Pathology & Toxicology

The Laboratory of Pathology and Toxicology is responsible for teaching:
  • General and Systemic Pathology, VPTH602
  • Clinical Pathology, VPTH606
  • Ecotoxicology for Veterinarians, VPTH633
  • Large Animal Pathology & Toxicology - NBC, VPTH640
  • Small Animal Pathology Service, VPTH710
  • Farm Animal Pathology - NBC, VPTH711
  • Small Animal Necropsy Technique, VPTH770
  • Farm Animal Pathology - NBC, VPTH771
  • Small Animal Clinical Pathology Service, VPTH772
  • Small Animal Pathology Holiday Rotation, VPTH790

The lecture material emphasizes the principles of pathology and pathogenesis, both general and organ-specific, with appropriate laboratories as well as hands-on necropsies of clinical cases in the senior year.   The faculty members in the Laboratory of Pathology and Toxicology have a wide range of interests in diagnostic anatomic, clinical, and toxicological pathology, and clinical and basic research:


  • Samuel Chacko, D.V.M., Ph.D.
  • Roberta DiTerlizzi, DVM, MRCVS
  • Amy C. Durham, MS, VMD, Diplomate ACVP
  • Julie Engiles, VMD, Diplomate ACVP
  • Bruce Freedman, V.M.D., Ph.D.
  • Michael H. Goldschmidt, MSc, BVMS, MRCVS, Diplomate ACVP
  • Perry Habecker, VMD, Diplomate ACVP
  • Mark Haskins, VMD, PhD
  • Nicola Mason, BVetMed DACVIM PhD
  • Elizabeth A. Mauldin, DVM, DAVCP & DACVD
  • Lisa A. Murphy, VMD, DABT
  • Melissa Sánchez, VMD, PhD, DACVP
  • Thomas Van Winkle, VMD, DACVP
  • John H. Wolfe, VMD, PHD