Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology

WSU leading the efforts against elk hoof disease

Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine has been leading the effort to identify the cause of elk hoof disease and to provide critical information to wildlife agencies to better manage the disease in the wild since the Washington state Legislature passed SB 5474 in 2017.   The legislation provided funding to address elk hoof […]

Report to Legislature | 2021

In 2008, cases of limping elk exhibiting characteristic hoof lesions reported to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) increased markedly in Southwestern Washington. By 2017, and in response to stakeholder concern regarding the intensity and spread of the disease, the Washington State Legislature unanimously passed Senate Bill 5474 to designate Washington State University’s […]

WSU home to leading parasitology expert

Dr. Laura Williams, a licensed veterinarian at the Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory at WSU, is one of fewer than 50 veterinarians in the U.S. board certified in parasitology by the American College of Veterinary Microbiologists (ACVM) and the only one in Washington.

Congratulations to our newly tenured and promoted faculty

Promotion and tenure are the strongest possible statements that can be made about the confidence we have in a faculty member’s potential to grow and contribute at WSU. These high honors will be recognized during Showcase at the Celebrating Excellence Banquet on March 25. Promoted to the rank of Regents Professor Patricia Hunt, School of Molecular Biosciences Promoted […]