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Dr. Kenita S. Rogers

Associate Dean for Professional Programs - Board Certified in Veterinary Internal Medicine and Veterinary Oncology by the ACVIM

Dr. Kenita S. Rogers is the associate dean for professional programs at the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. She received a B.S. in animal and veterinary science from West Virginia University in 1979 and her D.V.M. from Louisiana State University in 1982. After completing a one year rotating internship at the University of Georgia, Rogers spent three years in an internal medicine residency and received her M.S. from Texas A&M University in 1986. She is an ACVIM Diplomate in the specialties of Internal Medicine (1987) and Oncology (1990), and currently serves as Chief of the Medicine Service. She received the Norden Distinguished Teaching Award, and has twice been honored with The Association of Former Students Distinguished Teaching Award.

Education

  • M.S., Texas A&M University 1986
  • D.V.M., Louisiana State University 1982
  • B.S., West Virginia University 1979

Credentials

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine; Oncology, Internal Medicine

Scholarly Interests

  • Small animal oncology, outcomes assessment, teaching pedagogy



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Dr. Claudia L. Barton

Professor - Board Certified in Veterinary Internal Medicine and Veterinary Oncology by the ACVIM

Dr. Claudia L. Barton is a professor in the department of small animal medicine and surgery at the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. She attended the University of Missouri for her undergraduate degree and her D.V.M. After two years of private practice in Cincinnati, Ohio, she came to Texas A&M University in the department of veterinary pathology to do a clinical pathology residency. She then taught at the University Of Missouri College Of Veterinary Medicine in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital for several years, in small animal oncology/internal medicine, and returned to Texas A&M University in 1979 as a staff oncologist. She is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in the specialties of Oncology and Internal Medicine and currently is the Medicine Residency Director. She received both College-level and University-level teaching awards from the Association of Former Students at Texas A&M University. Barton's major interest and expertise is in diagnostic cytology of tumors in animals.

Education

  • Residency Clinical Pathology, Texas A&M University 1976
  • D.V.M., Missouri 1973

Credentials

  • DVM, Diplomate American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine; SA Internal Medicine, Oncology

Scholarly Interests

  • Oncology, aspiration cytology, small animal reproduction



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Dr. Heather Wilson

Assistant Professor - Board Certified in Veterinary Oncology by the ACVIM

Dr. Heather Wilson is a professor in the department of small animal medicine at the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. She completed her undergraduate degree and D.V.M. at the University of Tennessee in 2003. She then completed a small animal rotating internship at the University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical Center and a residency in Medical Oncology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Veterinary Teaching Hospital. She is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in the specialty of Oncology. She received the E. Gregory Mac Ewen award for Outstanding Basic Science Research in the field of Oncology from the Veterinary Cancer Society in 2006. Her research and clinical interests include cancer stem cells, osteosarcoma, and transitional cell carcinoma.

Education

  • Residency Medical Oncology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • D.V.M., University of Tennessee 2003

Credentials

  • DVM, Diplomate American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine; Oncology

Scholarly Interests

  • Cancer stem cells, osteosarcoma, transitional cell carcinoma



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Dr. Michael Deveau

Clinical Assistant Professor - Board Certified in Radiation Oncology and MS in Radiation Physics

Dr. Michael Deveau earned his D.V.M. from Kansas State University in 2005 and his training for board certification in the field of veterinary radiation oncology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2009. He has recently attained Diplomate status from the American College of Radiology - Radiation Oncology and is currently a PH.D. graduate student in the discipline of medical physics. Deveau's interests focus on personalized patient-based cancer therapy treatment.

Education

  • D.V.M., Kansas State University 2005

Credentials

  • Diplomate in Radiation Oncology, American College of Radiology

Scholarly Interests

  • Personalized cancer therapy treatment

Neurology

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Dr. Jonathan M. Levine

Associate Professor - Board Certified in Veterinary Neurology and Neurosurgery by the ACVIM

Dr. Jonathan M. Levine earned his D.V.M. from Cornell University in 2001 and his training for board certification in the field of neurology from Texas A&M University in 2005. Levine's interests include neurosurgery, spinal cord injuries, neuromuscular disease, and intervertebral disk herniation.

Education

  • Resident Neurology/Neurosurgery, Texas A&M University 2005
  • Internship Small Animal Surgery, Colorado State University 2002
  • D.V.M., Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University 2001
  • B.S., Cornell University 1995

Credentials

  • DVM, Diplomate American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine; Neurology

Scholarly Interests

  • Neurology, neurosurgery, spinal cord injuries, neuromuscular disease, intervetebral disk herniation



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Dr. Sharon Kerwin

Professor - Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery by the ACVS

Dr. Sharon Kerwin earned her D.V.M. from Texas A&M University in 1988 and her training for board certification from Louisiana State University in 1992. She has attained Diplomate status from the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. Kerwin's interests focus on neurosurgery, osteoarthritis, fracture fixation, spinal surgery, and intervertebral disk disease.

Education

  • M.S. Veterinary Physiology, Louisiana State University 1993
  • Resident Small Animal Surgery, Louisiana State University 1992
  • Internship Small Animal Surgery, Louisiana State University 1989
  • D.V.M., Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University 1988
  • B.V.S., Veterinary Science, Texas A&M University 1986

Credentials

  • DVM, MS, Diplomate American College Veterinary Surgeons

Scholarly Interests

  • Orthopedic and neurosurgery, canine and feline lameness; osteoarthritis, fracture fixation, spinal surgery, and intervertebral disk disease



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Dr. Megan Steele

Veterinary Resident Instructor - Neurology 1st Year




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Dr. Amanda R. Taylor

Veterinary Resident Instructor - Neurology 2nd Year

Radiology

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Dr. Benjamin Young

Clinical Associate Professor

Dr. Benjamin Young earned his D.V.M. in 2000 from Colorado State University. He has attained Diplomate status from the American College of Veterinary Radiology. Young's scholarly interests include small animal ultrasonography and MRI of neurologic disease.

Education

  • M.S., Ohio State University 2006
  • D.V.M., Colorado State University 2000
  • B.S., Colorado State University 1996

Credentials

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiology, 2006 Job Functions
  • Small and large animal radiology, ultrasound, and computed tomography.

Scholarly Interests

  • Small animal abdominal ultrasonography, and MRI of neurologic disease



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Dr. Bunita Eichelberger

Clinical Assistant Professor

Dr. Bunita Eichelberger earned her D.V.M. in 2004 from the University of California Davis. She has recently attained Diplomate status from the American College of Veterinary Radiology. Eichelberger's interests focus on musculoskeletal MRI, oncology, and interventional radiology.

Education

  • M.S., Colorado State University 2008
  • D.V.M., University of California Davis 2004

Credentials

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiology, 2009
  • Job Functions
  • Small and large animal diagnostic imaging

Scholarly Interests

  • Musculoskeletal MRI, oncology, and interventional radiology



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Dr. Kathy Spaulding

Clinical Professor

Dr. Kathy Spaulding earned her D.V.M. in 1976 from Purdue University. She has attained Diplomate status from the American College of Veterinary Radiologists. Spaulding's interests focus mainly on abdominal ultrasound.

Education

  • D.V.M., Purdue University 1976
  • B.S., Purdue University 1972

Credentials

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiology 1983
  • Job Functions
  • Radiology and abdominal diagnostic ultrasound

Scholarly Interests

  • Abdominal ultrasound



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Dr. Jay Griffin

Clinical Assistant Professor

Dr. Jay Griffin earned his D.V.M. in 2004 from Texas A&M University. His interests include MRI of the nervous system and musculoskeletal system.

Education

  • D.V.M., Texas A&M University 2004

Scholarly Interests

  • MRI of the nervous system and musculoskeletal system

Equine Surgery

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Dr. Jeff Watkins

Professor

Dr. Jeffrey Watkins earned his D.V.M. in 1980 from Kansas State University. He has attained Diplomate status from the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. Watkins' interests of equine fracture management include: intramedullary interlocking nail fixation, fracture biomechanics, biomaterials, implant design and testing, arthrodesis techniques, management of infection, and orthopedic applications of stem cell therapy.

Education

  • M.S , Texas A&M University 1984
  • D.V.M., Kansas State University 1980
  • B.S., Veterinary Science, Kansas State Univeristy 1978

Credentials

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons 1986

Scholarly Interests

  • Equine fracture management including: intramedullary interlocking nail fixation, fracture biomechanics, biomaterials, implant design and testing, arthrodesis techniques, management of infection, and orthopedic applications of stem cell therapy



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Dr. Carolyn Arnold

Assistant Professor

Dr. Carolyn Arnold earned her D.V.M. in 1998 from Michigan State University. Arnold attained Diplomate status from the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. Her interests include equine reproductive surgery and wound healing.

Education

  • D.V.M., Michigan State University 1998
  • B.S., University of Michigan 1991

Credentials

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons

Scholarly Interests

  • Reproductive surgery and wound healing



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Dr. Ashlee Watts

Assistant Professor

Dr. Ashlee Watts earned here DVM from Colorado State University and her PhD from Cornell University. She is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. Her research interests include tendon, ligament, and cartilage healing, stem cell and regenerative therapies, and osteoarthritis prevention. Her clinical interests include stem cell and regenerative therapies for lameness and orthopedic disease, arthroscopic surgery, and fracture repair.

Education

  • D.V.M., Veterinary Medicine, Colorado State University, 2003
  • Ph.D., Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, 2012

Credentials

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons, Large Animal, 2008

Scholarly Interests

  • Tendon, ligament, and cartilage healing, stem cell and regenerative therapies, and osteoarthritis prevention

Lameness - Specialty

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Dr. Kent Carter

Professor

Dr. Kent Carter earned his D.V.M. in 1979 from Colorado State University. Carter attained Diplomate status from the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine and his interests focus around equine lameness.

Education

  • M.S., Texas A&M University 1982
  • D.V.M., Colorado State University 1979
  • M.S., Animal Science, Utah State University 1976
  • B.S., Zoology, Utah State University 1974
  • A.S., Dixie College 1971

Credentials

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

Scholarly Interests

  • Equine lameness



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Dr. Robin Dabareiner

Associate Professor

Dr. Robin Dabareiner earned her D.V.M. in 1988 from the University of Minnesota. Dabareiner attained Diplomate status from the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 1998. Her scholarly interests include joint pathology, degenerative joint disease, navicular diseases, corrective shoeing, microvascular pathology, equine lameness and gastrointestinal disease, i.e.; colic, osteoarthritis, and western performance events.

Education

  • Ph.D., VA-MD Regional College of Vet Med 1998
  • M.S., VA-MD Regional College of Vet Med 1992
  • D.V.M., University of Minnesota 1988

Credentials

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons 1998

Scholarly Interests

  • Joint pathology, degenerative joint disease, navicular diseases, corrective shoeing, microvascular pathology, equine lameness and gastrointestinal disease, i.e.; colic, osteoarthritis, and western performance events

Food Animal Surgery

Dr. Neil Hooper

Associate Professor

Dr. Neil Hooper earned his D.V.M. from Texas A&M University in 1984. He attained Diplomate status from the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 1993. His scholarly interests include soft tissue therapy.

Education

  • M.S., Texas A&M University 1991
  • D.V.M., Texas A&M University 1984
  • B.S., Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University 1982
  • B.S., Animal Science, Texas A&M University 1978

Credentials

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons 1993

Scholarly Interests

  • Soft tissue surgery

Equine Dentistry

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Dr. Cleet Griffin

Clinical Assistant Professor

Dr. Cleet Griffin received his D.V.M. from Texas A&M University in 1990. He attained Diplomate status in equine practice from the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners in 2003. His scholarly interests are related to equine dentistry.

Education

  • D.V.M., Texas A&M University 1990

Credentials

  • Diplomate, American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (Equine Practice) 2003

Scholarly Interests

  • Topics and clinical problems related to equine dentistry