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John Tegzes, MA, VMD, Dipl. ABVT

John Tegzes, MA, VMD, Dipl. ABVT

Professor, Toxicology and Director, Year One Curriculum

College of Veterinary Medicine

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

  • License

    Veterinarian - California

    Registered Nurse - California

  • 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)