ACLAM Residency

Clinical Training


Pathology Training

The Comparative Medicine Department at Stanford University sponsors a residency training program in laboratory animal medicine.  Along with a research focus, this 3-year program emphasizes the clinical, pathological, regulatory, and administrative aspects of laboratory animal medicine. The training program is officially recognized by the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM).  Successful program completion satisfies eligibility requirements for specialty board certification.

Stanford is considered a world leader in the advancement of science and technology and has a rich history of training top-notch comparative medicine scientists, veterinarian specialist in laboratory animal medicine and pathology, and veterinary externs. Stanford is a thriving residential campus and community. It sits on 8,000 picturesque acres of foothills and plains – once a horse farm belonging to Jane and Leland Stanford and still fondly known as "the Farm".

The University has extremely diverse research areas involving animals, en-compassing studies in the Schools of Medicine; Engineering; and Sciences.  The University also has a Transgenic, Behavioral, Imaging, Cancer, and Stem Cell Cores.

The Department’s Veterinary Service Center (VSC) provides veterinary care to all animals used on campus. Our dedicated veterinary expertise includes specialists in: laboratory animal medicine, pathology, internal medicine, anesthesiology and preventive medicine.

Animal vivaria total more than 110,000 gross square feet in 19 buildings. Some unique features of facilities including rodent barrier, ABSL-3/ABSL-2 facilities, extensive surgical suites, small animal imaging, rodent behavioral cores, extensive aquatics and a field marine station.

Stanford University participates in the Veterinary Internship and Residency Matching Program (VIRMP) as do many other Laboratory Animal Medicine postdoctoral training programs within the United States.Submission requirements and deadlines can be found there. Questions related to training program content should be directed to Dr. Stephen Felt.

Past Residents

Current Residents           

Erin Katz, DVM 
(650) 736-4323

Jacob Theil, DVM, MPVM
(650) 723-6375

Brian Zude, DVM 
(650) 497-1879

Alexandra Blaney, DVM
(650) 498-2944

Alexandria Hicks-Nelson, DVM, MS, MS
(650) 498-2947


Past Residents

Stacey Kang, DVM, DACLAM
Senior Veterinarian, UC Irvine, CA

Sean Adams, DVM, PhD, DACLAM
Clinical Veterinarian
Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Travis Seymour, VMD, MLAS, DACLAM
Clinical Veterinarian
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Angela Chang, DVM, MBA
Texas A&M (2010)

Helen Chum, DVM, DACLAM
Veterans Administration Hospital, CA

Kathleen Heng, DVM
PhD Student, Stanford, CA

Antwain Howard, DVM, DACLAM
Covance, Indianapolis, IN

Past Residents - continued

Monika Huss, DVM, MS, DACLAM
Clinical Assistant Professor, Stanford University

C. Tyler Long, DVM, DACLAM
Assistant Professor
University of North Carolina

Gabriel McKeon, DVM, DACLAM
Attending Veterinarian
NC State Universityy

Stephanie Torreilles, DVM, MBA, DACLAM

Jana Baxter, DVM


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