Three pathologists at the Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory’s (TVMDL) College Station laboratory recently earned board certifications from the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP).
Karena Tang, DVM, DACVP, Rocío González-Barrientos, DVM, DACVP, and Dah-Jiun Fu, BVM, MVM, PhD, DACVP, are the most recent TVMDL professionals to become ACVP diplomates. Dr. Tang joined the clinical pathology section this past July. After earning her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Western University of Health Sciences in California in 2019, she completed a residency and master’s program from Purdue University. She completed Phase I of the ACVP certification process in 2021 and following her completion of Phase II, she is now a board certified clinical pathologist.
Dr. González-Barrientos came to TVMDL following an anatomic pathology residency at Cornell University. Prior to her residency, she served as a pathologist at the Animal Health National Service in Costa Rica. There she gained extensive experience in bovine spongiform encephalopathy and rabies diagnosis in addition to survey stranded dolphins for brucellosis. She earned her board certification in anatomic pathology.
Dr. Fu is the newest addition to the TVMDL pathology team after joining the agency in August. He graduated from Cornell University with his Doctor of Philosophy in 2018. While there, his work focused on the understanding of carcinogenesis in the gastric squamous-columnar junction. He recently completed an anatomic pathology residency at Oklahoma State University and earned his board certification in anatomic pathology.
For more information on TVMDL, visit tvmdl.tamu.edu or call one of the agency’s four laboratory locations.