical interns, residents, and

Training Activities:

Clinical diagnostic duty, formal coursework, research projects, seminars, rounds, independent study, teaching professional students.


Additional Training Areas:

Surgical biopsy, research techniques, platelet function analysis, flow cytometry


Hematology, clinical chemistry, immunology, anatomic pathology, statistics, mechanisms of disease, molecular biology.


Clinical Pathology Faculty:

Beth Spangler, DVM, PhD, Dipl ACVIM and Dipl ACVP, Associate Professor


Pete Christopherson, DVM, PhD, Dipl ACVP, Assistant Professor


Emily Graff, DVM, PhD, Dipl ACVP, Assistant Professor


Eric Fish, DVM, Diplomate ACVP, Assistant Professor


Kelsey Legendre, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVP, Clinical Lecturer


Faculty Research Interests:

Platelet function and blood coagulation, diagnostic applications of flow cytometry (Spangler), platelet function disorders and inherited platelet diseases (Christopherson), relationship between adipose tissue and immune response (Graff), microRNA expression in canine mammary tumors, iron metabolism (Fish), immunocytochemistry and exotic animal cytology (Legendre)


Trainees in Last 5 Years:

Chris Lanier, DVM. MPH, MS, Diplomate ACPVM, Diplomate ACVP


Cheryl Auch Lawson, DVM, Diplomate ACVP, IDEXX Laboratories


Eric Fish, DVM, Diplomate ACVP, Assistant Professor and PhD candidate, Auburn University


How to Apply / Contact

Beth Spangler, Pete Christopherson



Department of Pathobiology

College of Veterinary Medicine

166 Greene Hall

Auburn University

Auburn, AL 36849-5519










Web Site:


Next Open Position:

July 2020


Application Deadline:

October 15, 2019


Application Process (please send the following to Dr. Spangler):

CV, Letter of Intent, Veterinary School transcript, GRE scores, three letters of recommendation

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

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

Connect With Us
Public Page Members-Only