College of Veterinary Medicine

Faculty Spotlight Archive


In January 2016, Dr. Dominique Griffon, DMV, MS, PhD, DECVS, DACVS, Professor and Associate Dean for Research at the College of Veterinary Medicine, published a nearly 1,000 page-long textbook, Complications in Small Animal Surgery (Wiley, 2016; 978-0-470-95962-6). More…




Dr. Ohad Levi joined Western University of Health Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine (WesternU-CVM) in 2010 as an Associate Professor, Surgery. Dr. Levi is also Course Leader for the Third Year Surgery and Anesthesia course. more…

Dr. Babak Faramarzi

Dr. Babak Faramarzi
Dr. Babak Faramarzi, CVM Assistant Professor, published a research paper entitled: “Prevalence of palmar process fractures of the distal phalanx and association with front hoof conformation in foals”. more…


Previous Faculty Spotlight.


Dr Beth Boynton

Dr Beth Boynton DVM
National Academies of Practice Inducts Elizabeth Boynton, more…


Dr Yiling Hong

Dr Yiling Hong PhD I became interested in stem cell research about 15 years ago. Earlier in my career, I wished to learn more about the biological properties of stem cells, More…


Dr Jijun Hao

Jijun Hao PhD Western University of Health Sciences College of Veterinary Medicine Assistant Professor Jijun Hao, PhD, discovered a novel compound that may offer leads for cancer therapy.

From Jan 15th  – Apr 1st

Malika Kachani, DVM, PhD

Malika Kachani, DVM, PhD


Veterinary Professor and parasitologist Dr. Malika Kachani has been recognized on an international stage through several invitations More…


From Nov 15th – Jan 14th

Chinise Delegation

On November 1, 2012, Dr. Henry Yoo (local veterinarian and friend of the College) hosted a visit by a delegation of Chinese veterinarians and scientists. Dr. Yoo describes the delegation as the top 16 people making veterinary medical decisions for China. More…

From Oct 24th – Nov 14th

Victoria L. Voith, DVM, DACVB, PhD

Victoria L. Voith, DVM, DACVB, PhD


An article in Bark magazine, about how dogs’ looks play a role in their communication, prominently features Dr. Victoria Voith. More…

From  Sept 25th – Oct 23th

CVM Speakers at Zoobiquity

CVM Faculty members


Five faculty members of WesternU College of Veterinary Medicine spoke during the Zoobiquity Conference. Dr. McNamara was honored to be the Keynote Speaker. Find out more…

From Aug Sept 7th – 25th

David C. Kersey, PhD

David C. Kersey, PhD


Over the last 10 years, Dr. David Kersey has been involved in Giant Panda conservation. He gives us an overview of his past, current and future research projects. Find out more…

From Aug 24th – Sept 7th

Miguel D. Saggese, DVM, MSc, PhD

Miguel D. Saggese, DVM, MSc, PhD


Dr. Miguel D. Saggese presented: “Prevalence of West Nile Virus Antibodies, Trichomonas spp. and Leucocytozoon spp. in Wild Nestling Birds of Prey from southern California” poster at the North American Ornithological Conference, Vancouver, August 13-18 2012. More…


From Aug 20th-24th 

Tracey McNamara, DVM, DACVP

Tracey McNamara, DVM, DACVP


Tracey McNamara was recently interviewed by Chicago Tonight about her role in the discovery of the West Nile virus. There has been a spike in the number of cases this year prompting renewed interest in the virus. More…