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Kim Newkirk Profile Page
Kim Newkirk, DVM, PhD, DACVP
Professor of Anatomic Pathology and Interim Biomedical and Diagnostic Sciences Department Head


Mohamed Abouelkhair Profile Page
Mohamed Abouelkhair, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVM, C-ABMM
Assistant Professor of Immunology
Misty Bailey Profile Page
Misty Bailey, MA, PhD
Assistant Professor of Practice & Curriculum and Assessment Coordinator
Timothy Chamberlain Profile Page
Timothy Chamberlain, DVM, MPH
Clinical Instructor of Anatomy
Sherry Cox Profile Page
Sherry Cox, MS, PhD
Clinical Professor of Pharmacology and Director of Pharmacology Service
Linden Craig Profile Page
Linden Craig, DVM, PhD, DACVP
Clinical Professor of Anatomic Pathology
Michelle Dennis Profile Page
Michelle Dennis, DVM, PhD, DACVP
Associate Professor of Anatomic Pathology
Robert Donnell Profile Page
Robert Donnell, DVM, PhD, DACVP
Associate Professor of Anatomic Pathology and Director
Alejandro Esteller-Vico Profile Page
Alejandro Esteller-Vico, DVM, PhD
Assistant Professor of Endocrinology and Assistant Director of Diagnostic Endocrinology Service
Kellie Fecteau Profile Page
Kellie Fecteau, MS, PhD
Clinical Associate Professor of Endocrinology and Director of the Diagnostic Endocrinology Service
Bente Flatland Profile Page
Bente Flatland, DVM, MS, DACVIM, DACVP
Professor of Clinical Pathology and Director of Diagnostics Laboratory Services
Richard Gerhold Profile Page
Richard Gerhold, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVM (Parasitology)
Associate Professor of Parasitology
Luca Giori Profile Page
Luca Giori, DVM, PhD
Associate Professor
Sarah Linn-Peirano Profile Page
Sarah Linn-Peirano, DVM, PhD, DACVP
Assistant Professor of Anatomic Pathology
Denae LoBato Profile Page
Denae LoBato, DVM, PhD, DACVP
Clinical Assistant Professor of Anatomic Pathology
Michael Mahero Profile Page
Michael Mahero, DVM, MS, MPH, PhD, DACVPM
Assistant Professor of Public Health & Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Deb Miller Profile Page
Deb Miller, DVM, PhD
Girish Neelakanta Profile Page
Girish Neelakanta, PhD
Associate Professor of Infectious Diseases
Agricola Odoi Profile Page
Agricola Odoi, BVM, MSc, PhD, FAHA, FACE, Dipl AVES
Professor of Epidemiology and Assistant Dean for Research and Graduate Studies
Chika Okafor Profile Page
Chika Okafor, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVPM (Epidemiology)
Associate Professor of Pre-harvest Food Safety Epidemiology and Director of the Veterinary Public Health Program
Sreekmari Rajeev Profile Page
Sreekmari Rajeev, BVSc & AH, PhD, DACVM, DACVP
Professor of Infectious Diseases and Director of Bacteriology and Mycology Laboratory
Robert Reed Jr Profile Page
Robert Reed Jr, DVM, PhD
Professor of Veterinary Anatomy, Director of Veterinary Simulation Teaching Program
Barry Rouse Profile Page
Barry Rouse
Distinguished Professor
Deanna Schaefer Profile Page
Deanna Schaefer, DVM, MS, MT(ASCP), DACVP
Associate Professor of Clinical Pathology
John Schaefer Profile Page
John Schaefer, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVM
Clinical Assistant Professor of Parasitology and Director
Wesley Sheley Profile Page
Wesley Sheley, DVM, PhD, DACVP
Assistant Professor of Anatomic Pathology
Marcy Souza Profile Page
Marcy Souza, DVM, MPH, MPPA
Professor and Associate Dean Office for Outreach and Global Engagement
Nora Springer Profile Page
Nora Springer, DVM, PhD, DACVP
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology
Hameeda Sultana Profile Page
Hameeda Sultana
Associate Professor
Sharon Thompson Profile Page
Sharon Thompson, DVM, MPH
Director, CAFSP And Co-Director, TN Integrated Food Safety Center of Excellence

Research Post-Doctoral Associates

Waqas Ahmed Profile Page
Waqas Ahmed
Post Doct-Research Associate
Michael Amoa-Bosompem Profile Page
Michael Amoa-Bosompem
Post-Doct Research Assoc
Liana Barbosa Profile Page
Liana Barbosa, DVM
Post-Doc Research Associate
Biswajit Bhowmick Profile Page
Biswajit Bhowmick
Post-Doctoral Research Associate
Prachi Namjoshi Profile Page
Prachi Namjoshi
Post-Doct Research Associate
Durga Neupane Profile Page
Durga Neupane
Graduate Research Assistant
Mahes Poyill Profile Page
Mahes Poyill
Post-Doc Research Associate


Alea Agrawal Profile Page
Alea Agrawal
Medical Resident
Hanh Cox Profile Page
Hanh Cox, DVM
Joel Di Bernardo Profile Page
Joel Di Bernardo, DVM
Emily Hoskins Profile Page
Emily Hoskins, DVM
Medical Resident
Alexis Johnson Profile Page
Alexis Johnson, DVM
Medical Resident
Elizabeth Majette Profile Page
Elizabeth Majette, DVM
Jeremy McKeever Profile Page
Jeremy McKeever, DVM
Medical Resident
Mayzie Miller Profile Page
Mayzie Miller, DVM
Clinical Pathology Resident
Lisa Neufang Profile Page
Lisa Neufang, DVM
Medical Resident
Nicole Szafranski Profile Page
Nicole Szafranski, DVM
Resident, Parasitology


Elizabeth Allen Profile Page
Elizabeth Allen
Administrative Specialist I
Teresa Berger Profile Page
Teresa Berger
Business Manager
Savanah Crotty Profile Page
Savanah Crotty
Medical Administrative Assistant
Regina Dalton Profile Page
Regina Dalton
Administrative Assistant, Post-retirement
Noreen Gadzekpo Profile Page
Noreen Gadzekpo
Associate Director
Valerie Gallagher Profile Page
Valerie Gallagher
Curriculum Design Manager
Virginia Hammond Profile Page
Virginia Hammond
Accounting Specialist I
Deborah Hill Profile Page
Deborah Hill
Administrative Specialist I
Deb Hill Profile Page
Deb Hill
Accounting Specialist I
Donna Longmire Profile Page
Donna Longmire
Administrative Specialist I
Ken McClain Profile Page
Ken McClain
Curriculum Coordinator II
Marie Antonette Ortiz Profile Page
Marie Antonette Ortiz
Instructional Designer
Sheri Pugh Profile Page
Sheri Pugh
Associate Director
Shannon Sharp Profile Page
Shannon Sharp
Curriculum Coordinator II
Sarah Witherspoon Profile Page
Sarah Witherspoon
Accounting and Logistics Coordinator


Swarnendu Basak Profile Page
Swarnendu Basak
Graduate Research Assistant
Lichao Liu Profile Page
Lichao Liu
Graduate Research Assistant
Krittika Nandy Profile Page
Krittika Nandy
Graduate Research Assistant
Howard Onyuth Profile Page
Howard Onyuth
Graduate Research Assistant
Ashkan Roozitalab Profile Page
Ashkan Roozitalab
Graduate Research Assistant
Jeremy Turck Profile Page
Jeremy Turck
Graduate Research Assistant

Technicians and Staff

Renee Crane Profile Page
Renee Crane, LVMT
Senior Veterinary Nurse 1, Simulation Lab
Jimmy Hayes Profile Page
Jimmy Hayes, LVMT
Senior Veterinary Technician I, Simulation Lab

Technologists and Staff

Kim Abney Profile Page
Kim Abney
Laboratory Supervisor
Audrey Barbour Profile Page
Audrey Barbour
Joan Bergman Profile Page
Joan Bergman
Laboratory Supervisor III
Aaron Bloom Profile Page
Aaron Bloom
Laboratory Technologist I
Kristen Brooks Profile Page
Kristen Brooks
Senior Medical Technologist
Sarah Byrge Profile Page
Sarah Byrge
Senior Histotechnologist I
James Dale Profile Page
James Dale
Anatomic Pathology Laboratory Supervisor
Andrew Ferguson Profile Page
Andrew Ferguson
Medical Technologist I
Julie Fields Profile Page
Julie Fields
Assistant Laboratory Supervisor
Ivan Haworth Profile Page
Ivan Haworth
Senior Laboratory Technologist I
Kylie Henriksen Profile Page
Kylie Henriksen, MLS (ASCP)
Medical Technologist I
Parker Hill Profile Page
Parker Hill
Laboratory Technologist I
Jessie Johnson Profile Page
Jessie Johnson
Laboratory Assistant III
Brian Johnson Profile Page
Brian Johnson
Senior Laboratory Technologist II
Rebekah Jones Profile Page
Rebekah Jones
Laboratory Supervisor
Noah Kivlin Profile Page
Noah Kivlin
Laboratory Technologist I
Katie Lee Profile Page
Katie Lee
Laboratory Assistant III
Xiaohui Li Profile Page
Xiaohui Li
Senior Laboratory Technologist II
Alyssa Miles Profile Page
Alyssa Miles
Laboratory Technoligist II
Katie Penland Profile Page
Katie Penland
Anatomic Pathology Laboratory Assistant II
Kelsey Peterson Profile Page
Kelsey Peterson
Laboratory Technologist I
Julie Pryor Profile Page
Julie Pryor
Laboratory Assistant II
Angel Quiggle Profile Page
Angel Quiggle
Senior Medical Technologist II
Christopher Ramsey Profile Page
Christopher Ramsey
Laboratory Supervisor
Porsha Reed Profile Page
Porsha Reed
Senior Laboratory Technologist I
Danielle Thomas Profile Page
Danielle Thomas
Adrianna Tompros Profile Page
Adrianna Tompros
Laboratory Technologist I
Lucas Ulrici Profile Page
Lucas Ulrici
Laboratory Technologist II
Michael Williamson Profile Page
Michael Williamson
Senior Laboratory Technologist II
Heidi Wyrosdick Profile Page
Heidi Wyrosdick, MS
Laboratory Supervisor III