Shannon Kirejczyk

Abigail Armwood

Carrie Schmidt

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Ricardo Mendes

Before joining UGA, Dr. Mendes worked as a full professor in a University in Brazil, Instituto Federal Catarinense (IFC), Concórdia, Santa Catarina state, and has been granted several research grants at federal and state levels. He has a strong background in veterinary pathology, starting with a Master’s degree in this […]

Hadley Copeland

Katie Metcalf

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Mackenzie Long

After completing her DVM training at the University of Georgia in 2018, Dr. Mackenzie Long received her PhD and veterinary clinical pathology boards certification while training at The Ohio State University. Dr. Long is passionate about enhancing veterinary oncology diagnostics and treatment. She is particularly interested in better characterizing and targeting resistance […]

Elizabeth Greif

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Dr. Allenspach is a clinician-scientist and has been employed as a faculty in academia for the last 20 years. Dr. Allenspach has a current H-index of 43 with over 5,700 citations and 230 publications. She has broad background in small animal internal medicine (Diplomate European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine […]

Daniel Sebastian

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Mohamed Elbadawy

Dr. Mohamed Elbadawy, BSc, MS, PhD (Veterinary Pharmacology) has been employed in academia as a faculty for the past 15 years with a demonstrated history of teaching and research. Dr. Elbadawy has a lot of high quality publications and patents in the veterinary pharmacology, toxicology, and cancer biology. Dr. Elbadawy […]

Charles Stilz

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Leigh Anne Clark

Dr. Leigh Anne Clark earned her doctoral degree in 2004 from the College of VeterinaryvMedicine at Texas A&M University studying exocrine pancreatic insufficiency in Germanvshepherd dogs. After graduation, she remained in the Department of Pathobiology as a Research Assistant Professor, investigating the genetics of dermatomyositis in Collies and Shetland sheepdogs […]

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Jonathan Mochel

Dr. Jon P. Mochel obtained his Veterinary Medical Degree from the National Veterinary School of Alfort (Paris, France). He completed his Doctorate studying Neurosciences in collaboration with the College de France and received the Silver Medal from Paris XII for his work. Dr. Mochel holds a MS in Pharmacology and […]

Davis Seelig

Kali Griffith

Gillian Herbert

Brittany Graham

Maria Naskou

Eric Fish

Troy Myers

Bryce Miller

Dr. Bryce Miller is a board-certified, faculty pathologist in both the Department of Pathology and the Infectious Diseases Laboratory (IDL), which is based in the Department of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery. Dr. Miller is a member of the UGA Zoo and Exotic Animal Pathology Service (ZEAPS), which is a […]

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Corrie Brown

Animals Infecting Humans Is Scary. It’s Worse When We Infect Them Back.

Mink farms threaten to become a source of new coronavirus variants – and an object lesson in how ‘spillback’ can make deadly diseases even deadlier. Read More Read More [PDF]

Shoring Up The Species Barrier

“The University of Georgia is one of the leading research institutions in the world tackling zoonotic spillover,” said Justin Bahl, comparative geneticist and associate professor in the College of Public Health and College of Veterinary Medicine at UGA. “We are studying the human and environmental systems in which these zoonotic infections arise and identifying possible […]

Fernando Torres velez

Satoshi Suzuki

Samantha Schlemmer

Michelle Duncan

Megan Corbett

Sarah Schneider

Caitlyn Connor

Gbemisola Akingbade

Jesse Riker

Lilian Oliveira

Ashley Powell

Kaori Sakamoto named to AAVMP board

Dr. Kaori Sakamoto, associate professor of anatomic pathology, has recently been named the director of wellness and wellbeing for the Association of Asian American Veterinary Medical Professionals (AAVMP). In this role, Dr. Sakamoto will be responsible for developing wellness workshops and opportunities designed to improve wellbeing and promoting positive mental […]

Karen Wingard

CVM Faculty Member to Present at TEDxUGA

Dr. K. Paige Carmichael is a professor of veterinary pathology in the College of Veterinary Medicine and previously served as the College’s associate dean for academic affairs. After receiving her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Tuskegee University, Dr. Carmichael came to UGA to complete a pathology residency and PhD in […]

CVM professor receives AAVMC award for distinguished service

Dr. Corrie Brown has been recognized for the second time in as many months. This week, Dr. Brown was named this year’s AAVMC Billy E. Hooper Award for Distinguished Service recipient. Per the AAVMC, this award is presented each year to an individual “whose leadership and vision has made a […]

CVM professor recognized by ACVP

Dr. Corrie Brown, Josiah Meigs and University Professor of pathology, was recognized earlier this month as a Distinguished Member by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) at its 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting. Per the ACVP, “Distinguished Members are ACVP Diplomates who have rendered exceptionally distinguished service to the College […]

CVM announces new director for Athens Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory

The College of Veterinary Medicine is pleased to announce the hire of Dr. Binu Velayudhan as the director of the Athens Veterinary Diagnostic Lab (AVDL), effective January 1, 2021. Dr. Velayudhan currently serves as the assistant director of laboratories at the North Carolina Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories in Raleigh, NC. Prior […]

Cristopher Young

Matthew Griffin

Mark Fast


Vicente Reyes

Pathology students and faculty recognized in interdisciplinary ceremonies

The Department of Pathology celebrated a successful year’s end. Seven students and faculty were presented awards at three recent annual meetings. The American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) and the American Society for Veterinary Clinical Pathology’s (ASVCP) concurrent annual meeting was held in San Antonio, Texas; the Entomological Society of […]

Weerapong Laovechprasit

Jian Zhang

Terry Ng

Raquel Rech

Jonathan Towner

Claudio Afonso

Tifton Diagnostic Lab faculty partnering on USDA-NRCS feral swine control project

On November 21, it was announced that the Flint River Soil and Water Conservation District was awarded $1.5 million for a three year project in the Feral Swine Eradication and Control Pilot Program in the Albany project area. The Albany project area includes parts of Calhoun, Baker, Terrell, and Dougherty […]

Shannon Hostetter

Shannon Jones Hostetter

Pathology faculty member selected to participate in SEC Academic Leadership Development Program

Kaori Sakamoto, associate professor of pathology and director of the Comparative Biomedical Sciences Program at the College, has been selected for the 2019-2020 Southeastern Conference Academic Leadership Development Fellowship. This program is designed to enhance the skills of faculty and early-career administrators in SEC institutions and prepare them for the […]

Jesse Hostetter

Dr. Hostetter is the Barry G. Harmon Professor and Head of the Department of Pathology in the College of Veterinary Medicine. He also is the Executive Director of the Tifton and Athens Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories. In these positions he is responsible for all aspects of the service, teaching and research […]

Mary Byrd

Yi Chu

Yi Chu

Kathryn McCullough

Chloe Chan Goodwin

Jessica Elbert

Nicole Nemeth

Nicole Nemeth

Kristina Meichner

Amanda Wages

Deb Carter

Daniel R. Rissi

Amanda Peppers

George McElreath

George McElreath

Maria Guzman

Maria Guzman

James Stanton

James Stanton

John Leary

Jennifer Kempf

Jennifer Kempf

Megan Troutman

Megan Troutman

Rhonda Wheeler

Craig Dixon

Craig Dixon

Elizabeth Uhl

Kaori Sakamoto

Kaori Sakamoto

Tamas Nagy

Doris M. Miller

Doris M. Miller

Marcia Ilha

Elizabeth Howerth

Jaroslava Halper

Nicole Gottdenker

Bridget Garner

Bridget Garner

Alvin C. Camus

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