Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences Department of Pathobiology

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Rotation through National Center for Veterinary Parasitology at Oklahoma State University to explore careers in teaching, research, and diagnostic service in veterinary parasitology.
This preceptorship offers hands-on experience in clinical parasitology via rotation through diagnostic, research, and teaching programs and an independent research project answering a clinical parasitology question using literature and/or laboratory resources. Planned activities are tailored to the student’s professional interests.
Modern, advanced veterinary college and state diagnostic laboratory
Full complement of university resources
1. Development of case summaries and teaching modules for veterinary parasitology.
2. Shadowing faculty, graduate students, and technicians in parasitology diagnostics and research.
3. Completion of an independent research project that addresses a clinical parasitology question using literature and/or laboratory resources.
4. Participation in weekly parasitology journal club.
5. Student must perform diagnostic parasitology tests without assistance, obtain the correct diagnosis, and communicate the diagnosis and appropriate treatment and prevention recommendations effectively.
6. Student must submit completed teaching module and completed research report to the IOR by the last day of the rotation.
Students will be directly supervised by instructor of record (Dr. Little) or her designee.
Can be arranged in collaboration with student
Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences
Department of Pathobiology
250 McElroy Hall
Stillwater, OK 74078
405-744-8523
405-744-5275
susan [dot] little [at] okstate [dot] edu
Dr. Susan Little
Posted: 02/11/14