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University of Minnesota

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

Description & Details

Program Goals:

1) ACVP board eligibility

2) Contemporary basic/applied research training

3) Competency in clinical pathology

4) Acquire and improve teaching skills and methods

Program Strengths:

Cytology, hematology, bone marrow, clinical chemistry, applied research, collaborations with comparative oncology program, laboratory animal clinical pathology performed for Academic Health Center researchers and external clients

Training Activities:

Seminars, rounds, journal clubs, clinical diagnostic duty, teaching professional students.

Additional Training Areas:

Chemistry, hematology techniques, research methods (study design, data collection, manuscript preparation), endocrinology.


None required, extensive coursework available in veterinary pathobiology, statistics, immunology, and molecular techniques, if desired.

Clinical Pathology Faculty:

Leslie Sharkey, DVM, PhD, DACVP, Professor

Davis Seelig, DVM, PhD, DACVP, Assistant Professor

Erin Burton, DVM, DACVP, Assistant Professor

Daniel Heinrich, DVM, DACVP, Assistant Professor

Jill Schappa, DVM, DACVP

Faculty Research Interests:

Cancer biology, cardiac and renal physiology and biomarkers, bone marrow disorders, critical evaluation of diagnostic testing, laboratory animal clinical pathology, scholarship of teaching and learning, comparative neuropathology and lymphoproliferative disorders

Trainees in Last 5 Years and Current Positions:

Jill Schappa, Instructor, University of Minnesota

Daniel Heinrich, Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota

CJ Benson, Pathologists, IDEXX Laboratories

How to Apply / Contact

Contact Person(s): Davis Seelig


Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences

University of Minnesota

1352 Boyd Ave

St Paul, MN 55108

Phone: 612-626-0471 (Seelig)

Fax: 612-624-0751


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Next Open Position: July 2020

Application Deadline: October 10, 2017

Type of Program: Residency, with option for MS / PhD

Length of Training: 3 years

No. of Trainees: 2

Current Trainee(s):

Angela Gwynn

Courtney Johnson

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

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

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