Regents Professor Dr. Katrina Mealey’s tenure at Washington State University spans more than two decades in which she has established herself as a leader in veterinary pharmacogenetics and made countless contributions to veterinary medicine.
Dr. Emily Qualls-Creekmore hopes her research will lead to a better understanding of how stress affects physical and mental health. She joined the college in June of 2021 as an assistant professor in the Department of Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience.
Dr. Cynthia Cooper is conducting ground-breaking research in the School of Molecular Biosciences using zebrafish models to learn more about skin pigment diseases like albinism and melanoma and to develop treatments for the conditions.
Dr. Viveka Vadyvaloo hopes her research in the Paul G. Allen School for Global Health will lead to unraveling how fleas transmit the bacterial agent of the bubonic plague, which still occurs throughout the world, including in the western areas of the United States.
Dr. Arden Baylink joined the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology in 2022 and established his lab to focus on engineering new therapeutics against bacterial gastrointestinal pathogens.
Dr. Anders Omsland is an associate professor in the Paul G. Allen School for Global Health. His research focuses on the pathogenesis of bacterial obligate intracellular parasites (BOIPs), specifically Coxiella burnetii and Chlamydia trachomatis.
Dr. Dana Shaw joined the College of Veterinary Medicine in 2018, and today her research in the Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology investigates the molecular mechanisms that govern all phases of pathogen-vector-host interactions.
Dr. Brooke M. Ramay is an assistant research professor at the Paul G. Allen School for Global Health who is leading research on antimicrobial resistance in Guatemala. She has a dual appointment at the Universidad del Valle de Guatemala as an associate professor and researcher at the Center for Health Studies.