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 Diagnostic Services, VPTH710/770
  • Farm Animal Pathology - NBC, VPTH711
  • Farm Animal Pathology - NBC, VPTH771
  • 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 autopsies 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, DVM, PhD (Emeritus)
  • Amy C. Durham, MS, VMD, DACVP
  • Julie Engiles, VMD, DACVP
  • Bruce Freedman, VMD, PhD
  • Michael H. Goldschmidt, MSc, BVMS, MRCVS, DACVP (Emeritus)
  • Perry Habecker, VMD, DACVP
  • Mark Haskins, VMD, PhD (Emeritus)
  • 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 (Emeritus)
  • Nicole Weinstein, DVM, DACVP
  • John H. Wolfe, VMD, PHD