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Allison Artis

Get to Know Allison Artis

Oct 22, 2020 / Get to Know

Allis Artis, Associate Director of Business Services, began working for the college on March 2, 2020, just weeks before the COVID-19 pandemic sent non-essential staff to work from home. When did you begin working at the College of Veterinary Medicine? I started at the College of Veterinary Medicine on March 2, 2020 but I have...

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Get to Know Chelsy Polite

Oct 15, 2020 / Get to Know

Chelsy Polite began working as a Client Service Representative for the South Clinic on January 2nd, 2020. Describe your role at the college: My role is a Client Services Representative at the South Clinic. Answering all the phone calls and scheduling all the appointments. Have you held any previous titles or responsibilities at the college? This is my...

Get to Know Debbie Cassout

Nov 26, 2019 / Get to Know

Debbie Cassout has worked as a Medical Technologist in the Virology section of the Veterinary Diagnostic Lab for over 21 years.  Describe your role at the college:  I work in the Virology lab performing multiple tests including rabies. I also take care of cell culture and the equipment needed to run the tests. Quality control/quality...

Get to Know Kirstin Dohrer

Nov 26, 2019 / Get to Know

Kirstin Dohrer, Quality Assurance Coordinator at the Veterinary Diagnostic Lab, has worked at the College of Veterinary Medicine since April of 2017. Dohrer holds 16 years of research experience in the School of Molecular and Cellular Biology as a Research Specialist in Life Sciences/Coordinator of Research Programs.  Describe your role at the college:  I oversee...

Dr. Fan is a professor and serves as the principal investigator of the Comparative Oncology Research Laboratory housed in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine.

Get to Know Timothy Fan

Jun 13, 2019 / Get to Know

Dr. Timothy Fan serves as a professor and the Assistant Head of Research and Graduate Studies within the Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine. Expanding his specialties across the University, Dr. Fan serves as a core member to the Anticancer Discovery from Pets to People theme and as Assistant Director of Shared Resources for the Basic...

Dijon has worked for the College of Veterinary Medicine since December of 2018 as the Associate Director of Marketing.

Get to Know Dijon Davis

May 3, 2019 / Get to Know

Dijon works as the Associate Director of Marketing and has been with the College of Veterinary Medicine since December of 2018.  Can you give us a description of your role at the college? I develop and implement marketing ideas and strategies to help tell the story of the College of Veterinary Medicine.  So, if you...

An assistant professor in Pathobiology, Professor Som Nanjappa has been with the College of Veterinary Medicine since August of 2017. 

Get to Know Som Nanjappa

Apr 22, 2019 / Get to Know

An assistant professor in Pathobiology, Professor Som Nanjappa has been with the College of Veterinary Medicine since August of 2017.  How long have you worked at the College of Veterinary Medicine? I joined CVM on August 16, 2017. It’s been an incredible learning and exploring experience, so far! Go Illini! Can you give us a...

Dr. Daryl Meling is a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Comparative Biosciences and has worked with the College for 11 years. 

Get to Know Daryl Meling

Apr 22, 2019 / Get to Know

Dr. Daryl Meling is a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Comparative Biosciences and has worked with the College for 11 years.  Can you give us a description of your role at the college? For the past 1 ½ years I have been working with Dr. Jodi Flaws in Comparative Biosciences (CB). We do reproductive...

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Get to Know Natalie Lamphier

Apr 19, 2019 / Get to Know

Natalie Lamphier is the assistant hospital director at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. She has worked at the College of Veterinary Medicine for 14 years.  Can you give us a description of your role at the college?  Support the goals and work processes of the hospital director and assist with hospital operations. Have you held other...

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Get to Know Dr. Tony Cappa

Jan 9, 2019 / Get to Know

Dr. Anthony (“Tony”) Cappa (shown above taking in a baseball game with his wife, Jill, and kids, Macy and Tyler) joined the faculty this month as a clinical instructor in the shelter medicine program, but he says he’s “familiar with the University as I graduated from the Veterinary College in 2006.” Using 10 words or...