Department of Surgical & Radiological Sciences

Department of Surgical & Radiological Sciences


We provide education and leadership in numerous veterinary clinical disciplines.


About VSR

The mission of our department is to provide education and leadership in the veterinary clinical disciplines embraced by the department, to facilitate research activities into diagnosis, pathogenesis, prevention, and treatment of diseases of animals, to provide veterinary services to the people of California, to nurture faculty development, to participate in the governance of the University, and to contribute actively to the development of the profession of veterinary medicine.



Emeritus Faculty


Affiliated Faculty

  • David D. Canton
  • Craig B. Glaiberman
  • David Hatcher
  • Lane Johnson
  • Gregg D. Kortz
  • Wei-Chen (Bernice) Kuo
  • Linda J. Lommer
  • John R. Reed
  • Pauline L. Wong


Denise Pennington

Denise Pennington

Management Services Officer
(530) 752-9774 


Teresa Hayes

Teresa Hayes

Department Financial/Budget Analyst
(530) 752-3485 


Gail Johnson

Gail Johnson

Academic & Staff Personnel Coordinator
(530) 754-8357


Irene Singh

Irene Singh

Contracts and Grants Analyst
(530) 752-3494


Chrisoula A. Toupadakis SkouritakisChrisoula A. Toupadakis Skouritakis

Director of MediaLab Services


Melissa Wade

Melissa Wade

Purchasing Coordinator/Equipment Manager
(530) 752-3031

Employment Opportunities

Faculty Positions

Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Diagnostic Imaging (Clinical Track Position)
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Assistant/Associate Professor of Diagnostic Imaging (Tenure Track Position) JPF02854
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Assistant/Associate Professor of Comparative Ophthalmology (Tenure Track) (JPF02699)
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Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology
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Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Veterinary Ophthalmology
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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Equine Surgical Emergency and Critical Care (Tenure track) (UCD Job No. JPF02214)
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Other Academic Positions
None available at this time

Postdoctoral Positions
Postdoctoral Fellowship in the MRT Lab (pdf)

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Atomic Force Microscopy 
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Cellular & Molecular Biology (pdf) 

Staff Veterinarian Positions
Associate Staff Veterinarian in Anesthesiology (pdf)

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