1) ACVP board eligibility
2) Contemporary basic/applied research training
3) Competency in clinical pathology
4) Acquire and improve teaching skills and methods
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
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