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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.

  • Jeanene Harris ('11 DVM, WSU MS)

    Jeanene Harris

    Jeanene Harris ('11 DVM, WSU MS) - Dr. Jay McDonnell of Veterinary Neurology of the Chesapeake (VNoC) has announced that Dr. Jeanene Harris has joined the practice, making it the only veterinary neurology-neurosurgery practice in Maryland with two neurologists, both of whom are board certified.

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  • Leanne Eggert ('02 DVM, WSU/OSU)

    Leanne Eggert

    Leanne Eggert ('02 DVM, WSU/OSU) - Dr. Leanne Eggert's plans to become a veterinarian specializing in exotic pets has roots in her childhood.

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  • Herbert (Tim) Richards ('84 DVM, WSU)

    Herbert Richards

    Herbert (Tim) Richards ('84 DVM, WSU) - Dr. Herbert Richards was presented with the 2011 Consultant of the Year Award by the Academy of Veterinary Consultants (AVC).

  • Victoria Lukasik ('90 DVM, WSU)

    Victoria Lukasik

    Victoria Lukasik ('90 DVM, WSU) - Understanding veterinary anethesia; Expert busts a myth and offers a tip on how to subdue a fractious cat.

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  • COL John Poppe ('86 DVM, WSU)

    John Poppe

    COL John Poppe ('86 DVM, WSU) - Assumes Army Veterinary Corps command.


    COL John Poppe ('86 DVM, WSU) - President Barack Obama has nominated a Washington State University grad to be chief of the Veterinary Corps of the U.S. Army.

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    COL John Poppe ('86 DVM, WSU) - Has been selected to be the next Dean of the Academy of Health Sciences, Ft. Sam Houston, TX.

    He will replace the current Dean, COL Donna Whittaker (MS) in August 2011. COL Poppe is currently the Chief, Department of Veterinary Science, AMEDDC&S, and will be the second Veterinary Corps Officer to hold the position of Dean, AHS.


    Brig. Gen. John L. Poppe ('86 DMV) - The chief of the U.S. Army Veterinary Corps, recently was honored with the Washington State University Alumni Association (WSUAA) Alumni Achievement Award for outstanding accomplishments in veterinary preventive medicine and distinguished military leadership, October 2012.

  • Norm Rantanen ('67 DVM)

    Norm Rantanen

    Norm Rantanen ('67 DVM) - Receives award for veterinary excellence.

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  • George Robert Oakshott, DVM ('63 DVM) - September 13, 2011

    George OakshotGeorge Robert Oakshott, DVM ('63 DVM) - September 13, 2011

    Obituary
  • Ray Ediger ('61)

    Ray Ediger

    Ray Ediger ('61) - Elected president of the Frederick County Farm Bureau in Maryland.

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  • Theresa Fossum ('82)

    Theresa Fossum

    Theresa Fossum ('82) - Founder of the Texas Veterinary Cancer Registry.

  • Danielle Wassink ('04 DVM)

    Danielle Wassink

    Danielle Wassink ('04 DVM) - An emergency-care vet at Animal Critical Care and Emergency Services (ACCES) in Seattle, answers the second of a two-part series on bloody diarrhea in dogs. Featured in the Seattle Times February 28th, 2012

  • Brad LeaMaster ('82 DVM)

    Brad LeaMaster

    Brad LeaMaster ('82 DVM) - Named new Oregon state veterinarian.

  • Kathy King ('97 DVM)

    Kathy King

    Kathy King ('97 DVM) - In Nicaragua, Veterinarians Treat and Train.

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