Departments & Units

Paul G. Allen School for Global Health

Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health

The Paul G. Allen School for Global Health is the newest addition to the College of Veterinary Medicine. Building on the strengths of the Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology infectious disease program, researchers in the school are developing innovative strategies for the treatment and control of infectious diseases that directly affect human health and economic development, making WSU a leader in solving the global health challenge.

Center for Reproductive Biology

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The mission of the Center for Reproductive Biology is to provide opportunities for investigators from across the Pacific Northwest to collaborate, learn from one another, and advance our understanding of reproductive and developmental processes.

Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience  

Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience (IPN)

The Department of Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience (IPN) aims to enhance the quality of life for animals and humans through high quality programs in education and research. IPN’s academic programs train students to understand and engage in the process of knowledge generation and to value scholarship and life-long learning. Well-funded research programs enable faculty, research staff, and students to pursue research directed towards alleviation of the suffering and costs to society caused by dysfunctions in cardiovascular physiology and brain and behavior.

School of Molecular Biosciences 

School of Molecular Biosciences (SMB)

Washington State University's School of Molecular Biosciences became an academic unit within the College of Veterinary Medicine effective July 1, 2010. SMB formerly was within the WSU College of Sciences and is the recipient of the most National Institutes of Health funding in the WSU system. The Center for Reproductive Biology became an academic unit within the College of Veterinary Medicine effective July 1, 2010. The Center for Reproductive Biology is an inter-institutional program involving 16 departments and seven colleges at Washington State University and the University of Idaho.

Veterinary Clinical Sciences 

Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS)

Veterinary Clinical Sciences includes the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Veterinary Clinical Sciences is responsible for teaching the majority of the third and fourth year professional curriculum and is home to the clinical training programs for intern and residents. The department teaches clinical subjects such as medicine, surgery, and radiology.

Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology 

Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology (VMP)

Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology provides core instruction in the veterinary curriculum in bacteriology, immunology, parasitology, pathology, public health, and virology.

Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory


The Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (WADDL) is one of the Pacific Northwest’s best veterinary testing laboratories with facilities in both Pullman and Puyallup. WADDL's mission is to provide accurate, state-of-the-art, timely, and cost-effective diagnostic services, consultation, disease surveillance and outreach in order to safeguard animal health, the food supply and public health. The lab is nationally recognized and accredited by the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians.

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