Athens Faculty and Staff

Faculty

Staff

  • Administration
    Carrie Fowler, Administrative Manager
    Michelle Norris, Quality Manager
    Amy Lavender, Business Manager
    Joanne Greenway, Administrative Assistant
    Shirley Smith, Administrative Assistant
  • Accessions
    Sabrina Bailey, Administrative Associate/Accessions Manager
    Wendy Counkle, Administrative Associate
    Jimmy Merrifield, Laboratory Technician
  • Bacteriology
    Paula Bartlett, Laboratory Manager
    Ashley Phillips, Laboratory Manager
    Jennifer Lightsey, Laboratory Technician
    Ashley Alden, Laboratory Technician
    Rebecca Cox, Laboratory Technician
  • Molecular Diagnostics
    Ingrid Fernandez, Laboratory Manager
    Amy McKinney, Laboratory Manager
    Shehroz Khan, Laboratory Technician
    Ashely Mursier, Laboratory Technician
  • Histopathology
    Trey Harden, Histology/Grossing Technician
  • Necropsy
    Glen Caldwell, Necropsy Laboratory Manager
    Bryan Center, Necropsy Technician
  • Serology/Virology
    Jillian Fishburn, Laboratory Manager
    Ruth Ann Morrow, Laboratory Manager
    Jennifer McClain, Laboratory Technician
    Pamela Currin, Laboratory Technician (part-time)

Tifton Faculty And Staff

Faculty

  • Hemant Naikare, BVSc & AH, MVSc, PhD, Dipl. ACVM, MBA
    Director & Associate Professor; Bacteriology Section Head
    Infectious disease diagnostics, Microbial pathogenesis
    naikare@uga.edu
    Publications
  • Marcia Ilha, DVM, MS, DACVP
    Pathologist & Associate Professor; Clinical Pathology Section Head
    Pathology of Domestic Animals
    milha@uga.edu
    Publications
  • Moges Woldemarium, DVM, PhD, DACVP
    Pathologist & Associate Professor; Histopathology Section Head, Necropsy/Receiving Section Head
    Nephropathy in domestic animals, Tumor biology (IHC), and Respiratory disease in ruminants (infectious)
    mwoldem@uga.edu
    Publications
  • Lee Jones, DVM, MS
    Associate Professor & Food Animal Health Field Investigator
    Beef Cow Reproductive Efficiency, Beef Herd Health, Estrus Synchronization & Artificial Insemination
    Embryo Transfer and Recipient Management
    leejones@uga.edu
    Website

  • Pedro Melendez,DVM, MS, PhD
    Associate Professor & Field Service Investigator
    Bovine Production Medicine
    pedro.melendez@uga.edu
    Publications
  • Eman Anis,BVMS, MS, PhD
    Interim Section Head Virology/Serology, Molecular Section Head & Post-Doctoral Scientist
    Infectious Diseases
    eanis@uga.edu
    Publications
  • Ian Hawkins, DVM, MRCVS, DACVP
    Pathologist & Assistant Professor, SEVPAC Conference Coordinator
    Liver pathology, tumor pathology, infectious diseases, and wildlife/exotic animal pathology
    ihawkins@uga.edu
    Publications

    Staff

    • Administration
      Deborah A. Blakey, Quality Manager & Safety Officer
      Kristie Goins, Business Manager
      Angela Norris, Associate Accountant
      Kenneth C. West, Systems Administrator Associate
      Debra E. Webb, Administrative Assistant
    • Accessions
      Mary Ann Ethridge, Laboratory Supervisor
      Sarah Benson, Laboratory Technician
    • Bacteriology/Mycology
      Cynthia (Cindy) K. Watson, Bacteriologist, Laboratory Manager
      Jill U. Johnson, Laboratory Technician
      Teresa (Teri) T. Register, Medical Technician
      Erin Turner, Laboratory Technician
      Kimberly Goins, Laboratory Assistant
    • Clinical Pathology
      Tammie T. Vann, Medical Technologist, Laboratory Manager
      Mary Byrd, Medical Technologist
    • Histopathology
      Vacant, Laboratory Manager
      Kimberly A. Bridges, Histology Technician
      Shaele P. Litteral, Histology Technician
    • Immunohistochemistry/BSLIII
      Lisa W. Whittington, Research Technician
      Debi Mclendon, Research Technician
    • Maintenance
      Kell D. Whitley, Facilities Manager
      Allen Bryant, Maintenance Foreman
    • Necropsy
      Vacant, Laboratory Technician
    • Serology/Virology
      Michele D. Coarsey, Lab Technician, Laboratory Manager
      Jan Ann Harper, Laboratory Technician
      Mary (Katy) Jones, Laboratory Technician
      Pamela McDaniel, Laboratory Technician
      Matthew Wiggins, Laboratory Technician