The graduate program of the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS) focuses on two major areas: residency training in preparation for board certification, and research training at the Master's level. Graduate students in VCS produce theses and dissertations in the following majors:

  • Theriogenology;
  • Veterinary Medicine; and
  • Veterinary Surgery.


Theses/Dissertations from 2017


A novel ex vivo model of equine corneal wound healing, Rita Fay Wehrman

Theses/Dissertations from 2016


Platelets in bleeding and thrombosis, Kelly M. Makielski

Theses/Dissertations from 2015


Evaluation of retinal function and structure in a Parkinson's disease murine model, Courtenay Michaela Brines

Theses/Dissertations from 2014


The development and validation of a novel canine mucosal endoscopic scoring system applied to dogs with inflammatory bowel disease, Jennifer Ellen Slovak

Theses/Dissertations from 2009


biomechanical considerations in equine laminitis, Jennifer Anne Cerfogli

Theses/Dissertations from 2007


Identification and correlation of cytologic criteria to histologic grade in canine cutaneous mast cell tumors, Jo Ann Morrison