Faculty & Staff

Faculty & Staff


Barbara ByrneBarbara Byrne, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVIM and ACVM, Professor, Service Chief (Microbiology)




Patricia ConradPatricia Ann Conrad, AS, BS, DVM, PhD, Associate Dean for Global Programs, Distinguished Professor, Co-Service Chief (Parasitology)




Laurel GershwinLaurel Gershwin, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVM, Professor, Service Chief (Immuology/Virology)




Karen Shapiro

Karen Shapiro, DVM, MPVM, PhD, Co-Service Chief (Parasitology)




Bill VernauBill Vernau, BVMS, DVSc, PhD, Diplomate ACVP, Professor, Director of Diagnostic Laboratory Services





Flavio H. Alonso, DVM, MS

Laboratory Management

Julie Burges, DrPH, MS, Laboratory Manager

Danielle Carrade Holt, PhD, Research and Development Analyst


Lauren E. Camp, PhD

Kelvin Chand, MLS(ASCPi)CM

Leontyne (Dyne) Hansing, BS

Juliet Herrera, BS

Sasha Hickman-Beoshanz, BS

Gagandeep Kaur, BS, MLS (ASCP)

Benrie N. Leonor, BS, CLS

Karen Pacheco

Omar Sarno, BS, CLS

Mahrokh Shooshtari, MS, CLS

Marissa Simpson, BS

Christina Steckley, BA

Eva Tamez-Trevino, MD, MS, PhD

Heather Wiese, AS, BS