People

Meet the Veterinary Teaching Hospital team – Travis Burke

You will regularly interact with our veterinarians, technicians and fourth-year students while at the teaching hospital, but there are also teams of compassionate and highly trained people – like Materials Department manager Travis Burke – working behind the scenes to ensure all our patients receive exceptional care. Travis joined the Veterinary Teaching Hospital’s team in […]

The legacy of Dr. Jack Alexander

Jack Alexander builds connections with animals, students, friends, family, and community. Through his generous spirit, this alumnus, retired faculty, and donor has supported and encouraged the success and well-being of others for a lifetime.

Categories: Giving Stories, People

Meet our researchers – Dr. Yoko Ambrosini

Dr. Yoko Ambrosini joined the WSU College of Veterinary Medicine this past January as an assistant professor in Veterinary Clinical Sciences and a member of the small animal internal medicine team at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. After she received a veterinary degree in Japan, she went to the University of California Davis for a master’s […]

Categories: People, Researcher

Veterinary students often experience ‘neurophobia’

It is common for general practice veterinarians to see patients suffering from neurological conditions, yet many veterinary students beginning their careers say they feel unprepared for those cases, according to a soon-to-be-published study led by Washington State University neurology veterinarian Vishal Murthy.

WSU students recognized at regional science symposium

Three Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine students earned top poster awards during the 18th Northwest Reproductive Sciences Symposium. The event, which was hosted by the WSU Center for Reproductive Biology and focused on trainee-driven research, brought in 130 registrants from intensive research universities throughout the Pacific Northwest. The scientific program serves to showcase […]

WSU biochemistry student studies genetic disease to help people like her father

Washington State University student Taylor Moore’s father has for decades suffered the debilitating effects of intervertebral disc degeneration, a condition characterized by the breakdown of one or more discs in the spine, causing chronic pain in the back or neck. “He looks normal, but he can’t do the normal things that other people can do,” […]

A Doctor of Medicine, after all

There have been moments of wavering – like when he considered a career in bioengineering – and doubts – especially when it appeared he wouldn’t be accepted into medical school – but Blake Cohoe has always returned to his childhood dream of becoming a doctor. Cohoe, a graduate of Washington State University’s School of Molecular […]