This fall, the Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory (TVMDL) welcomed Julie Piccione, DVM, DACVP, as the College Station Clinical Pathology Section Head. The Clinical Pathology Section supports disease diagnosis by conducting cytology, hematology and chemistry testing as well as other diagnostic assays.
Dr. Piccione is a graduate of the University of Central Florida with a bachelor’s degree in biology; she obtained her doctorate of veterinary medicine from the University of Florida. Recently, Dr. Piccione completed a veterinary clinical pathology residency at the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (CVM). She will graduate this December with a Master of Science from the CVM.
In her young career, Dr. Piccione has already had articles in multiple peer-reviewed publications, including the Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine and the Journal of Veterinary Clinical Pathology. She is also a diplomate in the American College of Veterinary Pathologists and member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the American Society for Veterinary Clinical Pathology.
As section head, Dr. Piccione interprets tests, supervises more than a half-dozen staff and consults with clients on a daily basis. While she is skilled in all aspects of clinical pathology, Dr. Piccione’s special interests include infectious disease, hematopoietic neoplasia and bone marrow disorders.
Please join us in welcoming Dr. Piccione to the College Station laboratory. For more information on the diagnostic services offered at TVMDL, visit tvmdl.tamu.edu.