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Professional Activities

Professional Activities (last three years)


  • Member, Comprehensive Cancer Center Molecular Carcinogenesis and Chemoprentaiton Prevention Program
  • Center for Clinical & Translational Science

Professional Organizations

  • Academy of Genomic Pathology
  • American
    College of Veterinary
  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Charles Louis Davis, DVM Foundation
  • National Association of Professional Women
  • Society of Toxicologic Pathologists

Professional Service

  • American
    College of Veterinary
    • Residency Training Coordinators Committee, 2010 – present
    • Board Certification Examination Committee Proctor (2004-2005),
      Member (2006-2009), General and Anatomic Chairs (2009-2010)
    • Anatomic Pathology Test Plan Group, 2008-2009
    • Strategic Partnerships Task Force, 2006-2007Training Program Development Task Force, 2006-present
    • 2007-2012 Strategic Planning Work Group (Specialty
      Credentialing and Certifying Processes), 2005
    • Public Visibility Committee, 2003-present
    • Speakers Bureau Chair, 2003-2006
    • Student Chapter Subcommittee, Recruiting Committee, 2001-present
    • Mentoring Subcommittee, Recruiting Committee, 2004-2009
    • Natural Disease Specialty Group Committee, 2004-2005
    • Veterinary Student Poster Award Judge, Annual Meeting of the
      American College of Veterinary Pathologists, 2004-2005, 2008-present
    • Young Investigator Award Judge, Natural Disease, Annual
      Meeting of the American
      College of Veterinary
      Pathologists, 2003
  • American
    College of Veterinary
    Pathologists-Society of Toxicologic Pathologists Coalition Mouse Pathobiology
    Training Curriculum Organizing Committee, 2009-2010
  • Co-Chair, 2009 Comparative Models of Lymphoma and Leukemia
    Mini-Symposium, XXIV Symposium for International Association for Comparative
    Research on Leukemia and Related Diseases, Columbus, OH, 2009
  • Co-Coordinator, 11th Annual Northeastern Veterinary
    Pathology Conference, 2005
  • Natrogen Therapeutics, Inc. Scientific Advisory Board, 2004
    – present
  • Workshop Leader and Moderator, Genetically Engineered Mice
    101, 55th American Association for Laboratory Animal Science Meeting, Tampa, FL,

Administrative Service 

  • Director, Comparative Pathology & Mouse Phenotyping Shared Resource 2008-present
  • Honors and Awards
    Committee, College
    of Veterinary Medicine,
    The Ohio State University, 2009 – present
  • Director, Combined
    Pathology/Graduate Program and Anatomic Pathology Residency Program Training Coordinator, 2010 – present
  • College of Veterinary Medicine
    Strategic Leadership Team, 2011 – present

Editoral Review

  • Biology of Reproduction
  • Comparative Medicine
  • Toxicologic Pathology
  • Veterinary Pathology

Honors & Awards (last ten years)

  • North Carolina
    State University
    College of Veterinary
    Medicine Distinguished Alumna Award, 2009
  • Charles Louis Davis, D.V.M. Foundation Student Scholarship
    Award in Veterinary Anatomic Pathology, 2001
  • 16th Aspen Cancer
    Conference Young Investigator, 2001
  • Society of Toxicologic Pathologists Graduate Student Travel
    Award, 1998
  • American
    College of Veterinary
    Pathologists Harold W. Casey Award for Excellence in Pathology Training, 1998
  • Schering
    Plough Research Institute Fellowship in Experimental Toxicologic Pathology,

(last 5 years only)

  • Professional
    Medical or Veterinary
    • VME 531, Functional Veterinary Histology, Hepatobiliary
      System, 2010 – present
    • VME 609, Digestive System, Pathology of the Liver, 2010 –
    • VBS 722, Advanced Laboratory Animal Medicine, Mouse
      Phenotyping, 2009 – present
    • Human Structure and Function Histology Laboratories for
      first year medical students, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 2004
      - 2008
  • Graduate
    and Post Doctoral
    • VPM
      793, Laboratory Animal Medicine, Pathology of Laboratory Animals, 2009 –
    • VBS
      795, Seminars in Diagnostic Veterinary Pathology, Course Leader, 2009 – present
    • VBS
      800.01, Clinical Pathology Seminar, Clinical Pathology of Mice, 2010
    • VBS
      800.02, Veterinary Histopathology Seminar, Course Leader, 2009 – present
    • VBS
      795, Seminars in Diagnostic Veterinary Pathology, Laboratory Animal Pathology,
      2008 – present
    • VBS
      810, Advanced Systemic Pathology I, Pathology of Mice, Rats and Non-Human
      Primates, 2008 – present

Research or Educational Sponsored Projects/Grants (last three years)

5 P30 CA016058-34                        (PI: Caligiuri)                         12/01/04-11/30/09    1.20 calendar
OSU Comprehensive
Cancer Center Support Grant.
To support the programs, services, research, and administration of the OSU Comprehensive
Cancer Center.

5P01 CA124570-02            (PPG
Leader: Ringel)                      03/01/08-02/28/13
   0.60 calendar
and signaling pathways in epithelial thyroid carcinogenesis. Core B: Mouse
Imaging and Pathology.
The goals of
this project are to delineate the genetics of follicular thyroid carcinogenesis
through a multidisciplinary translational approach spanning translational human
genetics, mouse modeling, in vitro functional interrogation, and experimental
therapeutics.  The overall goal is to be an integrated resource to support mouse
modeling as a means for studying the molecular basis of thyroid cancer.
Role: Co-Investigator