William Dernell

William Dernell

ProfessorDirector, External Clinical Training Programs      

Education

  • MS, Washington State University, 1993
  • DVM, University of Illinois, 1985
  • BS, University of Illinois, 1983
  • BS, Utah State University, 1981
  • BS, Utah State University, 1981

Certifications

  • Board certified, American College of Veterinary Surgeons, (Diplomate ACVS) 1994

Research Interest

  • Validation of small animal models for the testing of medical devices and treatments
  • Evaluation of novel cancer treatment modalities
  • Development and testing of orthopedic implants

Publications

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Professional Service

  • Member, Washington State Veterinary Medical Association
  • Leadership Development Committee, and Awards Committee, Washington State Veterinary Medical Association
  • Member, American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges
  • Member, American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Member, American College of Veterinary Surgeons

Honors and Awards

  • 2012 Awarded ACVS Founding Fellow in Surgical Oncology status from the American College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • 2007 Innovative Instructional Methodology Award in PVM Teaching. CSU College of Veterinary Medicine, Fort Collins, CO
  • 2003 Phi Zeta Award, Second Place Faculty Oral Presentation, CSU College of Veterinary Medicine, Ft. Collins, CO
  • 2001 Phi Zeta Award, First Place Faculty Poster Presentation, CSU College of Veterinary Medicine, Ft. Collins, CO
  • 1998 Pfizer Award for Research Excellence, CSU College of Veterinary Medicine, Fort Collins, CO.
  • 1996 to present. Recognized as a member of a Program of Research and Scholarly Excellence, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO.
  • 1993 Ghery Pettit and Jack Robinette Surgery Scholarship, WSU College of Veterinary Medicine, Pullman, WA.
  • 1993 Phi Zeta Honor Society Member, WSU College of Veterinary Medicine, Pullman, WA.
  • 1992 WSU Travel Grant Award, WSU Graduate School, Pullman, WA (Travel moneys awarded to select graduate students presenting papers or conducting research).
  • 1992 Nominated, Joseph J. Garbarino Achievement Award, WSU College of Veterinary Medicine, Pullman, WA (One individual graduate student from participating colleges of veterinary medicine or agriculture nominated annually for outstanding scientific achievement).
  • 1991 Recognized WSU Grad & Prof Student Assoc, WSU Graduate School, Pullman, WA (abstract & paper selected for fourth annual Research Exposition competition).
  • 1991 Dr. Ivor H. Evans Scholarship, WSU College of Veterinary Medicine, Pullman, WA (awarded to a veterinary graduate student involved in cancer research).
  • 1995 Nominated, Outstanding Senior Surgery Student, U of I College of Veterinary Medicine, Urbana, IL (selected as one of six top students).
  • 1981 Graduated Cum Laude, Utah State University College of Agriculture, Logan Utah.
  • 1981 Class of 1927 Scholarship, Utah State University College of Agriculture, Logan Utah (awarded on the basis of scholarship, character and leadership abilities).
  • 1980 University Scholarship, Utah State University, Logan Utah (two, one-quarter tuition scholarships based on academic achievement).