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University of Missouri

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

Description & Details

Program Goals:

1) Prepare individuals for successful ACVP board certification

2) Prepare individuals for a career in diagnostic clinical pathology

3) Offer individuals a foundation for a successful research career

Program Strengths:

Diagnostic cytology, teaching, extensive archived cytology and hematology materials, strong collaborative relationships with clinical and laboratory animal group.

Training Activities:

Teaching, service rotations with initial supervision, rounds (medicine, pathology, and oncology), formal coursework, anatomic pathology and laboratory animal exposure, independent and collaborative research, presentation at national meetings, continuing education for state veterinarians.

Additional Training Areas:

Toxicologic research, surgical biopsies, laboratory animal research.


Diagnostic cytopathology and histopathology, mechanisms of disease, biochemistry, interpretive clinical biochemistry, statistics.

Clinical Pathology Faculty:

  • Charles E. Wiedmeyer, DVM, PhD, Dipl ACVP, Associate Professor
  • Marlyn S. Whitney, DVM, PhD, Dipl ACVP, Clinical Associate Professor
  • Angela Royal DVM, MS, DACVP, Assistant Clinical Professor

Faculty Research Interests:

Development of diagnostic tests for laboratory animal species, use of novel methods for detection of renal dysfunction, molecular mechanisms of pathology, laboratory animal clinical pathology.

Trainees in Last 5 Years and Current Positions:

  • Tamara Hancock, PhD candidate, University of Missouri
  • Natalie Hoeep, Clinical Pathologist, IDEXX, Memphis, TN
  • Bridget Garner, Assistant Professor, University of Georgia
  • Angela Royal, Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Missouri
  • Laura Cregar, Principal Clinical Pathologist, MPI Research
  • Melanie Spoor, Pathologist, Axiom Veterinary Laboratories

How to Apply / Contact

Contact Person(s): Charles E Wiedmeyer


900 Campus Drive

A345 Clydesdale Hall

Columbia, MO 65211

Phone: 573-882-0052

Fax: 573-882-5526


Web Site:

Next Open Position: July 2014

Application Deadline:

Type of Program: Combined residency and MS, with preferred advancement to PhD

Length of Training: 3 years (residency and MS)

No. of Trainees: 3

Current Trainee(s):

  • Erin Burton
  • Diana Hoffman
  • Tara Piech

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