Small Animal

Surgical Margins from the Pathologist's Perspective
Seminar: Surgical Oncology

Saturday, October 14
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Location: White River Ballroom E

Elizabeth A. Driskell, DVM, PhD, DACVP

Diagnostic Veterinary Pathologist
Phoenix Central Laboratories

Dr. Driskell received her D.V.M. from Iowa State University in 2005. She completed a veterinary anatomic pathology residency and a Ph.D. in veterinary pathology at University of Georgia, achieving board certification in 2010 and receiving her Ph.D. in 2011. From 2011 through 2017, Dr. Driskell held a faculty position in the Department of Pathobiology at University of Illinois and engaged in vet student and resident training through teaching systemic pathology, pathology resident courses, and serving as the veterinary pathology residency training program coordinator. She also served as a diagnostic pathologist in the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory as well as directed her research lab and participated in collaborative research projects at University of Illinois. One of Dr. Driskell's passions is to promote communication between clinicians and pathologists in veterinary medicine. Dr. Driskell has chosen to surround herself in her primary love of diagnostic pathology and engaging with clinicians with her current position as a diagnostic veterinary pathologist with Phoenix Central Laboratories.


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Laura E. Selmic, BVetMed (Hons), MPH, DACVS-SA, ACVS Founding Fellow, Surgical Oncology

Assistant Professor
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Dr. Selmic graduated with a Bachelor’s in Veterinary Medicine from the Royal Veterinary College, University of London in 2004. She completed a residency in small animal surgery at Texas A & M University in 2010. In 2011, she completed a clinical fellowship in oncologic surgery at the Flint Animal Cancer Center, Colorado State University. In 2012, she was recognized as a board certified specialist of small animal surgery and a founding fellow of surgical oncology. She completed a Master of Public Health degree with focus in Applied Biostatistics in 2013. She is currently anassistant professor of soft tissue and oncologic surgery at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Selmic’s research interests include imaging to enhance surgical planning and assessment of surgical margins, cancer epidemiology, clinical trial and study design.


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