Kyle Taylor

Kyle Taylor

Associate ProfessorPathologist 509-335-2323    

Dr. Taylor is a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists, and holds a joint appointment as faculty in the CVM and Pathologist in the Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (WADDL). In WADDL, he performs diagnostic and investigational veterinary anatomic pathology for a wide variety of domestic and wildlife species with special interests in wild Cervidae and Caprinae. He teaches veterinary pathology to professional students in the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine curriculum and to Anatomic Pathology Residents in the Combined Anatomic Pathology Residency/PhD Graduate Program. Dr. Taylor collaborates in research concerning wildlife disease and welfare with researchers at WSU and University of Idaho, as well as with several state wildlife agencies, including research of elk hoof disease, moose mortality, bighorn sheep pneumonia, and disease in bile-farmed Asiatic black bear.

Affiliate and Adjunct Appointments

Education

  • Anatomic Pathology Clinical Instructor Fellowship, Department of Animal Health, Walt Disney World Animal Programs
  • Anatomic Pathology Residency, Department of Infectious Diseases and Pathology, University of Florida
  • PhD, Hokkaido University, 2013
  • DVM, Washington State University, 2008
  • BS, Washington State University, 2001

Certifications

  • Board certified, American College of Veterinary Pathology, (Diplomate ACVP)

Research Interest

  • Wildlife diseases of Cervidae and Caprinae
  • Zoonotic diseases carried by wildlife
  • The use of exotic species as non-traditional models of human disease

Publications

Professional Service

  • American College of Veterinary Pathologists, Maintenance of Certification Committee Chair, 2021 – present
  • American College of Veterinary Pathologists, Certifying Examination Board Member, 2021 – present
  • American College of Veterinary Pathologists, Maintenance of Certification Committee Member, 2018 – present

Honors and Awards

  • Jerry Newbrey Teaching Award, College of Veterinary Medicine, WSU, 2020
  • Jerry Newbrey Teaching Award, College of Veterinary Medicine, WSU, 2019
  • Jerry Newbrey Teaching Award, College of Veterinary Medicine, WSU, 2018
  • Jerry Newbrey Teaching Award, College of Veterinary Medicine, WSU, 2017
  • Student Scholarship Award in Veterinary Pathology, Charles Louis Davis, DVM Foundation for the Advancement of Veterinary and Comparative Pathology, 2016
  •  Japan Ministry of Education, Government Scholar, full PhD scholarship, 2008