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John Tegzes, MA, VMD, Dipl. ABVT


Professor, Toxicology and Director, Year One Curriculum

College of Veterinary Medicine

E-Mail: jtegzes@westernu.edu

Phone: 909-469-5652 | Join year: 2003

Education

 

BSN, Nursing, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 1985

MA, Applied Psychology, University of Santa Monica, Santa Monica, CA 1989

VMD, Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 1995
 

Certification

Diplomate, American Board of Veterinary Toxicology

Professional Experience

1985 - 1995: Practiced nursing (liver and kidney transplantation unit, acute dialysis, hospice & community health) in Philadelphia and Southern NJ

1995 - 2000: Practiced small animal medicine and surgery, including housecall practice in Portland, OR

2000-2003: Resident in Veterinary Toxicology, California Animal Health and Food Safety Laboratory System, University of California-Davis, CA

2003 - present: Faculty member at WU (CVM & IPE)

Academic Interests

Clincal Toxicology

Problem-Based Learning

Faculty/Facilitator Development

Interprofessional Education

Teaching Experience

My focus has been primarily on small group teaching and learning, utilizing PBL and Case-Based Learning.

Courses

Veterinary Basic Sciences

Molecular and Cellular Biology

Clinical Skills

Food and Feed Safety

Research Interest

Professionalism in veterinary medicine and education

Interprofessional education

Veterinary competencies in veterinary education and practice

Organizations

Secretary/Treasurer of the American Board of Veterinary Toxicology (ABVT)

President of Veterinary Education Worldwide (ViEW)