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University of Illinois

Organization: University of Illinois
Date Posted: 5/16/2018
City: Urbana
Location: Illinois
Country: United States
Primary Category: Training
Type of Position: Full- Or Part-Time

Description & Details

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

How to Apply / Contact

Contact Person(s): Anne Barger


College of Veterinary Medicine

Department of Pathobiology

1008 W Hazelwood

Urbana, IL 61802

Phone: 217-244-4106

Fax: 217-333-5341


Web Site:

Next Open Position: July 2019

Application Deadline: October 15, 2018

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: 3

Current Trainee(s):

  • Dr. Michael Rosser
  • Dr. Lisa Schlein
  • Dr. Kate Schlicher

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

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Fax: +1-608-443-2474

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