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Pathologist works with Resident at double-headed microscope
The superior research programs and extensive resources within the department provide excellent opportunities for training at the PhD/Residency levels.


Our residents are trained by the best. See our Residency Faculty Listing for a summary of the faculty and links to their personal webpages.


Interpretive diagnostic expertise training is provided in conjuction with the Veterinary Teaching Hospital and the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory.​

MIP Residencies

The training program in Anatomic Pathology is aimed at American College of Veterinary Pathologists board qualification. Graduate research training utilizes modern scientific methodology and encourages independent thought.

​The training program in Clinical Pathology includes a core set of activities that prepares a trainee for American College of Veterinary Pathologists board qualification and provides elective opportunities in areas of special interest to the individual trainee.

The core program includes residency training in laboratory animal medicine and graduate research, and is designed to culminate in both American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine board certification eligibility, and an MS or PhD degree.​​

The purpose of the program is to provide post-DVM training leading to board certification in veterinary microbiology by the American College of Veterinary Microbiologists, and original research in infectious disease leading to the PhD degree.


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Heidi Runge
Academic Support Coordinator for Graduate Studies
Phone: (970) 491-1630

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