Terry F. McElwain

Served as dean 1998 – 2000 (Interim)

  • Earned a Bachelor of Science degree in 1978 from the College of Agriculture, Kansas State University; summa cum laude.
  • DVM, 1980, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, summa cum laude, valedictorian.
  • PhD, 1986, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University.
  • Research explores global surveillance and control of infectious diseases.
  • Extensively involved in the advancement and delivery of educational tools for advanced training of laboratory diagnosticians in development countries.
  • Member of the National Academies Institute of Medicine.
  • Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists.
  • Professor of pathology and infectious diseases.
  • Served as the executive director of the Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory until 2015.
  • Directs the WSU’s Animal Health Research Center.
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the World Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians.