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Patricia Nichols Coan
Clinical Assoc Professor
Biomedical and Diagnostic Sciences

Education

  • University of Alabama at Birmingham, PhD, Pathology, 1992
  • Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine, DVM, 1986
  • Auburn University, BS, 1983

Professional Experience

  • Dec 2006 - present
    Director, Office of Laboratory Animal Care, University of Tennessee
  • Dec 2006 - present
    Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Comparative Medicine, University of Tennessee
  • July 2002 - Nov 2006
    Director, Department of Vivarial Science and Research, Tulane University
  • July 2002 - Nov 2006
    Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology
    Tulane University Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine
  • July 1992 - July 2002
    Associate Director, Animal Resources Program, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Oct 1993 - July 2002
    Assistant Professor, Department of Genomics and Pathobiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Apr 2000 - July 2002
    Attending Veterinarian, BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • July 1992 - Oct 1993
    Instructor, Department of Comparative Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Aug 1993 - Dec 1995
    Attending Veterinarian, Baptist Medical Center, 701 Princeton Avenue, Birmingham, Alabama 35211
  • May 1987 - Jun 1992
    Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Comparative Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Mar 1986 - May 1987
    Associate Veterinarian, Riverview Animal Clinic, Highway 280 South, Birmingham, Alabama
  • 1981 - 1983
    Research Assistant, Dr. W.L. Current, Department of Zoology, Auburn University

Board Certification

  • Diplomate, American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine, 1995

Professional Societies

  • American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine, ACLAM/ASLAP Program Committee 01-04, ACLAM Exam Resources Committee, 2008-2011. Exam Committee 2012-2015
  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, Alternate Trustee, District 4, 95-98, 99-01
  • Southeastern Branch of AALAS, Chairman Legislation Committee - 94,97,98,99, Board of Directors, 1995-97. Assistant Program Chairman - 2001, Program Chairman - 2002
  • Louisiana Branch of AALAS, 2002-2006
  • Appalachian Branch of AALAS, 2007-present, Program Chairman - 2008, 2009. Awards Committee, 2008-present. President-Elect, 2011, President 2012.
  • American Society of Laboratory Animal Practitioners, ASLAP Liaison University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine, 2007-present. ASLAP Continuing Education Seminar Committee, 2007-08