Administration Team

Photo: Larry D. Cowgill, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (Internal Medicine)

Larry D. Cowgill, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (Internal Medicine) - Director

Dr. Larry Cowgill received his DVM degree from UC Davis,  and completed his internship and residency training at the University of Pennsylvania. He was a National Institutes of Health Special Research Fellow at the Renal and Electrolyte Section of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and earned a PhD in comparative medical sciences. He is board certified in small animal internal medicine and is associate dean for Southern California clinical programs, director of the UC Veterinary Medical Center-San Diego (UCVMC-SD), and professor in the Department of Medicine and Epidemiology. He oversees the clinical nephrology programs and the companion animal hemodialysis units at the VMTH and the UCVMC-SD. Dr. Cowgill has more than 35 years of experience in veterinary internal medicine, nephrology, and teaching, and has trained many of the leading veterinary nephrologists throughout the world. He is a pioneer in the application of hemodialysis in companion animals, and remains a leading authority in the development of blood purification therapies for renal diseases in animals and people.

Photo: Martin Durham - Management Services Officer

Martin Durham - Management Services Officer

Photo: Wendy Carrillo - Administrative Assistant

Wendy Carrillo, CPhT - Administrative Assistant

Wendy has worked in Client Services at UCVMC-SD since 2007. Within only a year of employment, she received the UC Davis Service of Excellence Award, a prestigious campus staff commendation. Wendy is a certified pharmacy technician, and has also taken several courses in finance, payroll, and many other skill sets that uniquely position her to assist the management services officer with important organizational duties.

Melissa Wilkinson - Client Services Representative

Melissa Wilkinson - Client Services Representative

Melissa's strong love for animals began at a young age. She began working in the veterinary field in 2004 and has enjoyed working in a variety of different roles within the veterinary setting.  Melissa especially loves getting to know her clients and being able to help in their times of need. Outside of work, Melissa enjoys traveling and taking in the local craft beer scene, as well as spending time with her husband, son, dog Presley and crazy cat Ziggy.

Photo: Maggie Wilson - Client Services Representative

Maggie Wilson - Client Services Representative