Our People

Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences

Picture of  Cindy Shmon

Cindy Shmon Professor and Head, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Faculty

Picture of Barbara Ambros

Barbara Ambros Professor, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences | Small Animal Clinical Head, VMC


Picture of  Koji Aoki

Koji Aoki Assistant Professor, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Picture of Gurpreet Aulakh

Gurpreet Aulakh Fedoruk Chair in Imaging Science | Assistant Professor, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


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Shannon Beazley Assistant Professor, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Picture of Anthony (Tony) Carr

Anthony (Tony) Carr Professor, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Picture of Kevin Cosford

Kevin Cosford Assistant Professor, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Picture of  Isabelle Desprez

Isabelle Desprez Assistant Professor, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Picture of Tanya  Duke

Tanya Duke Professor, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Picture of  Allison Foster

Allison Foster Assistant Professor, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Picture of  Marina Leis

Marina Leis Assistant Professor, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Picture of  Kathleen Linn

Kathleen Linn Associate Professor, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Picture of  Jennifer Loewen

Jennifer Loewen Assistant Professor, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Picture of  Candace Lowe

Candace Lowe Assistant Professor, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Picture of  Valerie MacDonald-Dickinson

Valerie MacDonald-Dickinson Associate Professor, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Picture of  Monique Mayer

Monique Mayer Professor, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Picture of  Stephanie Osinchuk

Stephanie Osinchuk Assistant Professor, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Picture of  Tammy  Owens

Tammy Owens Assistant Professor, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Picture of  Dennilyn Parker

Dennilyn Parker Associate Professor, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Picture of  Lynne Sandmeyer

Lynne Sandmeyer Professor, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences | Small Animal Clinical Head, VMC


Picture of  Cindy Shmon

Cindy Shmon Professor and Head, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Picture of  Elisabeth Snead

Elisabeth Snead Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies | Professor, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Picture of  Sally Sukut

Sally Sukut Assistant Professor, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Picture of Behzad Toosi

Behzad Toosi Allard Research Chair in Oncology | Assistant Professor, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Picture of  Kimberly Tryon

Kimberly Tryon Assistant Professor, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Staff

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Christina Barlow Assistant to the Department Head, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Picture of  Janna Boymook

Janna Boymook Finance Assistant, Dean's Office/Adminstrative and Finance Assistant, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Picture of  Carol Wilson

Carol Wilson Department Office Assistant, Undergraduate Program Co-coordinator and Graduate Program Coordinator, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Clinical Associates

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Dayle Borchardt Clinical Associate, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


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Deb De Rantere Clinical Associate, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Picture of  Christine Egger

Christine Egger Clinical Associate, Anesthesiology, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Picture of Vivian Fan

Vivian Fan Clinical Associate, Radiation Oncology, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Picture of  Masako Fujiyama

Masako Fujiyama Clinical Associate, Anesthesia, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Picture of  Erinn Hilberry

Erinn Hilberry Clinical Associate, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Picture of  Carling McCrea

Carling McCrea Clinical Associate, Anesthesia, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Picture of Kira  Penney

Kira Penney Clinical Associate, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Picture of  Romany Pinto

Romany Pinto Clinical Associate, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Picture of  Karen Sheehan

Karen Sheehan Clinical Associate, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Picture of  Jordan Woodsworth

Jordan Woodsworth Clinical Associate, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Professors Emeriti

Picture of Chuck  Farrow

Chuck Farrow Professor Emeritus, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Picture of Bruce Grahn

Bruce Grahn Professor Emeritus, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Picture of  John W. Pharr

John W. Pharr Professor Emeritus, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Picture of  Marion (Meg) Smart

Marion (Meg) Smart Professor Emeritus, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Picture of  Susan Taylor

Susan Taylor Professor Emeritus, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Adjunct Professors


Residents

Picture of  Brad Cotter

Brad Cotter Resident, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Picture of  Kaustubh Dongaonkar

Kaustubh Dongaonkar Surgery Resident, Small Animal Clinical Sciences

Following graduation in 2009, Dr. Dongaonkar completed a MVSc in 2012 and then practiced in India. In 2016 he moved to the US and completed internships at North Carolina State University, Auburn University and Louisiana State University.


Picture of  Alexandra Frey Belotta

Alexandra Frey Belotta Resident, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


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Jasmine Gu Medical Imaging Resident, Small Animal Clinical Sciences

Dr. Gu completed both a rotating internship and medical imaging internship at WCVM.


Picture of  Bruna Hech

Bruna Hech Resident, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Picture of  Siu To (Toad) Koo

Siu To (Toad) Koo Medicine Resident, Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Picture of  Amy Larkin

Amy Larkin Resident, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Picture of Dr. Yasmine Messiaen

Dr. Yasmine Messiaen Resident, Small Animal Surgery


Picture of  Daniel Moreno

Daniel Moreno Medicine Resident, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


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Mathieu Paulin Resident, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences

Dr. Mathieu Paulin graduated from the Alfort School of Veterinary Medicine in Paris, France in 2019. Following graduation, he completed a small animal rotating internship at the University of Montreal. In July 2020, he began a specialty internship in small animal internal medicine at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine. In 2020, Dr. Paulin was awarded membership as a Laureate of the Veterinary Academy of France.


Picture of  Jennifer  Pelchat

Jennifer Pelchat Resident, Anesthesiology, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Michael Perkel Medicine Resident, Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Ariel Schlag Resident, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Picture of  Alison Williams

Alison Williams Medical Oncology Resident, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Graduate Students

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Jessica Brocos Duda Graduate Student, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


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Evelyn Harris Graduate Student, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Picture of  Manpreet Kaur

Manpreet Kaur Graduate student, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Picture of  Jessica Sharpe

Jessica Sharpe Graduate Student, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Clinical Interns