The WIMU Perspective Newsletter


Register Now for DVM@WSU!


Join us Pullman, Washington on Saturday, March 25th for an incredible in-depth look at the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine and the WIMU Regional Program! Our annual Discover Veterinary Medicine @ WSU event offers undergraduate students, graduate students, and pre-veterinary advisors the opportunity to experience our program first-hand. Hear about our classes and extracurricular offerings, take a tour of our Veterinary Teaching Hospital, get an inside look on the admissions process, and hear from our current veterinary students about the opportunities that set our program apart! Registration closes Wednesday, March 8, 2017.

Questions? Email us at for more information. Registration is now open. Reserve your spot today at this once a year event!

Veterinary prof a fellow of National Academy of Inventors

By Charlie Powell

Katrina Mealey with Cute Dog

Washington State University professor Katrina L. Mealey has been elected a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors – a prestigious group of scientists that includes 27 Nobel laureates.

She discovered a potentially fatal gene mutation in dogs, developed a test for it and has established a unique program at WSU of individualized medical treatment for pets. Her nine national and international patents, licensed on four continents by eight different companies, have generated more than $1 million in royalties and licensing fees for WSU.


Spring 2017 Recruitment Travel

Stacey Poler(WIMU Recruiter) and Dr. Patricia Talcott(Director of Admissions) will be conducting recruitment travel in Utah and Washington this spring! Specific dates will be posted on our website when available. Please contact the Office of Admissions with any questions at

College of Veterinary Medicine

Jeremy Perera

Jeremy Perera

Jeremy Perera (’19 DVM) is a second year veterinary student at Washington State University specializing in small animal medicine. Originally from the University of Nevada, Reno, he grew a passion for working with animals and their owners while employed at a local clinic in the area...

Jessie Frazier Turner

Jessie Frazier Turner

Jessie Frazier Turner (’19 DVM) is a second year veterinary student interested in mixed animal practice and shelter medicine. Arriving in the veterinary field from a slightly backwards approach, it wasn’t until after completion of her undergraduate degrees that Jessie realized her true ambitions were in veterinary medicine...

Zach Damby

Zach Damby

Zach Damby (’19 DVM) is a second year veterinary student at Washington State University. Zach is originally from Lewistown, Montana where his father is currently a mixed animal veterinarian. He attended his first year of vet school on the Bozeman campus...

Visit us! WSU CVM welcomes visitors anytime. Come see our state-of-the-art facility and visit with our faculty and students. WSU provides interactive case opportunities all four years, including our Veterinary Teaching Hospital, our satellite locations in Spokane, WA and Caldwell, ID, our primary care programs in partnership with the Seattle Humane Society and Idaho Humane Society, and our affiliate preceptor locations scattered throughout the Northwest. Your hands-on experience begins on day one with caseloads that provide extensive experience in all areas of interest including small animal, food animal, equine, and exotics. Don’t wait, come be a part of our community!

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