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Department of Pathology

Paula M. Krimer-Rollison

Associate Professor
Clinical Pathology - AVDL
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Educational Background

  • DVSc, University of Guelph, 2001
  • DVM, University of Guelph, 1996
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Pathology, Clinical Pathology, 2002

Teaching Experience

  • Clinical Pathology
  • Advanced Veterinary Clinical Biochemistry
  • Advanced Veterinary Hematology
  • Special Topics in Pathology, Cytology Tutorial
  • Microscopic Pathology
  • Diagnostic Oncology
  • Senior Pathology Rotation
  • Slide Seminar
  • Systems Pathology 

Research Interests

  • Diagnostic Testing
  • Reference Intervals
  • Hepatic Diseases 
  • Body Cavity Effusions including CSF and synovial fluid
  • Epidemiology & Evidence-based Medicine


  • 2014 Outstanding Laboratory Service Award

Selected Publications

  • Dunn D, Creevy KE, Krimer PM. Outcomes of H3N2 canine influenza infection in a metropolitan outbreak. JAVMA, in press
  • Grosenbaugh DA, Rissi DR, Krimer PM. Demonstration of the ability of a canine Lyme vaccine to reduce the incidence of histological synovial lesions following experimentally-induced canine Lyme borreliosis. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 2016 Nov 1;180:29-33. doi: 10.1016/j.vetimm.2016.08.014. PubMed PMID: 27692092.
  • Camus MS, Priest HL, Koehler JW, Driskell EA, Rakich PM, Ilha MR, Krimer PM. Cytologic Criteria for Mast Cell Tumor Grading in Dogs With Evaluation of Clinical Outcome. Vet Pathol. 2016 Nov;53(6):1117-1123. PubMed PMID: 27034386.
  • Krimer PM, Haley AC, Harvey SB, Schatzberg SJ. Evaluation of cytospin precision in low cellularity canine cerebrospinal fluid. J Vet Diagn Invest. 2016 Mar;28(2):158-64. doi: 10.1177/1040638715626960. PubMed PMID: 26965236.
  • Susta L, Uhl EW, Grosenbaugh DA, Krimer PM. Synovial lesions in experimental canine Lyme borreliosis. Vet Pathol. 2012 May;49(3):453-61. doi: 10.1177/0300985811424754. PubMed PMID: 22075774.
  • Krimer PM, Miller AD, Li Q, Grosenbaugh DA, Susta L, Schatzberg SJ. Molecular and pathological investigations of the central nervous system in Borrelia burgdorferi-infected dogs. J Vet Diagn Invest. 2011 Jul;23(4):757-63. doi: 10.1177/1040638711408281. PubMed PMID: 21908319.
  • Craig LE, Krimer PM, Cooley AJ. Canine synovial myxoma: 39 cases. Vet Pathol. 2010 Sep;47(5):931-6. doi: 10.1177/0300985810369903. PubMed PMID: 20460449.
  • Harvey SB, Krimer PM, Correa MT, Hanes MA. Hematology and plasma chemistry reference intervals for mature laboratory pine voles (Microtus pinetorum) as determined by using the nonparametric rank percentile method. J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci. 2008 Jul;47(4):35-40. PubMed PMID: 18702449; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2694717.

    Additional publications by Dr. Krimer may be found on PubMed.

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