Shelter Medicine Faculty and Staff

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Shelter Medicine

Vision and Mission

Faculty & Staff



Animals in Focus


bushby philipPhil Bushby, DVM, MS, ACVS
Professor Emeritus
Marcia Lane Endowed Chair of Humane Ethics and Animal Welfare
Department of Clinical Sciences


woodruff kimberlyKimberly Woodruff, DVM, MS, DACVPM (Epidemiology)   
Assistant Clinical Professor
Service Chief


shively jacob webJacob Shivley, DVM
Assistant Clinical Professor


brookshire cooper webCooper Brookshire, DVM, MS, DACVPM
Clinical Instructor


donnett uri 2x25Uri Donnett, DVM, MS
Shelter Medicine Resident


childers emily webEmily Childers, CVT
Head Technician

loftin christina webChristina Loftin, CVT, COP ASM
deichmann hailey webHailey Deichmann, CVT, BS



CVM Blog

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Her work as a veterinary technician led Amber Chavez to develop an interest in surgery, something she will pursue when she soon begins working at a Wisconsin general practice. Read More Here


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hoblet jakSince the College of Veterinary Medicine’s establishment in 1974, we have made it our responsibility to provide a higher standard of living not just for animals and those involved in animal agriculture, but for all Mississippians.

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