Steve Lampa

Steve Lampa

Associate Professor 509-335-4413    

Dr. Steve Lampa is the course director for VM 511, small animal anatomy, and teaches in VM 512, the large animal veterinary anatomy lab, in year one of the DVM curriculum. The other part of his teaching appointment includes teaching neuroanatomy to Neuroscience undergraduate students and teaching human medical students as the neuroanatomy thread director in the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine. He dedicated to the craft of teaching and realizes the importance of teaching excellence in both undergraduate and professional curricula and as such is an active member in the college’s Teaching Academy and the Teaching Academy of the Consortium of West Region Colleges of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Lampa is also the director of Worthman-Johnson Veterinary Anatomy Teaching Museum.

Affiliate and Adjunct Appointments


  • PhD, Washington State University, 2004

Research Interest

  • Faculty development
  • Teaching pedagogy

Professional Service

  • Past president of American Association of Veterinary Anatomists (2019-21)

Honors and Awards

  • Class 2021 Award Excellence in Pre-Clinical Teaching WIMU DVM Curriculum
  • Jerry Newbrey Teaching Scholar (awarded multiple years)