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  • Vicki L. Thayer ('76 DVM, WSU)

    Vicki L. Thayer ('76 DVM, WSU) - Dr. Vicki Thayer is the new president of the Winn Feline Foundation board of directors, the foundation announced Nov. 1, 2011. Dr. Thayer succeeds actress Betty White, who remains on the board.

  • Kristi Gaddy ('02 DVM) - 2011

    Kristi GaddyKristi Gaddy ('02 DVM) - 2011

    Memorial
  • Cindee Carlson ('07 DVM, WSU)

    Cindee Carlson ('07 DVM, WSU) - Featured in the Lewiston Tribune.

  • Michael Ontiveros ('96 DVM)

    Michael Ontiveros ('96 DVM) - Dr. Michael Ontiveros has started VetVid, an online site that distributes informational veterinary videos on topics important to pet owners.

  • Stan Coe ('57)

    Stan Coe

    Stan Coe ('57) - Dr. Stan Coe received the Dean's Extra Mile Award on May 14, given to an individual who has gone the "extra mile" for their college, and colleagues on many occasions.

  • Sarah Sampson ('99 DVM '08 Ph.D.)

    Sarah Sampson

    Sarah Sampson ('99 DVM '08 Ph.D.) - Dr. Sarah Sampson received the Camosun College Distinguished Alumni Award. She is currently an assistant professor at Mississippi State University's College of Veterinary Medicine.

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  • Clarence Gansberg ('51 DVM) - December 5, 2011

    Clarence GansbergClarence Gansberg ('51 DVM) - December 5, 2011

    Obituary
  • Matthew Maberry ('47)

    Matthew Maberry

    Matthew Maberry ('47) - Dr. Matthew Maberry recalls the birth of the first elephant born in the United States in more than 40 years in "Packy & Me: The Incredible Tale of Doc Maberry and the Baby Elephant Who Made History." Maberry, 93, wrote the memoir with his wife, Patricia, and Michelle Trappen, a former reporter for The Oregonian.

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  • John Mitten ('65 DVM) - October 21, 2011

    John MittenJohn Mitten ('65 DVM) - October 21, 2011

    Obituary
  • Harold McCutchan ('81 BS in Biochemistry-pre-medical, DVM)

    Harold McCutchan

    Harold McCutchan ('81 BS in Biochemistry-pre-medical, DVM) - Snohomish County orthopedic surgeon, was inducted in to the 2011 Blanchet High School Hall of Fame as part of the 1974 boys state soccer championship team. McCutchan played mid-field for the Blanchet soccer team for three years, and earned three varsity letters. In 1977, he went on to play on Seattle Pacific University's men's soccer team, which placed second in the NCAA championship. He also played on Washington State University's men's soccer team from 1978-1980, winning the NWICA championship all three years.

    McCutchan has a bachelor of science degree in biochemistry (now part of the School of Molecular Biosciences) from WSU. He graduated from the University of Washington School of Medicine in 1986 and completed residency at the University of Colorado Health Sciences in Denver.

    He is an American Board-certified orthopedic surgeon, specializing in surgery of the hand and upper extremity, with special interest in sports injuries. He is in private practice in Everett and is affiliated with the American Medical Association, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the Washington State Medical Association.

  • Marty Becker ('80 DVM), Leo Bustad ('49 DVM), Todd Coleman ('04), Greg Ingman ('81), and Janice Seigford ('03 PhD)

     Washington State Magazines Cover Summer 2011

    Marty Becker ('80 DVM), Leo Bustad ('49 DVM), Todd Coleman ('04), Greg Ingman ('81), and Janice Seigford ('03 PhD) - Read about CVM alumni Dr. Marty Becker, Dr. Leo Bustad, Dr. Todd Coleman, Dr. Greg Ingman, and Dr. Janice Seigford in Washington State Magazines article "The Things We Do for our Dogs (and what they do for us)."

  • Isaac Bott ('09 DVM)

    Isaac Bott

    Isaac Bott ('09 DVM) - Dr. Issac Bott artificially inseminated a reindeer resulting in Sandy, one of the world's first baby reindeer to be conceived via AI.


    Isaac Bott ('09 DVM) - Dr. Isaac Bott specializes in reindeer reproductive services, has developed a way to artificially inseminate reindeer successfully. He also works with bighorn sheep, elk, and water buffalo.

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  • Sheryl McDevitt ('77 DVM, WSU)

    Sheryl McDevitt

    Sheryl McDevitt ('77 DVM, WSU) - Dr. Cheryl McDevitt discusses dressing your pet: function or fashion, in the Seattle Times.

  • Kim Nicholas ('84 DVM, WSU)

    Kim Nicholas

    Kim Nicholas ('84 DVM, WSU) - Dr. Kim Nicholas answers questions about lumps and bumps in the Seattle Times.


    Kim Nicholas ('84 DVM, WSU) - Published a children's book titled "A Special Place Called Moholo" based on his work with the Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre in South Africa. All proceeds will go to support the center.

  • Matt Mickas ('97 DVM, WSU)

    Matt Mickas

    Matt Mickas ('97 DVM, WSU) - Dr. Matt Mickas answers questions about Vaccinations for indoor cats in the Seattle Times.

  • John Gorham (DVM) - October 14, 2011

    John GorhamJohn Gorham (DVM) - October 14, 2011

    The USDA has ordered its flags to fly at half staff in his honor on Wednesday October 19. WSU News

    At his request, no service will be held. Memorials are suggested to the Comparative Medicine Scholarship, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, PO Box 647010, Pullman, WA 99164.

    Obituary
  • Kerri Marshall ('85 DVM, WSU)

    Kerri Marshall

    Kerri Marshall ('85 DVM, WSU) - Named as Executive Vice President of Customer Experience for the Pet Insurance Provider Trupanion.

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  • Jack S. Dunlap (DVM) - September 25, 2011

    Jack DunlapJack S. Dunlap (DVM) - September 25, 2011

    Obituary
  • Lance Perryman ('70 DVM, WSU)

    Lance Perryman

    Lance Perryman ('70 DVM, WSU) - Dr. Lance Perryman steps down as Dean of Colorado State University.


    Lance Perryman ('70 DVM, '75 PhD) - Received the WSU Distinguished Veterinary Alumnus Award.

  • Yong Ho Park (Ho) ('91 WSU Ph.D.)

    Yong Ho Park

    Yong Ho Park (Ho) ('91 WSU Ph.D.) - Dr. Yong Ho Park was appointed Commissioner of Animal, Plant, and Fish Quarantine and Inspection Agency of South Korea on August 17, 2011. Ho earned his Ph.D. degree in the WSU Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology department, was formerly Dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine of Seoul National University, and was recognized with the WSU College of Veterinary Medicine Distinguished Graduate Alumnus Award in 2008. Ho is currently an adjunct faculty member in the Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology department.

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