Faculty and instructors in the Department of Medical Sciences are strongly committed to teaching, research, and service. They provide a broad-based education for veterinary medical students that will prepare them for careers in private practice, education, research, and industry. The department also provides specialty training and research training at the post-graduate level through clinical residencies and MS and PhD programs.
In addition to their teaching responsibilities, the faculty provide primary care and consultation and referral services for veterinarians through the school’s teaching hospital and diagnostic consultation services through the Food Animal Production Medicine Program. The faculty conduct both basic and clinically applied research. The department also is committed to providing continuing education to practicing veterinarians in the state.