Faculty & Staff bios

Suzana Tkalcic, DVM, PhD

Associate Professor, Pathology

College of Veterinary Medicine

E-Mail: stkalcic@westernu.edu

Phone: 469-5519

Join year: 2003


PhD, Veterinary Pathology, University of Georgia 2001
DVM, University of Zagreb, Croatia
MS, Veterinary Pathology, University of Georgia

Professional Experience

•2001-2003: Clinical Pathology resident, Athens Diagnostic Laboratory, College of Veterinary Medicine, the University of Georgia
•May 2001: PhD (Veterinary Pathology), University of Georgia
1997-2001: Graduate Assistant in PhD program (project - effects of diet on rumen proliferation and fecal shedding of E.coli O157:H7 in calves
•MS (Veterinary Pathology), University of Georgia
•1996-1997: Graduate Assistant in MS program in Experimental Veterinary Pathology, Department of Avian Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia (project - In situ hybridization for Detection of Chicken Anemia Virus)
•DVM, University of Zagreb, Croatia (Europe)
•1987-1995: DVM Student, Veterinary Faculty, The University of Zagreb, Republic of Croatia

Research Interest

Marine Mammal Medicine Pathology

Ocean Health

One Heath


Jurak Award for Comparative Pathology (Croatian Medical Academy) 2011.