About

Meet our college leadership, see our history timeline, and learn about our state-of-the-art facilities.

College Leadership

Timothy Baszler
Executive Director, WA Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory
Professor
Dori Borjesson
Dean
Chris Boyd
Chief Operating Officer , Veterinary Teaching Hospital
Kelly Brayton
Professor
Department Chair
Raelynn Farnsworth
Chief Medical Officer, Veterinary Teaching Hospital
Associate Dean of Clinical Programs
Professor, Community Practice
Samantha Gizerian
Associate Professor
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education
Marcia Gossard
Director of Communications & Marketing
Michael Griswold
Regents Professor
Director, School of Molecular Biosciences
Lynne Haley
Senior Director of Development
Shane Hentges
Professor
Department Chair
Tom Kawula
Director, Paul G. Allen School for Global Health
Director of Graduate Education
Professor
Affiliate, School of Molecular Biology
Michelle Martinez
Director, Administrative Services
Katrina Mealey
Regents Professor
Director, Public Impact Initiatives
Robert Mealey
Professor
Department Chair
Lynne Nelson
Associate Dean for Faculty Programs & Teaching
Professor
Cardiology
Jon Oatley
Professor
Associate Dean for Research
Tina Jo Owen
Associate Professor
Director of Continuing Veterinary Medical Education
Emergent, Orthopedic & Soft Tissue Surgery
Pituitary Surgery
Small Animal
Charlie Powell
Public Information Officer
Leslie Sprunger
Associate Dean for Professional Programs
Julie Watkins
Assistant to the Dean

History

The WSU College of Veterinary Medicine was founded in 1899 beginning with a single $60 shed. It is the fifth oldest veterinary college in the United States and sixth oldest among the veterinary colleges in the U.S. and Canada.


Facilities