Comparative Medicine

Residency Program in Laboratory Animal Medicine

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.

Dr. Stephen Felt
Residency Director
Stanford University School of Medicine
Department of Comparative Medicine
RAF 1, Quad 7, Bldg 330
Stanford, CA 94305-5410

Residents of Comparative Medicine

Current Residents

Sean Adams, DVM, PhD
UC Davis (2013)

Stacey Kang, DVM
(650) 725-5471

Travis Seymour, VMD, MLAS
University of Pennsylvania (2013)

Past Residents

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

Helen Chum, DVM, DACLAM
UC Berkeley, CA

Antwain Howard, DVM, DACLAM
Covance, Indianapolis, IN

Monika Huss, DVM, MS
Staff Veterinarian, Stanford University

C. Tyler Long, DVM, DACLAM
NAMSA, Northwood, OH

Gabriel McKeon, DVM, DACLAM
Attending Veterinarian
NC State Universityy

Stephanie Torreilles, DVM, MBA, DACLAM
Staff Veterinarian, Stanford University

Jana Baxter, DVM
Private Practice


Department of Comparative Medicine Faculty and Clinical Veterinary Staff

Megan Albertelli, DVM, PhD, DACLAM
Donna Bouley, DVM, PhD, DACVP
Paul Buckmaster, DVM, PhD
David Chu, DVM, DACLAM
Corinna Darian-Smith, PhD
Joseph Garner, D.Phil
Sherril Green, DVM, PhD, DACVIM
Shaul Hestrin, PhD
Stephanie Jensen (Torreilles), DVM, MBA, DACLAM
Jennifer Johns, DVM, DACVP
Claude Nagamine, DVM, PhD, DACLAM
Cholawat Pacharinsak, DVM, PhD, DACVAA

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