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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology

M. M. Chengappa, Head

Regents Distinguished Professor: Richt
University Distinguished Professors: Chengappa, Dryden, Higgs, and Nagaraja
Professors: Anderson, Arasu, Chang, Clavijo, Dritz, Fang, R. Ganta, Hardwidge, Hesse, Mosier, Narayanan, Nietfeld, Renter, Rowland, Sanderson, Thomson, and Zurek
Associate Professors: Kastner, Ma, Nguyen, Pohlman, and Van der Merwe
Assistant Professors: Cernicchiaro, Davis, Henningson, McGill, Reif, Vanlandingham, and Volkova
Clinical Associate Professor: Bai
Clinical Assistant Professors: Almes, Cino, C. Ganta, Hanzlicek, Hause, Lubbers, Peddireddi, Raghavan, and Reif 
Research Professor: Zhang 
Research Associate Professor:
Research Assistant Professors: Amachawadi, Cha, Faburay, Gaudreault, Holmstrom, and, Liu
Emeritus Faculty: Bailie, DeBey, Keeton, Kennedy, Minocha, Moore, Oberst, Oehme, Payne, Phillips, Pickrell, Ridley, Robertson, Schoning Spire, Stockham, Wilkerson, and Wyatt
Adjunct Faculty: Ackleson, Ameri, Amrine, Borca, Briggs, Chapman, Correa, Cupp, Drolet, Erlick, Franz, Grandin, Henry, Hostetter, Ives, Jaing, Jia, Johnson, Keil, Lechtenberg, Loneragan, Lowe, McIntosh, McVey, Nickell, Palmer, Pasupuleti, Rodriguez, Sargeant, Scott, Siemens, Tokach, Torres, Torres-Velez, Trevino-Garrison and W. Wilson
Ancillary Faculty: Adams, Bello, and Jaax
Courtesy Faculty Appointment: Marlow and Olson

K-221 Mosier Hall
Fax: 785-532-4039
E-mail: chengapa@vet.k-state.edu

Courses in pathology, parasitology, bacteriology, virology, immunology, public health, epidemiology, toxicology, and clinical pathology are offered for students enrolled in the veterinary medicine curriculum. Third- and fourth-year veterinary medical students receive practical instruction in clinical laboratory procedures and the interpretation of results of laboratory tests.

Courses in diseases of laboratory animals, wildlife, and fish are offered for non-veterinary undergraduate and graduate students.

The wide variety of research conducted in the department provides new information to enhance animal and human health. Major areas of focus include infectious diseases, immunology, parasitology, environmental toxicology, and diagnostic test development.

The department serves the livestock and companion animal industry by conducting investigational procedures to identify animal disease problems.The department’s diagnostic laboratory is nationally recognized as fully accredited with capabilities in all areas of diagnostic medicine by AAVLD.